Control and Analysis Engineer

YASA is looking for a Control and Analysis Engineer to join our rapidly growing company. This role would ideally suit an Engineer with a background in highly automated test equipment/facility development and test data analysis.

You will need to be familiar with the development of LabVIEW automated control systems for complex, bespoke test rigs/facilities that incorporate mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical technologies. You will benefit from being familiar with developing data acquisition, processing, storage and post-processing/analysis scripts with software tools such as LabVIEW and MATLAB.

You must possess a desire to work in a small but rapidly growing business, relishing the responsibility and opportunity this brings. You will be responsible for development, commissioning and ongoing control system maintenance/enhancement for both new and existing test facilities, and for the supporting data processing scripts that convert raw measurements into valuable information for making engineering decisions.

 Key responsibilities will include:

  • Developing, commissioning and maintaining the core [LabVIEW based] control system for YASA’s in-house motor test rigs e.g. dynamometers
  • Driving forward YASA’s growing LabVIEW capability through regular meetings with other LabVIEW users, development of training material for new users, organisation of external training, management of licences, special hardware etc.
  • Development of data handling, post-processing and mathematical analysis scripts for extracting (and communicating) useful information from motor test data. Scripts will be developed in both LabVIEW and MATLAB.

 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 5yrs+ experience in the development of LabVIEW-based automated control systems for complex electromechanical rigs/facilities
  • 5yrs+ experience in the use of LabVIEW and/or MATLAB for the post-processing and analysis of test data to extract information on underlying performance/behaviour
  • Strong control, electronics or software engineering background with particular focus on industrial or automotive control systems and data analytics
  • Practical knowledge in the design, use, and application of electric motors or similar components preferred
  • Good initiative, with the ability to manage own time and priorities
  • Flexibility in their approach to work, with a desire to thrive in a dynamic and fast-moving environment
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal), good collaboration skills, and the ability to work effectively across teams within the organizations

 

Benefits:

  • 25 days' holiday
  • Pension
  • On-site gym
  • Private medical plan
  • 4 x death in service
  • Flexible working hours
  • Social activities
  • Share scheme

 

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