To be responsible for High Voltage (HV) battery pack electrical and electronic specification, integration and on-time delivery to achieve vehicle attributes for hybrid and electric vehicles across all programmes
As Project Engineer, HV Battery Systems (Electrical and Electronic Development), you will work with Li-Ion batteries in automotive applications and be responsible for the following activities:
To define, own and deliver HV battery pack electrical and electronic systems from concept through to production, including achieving:
Quality: Identify & contain potential quality concerns using engineering quality systems (FMEAs, Robustness Studies)
Cost: Definition of programme cost targets and working with suppliers to deliver system that achieves these targets
Weight: Definition of programme weight targets and managing CAD engineers to design system that achieves targets
Function: Generate robust System Design Specification to define system functional targets; deliver components to achieve targets; support Test & Development team with DVP planning & execution & ensure supplier tests are completed on time.
Package: Manage CAD engineers to achieve static & dynamic clearance targets, negotiate component change in other R&D departments if required to achieve clearances.
Main point of contact for HV battery pack electrical and electronic systems for feasibility, functionality and resolution of technical issues
Feasibility, functionality and resolution of technical issues for HV battery pack electrical and electronic systems
Cross-functional working with other departments to define HV & associated LV systems to achieve vehicle requirements
Support Quality, Functional Safety & Cyber Security, Patents and Intellectual Property teams
Acquiring and evaluating competitor benchmark information to influence concept creation in early project phases
Coordinating system & supplier comparison studies and evaluating RFQ responses to influence management decisions
Establish regular design reviews with cross functional teams and support test rig planning and execution
Develop and deliver commodity strategy for HV battery pack electrical and electronic system
Train, coach and present technical information and share the knowledge throughout
Develop and record best practices and support development of design manuals to handle the Powertrain Electrification requirements of today and the futureQualifications/Experience:
The essential areas of previous experience required to undertake this role include:
Delivery of HV battery electrical and electronic systems for hybrid and/or electric vehicles
Knowledge of all relevant vehicle legislation and certification requirements for HV automotive battery packs
Knowledge of project life cycle management from early R&D to series production
Hands on experience of working with LV and HV electrical and electronic systems.
Leadership of product development projects to productionPreferred areas of experience include:
HV Automotive Battery Systems development for high performance hybrid and/or electric vehicles
Understanding of hybrid and electric powertrain system functionalities and attributes at vehicle, system and component levels
Automotive powertrain electrical, electronic and mechanical integration knowledge.
Use of test equipment to support electrical and electronic system testing
Driving product development issues to a resolution
Strong user of MATLAB/Simulink, and experience with CAD (NX, CATIA)
Responsibility in Formula Student/SAE teamMillbank are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.
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