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ELECTRICAL PERFORMANCE SYSTEMS ENGINEER

Job Descriptions

ELECTRICAL PERFORMANCE SYSTEMS ENGINEER

Role Overview:

  • This is an opportunity to work for a world leading business, who are currently looking for an Electrical Performance Systems Engineer.
  • The assignment runs until 31/12/2020 with a possible extension.
  • Occasional travel to the other test sites will be necessary (10% of the time).
  • ** Both Ltd Company and PAYE will be considered

Hours and Pay:

  • £30.00 - £35.00 per hour
  • 37.5 hours per week, during normal office hours
  • Initially this will be for a 4-month period, with a possible extension

Key Skills Required:

  • Degree in relevant engineering discipline with a minimum 3 year’s relevant experience.
  • Matlab/Simulink exposure.
  • Understanding of CAN and with the ability to use it.
  • Experience of typical BEV and PHEV battery system solutions and technologies.
  • Experience of defining and/or using appropriate 1D and 3D CAE analysis tools to design, verify and optimise electrical performance.
  • Strong people skills and the ability to work individually and in a cross functional team.
  • Work experience to project manage a design through to production and manage several parts across multiple vehicle programmes.
  • Problem solving using standard 6-sigma templates and processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for battery system electrical performance requirements, product validation plans, and delivering validation tasks.
  • Developing battery system performance maps and parameters using virtual and physical methods.
  • Calibration and modelling of battery pack.
  • Interpret vehicle level requirements into battery system requirements.
  • Model battery behaviour and estimate performance during drive cycles.
  • Design control strategies to meet performance and life targets.
  • Performance issue resolution.
  • Support BMS integration.
  • Support battery performance testing.
  • Create Can configurations for test procedures.
  • Support Vehicle Integration.

Competencies Required:

  • Systems Thinking
  • System Requirements Engineering
  • System Capability Engineering
  • Product Interface Management and Integration
  • Product Problem Solving
  • Product Failure Mode Avoidance
  • Decision quality
  • Drives results
  • Communicates effectively
  • Builds networks
  • Resourcefulness and Manages complexity

Person Specification:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines is required
  • Prior Senior or Lead Engineer equivalent work experience in a relevant discipline area is required with a demonstrated track record of technical problem solving and quality decision making.
  • Knowledge of MS Office tools is preferred.

Commutable from Leighton Buzzard, Luton, Bedford, Northampton, Aylesbury, Hemel Hempstead