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Principal BMS Engineer

  • Location: Wellingborough
  • Salary: £60k - 75k per year per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 30 days ago

  • Sector: Motorsport
  • Function: Powertrain
  • Contact: Jeff Lane
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384446108
  • Duration: permanent
  • Start Date: May 2022
  • Expiry Date: 26 May 2022
  • Job Ref: 61530

Principal BMS Engineer

Motorsport and Automotive

£60000 - £75000

What's in it for you?

  • Leading the design and development of Battery Management System - Software and Hardware from initial concept through to product delivery
  • Management responsibility for leading a team, advising senior management & stakeholders, customer and supplier facing role
  • A competitive salary and benefits, working for a technical consultancy with a background in both motorsport and high performance road cars

As Principal Engineer Battery Management System you will be required to

  • Lead the design of BMS throughout all stages of development, from creating specifications and prototypes to refining designs, monitoring delivery and installation
  • Lead Embedded System development for BMS that will work in tandem with vehicle's Energy Storage System
  • Lead definition of the hardware, software and functional requirements for future BMS solutions, documenting these requirements, and ensuring alignment between other departments
  • To lead design of the architecture for both BMS Hardware and Software
  • Liaise with the mechanical and electrical engineering teams to ensure that designs are optimised at all levels
  • Lead the testing of Battery Management Systems using both in-house and external facilities
  • To interface with clients on technical issues

As Principal Engineer - Battery Management System you will have

  • Degree qualified or equivalent with relevant experience in automotive BMS development
  • Extensive knowledge on Energy Storage System architectures
  • Understanding of the relevant legal requirements, safety standards of BMS design, Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), vehicle safety and functional safety standards
  • Familiarity with typical software coding tools and software validation tools
  • Be familiar with structured problem solving approaches and typical tools such as 8D and Ishikawa
  • Experience with Battery design and HV system design with a BMS focus
  • A good understanding of battery test and approval standards

What you will get as Principal Engineer Battery Management System

  • A competitive salary & benefits
  • Experience working on a range of both motorsport and high performance automotive projects
  • On-going training & development

Suitably qualified and experienced Battery Management System Engineers should apply today by contacting Jeff Lane at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to










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