Standard/Senior Battery Design Engineer

West Midlands
30000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + Bens
17 Jun 2019
24 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Senior Battery Design Engineer will lead system & component level design and integration of battery packs and modules.

This includes the design of the battery pack housing thermal system EE system LV and HV system design and module design. The chosen candidate will have excellent understanding and experience in HV battery design.

They will have strong interpersonal and communication skills.

This role will be based in either Essex or Coventry.


Lead system and component level (electrical and mechanical) design of battery packs; including integration into vehicle platforms

Lead preparation of battery design reviews

Lead the preparation of battery system and component quality documentation (boundary diagrams, P diagrams, robustness check lists, FMEAs and test plans)

Liaise with relevant teams to direct battery design tasks (ie simulation, component engineers, testing, suppliers and manufacturing)

Lead battery pack/module drawing creation and sign-off

Lead assessment of test and simulation results and defining next steps

Support supplier assessment and discussions

Mentor and support junior team members

Support recruitment

Support sales activities

Key Skills:

Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics or similar (min 2:1)

Catia V5/V6, Creo or Unigraphics NX experience

Excellent understanding of HV battery design fundamentals

Professional experience in system and component design of battery packs, preferably in the automotive or commercial vehicle industries

Strong communication, teamwork and leading abilities

Good written and oral English and competent presentation skills

Willingness to travel

Driving license


Member of a relevant professional institute (eg IET. IMechE)



Project Management experience

We look forward to receiving your details for the unique opportunity to join our growing, high-tech, international team.

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