BMS Software Engineer

Cattrell Hudson Partners Limited
Leamington Spa
From £28.00 to £30.86 per hour Ltd co.
03 Dec 2017
17 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently looking for a BMS Software Engineer to work for a Major Automotive Organisation based in Warwickshire

Reference No: J0010549

Job Title: BMS Software Engineer

Experience: Thorough understanding of automotive ECU testing & tools

Location: Warwickshire

Rate: From £28.00 to £30.86 per hour Ltd co.

Hours: 40 Hours Per Week

The Role:

* As part of our PHEV BMS team you will work within a small team to develop and validate the functional requirements for the Battery Management System Key Performance Indicators

* Delivery of DV and PV test results to M1DJ, FDJ and PEC gateways

* Successful de-bug of HW & SW issues during prototype builds

*This role reports to the Group Leader, but day to day tasks will be managed by the Battery BMS SME who oversees a team of 2 other BMS Development & Test Engineers and the BMS HW Engineer.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

* Writing test specifications for Battery ECU & pack testing based on component requirements

* Developing the test method & tools (e.g. Test bed Software such as Vector CANoe or AVL Lynx)

* Conducting testing alongside the test engineers on the Battery ECU (BMS), Battery Pack and Vehicle

* Supporting issue investigation to find root cause and propose fixes

* Communicating with the other engineers within the company and the Tier 1 supplier to report issues and agree changes.

* Supporting the completion of quality documentation, including boundary diagram, FMEA, quality history reviews, robustness checklist

* Planning and delivering the DV and PV tests needed to validate the component

* Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested from time to time

Skills Required:


1) CANalyser, CANape or INCA

2) Issue investigation experience

3) Component testing experience

Experience Required:

* Thorough understanding of automotive ECU testing & tools (e.g. Test bed software such as Vector CANoe or AVL Lynx)

* Experience of test specification development and delivery

*Automotive ECU testing (e.g. Test bed Software such as Vector CANoe or AVL Lynx)

*Root cause analysis techniques (e.g. Six Sigma, 5 Whys, Fishbone, 8D etc.)

*Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred

*Good written and verbal communication skills

*Able to work within a small team of engineers

*Strong relationship building capabilities

*Requirements & test case development and management (e.g. IBM DOORS & RTC or Ford eFDVS)

*Understanding of HV components, Li-ion cells or other battery technology is preferred but not essential

Additional Information:

*40 Hours Per week with 3:30pm finish on Fridays

*Recruitment consultant Grant Baker

*Tel: ***********

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