AVL is the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains (hybrid, combustion engines, transmission, electric drive, batteries and software) for passenger cars, trucks and large engines.
The Senior Battery Component Engineer will be responsible for systemand component level design as well as validation of battery packs.
This includes the system and functional integration of battery systems within vehicle and powertrain projects. The chosen candidate will have excellent understanding and experience in HV battery system design and development tasks.
Your Responsibilities :
Responsible as a senior component engineer in the system and component level (electrical and mechanical) design and validation of battery packs.
This includes battery pack integration into vehicle platforms
Lead preparation of battery system requirements and specifications and requirements decomposition to component level
Lead the preparation of battery system and component quality documentation (boundary diagrams, P diagrams, robustness check lists, FMEAs)
Liaise and direct relevant teams to support battery design tasks (i.e. simulation manufacturing, suppliers and SW & controls teams)
Create and sign-off drawings of battery pack modules and components
Lead the development of test plans both on a system and component level
Lead supplier selection process
Assess, draw conclusions and define next steps from simulation and testing results
Mentor and support junior team members
Support sales activities
Your Profile : Essential :
Degree in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics or similar
Excellent understanding of HV battery fundamentals
Expertise in high voltage battery design and validation
Minimum 5 years’ experience in system and component design of battery packs, preferably in the automotive industry
Strong communication, teamwork and leading abilities
Analytical and conceptual capabilities
Good written and oral English and competent presentation skills
Willingness to travelling
CAD modelling and drawing capable
Member of a relevant professional institute (e.g. IET) and a chartered Engineer
A unique opportunity to join our growing, high-tech, international team. We look forward to receiving your details; please send them using our online application form.
AVL United Kingdom Ltd.