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Battery Test Engineer

Battery Test Engineer

Job Title: Battery Test Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedfordshire
Salary: £40000 - £50,000 + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SD4099
Contact Name: Simon Davey
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 22, 2018 14:43

Job Description

A key position within the newly formed Battery Test team reporting into the Propulsion division. The position will be responsible for Test Cycle and Operating condition definition and support in line with all Customer requirements, including issue diagnostics and resolution ensuring high quality and timely reporting to the Customer. Contributing to deliver a complete HV Battery Test Service to all Industry clients. This service requires extended shift cover to ensure a continuous operation and minimum prove out duration for the DUT.

Roles and responsibilities
- Provides Engineering support for HV Battery Testing technology and operation
- Defines Test Cycles and Operating conditions based on all Customer requirements/specification (Durability and Abuse)
- Provides comprehensive issue diagnostics and resolution to all Test activities
- Ensures high quality and timely Test results reporting to the Customer.
- Actively involved in any forensic investigation into DUT or Facility failures, understanding root cause and putting measures in place to prevent reoccurrence
- Applies Continuous Improvement techniques in all activities to ensure ever improving Facilities, processes and Test methods
- Own Test and Operational derived Risk Assessments
- Ensures safe Operating Procedures are in place for all HV Battery related activity
- Ensures safe operation of DUT at all times
- Shift working (Early / Late or Standard Offset Week)

- Degree in Electrical / Electronic Engineering (2:1 and above or equivalent) (preferred)

- HV Batteries (preferably Automotive)
- HV Battery testing (Durability and Abuse)
- Knowledge of Industry HV Battery testing standards (e.g. Reg100.02, UN38.3, SAE J2380/2464) (preferred)

- Experience with AVL Puma and/or Kratzer PA Tools (preferred)
- Experience in LabView programming (preferred)

Personal Behaviours
- Highly motivated Team player
- Good and inclusive communication skills
- Represents highest company standards
- Customer focussed

- Contribute to the Process definition, setup and commissioning stage of the Battery Test Facilities
- Flexibility to travel as and when required
- Full UK driving licence
- SC clearance or ability to achieve this (UK national with residency in the UK for the last 5 years)
- Willing to undergo a Criminal Disclosure check