ELECTRICAL PERFORMANCE SYSTEMS ENGINEER

Job Description

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

SIMILAR JOBS

 

A company with a long track record for innovation and offering tailored bespoke solutions to its global customer base, is currently seeking an Electronic Design Engineer to enhance their R&D Team.

As a company they design and develop a range of technical mechatronic products that are often required to work in partnership with other electronic technologies and equipment.

Their own internal team consists of experienced personnel in the areas of Software, Electronic and Product Design and this position will support all of these areas, with a biased toward Electronic Hardware Development, but with daily interaction with Digital, Software and Mechanical applications as well. 

The company are currently busy with the development of three new platforms that are required for delivery and testing early 2021, so the team are extremely busy developing and prototyping new technologies to ensure this target can be achieved. 

The position will be offered the opportunity to work remotely and on-site for the initial first 6 months, but the role will then be likely to be reverted back to purely on-site working, so applicants should ideally be situated within a 1 hour commuting distance of the office (South Manchester) 

Experience of the following would be extremely useful: 

  • Schematic Layout and PCB
  • Good working knowledge of STM32 Cortex M4
  • Exposure to Visual Studio, C++, C#, Python, bash
  • Good experience in Source Control, e.g. GIT, subversion
  • Collaboration tools, e.g. Confluence
  • Bluetooth 5 modules & Wi-Fi modules
  • USB 3 Type-C including Power Delivery control via STUSB
  • Digital/Analog signal conditioning
  • Control circuitry, load drivers, stepper motor control
  • Design for EMC and other certifications (e.g. CE, LVD, CB, FCC, UL, CCC, etc)
  • Capable of ‘bringing up prototype hardware’, and be comfortable using scopes, bus analysers, etc
  • Building, testing, debugging prototypes and early production models
  • Design of test equipment and procedures for high reliability production of volume parts
  • Experience of Windows App, Android, iOS or other mobile application development would be useful

Requirements for the Electronic Design Engineer role:

  • A positive attitude is essential as is flexibility, creativity and pragmatism
  • Ability to self-manage project work loads
  • Good analytical skills
  • Problem solving abilities
  • The understanding and learning of new technologies
  • A degree or equivalent in Electronic Engineering or related discipline
  • Experience of developing embedded electronic hardware and software for real-time and mobile systems

The company will offer:

  • 37.5 hour working week 
  • Contributory pension scheme (5%/5%)
  • Private Healthcare
  • 29 days paid holiday increasing with service
  • Death in Service benefit
  • Flexibility in working hours
  • A friendly relaxed atmosphere where everyone is focused on creating excellent products
  • Remote working for the first 6 months

Commutable from: Manchester, Wrexham, Macclesfield, Crewe, Stoke-on-Trent, Liverpool, Runcorn

Probe Technical Recruitment, R&D Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

This is a technology-focused company, specializing in control system design, install and commissioning.

They have been supporting end users and mechanical system integrators for several years and over this time have become a specialist in automated systems.

The Role

They are now looking to strengthen and reinforce the team, with an experienced Electrical Design Engineer, ideally suited to someone looking for the next challenge in their career. The right candidate will take ownership of the electrical design for the ongoing development of new and existing systems. 

On a day to day basis, perform electrical design activities associated with the delivery of projects, to end users and partners, from project launch to handover on site.

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Interpret design input information to produce electrical control panel/ system designs based on the current ISO, EN, and BS standards
  • Production of all associated documentation including, but not limited to, design calculations, design/safety specifications, operation and maintenance manuals, installation designs and drawing.
  • Design & production of electrical layouts & schematic drawings using appropriate CAD tools
  • Ongoing management of Bill of Materials to support project and spares procurement
  • Preparation and ongoing management of manufacturing documentation and technical files and participate in design reviews, new project meetings and customer-facing meetings, providing technical support to other departments, as required
  • Operate in accordance to the company’s ISO 9001 policy

Person Specification

This is a rewarding position, offering the successful candidate an opportunity to be part of a highly professional team looking to innovate and drive performance.

