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Senior Electrification Engineer

  • Location: Peterborough
  • Salary: £35 - 45 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 20 days ago

  • Sector: Off-Highway
  • Function: Powertrain
  • Contact: James Tilley
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446126
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 19 August 2022
  • Job Ref: 62300

Senior Electrification Engineer - Test Facilities

Up to £45/hr - Inside IR35

Peterborough/Remote - Hybrid

12 month initial contract (Long-term Role)

Reporting directly to the Engineering Manager, this vacancy is a senior engineering position that will contribute to the successful design and implementation of brand-new state of the art development facilities to grow the increasing demand on electric drivetrain systems for our customer applications.

The work will include designing facilities for battery build, test & rectification, full EV machine workshops as well as control systems for electric driveline test cells. Delivery of these new facilities is a major strategic part of shaping the future and an exciting opportunity for the right candidate.

The day-to-day work will involve leadership and execution of projects working across a multi-functional team and support developing control and measurement techniques for electric drivetrain technology testing. 

Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles:

  • Experience of working in an engine, powertrain, or EV test cell environment or with relevant control and measurement systems
  • Team working skills to operate effectively with engineers and technicians
  • Emphasis on initiative and self-starting tasks with the capacity for continuous learning
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills, with the ability to provide concise insights, conclusions and recommendations drawn from complex technical data
  • An Engineering / Technical Degree or be qualified through relevant work experience
  • Proficient in PC operation for engineering software

Candidates may have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles:

  • Experience in electrical hybridisation of IC engines and/or developing testing facilities to support this
  • Experience in developing or testing electric vehicles, experience of battery pack management
  • Theoretical knowledge and practical experience of electrical systems, control systems, and data capture systems

For further information, please send your interest and CV to James Tilley -

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.