Electronic Systems Engineer

Job Title: Electronic Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £33 - £37 per hour + LTD Company
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1708-31_1502874882
Contact Name: Ashley Henson MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 16, 2017 10:14

Job Description

Sitec has an exciting opportunity for an Electronic Systems Engineer for our client Perkins Engines, at their site in Peterborough. This is a contract role, for an estimated 24 months initially.

The Advanced Components & Technologies (AC&T) division, based in Peterborough (UK), have a number of exiting opportunities to join the team to contribute to the design and development of electrical and electronic control systems for Caterpillar engine and machine prime products developed and produced in Europe.

Key skills and competencies for this role:
" Degree-qualified engineer with experience in the broad range of systems engineering activities involved in the development of machine and diesel engine control systems.
" Demonstrated experience of:
o Collecting customer requirements
o Documenting technical specifications,
o Developing features and integrating them in machine or engine embedded software (eg. throttle, display support, fan control)
o Completion of a verification testing.

Desirable' key skills and competencies
" D-Space or NI test bench experience

Ideal candidates will have a background in Diesel engine or off-highway machine control system development (or comparable experience with automotive, marine or military vehicle control systems).

Due to our client having 5 positions, this role might suit a graduate or junior engineer with 1-2 years experience.

Company Background:
Caterpillar's legacy of industry leadership dates back to 1925. We have a global footprint with product in more than 180 countries. Caterpillar is a Fortune 50 company and one of the 30 companies on the Dow Jones Industrial Average. We are among Interbrand's Top 100 Global Brands and recognized as one of Barron's World's Most Respected Companies. More than 300 products make up the most diverse product line in the industry.

The Innovation & Technology Development team offers some of the most exciting engineering roles within the Caterpillar global organisation. Working on the integration of electronic and electrical systems within multiple Caterpillar products provides the opportunity to work with multiple disciplines within the organisation.

The integration of the latest Electronics and Electrical technology helps differentiate Caterpillar products from its competitors by enabling exceptional performance and value to the customer. Our engine systems control air and fuel delivery with millisecond precision to maximise performance and minimise exhaust emissions. Our integrated machine systems control all aspects of construction machine operation (engine, transmission, hydraulic systems), provide the human-machine interface (operator controls and information displays), and constantly monitor and communicate position, operation, diagnostic and prognostic information to enable machine automation, improved productivity and enhanced serviceability.

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.