Chief Engineer

Recruiter
ACS Performance
Location
Birmingham
Salary
65000.0000
Posted
08 Feb 2017
Closes
08 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you a Chief Engineer with hybrid/electrical vehicle battery knowledge? Do you have experience with high voltage battery systems?

Job Overview:

You will be primarily responsible for leading hybrid business development, proposal and project delivery activities - particularly in the areas of hybrid and electric vehicle high voltage battery systems, and associated technologies. Your everyday tasks will include the provision of:

  • Technical and commercial leadership in developing new business opportunities
  • Compelling project proposals that demonstrate superior value to our customers
  • Outstanding project delivery

Job Description

Accountability / Key Responsibilities:

  • Understanding our client's business, including their organization, financial decision-making process and business challenges to create and sell solutions that respond to the client's value drivers.
  • Understanding our client's industry, including industry trends, financial measurements, key players and competitors, to develop and sell solutions that address client needs.
  • Technical leadership of assigned hybrid and electric vehicle battery projects
  • Defining strategy and new business streams for hybrid and electric vehicle battery systems: developing associated selling strategies and supporting material through collaboration with the global team, other product groups, market sectors, commercial and engineering teams
  • Providing technical lead in developing business opportunities with relevant material and preparing proposals in response to Request For Quotations

Personal Profile:

You will be degree qualified or higher, and ideally a chartered engineer with significant and proven industry track record in high voltage battery systems product design & application.

In order to be successful, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • A strong track record of hybrid and electric vehicle battery systems product development projects at a Tier 1 or OEM or consultancy
  • Proven skill in defining and preparing winning proposals, with the ability to develop strong, long-lasting customer relationships at senior level and profitable revenue streams
  • Deep understanding of cell chemistries used in hybrid & electric vehicles.
  • Knowledge of battery system architectures and battery management systems
  • Experience of electrical and electronic component integration (up to 600V), design & development on low volume or high volume products (connectors, bus bars, cables, contactors & fusing)
  • Familiar with product delivery process from requirements capture through to design validation of hybrid and electric vehicle battery systems.
  • Experience in compliance engineering to external standards, such as, EMC, vehicle safety, functional safety ISO26262 etc