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

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This is an excellent opportunity, with a world leading business, for a proven Analysis Engineer, supporting on a battery pack project, for 20 weeks.

This applied science position conducts numerical computations via third party and in-house tools to determine structural performance of components and systems. Evaluates software and methods and provides improvement recommendations. The results from the computer models are used to determine the validity of the design to meet the customer requirements. Design recommendations are then provided as needed.

Candidate Essentials

  • Good analytical skills and the ability to present the analysis results to a wide audience
  • Experienced in using multi-physics optimization tools
  • Previous experience in thermal / mechanical analysis

Experience

  • 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. 
  • Preferred candidates would have a mix of experience using MS Office tools, Matlab, Python, APDLANSYS, FORTRAN or C programming, Windows/Linux operating systems, and desktop/remote high-performance computing hardware systems.

Person Specification

  • Good background and understanding in engineering fundamentals (dynamics, mechanics and thermodynamics)
  • Design experience, able to make adjustments to existing models and provide sound design direction to improve components/systems ability to meet requirements
  • Able to break down mechanical and thermal requirements into analytical tasks and pass-fail criteria to assess designs
  • Experienced in interpreting and correlating to empirical data (time-based accelerometer data, Frequency response plots, thermocouple data... etc.)
  • Skilled in Ansys Workbench tools in both structural and thermal analysis essential (transient structural, Harmonic response, random vibration etc.)
  • Skilled in Explicit Dynamics for crash and drop analysis (LS Dyna, Ansys Explicit Dynamics) and experienced in using multi-physics optimization tools
  • Good reporting skills, able to portray analysis results to a wide range of audience and effectively providing guidance to key stakeholders. Experienced in scripting and automating repetitive tasks is a bonus

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Obtains input and negotiates with Design, Thermal Sciences, Materials and Product Validation and delivers key structural performance parameters like motion, load, natural frequencies, stress, design margin, life, sound power, etc. to Design and Product Validation. 
  • Makes decisions in the area of structural design (materials and their processing as well as geometry) that impact structural performance (motion, load, natural frequencies, stress, design margin, life, sound power, etc.) of components and systems Applies and improves computer modelling processes that estimate motion, load, natural frequencies, stress, design margin, life, sound power, etc. and tools such as ANSYS, FE-Safe, GT-Suite, and AVL Excite required to support the processes and enable high quality decision making. 
  • Provides independent leadership of smaller business impact projects or ownership of complex components, products, systems or services with greater elements of ambiguity over the senior or lead engineer level and with full accountability to the project team. 
  • Delivers independent execution of established and emerging work processes and systems, while still developing technology or product knowledge. Leads the development and improvement of work processes and systems across a functional discipline area within a business unit site. 
  • Coordinates and directs work amongst technicians and temporary student employees, assists in the transfer of knowledge to lesser experienced engineers through either indirect (scope of influence) or direct management of a small, local group of engineers.
  • Provides support and guidance to influence technical direction within a project team and continues to develop proficiency in the competency areas critical to success in the role. Operates as a recognized specialist in a discipline or product area within the immediate team. 

Hours and Pay

  • £35.00 per hour - Ltd Company
  • 40 hours per week
  • Contract period – 20 weeks initially

Commutable From: Leighton Buzzard, Luton, Bedford, Northampton, Aylesbury, Hemel Hempstead

 

This is a well-established multi-disciplinary business, with a diverse project workload. They offer a varied and interesting workload, in this client facing role, so, a candidate with excellent communication skills is required. 

You will have around 5 years’ experience in Infrastructure Engineering / Civil Engineering, with a range of exposure across drainage and highways. Alternatively, deeper knowledge in one of these areas and a willingness to develop the other will be considered.

Infrastructure Engineer Candidate Essentials

  • Drainage (MicroDrainage), Section agreements and / or highways experience is essential
  • Educated to a minimum standard of degree Infrastructure Engineering or similar
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD and in modelling software such as Micro Drainage, PDS or Civil 3D
  • Working knowledge of drainage design standards and good practice, including Sewers for Adoption, Wallingford Procedure, FEH, NHBC Standards, CIRIA 753 (SUDS Manual), NPPF, etc
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, able to present information in detail to Directors, senior management team and staff
  • Hold full clean driving licence and have own private car with insurance for business use

Key Responsibilities

  • The Infrastructure Engineer will be managing and undertaking numerous residential, commercial and public sector related clients and projects. Liaison and co-operative working with team members, senior staff and colleagues in other disciplines
  • Writing of Flood Risk Assessment reports, Transport Assessments and other technical reports for strategic development schemes
  • Development of surface water drainage strategy designs, Road design, S38, S104, S106 and S278 documentation
  • Prepare design models, drawings, calculations, technical documents, reports and correspondence
  • Assist Director with operation of the Civil team to meet the productivity and growth aspirations of the company
  • Submissions of designs for third party approvals which require pro-active communication with clients, authorities and other agencies to ensure projects are completed to deadlines and budgets
  • Working within all offices as and when required, working additional hours if necessary, to deliver all responsibilities and to attend meetings/events

Company Benefits

  • Salary £35,000 - £42,000, dependant on experience
  • Payment of Professional Subscriptions
  • 30 days holiday
  • Christmas shutdown

Commutable From: Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Loughborough, Tamworth, Burton Upon Trent, Mansfield

Probe Technical Recruitment, Celebrating 26 Years of Technical Engineering Recruitment Excellence

 

We are currently looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to work for a fast growing organisation who specialise in the design and development of electromechanical devices. 
The company have seen fantastic growth of not only its own staff and revenue, but also its product range in the last few years and currently boasts a strong team of Mechanical, Electrical and Electronic Engineers within its R&D team. 

