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Lead Product HV Safety Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 05/02/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
As Lead Product HV Safety Engineer you will deliver all necessary technical guidance and authority to achieve high standards of High Voltage electrical safety, focusing on four main areas:

1. General EV Safety Precautions

2. Authorisation and Training

3. Safety Process and Documents

4. Work on Energy Systems

Main Responsibilities:
*Demonstrate a strong understanding of High Voltage and Electric Vehicle system safety along with a Quality focused approach
*Enablement to ensure the Propulsion EV safety strategy is successfully delivered
*Provide support to ensure the wider team meet the project deliverables consistently across the business sectors
*Own and deliver reporting matrix to support project readiness
*Coordination of issue management and drive correct ownership of technical resolution
*Be responsible for redefining the HV/EV Safety Policy for all business functions
*Ensure a data driven approach, promoting compliance to appropriate safety regulation
*Establish EV safety standards, requirements and design rules
*Oversee the creation and publication of business function specific HV/EV safety rules
*Oversee all HV safety documentation printing requirements
*Define and release EV Safety Authority and Identification solution
*Contribute to HV/EV emergency protocol across all functions
*Project momentum - meeting cadence, agenda and actions
*Recording project status - producing department weekly/monthly reports

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Strong experience within an engineering discipline
*Extensive knowledge of HV and EV safety concepts and Safety Regulations
*Knowledge of typical BEV and PHEV system solutions and technologies
*Previous experience within Vehicle Engineering, Powertrain, Electrical or Service
*System and Technical issue management experience
*Project management experience
*Demonstrable experience of technical target management
*Ability to build and manage multiple internal and external relationships in complex stakeholder environments
*Strong people skills with the ability to work individually and cross functional teams
*Excellent communication and presentation skills
*Experience of meeting deadlines
*Demonstrable knowledge in systems engineering theory

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Degree qualified in an Engineering specialism
*Knowledge of automotive Power Supply Systems
*Experience of automotive diagnostic systems
*Ability to develop cross functional teams with excellent levels of communication
*Experience of Standard / Requirement definition
*A working knowledge HSE regulation and Market of Sale legislation
*Experience of interacting with technicians within retailer network
*Experience of communicating on a global scale
*Experience of complex high voltage systems and safe operating conditions
*Qualified in the use of 6 sigma toolset or similar methodologies
*Experience of management of outsourced projects with strategic suppliers
*Experience in the development of Service tools and processes
*Experience of Training development or training delivery

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