General information

Job Title
Senior Transmission Calibration Engineer
Ref #
Monday, September 6, 2021
Business area
Product Development
Electrical & Controls - Project Engineering
Contract type

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
At McLaren we believe that anything is possible. We know what it takes to win and we achieve this by working together and encouraging innovation in an extraordinary high performance environment. We now have an opportunity for a talented Senior Transmission Calibration Engineer to join our team based at the McLaren facility based in IDIADA (Spain). Purpose of the role Reporting to the Principal in Driveability you will be fully responsible for the delivery of the transmission calibration for a specific McLaren application.
Principal Accountabilities
Principal responsibilities for this position Responsible for the development of gearbox driveability calibration for a specific McLaren application Lead the gearbox software development for driveability functions and the hydraulic pressure controls Imagine the future driveability features and develop them from to scratch to production Improve the architecture interface between engine and gearbox Support other department areas within the Electronic and Control department (SW validation Emission OBD) Work in close collaboration with the Powertrain and Vehicle departments Attend over-seas test trips to perform all calibration and validation activities
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Knowledge Skills and Experience: Strong passion for automotive design and development Master’s degree in Mechanical Electronics Physics Engineering or an equivalent education Extensive industry experience related to Dual Clutch Transmissions (at least 5 years) Good level comprehension of control strategies for internal combustion engine transmission electric motor or any hydraulic systems Extensive knowledge and competences in terms of calibration activities and processes Good level of knowledge of the Etas Vector MathWorks software like Inca Canape Matlab Simulink Strong interpersonal and team-working skills as well as a high affinity for tracking supplier and delivering first-quality products to the customer Strong communication skills with high fluency in English both written and verbal
Personal Attributes
Personal Attributes: The ideal candidate is an individual with a strong passion for every aspect that relate to software calibration and development Must be a team player and can work closely with project and lead engineers as well as with suppliers Flexibility and adaptability are key to become a leading member of our team Flexible attitude towards working time and schedule Good verbal and written communication skills Proactive well organized diligent and reliable