Staff Engineer Embedded Control Systems job in Cheltenham at Kohler Mira Ltd

Staff Engineer - Embedded Control Systems

Company: Kohler Mira Ltd

Location: Cheltenham UK

Date Posted:Feb 22, 2018

- 1 -  Kohler Mira Ltd.POSITION DESCRIPTIONStaff Engineer – Embedded Control SystemsOVERVIEW OF KOHLER MIRA Kohler Mira Ltd is a successful multi brand organisation that has grown significantly over 90 years and is now innovatively leading the way in showering technology. With a parent company of Kohler Co. as a result of the private ownership acquisition in 2001, it is a great time to be part of this organisation. Kohler Co. employs over 30,000 associates worldwide and is a global leader in the manufacture of kitchen, bath products, engines, power systems, furniture, tiles and an operator of hospitality and golf resorts. POSITION SUMMARYPosition reports into NPD Programme Manager – Digital and Fittings. Direct contact will be required with other internal departments such as marketing, sales, purchasing, approvals, external suppliers and customers.To undertake a key embedded control engineer role,both within Project teams and working as an individual, supporting the New Product Development programme.Take a lead role in the engineering design activity within a NPD project team, complementing the work undertaken by other senior engineers and providing guidance and direction to other team members.Take an activerole in advanced development to explore new technologies, which could potentially benefit our products and development. KEY RESPONSIBILITIESDevelopment of embedded control algorithms fornext generation showering products.Develop new products that are reliable and durable, ensuring that verification activities for products in accordance with qualification test programs and deadlines are completed.Acting as a key member of the project team, in proactively identifying improvement potential for test methodology, data recording and defect analysis.Assisting with the raising of and evaluation of engineering changes etc.Working within the guidelines of departmental and company: policies, procedures and work instructions.Participation in the continuous improvement of policies, procedures, work instructions and specific guidance documents.PERSON SPECIFICATIONIdeally, an Electronic Engineering or Computer Science graduate with aptitude for product design / development, and control system development in particular. Preferably with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience within a technical environment and with extensive knowledge, encompassing some or all of the following aspects:Proficient coding skills in C; C# would also be desirable.Good knowledge of control methodologies, such as model-based control and PID algorithms.Experience of 8/16-bit microcontrollers; familiarity with Atmel/Microchip products would be an advantage.Knowledge of software design methodologies and tools, such as UML.Familiar with control development and simulation tools, such as Matlab.Good electrical and electronic knowledge as applied to control including, NTC temperature sensing, motor drive, solenoids, flow sensors, etc.Proficient in the use of IDEs and emulators for software development, particularly IAR Workbench and Visual Studio.An appreciation of mechanical engineering and CFD is desirable.Task orientated with a flexible attitude.Self-motivated, ability to work alone or as part of a small team.Excellent attention to detail with good communication skills. Further InformaitonCompetitive salary and benefits package offeredLocation: CheltenhamPosting Date: 22nd February 2018Closing Date: 22nd March 2018 Learn more about us, our brands and career opportunities at .It is Kohler Mira’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified associates in all job classifications without prejudice. If, as an individual with a disability, you require adjustments during the recruitment process, please contact . View full job description
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