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Electrical Systems Engineer (Battery Thermal)

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 29/03/2018
  • Duration: on going
  • Time left:
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Position Title: Electrical Systems Engineer
Competency Group: Powertrain
Location: Gaydon

Position Description:
* The role is as a system engineer based in the Battery Thermal Management Systems team within the Battery design and release teams as part of the overall Powertrain electrified engineering group.
* Reporting to the Thermal Management System Manager/ Principal Engineer the Component Engineer would be responsible for the delivery of the battery pack cooling and heating system to meet quality, cost, weight, timing and functional targets.
* As system engineer you would work with designs engineers to ensure the CAD designs and drawings are completed with the correct level of integrity.
* Key Responsibilities:
* Own the Design and Release of multiple parts across various battery programmes.
* Ensure robust timing plans are in place that achieves Program milestones and targets (Quality, Cost, Functionality, Weight, and timing).
* Develop a Statement of Requirements to support supplier sourcing and work with the matched pair through the GSP process
* Develop and release updates to Engineering Specifications.
* Ensure DFMEA, Design Rules, RMDV, Statement of Work process/documents are diligently and transparently implemented in the design condition at the appropriate design maturity gateways.
* Lead issue resolution (AIMS) and Change Management (WERS), processes to ensure that all changes are implemented robustly and support programme objectives.
* Fully utilize the ETAG, (End of test Battery Strip process) from completed functional, rig and vehicle tests, along with Warranty feedback to ensure proactive identification and resolution of component issues.
* Lead suppliers through design phase, procurement of prototypes, production tooling and ensure components perform to requirements.

Skills Required:
* A knowledge of typical BEV and PHEV battery system solutions and technologies.
* Experience of complex cooling or heating systems.
* Understanding of control systems hardware, including sensor technology, control software and diagnostics.
* Experience of defining and/or using appropriate 1D and 3D CAE analysis tools to optimise and verify thermal performance and hardware reliability/ durability.
* Understanding of typical battery characteristics , cell cooling and how thermal characteristics affect degradation and durability.
* Understanding of regulatory needs applicable to BEV and PHEV solutions.
* Understanding fluid mechanics and heat transfer principles.
* A working knowledge of the design and release process
* Experience of Change Management

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

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