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Job titleExpert – HV Charging & Conversion
Job typeAuto Innovation
Salary65,000 - 70,000 GBP
LocationUK Central
Bonus Package
Job description

Our client has a rich heritage in the development of iconic and exclusive sports car models and is looking for an Expert – HV Charging & Conversion to join their team. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a hands-on, dynamic environment with automotive technology that is paving the way for hybrid and electric vehicles.  

The role 

As an Expert – HV Charging & Conversion, you’ll drive the development of our client’s HV DCDC conversion and on-vehicle charging systems, from R&D to series production, and lead cross-functional teams to achieve quality, cost, weight and functionality targets. This role is highly technically focused – you’ll become a primary point of contact for key stakeholders throughout the product development process and guide the integration of HV and charging systems into vehicles and to the grid. 

Other responsibilities include: 

  • Planning resources and activities to suit deliveries 

  • Leading regular design reviews of components and projects 

  • Conducting the testing and verification assemblies 

  • Identifying the root of development and quality issues and generating solutions 

  • Co-ordinating engineering changes and maintaining detailed design records 

  • Liaising with suppliers to ensure suitable technical specifications are met 

  • Collaborating cross-functionally with other R&D departments 

  • Driving continuous improvement initiatives 

  • Working by processes and safety requirements 

  • Producing technical documentation and specifications 

  • Maintaining a high level of competitive intelligence 


The requirements 

You’ll have a background in leading the development of charging strategies and profiles, as well as: 

  • Degree Educated in Mechanical, Electrical or Electronic Engineering 

  • Proven experience of delivering HV DCDC converters and on-vehicle charging systems and integration for hybrid and/or electric vehicles 

  • Experience of leading the entire cycle of DFMEA delivery at an OEM 

  • Practical experience working with LV and HV systems 

  • Strong understanding of their vehicle legislation and certification requirements 

  • Strategic thinker with outstanding data-gathering and problem solving skills 

  • Driven team player with experience of working across cross-functional teams 

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) 

  • Able to produce clear and concise technical reports 

  • Able to take on challenges within a fast-paced, technical environment 

  • Passionate about the advancement of hybrid and electric powertrain technology 

  • Results-orientated and driven 


Important information 

Reference number: 13196 

FMC contact for this role: Rhys Greenslade ( 

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