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Mechanical Battery Engineer

Salary: £50,000

Location: Oxford

Job type: Permanent

Category: Oxford

Mechanical Battery Engineer, Oxford £40,000 - £50,000 + Benefits Unknown Recruitment is seeking a Mechanical Battery Systems Engineer to join our Engineering client’s team on a permanent basis, This is an exciting varied role where you will be involved in the development of a wide range of battery systems for applications including automotive, aviation and aerospace, marine and defence, working on the latest technology development projects. We are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic, results driven Mechanical Battery Engineer with a background in thermal engineering, modelling and simulation and some hands on build/assembly work. Mechanical Battery Engineer responsibilities: * Leading at least one major customer project. * Designing, assembling and testing prototype batteries. * Thermal and structural simulation of batteries and cells. * Requirements analysis and engineering specification development. * Liaising with external design contractors and battery integration partners. * Shape company’s future by actively driving and contributing to the Battery Development Strategy and taking ownership of one or more strategic development areas. * Ongoing development of processes, specifications and documentation. * Contribution to the development of new project initiatives and proposals. * Implementing safe systems of work. Mechanical Battery Engineer Requirements: Essential: * Educated to degree in Mechanical/Mechatronics Engineering or equivalent. * Experience of Li-Ion pack design/development in a professional or academic setting. * Experience of CAD software (e.g. Solidworks). * Experience of FEA software for thermal and structural analysis. * Experience in welding/joining processes such as soldering, ultrasonic soldering, ultrasonic welding, resistance welding and more. * Good appreciation of health and safety in an engineering environment. * Highly disciplined, analytical, well organised, able to work independently and as part of a team. * Experience in project management. Advantageous: * Understanding of the differences between Li-Ion and Lithium-Sulfur. * Understanding of other engineering disciplines e.g. electrical, software, chemistry. * Knowledge of battery pack testing standards such as ECE Reg 100, UN 38.3 or DO347. * Knowledge of design for manufacture. * Experience of battery pack or cell testing

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