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Design And Release Engineer - Battery Array

Salary: £0

Location: Basildon

Job type: Contract

Category: Fleet hire, leasing and daily rental

Design and Release engineer – Battery Array RLE International is working on behalf of their Essex based Automotive Client, who are currently looking for a Design and release engineer for Battery Array to support and join their expanding team. Our client offers a wide range of unique opportunities available to suit some of the best people and brightest minds in the automotive industry. They are positioned to become the most desirable Asian brand in Europe, and they need your help to get there. Position Description: Electrified Systems Engineering - Battery Array Design & Release Engineer The role is for a Battery Array Design & Release Engineer with interest in battery technology. The individual will be responsible for design & release for battery array and interfacing with battery pack and vehicle teams to integrate the arrays for use in Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) and Battery Electric (BEV) vehicles. Rate: £Neg via Umbrella Company Skills Required: Responsibilities: Lead the design and release of future model High Voltage (HV) battery welded array modules by working with HV battery package engineers, suppliers, welding process engineers, and HV battery component engineers. Develop electrical, mechanical, and thermal interfaces and ensure package compatibility for module into HV Battery System Design or evaluate supplier design of specific module components using engineering techniques and knowledge of manufacturing process to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective design. Work closely with other functions and global teams to meet package, performance, and attribute requirements for HV Battery Array System. Complete Design and Release activities including release HV Battery array in WERS, Validation, Issues management, Quality Document Development, and delivery Interface to adjacent teams including HV Battery unit team, HV Battery manufacturing team, and HV Battery cell team, HV Battery Testing team, Supplier Technical Assistance, and Purchasing. Support battery localization activities. Awareness of and compliance with high-voltage safety practices. Experience Required: Demonstrated ability to plan and execute technically challenging projects working cross functionally. Working knowledge of: * CAD * Product development processes * Managing engineering deliverables * Vehicle Bill of Material tracking and reporting * Financial control and reporting * Electrified powertrain key components and systems * Demonstrable experience of working independently. * Ability to quickly obtain and grow knowledge in a rapidly developing technology. * Strong oral and written communication skills * Self-motivated with excellent team building and leadership skills. * Must have valid UK or EU driving license & willingness to travel as needed. * Possess an enthusiasm for electrification with awareness of other vehicle area requirements and the integration conflicts that they present to deliver a vehicle level solution that meets all attributes. Experience Preferred: * Experience in Design and Release roles in Body and Structural design or similar. * Knowledge of current hybrid technologies/ battery / power electronics and components desirable but not essential. * Knowledge of battery test equipment (cyclers, thermal chambers, chillers) * High Voltage Safety Training Education Required: Education is important to us; ideally, you’ll have a Degree in Engineering Discipline (or equivalent) in hand, or you have completed two thirds of formal study towards degree course and commitment to complete studies. But if that’s not the case and you have experience/skills you feel are relevant and beneficial to the role, were interested to hear from you. Additional Information: Climate trips to support development activities. Location – Hybrid (working pattern negotiable) INSIDE IR35 *Please note: Due to the high level of applicants, only successful candidates will be contacted* Eligibility: Due to working on behalf of our Client, unfortunately if you require sponsorship for a visa to work in the UK your application will be automatically declined **NO AGENCY CALLING

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