Manufacturing Engineer / End of Line Test Engineer
A leading UK Lithium-Ion Battery Manufacturing Technical Centre are seeking a Manufacturing Engineers End Of Line Test` to support their industrial R&D and scale up processes. It is quite possible that these skills don`t yet exist within the immature UK Lithium-ion Battery industry, so we are looking for "near neighbour" technologies. So if you have experience of testing of Lithium-Ion battery cells/modules/packs, or experience of electrical and electronic component EOL Testing (End of Line Testing), and you want to get into one of the fastest growing and best invested sectors in UK Manufacturing, then please apply.
Commutable from: Coventry, Warwick, Leamington Spa, Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford, Leicester, Birmingham
Salary: £ 40,000 - £ 45,000 p.a. + up to a 16% pension + 25 day holiday (plus bank holidays)
Suitable for: Manufacturing Engineer, Battery Validation Engineer, BMS Development Engineer, Battery Test Engineer
To carry out testing of Battery Cells/ Modules / Pack (Pouch and Cylindrical) to support the ramp up into series productions and the associated activities, with reference to: Process Equipment Commissioning; Quality Management and Process Control.
To provide specialist technical recommendations, practical tools and design resolution advice for manufacturing and quality performance within the project, particularly on testing and verification.
To assist with the development and delivery of teaching and training materials to disseminate the research findings in a format that will encourage successful implementation.
To identify, operate and install suitable equipment to support the project objectives. Carrying out suitable tests to evaluate the equipment performance effect on product to push forward the boundaries of current knowledge in each topic area. Running on a campaign strategy.
To monitor and record deliverables during research and production & identify routes for achievement of quality targets.
Familiar with the following: CANalayzer, CANape, CANoe, PCAN
Lithium Ion Battery testing experience in an automotive environment (Cell, Module and Pack), programming and calibration of test equipment, creating test procedure steps, review process capability.
Awareness of Battery hazards related to HV secondary Lithium Ion rechargeable batteries.
Experience of HV DC systems, practical experience of testing batteries for automotive applications to include liquid cooled systems, diagnostics and fault finding and root cause analysis.
Experience developing and review of battery test plans and control plans, collating and reporting of results in line with quality assurance procedures and protocols.
Familiar with Industry standards, ISO26262 functional safety, Battery Management Systems (BMS), J1939CAN, regulation R100 Ver2, ISO16750, familiarity with UN38.3 DOT regulations advantageous.
R&D battery technology development experience advantageous.
To register your interest in the role send your CV to James Speller by clicking apply.