Powertrain Control Engineer

Ref No. BHN513251
Benefits 2/3 days remote working a week
Location Kent, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


We are looking to hire a Control Systems Engineer to support our Powertrain development teams in design, implementation and test of control functions on various platforms including vehicle, engine dyno and Hardware-In-the-Loop systems.


Automotive Powertrain Control experience. Matlab and Simulink

The Job

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


  • 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


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



  • 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


  • 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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