Copello are partnered with a technology and engineering services business that are looking for an experienced Battery Performance Engineer to join their experienced team in Oxfordshire. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join a company that provides world-class technical innovation, engineering, testing and manufacturing services to customers across sectors from automotive and motorsport to aerospace and defence.

 

The Role

The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include:

  • Advancing cell-driven battery system performance and safety.
  • Generating data, design input and validation for battery systems through battery testing, data analysis, modelling and simulations.
  • Conceptualisation of battery packs from system level requirements by cell selection and pack sizing activities.
  • Determining battery performance capabilities, limitations and improvement opportunities.
  • Tracking state-of-the-art cell technology and supporting cell supplier relationships
  • Representing the business externally as a technical expert for ongoing project delivery as well as business development purposes.
  • Engaging with stakeholders at all levels of the business, as well as external partnering academic and external organisations

 

The Essentials

  • An engineering qualification (Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a STEM subject) or equivalent industry/academic experience.
  • Proficiency in data analysis
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work inter and intra-departmentally, building working relationships across the business.

 

The Desirables

In addition to the above, you will ideally have knowledge/experience in one or more of:

  • Using MATLAB, and modelling physical systems in Simulink
  • Battery cell technology or HV Battery Systems
  • Battery testing, battery test methods, battery data analysis and cell test data analysis
  • Writing battery test procedures.
  • Managing large datasets.
  • Battery Cell / System equivalent circuit models
  • Degradation mechanisms associated with Li-ion batteries
  • Battery safety, abuse testing, thermal runaway and propagation-resistant design
  • Model-based BMS state-estimation algorithms
  • State-of-the-art lithium-ion cells on the current market
  • Working with lithium-metal solid-state cell technology and other advanced chemistries.
  • Understanding of Systems Engineering principles (V-cycle)

 

The Package

  • Salary up to £65,000 depending on experience
  • 26 Days Holiday + bank holidays, increasing with Service and options to Buy/Sell up to 1 Week extra.
  • Car Schemes
  • Performance based Bonus Scheme
  • Childcare Benefits such as Childcare Vouchers or TEDS Nursery Vouchers
  • Free Onsite Gym with Classes
  • National Gym Membership Discounts Available
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 8% Employer Contributions Pension Rising To 10% After 3 Years
  • Cycle To Work Scheme

 

The Application

To apply please send your CV directly to Sam@copello.co.uk or call me on 07771487618.

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