The successful candidate will have / be:

  • Ideally educated to Degree level, or a minimum of HNC/HND in Electrical Engineering 
  • Prior experience working in a similar role, including electrical design and commissioning would be highly advantageous 
  • Familiar with 415v motor drive systems, soft starts, and inverter drives and familiar with 24v DC motor drive systems would be useful
  • Previous use of AutoCAD (EPLAN highly advantageous)
  • Working knowledge of relevant standards governing the controls automation industry

Hours and Benefits:

  • £35,000 - £45,000 dependant on experience
  • Flexi time working, 37.5 hours per week
  • Health insurance
  • Employer pension contribution
  • Performance based bonus

Commutable From: Burton Upon Trent, Loughborough, Nottingham, Mansfield, Chesterfield.

Probe Technical Recruitment, R&D Recruitment Specialists since 1994
 

 

Benefits

Negotiable Salary (DOE), Homeworking, Car Allowance, Company Pension, Private Medical Insurance & Life Insurance

Role Overview

  • Client is looking to recruit an experienced Piling Design Engineer, to work within their estimating team, who is looking to progress their career, working within a homeworking role. As a business, they are committed to the professional development of their employees and this is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful and expanding business.
  • The teams principal objective is to identify new business opportunities by preparing design solutions, estimates and tender proposals for the delivery of a variety of piling disciplines that meets the customer’s needs and in accordance with the Company’s Sales and Commercial Strategy.
  • The role is design and estimating. You will need to be proficient in working with relevant design software and have an understanding of the estimating process. You will be expected to work from a bill of quantities or a set of drawings and any other form of enquiry documents a client will issue and provide piling designs and price estimates for everything from a one-off scheme to ongoing projects which will be completed over several months.
  • You will be required to follow a project through with any design requirements as the project develops or progresses.
  • You will be expected to have combined site experience with quantity surveying skills, commercial acumen and a mind capable of financial analysis.
  • This is a customer focused role that requires you to have the ability to engage with clients to determine their needs and articulate those requirements in order to provide a solution-based proposal.

Design and Estimating Skills Required

  • Interpret architectural engineering plans, blueprints and specification drawings to determine the scope of works
  • Check the tender requirements against the Company’s governance procedure and accordance with the Company’s Sales and Commercial Strategy to determine the most appropriate engineering design solution for the installation of sheet steel, driven or bored piles, etc
  • Prepare designs for fully embedded retaining walls, cantilever and propped solutions, bearing piles either bored driven or VCC using information supplied by the client or suitable generic engineering values for the soil strata present on site 
  • In conjunction with the Contracts Manager, conduct site inspections for tender understanding, analysis of conditions, assessment of risk and identification of activities that may or may not be shown in the tender documents
  • Review contract conditions and incorporate the Company’s requirements within a written tender submission document
  • Liaise with client on an ongoing basis to determine progress of tender
  • Comply with stated Company policies and procedures relating to health and safety legislation

Essential Qualifications and Work Experience

  • BA Engineering / Civil Engineering – or equivalent in relevant experience
  • At least 5 years’ experience in heavy civil engineering

Working Hours

  • Minimum 40 hrs per week as dictated to meet the needs of the business.
  • The pressure and fixed nature of deadlines means some late nights may be needed. Overnight stays are rare, but you will need to travel to meet clients on site.

Probe Technical Recruitment, R&D Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

A growing fire and security company are currently on the lookout for a Fire & Security Installation Engineer to join their team in the Thames Valley area. The company pride themselves on providing best in class security solutions to both private and commercial customers in and around the M4 corridor and West London. 

The Fire & Security Installation Engineer is an integral part of the team and will be rewarded with extensive training/personal development opportunities, a great work/life balance, a company vehicle and uniform. The Fire & Security Installation Engineer will be paid a salary of up to £30,000 with no shift work and predominately Mon-Fri working.

The company are relatively new to the market but have already enjoyed huge success. Orders are constantly increasing which is why the business has a need for an additional Fire & Security Installation Engineer. The business owners have vast experience in the industry and have long standing relationships with various main contractors which brings a lot of work their way.

