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  • Job reference: RMS0162584

Battery Test and Development Engineer - 29620

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/11/2015
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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.

The Role:
The Electrical System Development & Validation engineer will be responsible for:
- Writing test specifications for Battery ECU & pack testing based on component requirements.
- Developing the test method & tools (e.g. Test bed Software such as Vector CANoe or AVL Lynx).
- Conducting testing alongside the test engineers on the Battery ECU (BMS), Battery Pack and Vehicle.
- Supporting issue investigation to find root cause and propose fixes.
- Communicating with the other JLR engineers and the Tier 1 supplier to report issues and agree changes.
- Supporting the completion of quality documentation, including boundary diagram, FMEA, quality history reviews, robustness checklist.
- Planning and delivering the DV and PV tests needed to validate the component.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
1. Thorough understanding of automotive ECU testing.
2. Experience of test specification development and delivery.
3. Good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work within a small team of engineers.

- Automotive ECU testing (e.g. Test bed Software such as Vector CANoe or AVL Lynx).
- Requirements & test case development and management (e.g. IBM DOORS & RTC or Ford eFDVS).
- Root cause analysis techniques (e.g. Six Sigma, 5 Whys, Fishbone, 8D etc).
- Engineering or Science degree or significant relevant experience

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Understanding of HV components, Li-ion cells or other battery technology is preferred but not essential.
- Software development for automotive applications.
- Working with HV components.

Additional Information :
The applicant will need to provide their own mobile phone for business use
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