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Chief Engineer - EV Battery Systems

  • Location: Coventry
  • Salary: Market related per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 27 days ago

Chief Engineer - EV Battery Systems - Warwick - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits

A Chief Engineer EV Battery Systemsis required to join the Electrical Electronics and Energy Storage team whose scope is to define the EV battery architecture, Cell selection, Battery pack development, Development of BMS software, Component and Vehicle level Validation.

The Chief Engineer EV Battery Systems will lead the EV battery system development. Forming part of the core technical team this role will work across product development and R&D projects involving electric vehicles and will be responsible for design, development and delivery of appropriate battery systems architecture and battery packs to suit programme size and timescale.

As Chief Engineer EV Battery Systems - you will be required to

      Provide technical leadership as required in the technical delivery of engineering projects ensuring technical deliverables are met

Review latest state of the art / industry standards with a view on future landscape of electrification to guide the product direction

Interpret customer requirements to drive System Level requirements and develop the System Architecture

Responsible for design of Battery packs and appropriate heating / cooling systems

You will also be responsible for developing, implementing, and validating appropriate battery system architecture for different applications.

Derive and validate the battery system component level requirements

As Chief Engineer EV Battery Systems - you will have

      Degree qualified whilst being able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge or an acknowledged industry expert in high voltage battery system for electric vehicle applications

An understanding of EV Battery chemistry and packaging

An understanding of EV Battery mechanical and electrical design

In-depth understanding of Battery thermal performance and degradation characteristics across chemistries and geometry

Experience in systems engineering and functional safety

CAD experience, preferably CATIA

What you will get as Chief Engineer EV Battery Systems;

      An excellent salary and benefits package, whilst working on highly-rewarding projects in a supportive team environment.

Training, support, and career advancement.

Suitably qualified and experienced Chief Engineer Battery Systems should apply today by contacting Jeff Lane at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446106 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to










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