Engineering & Electronics

Controls System Engineer (Engines)

  • Contract
  • Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK
  • 41992864



PE Global are looking for a Control Systems Engineer to a join a  leading Engine Manufacturer based in Peterborough. This is a 12 month + contract hybrid role of 3 days a week on site.


The Integrated Components and Solutions team in the UK, has some of the most exciting engineering roles within the global organisation, working on the integration of electronic control systems within multiple products. Integration of the latest Electronics and Electrical technology helps differentiate  products from its competitors, by enabling exceptional performance and value to the customer.


Our integrated machine systems control all aspects of construction machine operation (engine/transmission or full electric powertrain, 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.



We have an exciting opportunity for a system engineer to join the European Machine Systems team, who are responsible for machine control system development for all European designed Caterpillar machines. You will be heavily involved in the design and development of cutting edge machine control system technology primarily for the Compact Wheel Loader. As a Control Systems Engineer you will be responsible for development of Electro Mechanical Control Systems using quantitative methods to solve problems for internal and external customers.


Key Responsibilities

  • Solicit and capture system requirements and associated interfaces for new and current products.
  • Identifying and developing components, systems and interfaces to meet customer needs.
  • Defining system architectures, input and output requirements, controller interfaces and schematic creation/development.
  • Contribution to FMEA, functional safety and product compliance reviews
  • Plan, develop and execute validation activities to mitigate project risk and ensure solutions are verified and validated for market introduction.
  • Identify and successfully resolve issues found during product development, assembly and post production implementation.


Required Experience

  • Strong technical background primarily in construction equipment, automotive
  • 3 – 6 years’ experience
  • Background in Aerospace, rail, defence, marine to some extent.
  • Electronic systems architecture design
  • System verification experience



If interested in applying to this job opportunity, please don’t hesitate to call +44  20 3966 9800 or alternatively send an updated CV to

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in UK***