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Senior Mechanical Engineer - Battery

  • Location: Malmesbury
  • Salary: Highly competitive salary & excellent benefits package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 27 days ago

Job Title – Senior Mechanical Engineer - Battery

Highly competitive salary & excellent benefits package

Location: Malmesbury


Are you a Senior Mechanical Engineer with strong design and development experience interested in working with one of the most innovative and dynamic manufacturers on the planet? We are looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer with a background in complex engineering analysis and problem solving to Join the Battery team in a brand-new state of the art R&D facility based in Wiltshire. Are you an innovative and creative thinker with ground up design and development experience? If so continue reading.

As a Senior Mechanical Engineer – Battery, your day-to-day responsibilities will consist of;

  • Develop and verify design of cell mechanical sub-components 

  • Investigate mechanical load path interactions within the cell, characterise and analyse mechanical interactions and failure modes within the battery cell.

  • Optimise materials and mechanical design for performance, safety and lifetime of the cell.

  • Generate, develop and implement novel ideas for battery component design

  • Develop and manage a set of mechanical design rules and load cases for battery cells, to quickly enable development and testing of new ideas

  • Develop requirements for functionality, durability and robustness of non-chemical components of a battery cell

  • Set up and run testing to support any performance, lifetime, safety and mechanical characterisation required of the battery cell or sub-components to develop design requirements.  

  • Support with the development of test methodology, including the design and optimisation of Jigs and equipment where necessary.

  • Collate data and generate summary test reports

An exciting opportunity for an Experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer - Battery with the following.

  • Degree in Engineering, physics or similar

  • Electro/mechanical component characterisation and analysis 

  • Component design and verification/validation testing

  • Mechanical design of components using CAD software (Siemens NX preferred)

  • FEA analysis experience (ANSYS preferred)

  • Experience with electrochemical environments and battery cell design a distinct advantage

If you are a Senior Mechanical Engineer with the right experience and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Mechanical Engineer position, please contact Matthew Taylor at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 07947943994.


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