Applications Engineer

Polytec Personnel Ltd
Cambridge, UK
26 Sep 2019
22 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and ambitious engineer to join a small team within a company based just outside Cambridge. You will provide first class system development and calibration assistance for a new project they are working on. You will be qualified to degree level with relevant low voltage design and calibration experience.


• Provide 48V Hybrid System technical direction and leadership.
• Lead the hybrid development in the area of batteries and 48V components.
• Develop, maintain, and communicate 48V battery knowledge including industry and technical innovations.
• Completion of FMEA (Failure Mode and Effect Analysis) process documents.
• Plan and manage DV/PV testing
• Develop Hybrid systems plan from proof of concept through to product verification and validation
• Collaborate and communicate with stakeholders on system design concepts, status and decision making.
• Support commercial team in the preparation of technical proposals and documentation.
• Prepare Risk Assessments covering the deployment of Hybrid systems.
• Prepare and maintain project plans to ensure on time and fully functional hybrid system deployment.
• Manage the safe transportation of batteries and hybrid equipment


• Qualified to degree level in a related engineering discipline
• Excellent engine control strategy understanding
• Track record of Hybrid system development, integration and deployment
• Working knowledge of mechanical and electrical/electronic systems relevant to the position
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Ability to operate under pressure, often with tight deadlines
• Familiarity with the data analysis software packages
• Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
• Excellent team working capabilities
• Willingness to lead and take responsibility, reliably delivering on tasks and objectives
• Willingness to travel

The following would be highly advantageous:

• Experience in a customer support role
• Experience and training in High Voltage Hybrid Systems
• Proven project management skills
• Appreciation of auto-coding and developing engine control strategies in Matlab/Simulink
• Proven track record in delivering high end vehicle products and features
• Knowledge of vehicle wiring loom design and manufacturer
• Understanding of vehicle communication methods such as RS232, CAN, LIN, Ethernet and EtherCAT
• Basic understanding of computer programming languages such as C# and Visual Basic
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