General information

Job Title
Assistant Body Controls Engineer
Ref #
Friday, July 14, 2023
United Kingdom
Business area
Electrical & Controls - Software
Position level
J - Technician / Administrator
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
9am - 6pm Monday to Friday

Description & Requirements


No restraints. No limitations. We don’t simply push boundaries. We completely rethink them. McLaren Automotive exists to create breath-taking performance road cars.

With innovation at the core of all we do, every challenge starts with the same question. How can we do it better? This restless spirit runs right through McLaren Automotive. And the search for perfection is evident in everything we do.

Purpose of Role

To ensure McLaren Automotive continues its desire to be “the sportscar company”, we are looking for a Graduate Body Control Software Engineer to join our team.

Principal Accountabilities

·       Reporting to the Principal Body Control Software Engineer, the Graduate Control Software Engineer will be working on all aspects to define, design and deliver control functions including requirements, interfaces and algorithms.

·       Implement control functions in MATLAB Simulink/Stateflow

·       C-code generation and analysis

·       Conduct SW components testing using MIL and SIL techniques

·       Testing SW components within the system on the HIL

·       SW components verification & validation against requirements

·       Work cross-functionally to deliver SW components

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

·       Degree level education in a relevant Engineering discipline – electronic, mechanical, automotive, motorsport etc.

·       Strong passion for automotive control design and development.

·       Education or experience in body electronic systems, power management, HVAC applications or model-based design desirable.

·       Strong understanding of electrical and mechanical design fundamentals.

·       Great attention to detail and an attitude to produce ‘right first time’ quality work.

·       PC literate and at ease with MS Office products.


Personal Attributes

·       The ideal candidate is an individual with a strong passion for automotive control systems.

·       Flexibility and adaptability are key to become a leading member of our team.

·       Self-motivated

·       Good verbal and written communication skills.

·       Long term view on solutions and problem solving

·       Conscientious and excellent attention to quality, reliability and safety

·       Excellent personal and team working skills

·       Pro-activity in facing potential problems and in possibly anticipating them

·       Travelling to proving grounds in all seasons (winter/summer testing)

·       Driving Licence