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Battery Development Engineers – Entry Level/Senior/Lead/Principal

Battery Development Engineers – Entry Level/Senior/Lead/Principal

Job Title: Battery Development Engineers – Entry Level/Senior/Lead/Principal
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wiltshire
Industry:
Salary: £contact for info
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: GF5795
Contact Name: Gemma Feist
Contact Email: gemmaf@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: July 01, 2021 13:13

Job Description

Battery Development Engineers – Entry Level/Senior/Lead/Principal
Permanent
£negotiable on experience
Wiltshire
 
Description
Our client is a global technology enterprise. They solve the problems others choose to ignore, with surprising new inventions that defy convention and simply work better. They’re growing fast and their ambition is huge – more categories, more locations and more people.
 
Accountabilities
The Global Power Electronics & Energy Storage Development Team requires an Associate Principal Battery Engineer experienced in lithium-ion cells and batteries to support the design and development of battery systems for the companies cord-free products. 
 
As part of the wider Global Engineering Group the successful candidate will engage with multiple projects, categories and engineering disciplines, and will have responsibility for the integration, performance and behaviours of energy storage technologies across numerous complex products.
 
We are open to considering candidates at different levels of seniority and experience for an Engineer/ Senior/ Associate/ Principal Engineer position.
 
Accountabilities
Depending on your experience level, on a day to day basis you would be expected to demonstrate the following capabilities and take part in and/or lead the following activities:
Verification and qualification of new cells and energy storage solutions.
Partnering with development teams to translate product level goals into cell and pack level performance targets; responsible for defining technical requirements and feasible deliverables. 
Concept development & top-level planning of project plans
Fault-finding & Root cause analysis of issues. 
Mentor and ambassador for group – working with teams in both the UK and SEA as the subject matter expert on Batteries & Energy Storage Technologies.
Supplier management
Designing, implementing and delivering test plans that further our understanding of cell degradation under product conditions and consumer usage scenarios.
Review work completed by others and where appropriate, be prepared to provide guidance and mentoring support to team members.
 
Skills
You should hold a degree in a relevant engineering or scientific discipline (2:1 or above is desirable).
Ideally, we would like candidates to hold a master’s degree or PhD, again in a relevant field – but a postgraduate qualification is not essential, especially if you have industrial experience instead. 
You should also have at thorough knowledge and understanding of Battery Technologies, especially Li-Ion, their fundamental electrochemical processes and their application in product environments. 
Notwithstanding the above, we are also happy to consider applications from Graduates, providing you can demonstrate that you have a strong interest to work in Battery Development.
Capability to communicate complex issues to non-specialists in the field of Batteries and Electrochemistry will also be an essential skill set (you will be asked to demonstrate your presentation and communication skills as part of the interview process).
 
For more the more experienced positions:
You should be a proficient user of industry standard battery cyclers e.g. Maccor, Arbin, Bitrode, Solartron, Biologic etc.  (Maccor experience is preferred). 
We would also like you to have experience using and developing models that enable performance and lifetime predictions, although this is not essential.
A working understanding of Battery Management Hardware and Embedded Battery Management Software is also desirable.
 
Benefits Overview
27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
Pension scheme
Performance related bonus
Private medical insurance
Life assurance
Sport centre
Free on-site parking
Subsidised café and restaurants
Discounts on company products
 
To apply please send an MS Word formatted version of your CV over for our review and consideration.