Controls Systems Engineer Job Description

Controls Systems Engineer Job Description

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Controls systems engineer provides expertise in mechanical engineering and controls during the planning, design, construction, commissioning, operation, and maintenance of various building systems, including Building Automated Systems (BAS) and Direct Digital Control (DDC) for HVAC systems, Lighting control, Building Access and Security systems, life safety systems, occupancy sensors, lighting sensors, automated windows, window shades, etc.

Controls Systems Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Support Electrified Powertrain team in developing controls strategy for high-voltage systems on Ford’s global electrified vehicle platforms
Develop vehicle-interfacing controls architecture for the high-voltage charging system
Understand regulatory requirements and industry standards as they apply to AC, DC, and Inductive vehicle charging
Lead sub-system robustness studies and develop requirements for comprehensive diagnostic strategies for the HV subsystem
Work with subsystem engineers (thermal, propulsion, low voltage) to reconcile/verify requirements from multiple sources
Determine appropriate verification methods and support automated HIL testing team to develop automated test and analysis scripts
Work with vehicle systems to optimize CAN and LIN communication strategies
Troubleshoot Current Model Hybrid Control issues, particularly in the area of engine controls and lead issue identification/investigation and data analysis on HEV applications
Represent the HEV controls department at the Functional Quality Review (FQR) / Program Management Team (PMT) and Electrified Vehicle Quality meetings
Support the Core Hybrid Control teams Be a Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for assembly plant issue resolution and Fleet issue resolution

Controls Systems Engineer Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Controls Systems Engineer

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Education for Controls Systems Engineer

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Employers hiring for the controls systems engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Technical, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Science, Computer Engineering, Education, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering

Skills for Controls Systems Engineer

Desired skills for controls systems engineer include:

Automatic temperature controls
Building automation systems and other building subsystems
Control theory
HVAC industry
At least one other European language
Automated test systems
Configuration and validation
Applications and design

Desired experience for controls systems engineer includes:

A regular day in this position usually starts with a current model Powertrain Controls Quality review of Ford Hotline issues identified by the Dealer for customer vehicle powertrain service
Development and identification of the system analysis requirements (including, but not limited to use cases, strategy, safety and verification work products) for different technologies
Development/Integration of Systems Engineering tool software
Integration of standards and industry common practices into corporate processes
Support management of the system process
Perform competitive analyses and maintain knowledge of emerging technologies in the systems engineering field

Controls Systems Engineer Examples


Controls Systems Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of controls systems engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for controls systems engineer
  • Support the Safety and Quality processes
  • Maintain a network with academic and research programs in the area of systems engineering
  • The Candidate should ideally have experience with modeling control systems in MATLAB/Simulink, knowledge of IMU Gyros and INS/GPS systems
  • Develop controls solutions for next generation HVAC products
  • Solve system issues during BECM hardware & software development with suppliers and Ford internal teams
  • Responsible for reviewing supplier’s DFMEA
  • Document system requirements internal and external to the BECM
  • Interface with OPD (On-going Product Development) team on BECM warranty issues
  • Development of Aerodynamic Models to include support to Wind Tunnel testing
  • Analysis of Missile performance both in simulation and flight test
Qualifications for controls systems engineer
  • Experience with hands on testing and problem solving in simulation, hardware in the loop systems, and prototype vehicles preferred
  • Automotive system related experience preferred
  • Experience with Team Center, Doors is preferred
  • Experience utilizing UML/SysML is preferred
  • Develop system and sub-system requirements cross-functionally and manage requirement life cycles
  • Manage and resolve requirements conflicts among stakeholder

Controls Systems Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a controls systems engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for controls systems engineer
  • Facilitate design of interfaces between the involved Ford subsystem teams
  • Develop physically and empirically based models & simulations and use them to conduct design option and trade-off studies
  • Develop test plans and perform design verification tests on prototype vehicles or constituent systems, analyze results, provide recommendations and drive to implementation
  • Support the quality processes (requirements development, functional safety - ISO26262, fault tree` analysis, FMEAs, P-diagrams, HARA)
  • Be able to execute the technical requirements / details for the network structure and cyber security solution for operation of the control panels, HMI, cyber security equipment, Bently Vibration monitoring
  • Support customer discussions related to the network and cyber security design and drive structuring and standardization to the product based on customer needs
  • Interact with Sourcing and Global Supply Chain teams to drive product cost & cycle improvements through standardization
  • Work with fulfillment team to manage schedule and requirements risk with respect to the controls system, network & security
  • Lead customer witness tests and demonstration of the network and cyber security equipment
  • Support the control system throughout the product lifecycle (OTR, RTS)
Qualifications for controls systems engineer
  • Lead review and approval of requirements documentation
  • Bachelor's in Engineering - Mechanical or Electrical
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience with automotive electronic module system (hardware and software.)
  • 2+ years of good working knowledge of Microprocessor based controller design and testing
  • 2+ years of good working knowledge of communication circuits and protocols

