Senior Vehicle Performance Controls Engineer


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Mahindra Racing UK Ltd
Banbury / UK
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Senior Vehicle Performance Controls Engineer

Mahindra Racing

Mahindra Racing is a motor racing team based in Banbury, United Kingdom, competing with an Indian racing licence. The team is currently competing in the electric FIA Formula E Championship since the inaugural season in 2014


Role Overview:
A Role is available for a Senior Vehicle Performance Control Systems Engineer in a refreshed department at Mahindra Racing. We are looking for a highly qualified and experienced engineer to join us on a full-time basis reporting to the Head of Control systems. This engineer will be responsible for developing chassis and performance related control systems. The role will involve track support and travelling to races.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop Chassis Performance Control Systems and analysis tools.
  • Research and develop new control strategies based on modern control design techniques.
  • Specify and peer review new control strategies with control and performance engineers.
  • Collaborate with the Simulation department to carry out more complex investigations.
  • Implement control software for the ECU environment.
  • Test, calibrate and validate software using DIL or HIL.
  • Work with Race drivers both in DIL and on track to optimise and calibrate control systems.
  • Document and communicate new control strategies to relevant departments.


Qualifications, skills and experience required:

  • Masters or PhD. in Vehicle Dynamics and Control systems however, experience and proven track record will be considered.
  • Excellent understanding of Vehicle dynamics, Control systems and Vehicle Performance. Specifically experience of developing Kalman filters and control
  • systems using methods such as PID, LQR, MPC etc. for chassis performance.
  • Experienced working with Matlab and Simulink.
  • Experienced working with MAT tools such as MCT, Atlas, System monitor.

Personal Profile

  • Analytical and Methodical
  • Effective written and oral communication skills in English
  • Works methodically with attention to detail
  • Leads by example, can and will motivate his/her team & peers
  • Personal flexibility to work hours as required including from time to time working in weekends
  • Practical approach by using rigorous logic and methods to solve problems witheffective solutions


This job description may be changed from time to time to reflect changing business requirements and the job holder may be required to undertake other tasks other than those that are listed that fall reasonably within the scope of the role and grade.


Mahindra Racing would like to thank you for your application.
Due to being inundated with applicants, we unfortunately cannot get back to everyone, if we don't get back to you it means you have been unsuccessful.
We wish you all the best for the future and ask you to keep checking for roles with us in the future that may suit your skillset.

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