Vehicle Dynamics Control Engineer
General Motors
Canada, Canada
1d ago


Vehicle DynamicsControls Engineer -ENG0039086


At General Motors, we’re passionate about earning customers forlife. This vision unites us as a team every day and is the hallmark ofour customer-

driven culture. We’re looking for drivers, not passengers,who want to take their careers into the fast lane and reach new destinationsthrough accelerating change, new thinking and advanced technologies.

Interested in joining a company where you’ll play a part inselling a product that’s linked to one of the most passionate buyingexperiences a person can have?

Or a culture where your ideas will be listenedto and encouraged? How about a team that’s driving the future of the automotiveindustry through innovation and development?

And did we mention all of this isbeing done right here in Canada? The career you’ve been looking for iswaiting for you at General Motors of Canada.

The Opportunity

The successful candidate will be responsible for the developmentof a model based controls supervisory system for chassis related systems usingModel Predictive Controls.

The supervisory control system will link togetherseveral entirely new vehicle performance technologies into a harmonious systemthat will adapt based on the vehicle state.

This position involves a combinationof technical ownership, and teamwork with colleagues in the United States andUniversities in Canada.

The ideal candidate will have deep knowledge onModel Predictive Controls and experience of the GM embedded controls andsoftware development process, milestones, deliverables and tools usedthroughout the development process.

Core Responsibilities

  • Development of advanced Chassis supervisory control systemtogether with a team of specialist in model predictive controls
  • Ensure functional requirements documentation, Simulink modelsand test cases
  • Support integrated system design and calibrationactivities
  • Development Hardware in the Loop (HIL) benches and vehicletest strategies
  • Create and maintain project management plans, resource, andtiming requirements
  • Conduct and support peer reviews, AFMEAs (Algorithm), and Designfor Six Sigma projects
  • Develop creative and innovative solutions and protectintellectual property through patents and publications
  • Travel requirements of 2 to 4 weeks a year are typical,primarily to Michigan and other locations in the US.
  • Qualifications

    Required Skills and Experience

  • Extensive experience developing control or diagnostic systems(5-7 year academic and / or professional)
  • Proficiency with control system theory for embedded systemsincluding state vector feedback control, adaptive control and model predictivecontrol
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Chassis vehicle systems
  • High level of analytical ability with unusual and complexproblems
  • Proactive / results drive individual with high level ofinitiative and individual accountability
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively withothers
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, interfacing with GM engineers globally
  • Ability to travel to the United States
  • Valid Canadian driver’s license Preferred Skills and Experience
  • Masters or Ph. D. in Controls Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Experience with embedded C programming, Matlab / Simulink modelingand code generation
  • Experience (academic and / or professional) with ModelPredictive Controls
  • General knowledge of other automotive systems (Powertrain, drivelineand CAN / LIN communication)
  • Experience with vehicle dynamics modeling and CarSim
  • Experience with advanced statistical analysis, signalsprocessing, filter design, optimization, system identification and stateestimation methods
  • Minimum Education Required

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Computer,Mechatronics, System Design or equivalent)
  • Engineering

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