Principal Engineer - Battery Systems

Baxter Hall Recruitment Limited
Leamington Spa
£45-55k plus benefits
08 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently looking to recruit a Principal Engineer with Battery Systems experience for our Automotive customer in The Midlands to lead and deliver on-going client technology projects, as an integral member of the Battery Systems team.

You will be primarily responsible for leading technical teams and delivering client projects, which includes:

  • Providing technical leadership for delivery teams of engineers involved in battery projects
  • Interfacing directly with clients on technical issues
  • Delivering projects on-time and on-budget
  • Providing technical support for the design, development and validation of high voltage vehicle battery systems
  • Supporting the sales teams through client interaction, proposals and roadmap development
  • Promotion of capability throughout the global customer base

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
  • Delivering DFMEA for HEVs

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