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Lead BMS Engineer - Next Generation EV Tech Research

Lead BMS Engineer - Next Generation EV Tech Research

Job Title: Lead BMS Engineer - Next Generation EV Tech Research
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wiltshire
Industry:
Salary: £competitive (dependent on proven ability) + bonus + bens
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: PF4692
Contact Name: Paul Frisby
Contact Email: paulf@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: June 17, 2019 14:36

Job Description

Global tech innovator is offering an exciting opportunity to work on the research of ‘Next Generation EV technology & applications’.  We are seeking a proven Lead BMS Engineer for the Tech Research division.  
 
Accountabilities
 
The Lead BMS Engineer role will involve: 
Propose and develop state of the art hardware solutions for the BMS of battery packs incorporating emerging cell technologies 
Lead a team of hardware engineers to carry out the day to day tasks required to engineer a world class automotive BMS product meeting performance, quality, resource and time constraints 
Work closely with the BMS Research Manager and the software and systems process team leads to ensure alignment of deliverables, process and people 
Lead requirements capture, ensuring compliance with automotive standards for functional and electrical safety, EMC, vibration and environmental conditions 
Oversee the selection of components (both high and low power), schematic capture and the generation of PCB design files 
Oversee both analogue and digital circuit design (sensor inputs, LV psu, contactor driver stages, processor and control logic layout, memory and communications interfaces) 
Identify and audit suitable partners to contribute to the development life cycle, particularly relating to the verification of requirements 
Provide support to the embedded software team during software development
Optimise cost and production effort via close collaboration with the existing BEV development team 
Define and conduct tests to validate required functionality 
Manage and nurture a high performance culture Communicate clearly and effectively the results and project status to a broad spectrum of associated project stakeholders and senior management 
Present concepts directly to the Senior Management team when required
 
Skills
Education and experience: 
BEng/MEng degree in Electronic Engineering with a demonstrable level of automotive experience associated with complex EV electrical systems 
Expert knowledge of the industry (e.g. part suppliers, external test houses) 
 
Skills: 
Delivery of the hardware aspects of an automotive BMS or similar system to ISO26262 ASIL C 
Excellent technical awareness across the complete range of BMS hardware functionality 
The ability to effectively communicate complex ideas and concepts, influencing cross-functionally at all levels 
Experience of line management and people development 
Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with part suppliers, external test houses etc. 
Self-starter with the ability to work independently, take on new challenges readily, possess a hands on approach and work with a can-do attitude