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Mechatronics Engineer

Location: Multimatic Technical Centre Europe, Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Posted: May 14th, 2019

Mechatronics Engineer

Multimatic is a global automotive supply company providing hardware and engineering services to OEMs around the world. Its UK-based engineering division, Multimatic Technical Centre Europe (MTCE), is a leading supplier of engineering and vehicle development services to major automotive OEMs and a growing number of niche vehicle manufacturers. Specialties include suspension systems, vehicle dynamics, carbon fibre structural components, mechanisms and mechatronics.

Facility Address:

Wyatt House
Thetford, Norfolk
IP24 1HB
England

Scope of Position: Development of electronics hardware that controls electro-mechanical automotive components, such as automotive powered closure systems, adaptive/active suspension systems, powered aerodynamic devices

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop electronic hardware for prototype and production systems, conforming to OEM and national/international standards
  • More specifically develop electronic hardware for mechatronic systems to meet the expectations and requirements of customers including but not limited to:
  • Electronics Hardware for controlling power modules for high current vehicle applications such as brushed and brushless motors
  • Development of control module software for in-house hardware applications
  • Diagnosis and repair of existing code for electrical/electronic/mechatronic systems
  • Establishment, concurrence, documentation and maintenance of software requirements and specifications for assigned projects
  • Lead the verification, validation and testing of developed hardware solutions for assigned projects
  • Assist in the development of project plans including timing and deliverables
  • Adhere to version control, requirements and change tracking
  • Be part of the development of Multimatic engineering tools and development systems for electronic components
  • Work closely with other disciplines, such as outside suppliers and mechanical engineers, to achieve the project requirements
  • Stay up to date on the latest hardware design techniques, electronic chip technology and general industry trends
  • Document/present information obtained from conferences and training courses as required

Basic Requirements:

  • Degree in Electrical/Electronics/Mechatronics Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Electronics Hardware design including:
  • Complex high speed digital circuit design for embedded products
  • Wireless RF design – WiFi, BT, GPS, FM
  • Familiarity with microprocessor signals (high-speed busses, oscillators, USB, etc.), serial communications protocols and ARM architecture
  • Power supply / analog circuit design
  • Familiarity with Design for Test (DFT) and Design for Manufacturability (DFM) requirements
  • PCB layout of multi-layer, compact HDI PCB designs which includes high speed digital interfaces (USB, MIPI, PCIe, DDR, etc.), RF signals, analog and power supply circuits.
  • Component database administration including creation of schematic symbol, PCB footprints, and 3D models
  • Working with Electrical and Mechanical Engineers on implementing the PCB layout design rules and requirements
  • Understanding of power electronics, DC and AC motors, motor controllers, power conversion, power storage, signal conditioning and digital communication
  • Experience with Hardware development for P-SPICE, A-SPICE, CMMI level compliance
  • Experience with device-driver level or application level software development
  • Experience developing embedded systems using:
  • C/C++ programming including MISRA Coding Standards, Embedded C(++)
  • Assembly level programming
  • Experience with computer-aided design and analysis tools such as:
  • MathWorks’s Matlab, Simulink, Stateflow or Labview
  • Experience with communication protocols including network modelling such as:
  • CAN, LIN, SPI, SENT, SSI
  • Experience with Proteus Designer or similar design tool for schematic capture and PCB design

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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