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Job titleSenior Battery Mechanical Systems Engineer
Job typeAuto Innovation
Salary42,000 - 45,000 GBP
LocationUK North
Bonus PackageBonus Package
Job description

Want to play a part in the development of cutting-edge automotive technologies? Our client is looking for a Battery Mechanical Systems Engineer to join their team in North Yorkshire. 


The company 

Our client design, manufacture and sell advanced single and double deck buses within the automotive market. They have developed a range of low-carbon buses with optimised drive systems, setting the benchmark for fuel economy and CO2 reduction. Their lightweight engineering, premium service and low running costs all contribute to these advanced passenger vehicles designed for a global market.    

The role 

As Battery Mechanical Systems Engineer you will support the integration, development, and test of the high voltage battery system of an Electric Vehicle, including safety, structural integrity, durability, and certification. You will also specify the packaging and integration features required for the battery applications. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Leading the definition of battery system packaging, mounting and mechanical integration  

  • Creating 2D drawings for vehicle manufacture 

  • Creating 3D CAD models, including key features for approval with the vehicle mechanical teams 

  • Supporting the product integration from specification to certification 

  • Ensuring the required CAE specification, analysis and validation is completed 

  • Ensuring the required CAE crash analysis, specification and validation is completed 

  • Developing the specifications for all subsystems in the portfolio 

  • Deliver projects on time and within cost constraints 

  • Carrying out verification testing and validation  

  • Supporting issue resolution of systems and technical problems 

  • Leading testing activity to meet certification requirements 

  • Managing the suppliers of the subsystems  

  • Designing appropriate DVVP, Design and Test standards at all levels 


The requirements 

You will have a minimum of 5 years of experience in design and integration of thermal systems in the vehicle industry, and analysis and design of mechanical systems. 

  • BTech / MTech in Mechanical Engineering  

  • Hands on experience in analysis, design of mechanical and structural systems 

  • Experience of prototype vehicle build up, system commissioning and managing issue resolution 

  • Understanding of supplier landscape and experience of managing supplier technical delivery 

  • Hands on experience using mechanical test facilities and system integration testing 

  • Ability to determine root cause of design failures 

  • Experience in Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) Software tools such as RADIOS, MATLAB, Simulink, etc. 

  • Strong track record of system integration and delivery – automotive domain is preferred 

  • Analytical with strong attention to detail 

  • Able to work both autonomously and as part of a team 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 


Important information 

FMC Contact for this role: James B Watson (

Reference number: 9831 

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