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Powertrain Control Engineer

Gillingham - United Kingdom

Jul 21, 2021

Full time

R2021-4195


Position

Powertrain Control Engineer

Location

Gillingham, UK

About us

BorgWarner is a global product leader in delivering innovative and sustainable mobility solutions for the vehicle market. We are a company of innovators and independent thinkers that brings together talented employees, meaningful work and amazing technology in a unique environment. At BorgWarner we constantly work towards our vision of a clean and energy-efficient world.

Our Culture

We believe health and safety of our employees are a top priority, we care about our local communities and the global environment. BorgWarner promotes and nurtures a diverse and inclusive environment, honors integrity, strives for excellence, commits to responsibility for our communities and the environment, and builds on the power of collaboration. 

Career Opportunities

We manage talent as seriously as we manage our businesses and encourage you to learn about our proud history, strong culture, technologies and future vision. We offer a strong local presence and interesting global opportunities. Start your future with BorgWarner now!

Job purpose

At BorgWarner, we’re proud to embody the core values of inclusion, integrity, excellence, responsibility and collaboration, in both our culture and products.

We are looking to hire a Control Engineer to join us on a full-time basis to support our Powertrain development teams in Gillingham.  We are looking for suitably qualified engineers to design, implement and test control functions on various platforms including vehicle, engine dyno and Hardware-In-the-Loop systems.

We currently have 670 people on site.

Come helps us build something great!

Key responsibilities

  • Develop advanced control algorithms within an automotive environment for engine and vehicle systems.
  • Perform test and calibration activities to meet customer/legislative requirements
  • Use of modelling and simulation tools
  • Keep abreast of new technologies and automotive market trends
  • Travel to customer sites or other BorgWarner technical centres to present algorithm designs and in-house control system functions

What we’re looking for

Mandatory

  • Automotive powertrain knowledge
  • Experience/education in control algorithm design/development
  • Experience using Matlab/Simulink for algorithm design and/or plant modelling
  • Experience using calibration tools such as INCA
  • Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Clean driving license

Desireable

  • Familiarity with powertrain testing and associated control systems
  • Hardware-In-the-Loop systems experience e.g. D-Space

QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENCE

Mandatory

  • BEng/MEng/PhD degree in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering
  • At least 10 years post graduate work experience with a tier one automotive supplier or OEM

ATTRIBUTES

  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude towards work
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Team orientated
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines when required
  • The ability to prioritise and organise own workload

What we offer

  • 27 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Long service holiday (if applicable)
  • Working hours are 37 each week (flexi hours are available)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Dental plan
  • Pension Scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • Staff discount with selected retails + wellbeing platforms
  • Discounted gym membership at Roko
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Friendly working environment

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