A leader in electrified HGV technology is currently seeking a Lead Battery Development Engineer. The successful candidate will be involved in the battery system requirement development, specification generation, system design, verification, and validation.
The Lead Battery Development Engineer duties involve:
Analyse desired battery product/systems specifications and applicable regulations/legislation for their area of the program.
Define the battery product functional analysis (based on standard) to translate customer specifications and internal requirements into clear product performance criteria.
Agree on the material and subcomponent choice proposed to be able to meet mechanical performance requirements.
Subjectively and objectively assess component stability performance in a repeatable, safe manner.
Use vehicle-based instrumentation to gather on-vehicle data.
Use tools to gather data on system performance.
Use gathered data alongside subjective evaluation to identify parameter changes to drive the desired change in system and vehicle performance.
According to validation/measurement results, define necessary product improvements to meet the specifications.
Lead the battery product validations for their area of the program.
Define, plan, and follow the product validations.
Support reaching the quality, costs, and delivery targets of the program.
Support design review and contribute to the achievement of Engineering Milestones as well as Customer Program Milestones.
The Successful Lead Battery Development Engineer will have:
Relevant manufacturing/engineering degree preferred in either Electronic or Electrical, Automotive or Systems Engineering
Battery cell, module, and pack level experience within manufacture and testing
Experience with CAN, National Instruments Labview, and Data Loggers
Willingness to work in a hands-on Battery development role
Understanding of legislation and standards
An understanding of Lean Manufacturing
Sound knowledge of high voltage vehicle safety standards (e.g. R100)
Proven experience in a similar role, working on HV vehicles (although onsite training will need to be completed)