The position will be daily involved in the mechanical design of devices and components that will house Smart Technology, Electronic and Electrical applications. The role will involve using 3D CAD SolidWorks to achieve the mechanical aspects of the projects - machine parts, fabrications, enclosures and moving parts. 

The right candidate for the Design Engineer position will have a strong background in 3D CAD design and development of electromechanical or mechatronic devices or similar.

  • Be formally qualified in either Mechanical or Design Engineering in (HND/Degree). 
  • Be fully conversant with a modern 3D CAD package (SolidWorks, Creo or similar) 
  • Have 1st principle mechanical engineering knowledge.
  • Have an appreciation of electrical and electronic applications.
  • A knowledge of software and embedded software applications would be advantageous. 
  • Good project engineering and the ability to create supporting documentation and presentations in relation to project management duties. 
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • The ability to work well within a team and understand and learn new technology and procedures. 
  • A strong work ethic. 
  • This role for a Design Engineer would be a great opportunity for either a mid-level or experienced Designer, who is looking for a new challenge to work full product life cycle and see projects through to completion and final delivery to an end customer. 
  • The company will offer a suitable applicant, good opportunities to progress their career and develop new skills. 

Benefits:

  • c£40,000
  • 25 days holiday plus bank Holidays
  • A good pension scheme
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Career development. 

If you believe you are a Design Engineer who could be suited to this position, with 3 years plus experience. Please forward your latest CV with a brief cover letter.

This position is commutable from Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Rochdale, Oldham and Bolton.

1999 - 2020, Celebrating 21 Years of Specialist Research, Development & Design Recruitment Excellence

 

Due to an internal move, this world-leading business is looking to employ a Lead Electrical Design Engineer to join their Controls department in their new, state of the art offices.

Working on power generation control system projects you will provide the line management and allocation of company Drawing Office resource facilities. You will also provide CAD design services for the preparation of detailed designs in collaboration with appropriate design engineers and ensuring compliance with design standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Produce CAD drawings for Controls systems i.e. L&N cubicles, Panels, AVRs etc and drive drawing office process standardization to ensure early adoption, streamlining of processes and identification of gaps
  • Look for opportunities to reduce process lead time and create spare capacity to process new projects, monitor, control, and develop engineering release systems into Manufacturing, Purchasing, and Services
  • Manage the workload of the team, develop the drawing office standards, ensuring high quality output across the team
  • Ensure regulatory and statutory compliance on product design, relevant technical, safety and environmental standards, codes of practice etc
  • Planning, prioritisation, and resultant resource allocation to meet and exceed customer expectations and management & resolution of all NCR’s within 24 hrs
  • Able to communicate technical information easily, to internal contacts and external customers
  • Working to set targets, both in terms of efficiency and output and presenting this at the monthly management meetings, team and individual management of staff in accordance with policy and procedures
  • Person Specification
  • AutoCAD Electrical experience is essential (Inventor experience, coupled with electrical skills may suffice)
  • 5 – 10 years of proven experience
  • Minimum HND/HNC in relevant engineering discipline
  • Technical self-sufficiency, with an understanding of other disciplines, and depth and range of management experience of projects and studies.
  • Ability to demonstrate man-management
  • Knowledge in the design, project engineering and consultancy in oil and gas pipelines / power generation and associated facilities
  • Experience in production of engineering CAD designs

Salary, Hours and Benefits

  • £40,000 - £44,000
  • 37 hours per week, early finish Friday’s
  • 7% company pension
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Christmas shutdown
  • Great development opportunities

Commutable From: Leicester, Derby, Nottingham, Tamworth, Burton Upon Trent, Birmingham, Coventry
 

 

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.

Probe Technical Recruitment, Celebrating 26 Years of Sales Engineering Recruitment Excellence

 


This Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer with Electrical Bias will be covering 12-hour shifts Monday to Thursday – All of your weekends off!!  It offers an excellent salary and great Benefits Package incl excellent holiday entitlement, Pension, Potential Career Development, and Canteen.

As the Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer, you will be working for a real leader in their field – working for an incredibly stable organisation known for its outstanding quality product / service.

Benefits for the Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer:

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

As the Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer, 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 Packaging or Food sectors
  • 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 Packaging or food production settings.

 

Based in the Milton Keynes area, we are working with a Blue -Chip manufacturing organisation, who are now looking for an Analysis Engineer for an initial 20-week contract, with an immediate start.

BENEFITS:

  • £29/hour
  • 20 Week Contract

DUTIES:

  • Working within a small team, your focus will be developing and improving electrical performance of battery pack
  • To make adjustments to existing models
  • Provide strong design direction to improve components / systems 
  • Breakdown mechanical and thermal requirements into analytical tasks
  • You will be using multi-physic optimisation tools

REQUIREMENTS:

  • You will be able to demonstrate a good understanding of engineering fundamentals (dynamics, mechanics, and thermodynamics)
  • Design experience and the ability to make adjustments to existing models
  • To have the ability to breakdown mechanical and thermal requirements into analytical tasks
  • Experience in interpreting and correlating to empirical data (time-based accelerometer data, frequency response plots, thermocouple data)
  • Skilled in Ansys Workbench tools in both structural and thermal analysis (transient structural, Harmonic response, random vibration etc)
  • Good knowledge of Explicit Dynamics for crash and drop analysis 
  • Excellent reporting skills