|3 months ago
|04 Jan 2024 23:59
The role is for a Battery Cell Integration & Test Engineer with interest and experience in battery cell technology.
The individual will be responsible for determining battery cell capability and performance, and interfacing with battery pack and vehicle teams to integrate the cell for use in Mild Hybrid (mHEV), Full Hybrid (FHEV), Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) and Battery Electric (BEV) vehicles.
Interface with core and unit battery pack engineering teams (thermal, mechanical, and electrical)
Interface with hybrid vehicle systems teams, energy analysis team
Analyze vehicle and battery pack data as related to cell usage, performance, and life
Cell performance, life, and degradation investigations and testing.
Co-ordinate this work with cell modelling team
Develop calibrations for cell-related battery controls, support advanced controls algorithm development
Lead core design and release activities for electrified vehicle battery cell component
Support cell related Unit GPDS deliverables for next generation battery programs
Work with cell suppliers to develop quality documents for production (DFMEA, PFMEA, Control Plans, Engineering Specification)
Support cell supplier validation items, coordinate regular communications with cell supplier (develop and coordinate test plans, review test data, evaluate design changes)
Coordinate and/or conduct cell and battery pack characterization testing; analyze test data and provide engineering recommendations
Develop cell and battery pack test methods, Key Life Test development and evaluation
Assist with new battery cell technology assessments
Support battery localization activities
Awareness of and compliance with high-voltage safety practices
Educated to a degree level in Chemistry, Material Science, Chemical Engineer with emphasis on energy storage or Mechanical/Electrical Engineering with battery experience
3 months+ direct experience with analysing/evaluating designs and data.
Knowledge of current hybrid technologies/ battery / power electronics and components desirable
Demonstrated ability to plan and execute technically challenging projects working cross functionally.
Product development processes
Managing engineering deliverables
Vehicle Bill of Material tracking and reporting
Financial control and reporting
Electrified powertrain key components and systems
Demonstrable experience of working independently.
Ability to quickly obtain and grow knowledge in a rapidly developing technology.
Strong oral and written communication skills
Self-motivated with excellent team building and leadership skills
Must have valid UK or EU driving license & willingness to travel as needed
Has an enthusiasm for electrification and awareness of other vehicle area requirements and the integration and integration challenges that they present in delivering a vehicle level solution that meets all attributes
Experience of using data analysis software (MATLAB, Excel, INCA, ATI)
Familiarity with powertrain controls, battery controls, test scripting, and CAN
Knowledge of battery test equipment (cyclers, thermal chambers, chillers)
High Voltage Safety Training
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