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Job titleSenior HV Electrical Design Engineer
Job typeAuto Innovation
Salary45,000 - 65,000 GBP
LocationUK Central
Bonus Package
Job description

Following recent bounds of investment, our client is currently experiencing an impressive scale-up. They are seeking a Senior HV Electrical Design Engineer to lead the delivery of a fresh range of EV projects and continue the expansion of their Powertrain capabilities.  

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 Senior HV Electrical Design Engineer, you’ll provide technical leadership that will ensure the smooth and successful delivery of HV batteries and components on time and to budget, matching the scale of our client’s production, as well as their exceptional standard of performance. You will constantly be challenged with finding new and innovative solutions to both standard and complex HV projects, which you will present to internal teams, suppliers and external customers.

Other responsibilities include: 

  • Carrying out functional and installation checks on prototypes
  • Validating design through calculation and testing
  • Channelling resources effectively to support the business in achieving annual objectives  
  • Liaising with suppliers to ensure suitable technical specifications are met 
  • Working by processes and safety requirements 
  • Producing customer documentation to ensure ongoing safety

The requirements

You’ll have strong (5+ years’) experience in an Electronics Design capacity within an OEM or Tier 1 supplier with a track record of engineering automotive and/or motorsport components. A background of managing small automotive engineering projects is highly desirable for this role, as well as:

  • Degree educated in a relevant Engineering discipline
  • Able to design and develop hardware and software for the BMS, PDU and CMM
  • Experience of analogue electronics design
  • Experience on working up to 850V DC systems
  • Highly organised and methodological
  • Innovative with an aptitude for problem-solving
  • Excellent communication, articulation and presentation skills
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team 
  • Self-starter who thrives in a hands-on, fast-paced environment
  • Results-orientated and driven 

Important information 

Reference number: 13817
FMC contact for this role: Rhys Greenslade (

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