Vacancy - Manufacturing

Control Function Design Engineer Automotive

Eindhoven area


  • Sector: Manufacturing
  • Location: Eindhoven area
  • Industry: Automotive
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Areas of expertise: -
  • Education level: WO Autotechniek

Control Function Design Engineer Automotive

For our client in the automotive industry we are looking for a Control Function Design Engineer. The Control Function Design Engineer is working on the development of software for transmissions and electric powertrains. Do you like HIL Testing, troubleshooting, analyzing testdata and performing calibrations? Do you have a Master degree in Mechatronics, Systems, Controls, Automotive, Computer or Electrical Engineering? Please send me your resume.

About the job

The Control Function Design Engineer Automotive will join a team of experts in modeling and control strategy.

Your responsibilities:

  • Developing software with Model Based Design processes
  • Vehicle-level testing of powertrain functions for hybrid and conventional DCT projects
  • Perform testing on Hardware-in the-Loop (HIL) or in vehicle
  • Develop Python scripts in order to automate test data collection and analysis
  • Tracing hardware-software or system integration problems, and troubleshooting
  • Analyze test data and document results/findings into development reports.
  • Perform basic calibration on powertrain functions in the vehicle by focusing on drivability

About you

  • Master in the field of Automotive, Mechatronics, Systems, Controls, Computer or Electrical Engineering
  • 4+ years of experience in automotive field, preferably in vehicle testing
  • Knowledge of vehicle communication systems e.g. CAN, XCP, Flexray, LIN, UDS etc.
  • Experience with data acquisition and analysis tools (e.g. CANape, CANalyzer, INCA etc.)
  • Experience with dSPACE Hardware-in the-Loop (HIL) test systems using Control Desk
  • Good knowledge and experience with Matlab, Simulink and toolboxes
  • You proceed according to a good methodology in development and problem solving.
  • Structured working approach combined with pleasure to work in teams;
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.

Working at Forexx

Our offer

Whoever starts working at Forexx is sure to get a full-service employer. We have short lines of communication to our enthusiastic team of colleagues and clear, personal communication with all our professionals.

We offer our people the opportunity to gain a wealth of valuable and diverse experience. By coaching and monitoring our employees, we make sure the skills of our professionals continue to tie in perfectly with our clients’ wishes. This helps us create continuity and security. We give you the opportunity to continue your personal and professional development. We call this Future Employability.

Working conditions:

  • Competitive salary;
  • Excellent fringe benefits such as a pension and a discount on your health insurance, etc.;
  • Professional development including an annual education budget;
  • Coaching on hard and soft skills;
  • Challenging assignments;
  • An interesting community of technical professionals in the field of Manufacturing, High Tech, Networking and Marine & Offshore.

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Question? Contact us


Email your resume to For more information, please contact Marieke Maenen +31 (6) 13185596.

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Why Forexx?

  • Forexx not only looks at a context, but also if it's a personal match
  • Forexx helps with your Future Employability
  • We work for the top companies in our branches
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