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Senior Engineer - Control Systems


UK Central

£45,000 - £65,000

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Do you value your technical expertise? So does our client. They’re a leading EV powertrain consultancy, looking for you to deliver new projects for major vehicle OEMs across the construction, marine and commercial spaces (to name a few!). 

The company

Our client has a rich history in the automotive space. They’re working towards a more sustainable future, operating in the electrification space to advance the development of revolutionary powertrain technologies. 

You’ll join a team of true technical experts who recognise that a relaxed and open office environment is key to fostering collaboration and fresh ideas. You’ll also have access to hybrid working opportunities, an electric vehicle scheme, health and life insurance to support your personal and professional growth. 

The role 

You’ll own the development of control-based systems, in both MATLAB and Simulink. You’ll bring a can-do attitude to get to the root of complex issues and innovate effective solutions. Often, you’ll assume a leading role in supporting the delivery of your own projects as well as those in collaboration with your colleagues. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Delivering your own small projects 
  • Owning project design and verification 
  • Working in a fast-paced environment 
  • Maintaining a high level of industry expertise and competitive intelligence
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders and customers at all levels 
  • Building close working relationships with your direct team  

The requirements

You’ll bring 5+ years’ experience in developing control algorithms from scratch, as well as: 

  • Degree educated in Mechanical, Electrical or Control system Engineering (or equivalent experience)
  • Experience in electrified propulsion systems, transmission and driveline, or powertrain testing 
  • Analytical approach with an aptitude for numerical tasks 
  • Knowledge of fundamental automotive engineering software tools 
  • Detailed understanding of industry market trends and competitor capabilities
  • Excellent customer-facing skills and ability to maintain a strong personal impression 
  • Strong communication, articulation and presentation skills 
  • Able to translate complex information into simple messages 
  • Fluent in English and French/German/Japanese/Chinese is a plus 
  • Passionate about learning and facing new challenges
  • Keen to develop personally and professionally 
  • Flexible and willing to travel

This role will provide you with ample opportunity to continue your development as a multi-skilled engineer.

Important information
Reference number: 16756
Temporary or Permanent Position: Permanent
FMC contact for this role: James B Watson (

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