Controls Systems Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a controls systems engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for controls systems engineer
  • Overall technical responsibility for a project, including generating technical requirements based on customer requirements, technical tradeoffs (cost vs
  • Ensures manufacturability, serviceability, and effective supply chain through cross-functional design efforts
  • Support calibration and software development activities for EBU Off Highway VPI and CPS programs
  • Tune and validate assigned features and diagnostics, and conduct design reviews
  • Develop customized calibrations for field test and IQA installations
  • Coordination with Application and Service Engineering groups to define customer requirements and identify controls support needs
  • Calibration and controls troubleshooting support for field installations (GCE Ticket System), test cells and production plants
  • Network design and data acquisition (SCADA’s) using DeviceNet, WonderWare
  • Evaluate systems and recommend design modifications or equipment repairs
  • Project cost justification
Qualifications for controls systems engineer
  • Master’s degree or higher in Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Industry experience in Li-Ion cell balancing technology preferred
  • Electronic manufacturing experience is a plus
  • 2+ years of frequent and recent experience with control system in Allen Bradley PLC based controls design, development, implementation and support or equivalent
  • Experience using Static Code Verification Testing and Analysis tools
  • Test and validate system functionality via

Controls Systems Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a controls systems engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for controls systems engineer
  • Act as the primary controls engineering interface to the customer for new business opportunities and
  • Ensure all equipment designs meet or exceed all EPC safety requirements
  • Follow the Environmental Policy and EH&S work instructions/procedures that apply to the job
  • Ensure equipment performs to validated quality protocols
  • Provide input to new designs to improve product reliability
  • Perform reliability modeling and predictions
  • Generate internal standards relating to component selection
  • Establishing and driving reliability engineering principles and best work practices
  • Develop reliability testing and modeling methods specific to products and systems for HALT, HASS, Shock and Vibe, MTBF and others as required
  • Participate in the development and review of component, subsystem and system performance specifications
Qualifications for controls systems engineer
  • Experience with Matlab, Simulink, and/or CAD is preferred
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology preferred), Physics or other related discipline and 2 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong graduate level* academic and analytical background with course work and independent research that includes a combination of digital and modern control systems, dynamics, Kalman filter design, aerodynamic, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis or signal processing
  • Research related to Non-GPS navigation technologies including terrain aiding, celestial / star tracker, magnetometer, bathymetric, laser, or vision / imaging sensors
  • Research and publications focused on the design and performance analysis of hypersonic vehicles including aerodynamics and propulsion systems of the vehicle
  • Experience (2-4 years) estimating kinematic performance of hypersonic vehicles using tools such as NASA's OTIS tools

Controls Systems Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of controls systems engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for controls systems engineer
  • Determine root cause of control/software problems and lead implementation of effective corrective action
  • Recommend design, manufacturing and control changes to increase product performance, quality and reliability of Control systems/software
  • Track and manage potential risks during design and testing phases
  • Evaluate the requirements obtained from the customer or other participants in the design process to ensure those requirements do not introduce potential failures
  • Lead safety technology planning and benchmarking for related products
  • Provide technical and administrative support as needed
  • Participate in powertrain control system software meetings
  • Responsible for developing tools for storing and querying information
  • Manages the development of estimates from inception to completion
  • Develops in depth comparison data for presentations to management
Qualifications for controls systems engineer
  • Experience (2-4 years) in the design of control systems/architectures for hypersonic vehicles
  • Hand-on experience in developing controllers for mechatronic systems
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Automotive or System Engineering
  • 1+ year of Matlab / Simulink / Stateflow
  • 1+ years of (combined) experience in a role involved in requirements definition, controls design, design verification & validation
  • Experience in automotive controls or systems engineering

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