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Battery Cell Array Engineer

Posted 15 January 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline EV & Electrical Systems
Contact NameSam Brown

Job description

Order Ref: 55815

Position Title: Battery Cell Array Engineer

Duration: 12 Month Rolling Contract

Location: Dunton, Essex

Division: Powertrain

Position Description:

  • Battery Cell Array Engineer
  • The role is for a Battery Cell/Array Engineer with interest and experience in battery cell technology.
  • The individual will be responsible for providing technical assessments related to battery cells/arrays used across Mild Hybrid (mHEV), Full Hybrid (FHEV), Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) and Battery Electric (BEV) vehicles.

Skills Required:

  • Educated to a degree level in Chemistry, Material Science, Chemical Engineer with emphasis on energy storage or Mechanical/Electrical Engineering with battery experience
  • Knowledge & experience of working with Li-ion chemistries in academic or industry setting.
  • Strong understanding of Li-Ion chemistries performance, thermodynamics, degradation mechanisms, battery management systems
  • Strong problem solving and analytical ability
  • Knowledge of current hybrid technologies/ battery / power electronics and components desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute technically challenging projects working cross functionally.
  • 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, willingness to learn, 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

Skills Preferred:

  • PhD in Electrochemistry/Material Science or Chemical engineering
  • Understanding and experience of battery cell chemical analysis
  • Experience of Li-Ion battery and/or fuel cell modelling
  • 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

Additional Information :

  • Travel: Yes, Climate trips to support development activities
  • Location Hybrid