Senior Hybrid Applications Engineer

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Senior Hybrid Applications Engineer

Our client is an automotive consultancy who are looking for Hybrid Applications Engineers to join them on a permanent basis to work on electrical integration projects at their Leamington Spa based technical centre.

Job Description

Job Duties:
To lead technical teams and deliver client projects:

" To work on the electrical integration and application of hybrid and electric systems from prototype through to full series production on client hybrid and electric vehicle projects.
" To interface directly with clients on technical issues, often working as part of the client engineering team at the client site or any one of the offices.
" To provide technical guidance for the development and application of complex hybrid and electric systems
" Liaise with suppliers/subcontractors to agree the specification of purchased components and delivery requirements for the project.
" To support lead engineers in the development of electrical and electronic systems particularly relating to hybrid and electric systems for vehicle applications.
" Work to client quality procedures and validation processes
" Support the development of future products and services
" Support of the Sales Teams in the development of market opportunities through client interaction, proposal support and roadmap development

Required Qualifications and Experience:
The successful applicant will have a sound automotive engineering background, a number of years of experience of successfully delivering projects in a controls and electronic environment either in an OEM or Tier 1 capacity having lead teams of engineers.

" Ideally degree in an Engineering or Science related discipline (e.g. electrical and electronic engineering/mechanical engineering/physics/computer science/software engineering/maths/control engineering)
" Good knowledge of hybrid and electric driveline architectures, components and systems integration.
" Good understanding of the operating principles of motors, inverters, power converters, battery chargers and battery systems
" Knowledge of designing high current and automotive high voltage ( up to 1000V ) power systems, (connectors, bus bars, cables, contactors & fusing)
" Experience of electrical component integration (up to 1000V), design & development on low volume or high volume products, particularly HV battery, propulsion systems and sub systems in a tier 1 or OEM environment
" Familiarity with functional safety concepts and industry tools such as DFMEA, FTA, Hazard Analysis
" Strong teamwork, organizational, oral communication, and written communication skills
" An understanding of project delivery within a systems engineering environment.
" Good interpersonal and customer facing skills
" Experience Hybrid and Electric vehicle driveline and associated subsystems with experience in the application of these systems in production projects.

Desired Qualifications and Experience:
It would be beneficial, but not essential if the applicant had some experience or knowledge in the following fields:
" Analytical approach to developing controls algorithms in an automotive environment
" Knowledge of battery architectures and cell chemistries used in hybrid & electric vehicles.
" Fluent in a model-based development languages such - Matlab/Simulink,
" Ability to understand C-Code
" Experience in HiL software/system testing
" Hands on experience of working live with Hazardous Voltages systems (>50V)
" Familiar with product delivery process from requirements capture through to design validation of hybrid and electric systems.
" Experience in compliance engineering to external standards, such as battery handling, EMC, vehicle safety, functional safety ISO26262 etc
" Strong teamwork, organizational, oral communication, and written communication skills
" Familiar with compliance engineering to external standards for magnetic field safety
" Experienced in DFMEA for Electrical Systems

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Key Consultant

Darren Puddephatt

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My areas of expertise are automotive OEM, consultancy, tier one suppliers and medical engineering, within mechanical and electrical engineering. I have been successful placing engineers, from graduate to chief engineer level within automotive engineering, covering controls and electronics, chassis engineering, body engineering, test and development engineers on various commodities.