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Job titlePrincipal Electrical Engineer – Battery & HV Systems
Job typeAuto Innovation
Salary65,000 - 75,000 GBP
LocationUK Central
Bonus Package
Job description

Would you like to work for an award-winning consultancy with a strong history in the automotive space? Following a new round of high investment, our client is looking for a Principal Electrical Engineer to join their team in the UK and lead the delivery of a range of complex, novel powertrain projects.

The company

Our client is a technical consultancy that specialise in helping major OEMs in the automotive space. They are a true engineering powerhouse who develop advanced technologies for their clientele and have worked with some of the largest and most famous names in the market.

One of their core specialisms is around EV technology for both road cars and motorsports, working on state-of-the-art technologies and powertrains. They are leading the way in the world of electrification and they offer a variety of services from cell testing to software modelling.

The role

As a Principal Electronics Engineer you’ll lead the design and development of electric circuitry for HV and battery systems, from concept to production. You’ll bring your technical expertise to provide input into a new strategy roadmap, channelling resources effectively to allow our client to build a future pipeline of projects and deliver higher volumes. You’ll also be responsible for developing a team of dedicated engineers and guiding them to ensure operational excellence is delivered to the customer base.

Other responsibilities include:

· Delivering quality projects on time and to budget

· Conducting hand calculations to support design processes

· Planning resources and activities to suit deliveries

· Conducting the testing and verification electronics devices and assemblies

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

· Co-ordinating engineering changes and maintaining detailed design records

· Liaising with suppliers and divisions across the business to ensure suitable technical specifications are met

· Driving continuous improvement initiatives

· Working in accordance to processes and safety requirements

 

The requirements

The successful candidate will have 5+ years of demonstrable experience as a Battery and/or HV engineer as part of an OEM, Tier 1, or consultancy with a track record of working on in automotive or motorsport applications, as well as:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Electrical or Electronic Engineering
  • Experience on working on up to 800V systems as a Senior Authorised Person
  • Proven ability to produce electrical drawings to a high standard
  • Knowledge of battery test and approval standards
  • Highly organised with experience of delivering projects in a time-dependent, high-pressure environment
  • Strong leadership and project management skills
  • Customer focused with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Analytical and innovative with an aptitude for problem solving
  • Proactive, results-orientated and driven

 

Important information

FMC contact for this role: Rhys Greenslade (rhys.greenslade@fmctalent.com)

Reference number: 13094

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    Updated on 2017-08-07T17:04:38+00:00, by Matthew Graham.