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Elements Of The System 2

Contract Control Theory Specialist | AB Simulation

Location: Bradford on Avon, UK

  • Contract Term: 6-months

Role overview

AB Simulation is a new division of AB Dynamics focused purely on the rapid development of new innovative driving simulator motion platforms. The successful contractor will report to the Technical Director, and be responsible for all aspects of control theory in relation to our high-fidelity motion platform product development. This role is key to the success of the new high performance motion platform products. Therefore, the candidate must be able to demonstrate a strong background in developing control strategies such as utilizing real-time multi-body dynamic models to improve modal response and latency.

What will you be doing?

  • Work within the team of mechanical, control, electronics, and mathematicians, to build on the proprietary
    actuator system and control algorithms that the company has developed to meet the needs of the market.
  • Interface with the company's partners and customers to understand their requirements and to deliver the
    assistance that they need to use our products.
  • Develop and improve methods and procedures to enhance and assess the performance of the system
    (interaction of mechanics, control, and electronics).
  • Develop, maintain, document, and improve product specifications, qualification standards and test
    methods.

What are we looking for?

  • Engineering degree in a relevant subject, typically Engineering, Mathematics or Physical Science
  • Previous experience in developing motion control technology
  • Strong mathematical, experimental design and analysis skills.
  • Software skills, Simulink, Simpack or other real-time multi-body dynamic modelling software.
  • Proactive problem-solver; ability to analyse and assess information and situations, and present
    creative solutions to challenges.
  • Experience or understanding of control theory and systems (such as sensors, actuators and
    controllers)

Why join us?

We are an innovative, dynamic company in one of the most interesting areas of automotive engineering. There are plenty of opportunities to develop new skills and experience at AB Dynamics. In addition, we offer a friendly and supportive working environment along with highly competitive salaries.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We do not discriminate against staff based on age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. 

To apply for this vacancy, please email your CV and a cover letter to careers@abdynamics.com

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