Electric Drive Systems Manager

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    Woking, Surrey

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    Automotive, General engineering & manufacturing, Motorsport

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    Paul Branton

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    about 2 years ago

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Electric Drive Systems Manager
£Comp + Bens

An Electric Drive Systems Manager is required to lead cross line projects for the Electric Drive Technology department. Candidates with experience in an OEM or tier one with a high level of electric drive systems technical knowledge would be well received.

Due to increased workloads this company, a world renowned automotive manufacturer in Woking, requires a proactive Electric Drive Systems Manager to cover all projects from an advanced development stage before entering development for series production. As the Electric Drive Systems Manager you will be required to:

  • Work with and support Electric Drive Technology Engineering Managers and Principal Engineers for roadmap based activity and maturing next generation technology
  • Work closely with Vehicle line and Electric Drive leadership and other relevant stakeholders to define and implement goals for all projects under your responsibility
  • Accountable for managing the full budget for the Platform across the Electric Drive department, including internal and external head count, tooling investment, D&D and BOM cost
  • Relevant ISO26262 compliance is adhered to for key electric drive components
  • Sign off design, technical specification and concept FMEAs to ensure all of the above targets are met

The Electric Drive Systems Manager should have the following skills or experience:

  • Ideally degree qualified in an engineering discipline
  • Proven ability in an R&D project management
  • Good understanding of Electric Drive control systems which include Battery Management Systems, Motor Control Units, DC/DC converter and Charger control systems, and their delivery to programs
  • Knowledge of Electric Drive Simulation and Analysis tools and processes
  • Sound commercial and financial awareness

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with previous experience in automotive product development or project leadership function experience to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Woking based automotive manufacturer will offer you:

  • £Competitive
  • Pension

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as an Electric Drive Systems Manager and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Electric Drive Systems Manager role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

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