1 month ago

HV Senior Design Engineer

Warwickshire Competitive Permanent

Job Reference: 1127372

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After significant investment, a world renowned premium sports car manufacturer and engineering consultancy has announced a new Midlands Technical Centre to act as their global engineering headquarters. In line with this growth, the company are currently seeking a HV Senior Design Engineer to support engineering activities across the business.

The HV Senior Design Engineer Duties:

  • Lead engineering activities, including architecture strategy and design layouts for the HV electrical systems and subcomponents including busbars, contactors, fuses, sensors, test ports, switches and HV circuit breakers relating to the HV Battery, Power Electronics and Charging systems.
  • Responsible for designing, drawing, and authoring HV electrical schematics for the HV Battery, Power Electronics and Charging system.
  • Technical Lead (SME) for HV electrical system and subcomponents.
  • Design and select component based on electrical current and thermal requirements of the Battery unit and its application.
  • Responsible for authoring of FMEA’s, HV Design Standards and Test specifications to support sign off for the HV Battery system.
  • Support of onsite Engineering test operations as required.
  • Support concept development and early prototyping of next generation HV traction battery designs.
  • Support the drive for serviceability and repair solutions of HV batteries.
  • Lead and support issue resolution (8D) activities for the HV Traction Battery.

The HV Senior Design Engineer Will Have:

  • Experience in the automotive industry
  • HV Traction Battery design and delivery experience
  • Knowledge of electrical subcomponents found within the HV traction Battery (i.e BDU)
  • Knowledge of Power Electronics (DCDC, OBC) and Charging systems
  • Experienced of issue resolution (8D)
  • Experience of managing tier-one suppliers

Desirable criteria

  • Engineering degree or equivalent
  • Experience of using Catia V5
  • Knowledge of Lithium-ion Technology
  • Knowledge of Technology trends within the industry
  • HV Authorised /Senior Authorised Person
  • Knowledge of HV Electrical systems found within a HV traction battery and associated Power Electronic and Charging systems is an advantage and an awareness of design, manufacturing and service requirements of automotive high voltage traction batteries would allow for a solid foundation for this role.
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