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Senior BMS Engineer - Next Generation EV Technology

Senior BMS Engineer - Next Generation EV Technology

Job Title: Senior BMS Engineer - Next Generation EV Technology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wiltshire
Industry:
Salary: £competitive (dependent on proven ability) + bonus + bens
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: PF4844
Contact Name: Paul Frisby
Contact Email: paulf@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: June 17, 2019 12:16

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 Senior BMS Engineer for the Tech Research division.  
 
Accountabilities
 
The BMS Engineer role will involve:
Design Lithium-Ion battery management systems for Electric Vehicle products
Create full specification of the BMS (h/w and s/w)
Design interface to VCM and other related components with BMS
Ensure battery management systems meet regulatory and company requirements for safety
Request cell characterization for BMS software fitting
Estimate cell performance and degradation
Develop SOX (s/w development for estimation of state of capacity, health and power)
Test and Validate the BMS (h/w and s/w, including model based validation work)
Support supplier production quality
Solve engineering and field issues
Design and Develop an in-house BMS
Develop new battery management system for emerging cell technologies
Research new technologies and investigate ways of incorporating the technologies into future products.
 
Ideal technical knowledge:
Design of Battery Management Systems for Electric Vehicles.
o Battery application experience specifically with regard to safety systems and determining system parameters.
o In-depth knowledge of Lithium-Ion technology.
o Device selection - Interpretation of datasheets and knowledge of design methods to confidently select the lowest cost devices while achieving reliability targets.
o Good understanding of how to conduct high currents and high voltage in cables, connectors and PCBs.
o Design techniques to meet EMC requirements.
o Excellent knowledge of the specification, selection and testing of EV battery pack components.
 
Design Tools: 
o Schematic tools 
o Simulation tools 
o Calculation tools.
 
Design Techniques:
o Circuit simulation and design tolerance analysis
o Good quality engineering process understanding and appreciation
o Design for high volume manufacture
o PCB layout – size/cost minimisation while achieving layouts for inherently good EMC compliance and thermal design