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Electrical Design Engineer - EV / PHEV / Battery System - Electrical Systems

Electrical Design Engineer - EV / PHEV / Battery System - Electrical Systems

Job Title: Electrical Design Engineer - EV / PHEV / Battery System - Electrical Systems
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Towcester
Salary: £competitive (dependent on proven ability) + bens
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: PF4970
Contact Name: Paul Frisby
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 03, 2020 16:31

Job Description

Dynamic engineering business with a diverse range of capabilities is seeking a proven Electrical Design Engineer able to specify and design LV and HV electrical systems for applications related to the electric and hybrid vehicle sector.

Now carrying out a wide range of exciting projects with niche vehicle manufacturers, tier 1 suppliers and OEM’s in automotive and increasingly in other sectors

Nature of Work for the Electrical Design Engineer includes but not limited to:

  • The design and implementation of rechargeable high power battery packs (<800VDC) and associated energy distribution, motor drive and protection systems.
  • The design of low voltage (12-24VDC) control systems and installation harness.
  • Reviewing and contributing to customer/internal project requirement documents.

Ideal knowledge, Skills & Abilities of the Electrical Design Engineer:

  • Previous experience in the preparation of electrical schematics using dedicated electrical design software (Zuken E3 preferred).
  • Ability to work independently on the specification and design of LV and HV electrical systems
  • Working knowledge of interfacing requirements of digital, analogue and communications signals.
  • Previous experience in automotive related design and installation an advantage.
  • Knowledge of isolation requirements and practices for DC systems to 800V.
  • An understanding of material selection and protective treatments.
  • An understanding of electric vehicles is advantageous.
  • Experience on the implementation of automotive ECU units is an advantage.