Job Description

ELECTRONIC ENGINEER

Lead Electronics Engineer (Battery Management System (BMS))

We have a great opportunity to join an innovation centre based in the Midlands area and be part of focused team of creative engineers.

The company have a strong track record for creating Award Winning products for the consumer market sector and are continually focusing on New Product Innovation exercises to keep their international recognition for being the best in field.

  • £40,000 - £45,000
  • 37.5 Hours
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Holidays)
  • Pension
  • Early Finish Fridays

The Electronic Engineer position will report to the Head of Engineering and will be the sole Electronic biased Engineer within a team of Product Design and Prototype Engineers.

Duties will include

  • The creation and development of battery management systems
  • Ensuring battery management systems meet regulatory and company requirements for safety
  • Charger design and writing detailed charger specifications
  • Power Converter Design.
  • Ensuring designs can comply with relevant EMC/EMI standards and modifying design where needed to ensure this is the case.
  • Thermal management design of power electronics systems
  • Design of battery powered electronics to meet global requirements.
  • Research into new technology and investigating ways of incorporating this technology into future products.
  • Use of simulation and PCB design software to create prototypes.
  • Strong lab skills to build and test prototypes with minimal supervision.
  • Develop the concept, proving key technologies and demonstrating the system feasibility
  • Take technical responsibility for the battery management system and associated power electronics content of a project. This may expand to the responsibility for multiple small concurrent projects.
  • Demonstrate designs are safe, robust, cost effective and fit for purpose for a high-volume manufacture environment, through detailed laboratory testing, simulation and analysis

Electronic Engineer Requirements

  • Minimum BEng/MEng degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering or other relevant discipline
  • Experience in the design of Battery Management Systems especially for Lithium-Ion technology.
  • Experience in motor inverter design and motor control, particularly brushless DC motors, servo or stepper motors desirable.
  • General knowledge of power electronic devices, including silicon based IGBTs, MOSFETs and wide bandgap technologies
  • Understanding of device characteristics and issues with switching behaviour in real circuits, as well as power switch driver design
  • Design of power electronics for both low voltage and mains voltage systems
  • Understanding of techniques for accurately monitoring small signals in high power, electrically noisy environments.
  • Excellent knowledge of analogue signal conditioning (e.g., op-amp circuit design) and ideally digital signal processing approaches
  • Schematic capture using Altium Designer, Mentor Graphics or other mainstream tools
  • Use of SPICE based simulation tools such as Simetrix and LTspice
  • Design calculation tools such as Mathcad, Matlab, Excel.
  • Circuit simulation and tolerance analysis
  • Robust design including FMEA techniques
  • Good quality engineering process understanding and appreciation
  • Design for high volume manufacture
  •  PCB layout – size/cost minimisation while achieving layouts for inherently good EMC compliance and thermal design.

This opportunity will be part of the full product life cycle of a project and will require visits to overseas suppliers and manufactures, to ensure the integrity of designs are maintained. This will allow complete project ownership from concept through to final release to retail.

Commutable from: Bringham, Oxford, Cheltenham, Worcester, Dudley, Redditch, Coventry, Wolverhampton.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

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