Principal Battery Systems Engineer

£45,000 per annum
27 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description For Vacancy No: 233745L
Consultant: Lewis Cross

Job Profile:

Are you looking for a role leading technical teams whilst still remaining at the forefront of development?
Able to provide technical support for the design, development and validation of high voltage vehicle battery systems?
Want to deal with clients throughout both tender and project delivery?

Job Location: West Midlands

Job Position: Principal Battery Systems Engineer


The ideal candidate would be degree qualified with a number of years experience delivering and leading projects in a controls and electronic environment, either in an OEM or Tier 1 capacity.

In order to be successful you should demonstrate your consistent track record, knowledge, experience and understanding of:
Battery system architectures and battery management systems
Designing high current and automotive high voltage (12 to 1200Vdc) power systems, (connectors, bus bars, contactors & fusing)
Electrical component integration (up to 1kV), design & development on production products, particularly HV battery systems and sub systems in a tier 1 or OEM environment
Cell chemistries used in HEVs
Product delivery process from requirements capture through to design validation of HEV battery systems
Compliance engineering to external standards, such as battery handling, EMC, vehicle safety, functional safety ISO26262 etc
Delivering DFMEA for HEVs
Battery management systems for Hybrid vehicle systems
Analytical approach to developing controls algorithms in an automotive environment
Model-based development languages such - Matlab/Simulink
Familiarity with laboratory & field development & test equipment
DCDC converter and battery charger design and development
DFMEA for Electrical Systems
Hands on experience of working live with HV systems (>50V)

Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + company benefits.

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