The business is at a crucial phase of growth and as such this presents an excellent opportunity for an Installation Engineer to join at a great time. 

DUTIES:

  • Installation of a range of systems including but not limited to CCTV, Security/Intruder Alarms, Access Control Systems, Fire Alarms, etc. 
  • Small elements of design work. Plans are produced by the Design Engineer but may need to be altered on site at short notice. These alterations will be the responsibility of the Fire & Security Installation Engineer.
  • Maintaining high levels of customer service and satisfaction
  • Completing installation and upgrade projects in a timely manner whilst maintaining quality standards

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar installation role
  • Exposure to various CCTV, Access Control, Intruder and Fire Alarm systems
  • Competent Engineer capable of independent working
  • Willingness to travel around the Berkshire, Bucks, Surrey, West London areas
  • Full, clean driving license
  • Ability to pass a CRB check

Probe Technical Recruitment, Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

This Maintenance Electrician is a Nights role but ONLY 3 NIGHTS – Friday to Sunday.  It offers an excellent salary and great Benefits Package incl excellent holiday entitlement, Pension, Potential Career Development, and Canteen.

As the Maintenance Electrician, you will be working for a real leader in the FOOD Sector – working for an incredibly stable organisation known for its outstanding quality product / service.

Benefits for the Maintenance Electrician:

  • Excellent Salary
  • 33 days holiday incl Bank Holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Potential Career Development
  • Free Parking
  • Free Weekends!!!

As the Maintenance Electrician , your duties will include:

  • Maintenance, Repair and Service of all mechanical and electrical equipment within the factory
  • You will be assisting with the installation of new electrical and mechanical systems and equipment
  • You will carry out breakdown maintenance and fault diagnosis on all equipment on site
  • Carry out PM works on all equipment incl; Despatch equipment, production process equipment and electrical systems  incl electrical cabling and wiring to control equipment.
  • General – Repair and replacement of lighting installations, power distribution equipment and electrical control equipment

I would be very interested in speaking with you if you are/ have:

  • Previous Experience as a Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer with an electrical bias
  • You must have previous experience in the Food industry - ESSENTIAL
  • Self-motivated
  • Flexible approach – with a strong team spirit
  • The ability to work on your own initiative
  • Attention to detail

To be considered for this position you will ideally be Apprentice trained and will hold a relevant Electrical Engineering Qualification such as City and Guilds or NVQ level 3. 
I would be keen to speak with Maintenance Engineers, Technicians, or Maintenance Electricians who have experience supporting plant machinery within either food production settings.

Probe Technical Recruitment, Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

One of the country’s premier agricultural equipment dealerships is on the look out for an Area Sales Manager to drive sales in the Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire area.

The Area Sales Manager will be responsible for the sale of new and used agricultural capital equipment, from tractors to combines, direct to farmers across the territory. 

In return the company will offer the Area Sales Manager a highly competitive basic salary of up to £35,000 with a very attractive commission scheme. The top performers in this company are earning £65,000. Company Car, Phone, iPad, Laptop & training.

This dealership sells a wide range of premium equipment produced by some of the most well-known agricultural equipment manufacturers. 

Despite most of the business world experiencing a rather turbulent 2020, this company has seen sales and profits grow this year and are recruiting from a position of strength. 

A fantastic training programme is also on offer to ensure the salesforce is well equipped to sell and demonstrate the entire product portfolio.

DUTIES:

  • Selling the entire portfolio of both new and used agricultural capital equipment – tractors, harvesters, balers, telehandlers etc. 
  • Building and maintaining pipeline of opportunities within defined region
  • Meeting and exceeding defined revenue targets and KPI’s
  • Carrying out product demonstrations to customers
  • Attending trade shows

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ideally the Area Sales Manager will have some experience within both sales and the agricultural industry but applicants outside this may be considered
  • Excellent commercial aptitude 
  • Willingness to succeed
  • Strong work ethic

This role is commutable from Oxford, Aylsbury, Luton, Leigton Buzzard, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, Buckingham, Dunstable, Luton, High Wycombe, Maidenhead, Slough, Chesham & Berkhamstead.

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