Vehicle Control Engineer
Company: US Main
Posted on: September 10, 2023
The Senior Vehicle Controls Engineer in the New Product
Engineering team will be responsible for driving the development of
the body controller algorithms for all of the vehicles including
the first in class zero emission bus. You are challenged to develop
unique solutions for various control problems from multiple domains
including electrical, mechanical, and thermal. Assignments are
broad in scope and highly complex that require outstanding
creativity, superior initiative, good judgment, and leadership
skill. This is a hands-on position.
Collaborate with cross functional teams to develop customized
algorithms for various components and sub-systems on the bus
Develop functional requirements for the body controller,
communication interfaces, diagnostics and fault detection for new
Lead DFMEA to identify technical risks and drive the controls logic
in order to improve detection and reduce potential failures of the
Review software design with cross functional teams to ensure the
controls logic meet project requirements
Bring up the prototype buses. This requires hands-on
troubleshooting, testing, and data collecting to solve complex
Train technicians and troubleshooters on the theory of operations
and controls logic behind each sub-system and component
Work with Validation team to develop test plans to ensure the
design meet program requirements
Work with Publication team to ensure the bus manuals complete and
accurately reflect the designs
Perform other duties as required
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
Minimum 5 years of progressive engineering experience
Comfortable working around low voltage and high voltage systems
Ladder logic controls such as Allen-Bradley or Siemens PLC
Software development using C/C++ or model development
Diagnosis and troubleshooting electrical systems using tools such
as function generator, multimeter, oscilloscope, etc.
Opened and closed loop control systems for sensors, actuators, body
controller, ECUs, etc.
Low voltage components such as circuit breakers, relays, and
High voltage components such as DCDC, motor and inverter, Li
battery, and high-power charger, etc.
Safety interlock loop
Manufacturing processes and environment
CAN-Bus, LIN, and Ethernet communication protocol
J1939/CAN tools such as CANalyzer, P-CAN, Kvaser, CANoe, CANApe,
MATLAB, Simulink, and State flowchart
8D, five whys, and fishbone process to diagnose complex issues
Industry standards such as FMVSSS, NHTSA, DOT, NFPA, SAE, NEC,
ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT
Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
Regularly required to sit, stand, and walk; occasionally kneel or
Limited domestic travel
Typical start time 6:00AM (Negotiable)
We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to
work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor work
visa's now or in the future.
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