General information

Job Title
Graduate Engineer - Driveability Calibration
Ref #
Friday, December 23, 2022
United Kingdom
Business area
Product Development
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

Reporting to the Principal Engineer - Driveability, you will be working on driveability calibration for a specific McLaren vehicle.

Principal Accountabilities

  • The role involves working with a Senior Engineer to develop the powertrain driveability calibration (engine / transmission / hybrid) for a specific McLaren application.
  • Review control functions in MATLAB Simulink/Stateflow & propose strategy improvements, and update the system documentations
  • Support other department areas within the Electronic and Control department. Like: software validation team, Emission and OBD departments.
  • Support the Powertrain and Vehicle development department.
  • Attend over-seas test trips to support development activities.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Degree level education in a relevant Engineering discipline – electronic, mechanical, automotive, motorsport etc.
  • A passion for automotive control design and development.
  • Education in model-based design & powertrain technologies 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 passion for automotive software calibration & development
  • 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