Job Description

SENIOR HV ELECTRICAL ENGINEER- CONTRACT- £30-£40 P/H

Job Purpose

Outsource UK's leading automotive client are looking to hire a senior HV Electrical Engineer to support design and development of the HV Battery, BMS, PDU and other High Voltage components within the Powertrain/Battery department.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

· HV electrical design of one or more areas (battery, inverter, motor, DCDC converters) system and development on and off vehicles (motorsport or automotive).

· Selection of electrical components in battery systems such as fuses, contactors, precharge components and active discharge components.

· Liaise closely with the mechanical engineering team to ensure the design is optimised between mechanical and electrical requirements and meets the specification and safety standards.

· To carry out calculations as required to ensure safe, reliable operation while meeting the specified design performance criteria.

· Lead and manage small powertrain projects with multiple stakeholders.

· Ensure engineering activities are captured and scheduled in line with project timescales and costs.

· To develop electronics and software for the BMS (and potentially supporting rigs) including detailed design analysis, simulations, documentation, FMEAs, etc.

· To work within the BMS team to ensure that the final product meets UN R100 and / or FIA EV regs

· To fault find and debug complex electric systems.

Desired Experience:

· Degree Level of relevant engineering (electrical / electronics, etc)

· >5 years proven experience as a HV Electrical Design engineer in automotive or motorsport applications as part of an OEM, Tier 1, or consultancy.

· Experience with Battery testing

· Experience on working up to 850V DC systems

· Ability to understand and support a battery design.

· Ability to validate design through calculation and testing

· Ability to design and develop hardware and software for the BMS, PDU and CMM

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