EMC Electric Vehicle (EV) Project Engineer

  • Location

    Nuneaton, Warwickshire

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    Automotive, General engineering & manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum

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    Gemma Skidmore

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    11 months ago

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EMC Electric Vehicle (EV) Project Engineer

Nuneaton to £48k

As the successful candidate you will be responsible for all aspects of EMC project delivery. This includes testing and reporting for a variety of Electric and Hybrid Vehicle programmes in accordance with European Directives and worldwide Standards.

Working primarily within the Special Projects Team you will ensure tests are performed to schedule, budget and delivered.

Key Responsibilities with respect to Electrical / Hybrid Vehicle EMC (will include, but are not limited to):

  • Customer liaison
  • Preparation of quotations and proposals
  • Detailed reviews of test specifications and test plans (prior to and during test)
  • Consultation, preparation & technical evaluation of trials plan requirements
  • Planning / delivery of multiple projects across multiple laboratories
  • Technical engineering lead for projects under your control
  • Management of all customer deliverables
  • Scheduling of tasks to maximise the efficiencies for projects within your control
  • Provide in-lab EV and Hybrid vehicle, component and sub-system test delivery
  • Provide in-lab project consultancy and product awareness
  • Equipment configuration within facilities

Awareness and Expertise of the appropriate candidate may include, but is not limited to:

  • BS EN 61000-3-2 / BS EN 61000-3-3 / BS EN 61000-3-11 / BS EN 61000-3-12
  • BS EN 61000-4-4 / BS EN 61000-4-5
  • BS EN 61851
  • EV Battery Technologies
  • Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) technologies
  • xEV Charging Protocols, i.e. CHAdeMO, CCS


Essential experience for this role would include:

  • Electrical Engineering background
  • Practical 'hands-on' engineering
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to work with detailed technical documentation including interpretation of requirements and product specifics

Desirable experience for this role would include:

  • Automotive electrical background
  • High Voltage (<1500 VDC, ≤440 VAC)
  • Minimum of 5 years EMC/RF experience with a bias towards commercial and / or automotive applications
  • Understanding of vehicular electrical powertrains and their associated charging methodologies
  • Understanding of CANBus principles


Essential skills for this role would include:

  • Demonstrate Project Management skills with emphasis on commercial awareness, tasking and accountability, service quality, and timely delivery
  • Demonstrate an excellent understanding of the principles behind EMC test specifications and procedures
  • Understanding and generation of H,S & E / Risk Assessment requirements


Essential qualifications for this role would include:

  • HNC/HND (BTEC level 4) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Equivalent time served experience

Desirable qualifications for this role would include:

  • Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or related subject
  • Equivalent time served experience

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