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Control Engineer

Venatu Recruitment group are currently looking for a Control Engineer to join our client based in Gainsborough.

  • Location: Gainsborough
  • Salary: £42,000 - £48,000 per annum
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing: 7 March 2020
  • Ref: control


  • Control Engineer
  • Gainsborough
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Excellent Benefits


  • Break down customer requirements into system and software requirements
  • Implement software/models to deliver the functionality of requirements
  • Write regression tests to prove functionality is delivered – both MiL and HiL
  • Follow and contribute to the software development process Peer review colleagues work
  • Demonstrate a methodical approach to development and strive to deliver the simplest solution
  • Contribute to overall system design specification and implementation
  • Work with suppliers to ensure bought ins such as sensors and actuators meet the system requirements
  • Collaborate with suppliers to deliver products and solutions customised to company needs
  • Understand how the whole system works and how it interfaces with the target application
  • Process large datasets to gain insights into the control strategy behaviour and performance
  • Develop test plans for new hardware to ensure its operation is fully understood and captured
  • Write requirements which directly relate to both the operation and fault diagnostics of hardware
  • Support new technology programmes through research and prototype development
  • Draft electrical looms for systems under development


  • Ability to write formal requirements for both systems and software
  • Ability to implement software/models to deliver the functionality of requirements
  • Encapsulate functionality with clearly defined interfaces
  • Excellent and determined problem solver
  • Experience with a scripting language such as Matlab or Python
  • Understand electrical datasheets to specify sensors and actuators
  • Rapid prototyping of functionality to quickly prove concepts or new technologies
  • Configure and use CAN tools such as CANalyser
  • Configure and use Calibration tools such as CANape
  • Working with version control tools such as SVN and GIT
  • Team player: work effectively within teams and liaise across functions
  • Organisation skills: able to handle multiple projects and manage time effectively
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Able to achieve results efficiently and work with minimal supervision
  • System architecture development
  • Engine dyno testing experience
  • Introduce and improve processes
  • Use of issue tracking and management software such as Jira
  • Working with version control software
  • Capable of using an Oscilloscope to test functionality or diagnose problems
  • Familiarity with the setup and operation of HiL rigs (dSPace)
  • Handling large datasets in software
  • Previous experience with textual object oriented programming techniques
  • Understanding of machine learning and big data Core skillS.

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