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JOB DESCRIPTION

PRINCIPAL ELECTRIFICATION ENGI IN STAFFORDSHIRE

Location Type Salary
Staffordshire Permanent £55k - £60k Neg + Exc Bens
  • Reference: 009231
  • Contact: Natalie Dass
  • Tel: 0121 230 1070

As Principal Electrification Engineer, you will be working on a range of exciting technical development projects which are targeted to ensure that our Client`s machines are the most technically advanced, robust and competitive on the market.

Principal Electrification Engineer Role:

A Principal position ¬Ė i.e., having the experience to drive technical projects.
Responsible for definition, organisation and delivery of full machine electric powertrain systems.
Technical leadership in the field of electric power systems.
Management of direct team members and day to day work activities - (relatively) small team.
Engagement with supply base and commercial teams.
Liaison with all business stakeholders to ensure project delivery to budget, time and quality.

Principal Electrification Engineer Requirements:

Educated to a minimum HND level in Electrical Engineering, Physics or similar.
Self-motivated and capable of working well both alone and as a member of a team.
Able to demonstrate significant experience in automotive or Off-Road electrical systems design.
Proficient in the use of engineering software and simulation tools.
Experienced in the specification of battery systems, including cells, chemistry and manufacturing / handling processes.
Able to understand and contribute to the development of machine electrical components, and vehicle harness architectures to suit off road applications.
Have a good knowledge of vehicle legislation and standards for UK, Europe and ROW.
Likely to have hobby/interest related to car maintenance or other practical activity.
Self-starting and energetic.
Sound grasp of engineering principles.
Good interpersonal skills.

Essential:
Design and development of high voltage electric powertrain systems.
Electrical / electronic system design and integration for automotive and/or off highway vehicles.
Understanding of safety critical systems and the application to electrical and electronics systems design and specification in harsh environments.
Working with suppliers to develop technical strategy.
Understanding of CAN and vehicle networking protocols.
Experience of software development processes.
Writing, developing and verification of specification documents.
Development of technical specifications, Group Electrical Standards and instructions.
Carrying out system and installation reviews to known standards.

Desirable:
Knowledge of vehicle legislation and standards (e.g., ISO13849, EN61508, ISO26262 etc.).
Experience developing Hydrogen powered systems is desirable but not essential.
Having worked in a manufacturing business, hence an understanding of resultant commercial pressures.

Benefits:

In addition to an excellent salary, career progression and development opportunities, our Client offers an excellent company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company`s healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave and flexibility around daily start and finish times. Relocation can also be negotiated. You will also have access to the Company`s Reward Hub, giving you fantastic savings across a huge range of high street retailers, as well as access to exclusive company perks such as the Cycle to Work Scheme.

Applications:

This vacancy is only available to Candidates with relevant experience as detailed in the job description. Due to volume of applications, we are unable to respond to applicants who do not possess the required skills and experience. Recent Graduates who do not have the required level of industry experience need not apply.

Candidates must be authorised to work in the country where this role is located BEFORE making an application.

If you are interested in this position, please contact natalie@gentecrecruit.co.uk