Lead Control Systems Engineer

Horstman Defence Systems Limited, Bath, UK


Horstman Defence Systems is a market leader in the design, manufacture and support of mobility solutions for high mobility off road vehicles, with particular application to the defence sector on both wheeled and tracked vehicles.  Horstman’s product portfolio includes semi-active and fully active suspension, platform stability control, vehicle ride height systems and smart track tension control systems.


Horstman is expanding its Technology Delivery Team in order to meet the growing demands for advanced suspension capability for high mobility off-road vehicles.  The Technology Delivery Team is responsible for delivery of technology developments and capability enhancements to improve or expand Horstman’s product portfolio such that Horstman remains the pre-eminent vehicle mobility solution provider in the global heavy armoured suspension market and expands its product into new market areas.


To support and drive Horstman’s capability in this area they are in need of a dynamic, enthusiastic and capable control systems engineer to lead Horstman’s Control System Development activities. The role offers great opportunity for significant ownership and contribution to the direction of Horstman’s vehicle platform control technologies.


Horstman is looking for a technical leader who is willing to proactively contribute their ideas, is self motivated to drive activities forward at pace, and inquisitive to explore new technology and new applications with the ability to deliver innovative and effective solutions.


The candidate will need to be an effective communicator and have the ability to lead and drive others to achieve a defined objective.


It is envisaged the successful candidate will be a degree qualified engineer in a relevant control engineering discipline with at least five years of experience in specifying, developing, testing and implementing control systems solutions.


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