Monday, July 22, 2024

Control Systems Engineer – Traction and Aux Control At Wabtec Corporation

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Location: Bengaluru

Company: Wabtec Corporation

Role Summary/Purpose

The job has the responsibility for designing Locomotive Traction and Auxiliary control systems that meet the customer requirements, cost & reliability expectations. It includes defining system level requirements, preparing test plans & performing system validation.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Design and develop traction and aux control systems for Locomotives.
  • Participate in product conceptual designs and concept trade off analysis.
  • Interact with locomotive system, sub-systems, component teams to define and document traction system requirements and interfaces.
  • Develop Simulink Model as per design requirement and carryout desktop simulations to verify the design.
  • Knowledge on Batter technology, Battery Charging Algorithms (Lead Acid, NiCd etc)
  • Develop Validation plans and perform system validation.
  • Provide designs that are robust, that meet cost and reliability targets.
  • Conduct Simulator testing and later participate in locomotive testing to validate traction control as required.
  • Must be willing to work on high horsepower and high voltage equipment’s.
  • Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements
  • Work with cross-functional & global teams to meet project objectives


  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Electrical/Electronics/Control/Instrumentation  system Engineering.
  • 0 to 7 years’ experience in Engineering in similar/relevant field.
  • Hands on experience with the design and development of control algorithms in a relevant field.
  • Good working knowledge on usage of Simulink/Stateflow or similar tools.
  • Proven analytical, interpersonal, communication, organization, planning and leadership skills.
  • Process focus and continuous improvement orientation.

Desired Characteristics

  •  1-5 years’ experience  working as Traction and Aux control engineer in Locomotive/Automotive Systems
  • Experience in working in cross-functional environment.
  • Having working level knowledge of locomotive control systems.
  • Working knowledge of statistical analysis, or Six Sigma Greenbelt certified preferred.
  • Experience with signal processing, and interfacing with s/w for real time embedded control systems.
  • Experience with requirements management tools
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills


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