Battery Systems Engineer – Electric Vehicles

Job Description

The Battery Systems Engineer will support the system and component-level design of battery packs during all development phases. This includes system functional and geometric integration of battery systems within vehicle and powertrain projects. The chosen candidate will have a very good understanding and experience in HV battery system design development and validation. They will have strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Your responsibilities:

  • Design of battery systems from concept to SOP
  • Support functional and geometric integration of all components on battery module and battery system level
  • Support preparation of specifications and, if required, supplier specifications for the entire battery system and sub-systems (Requirements Engineering)
  • Required in involvement in test and validation tasks and assessment of results (DVP preparation, planning and implementation)
  • Support preparation of battery test specifications based on relevant regulations and international/customer standards and requirements
  • Liaise with relevant teams to direct battery design tasks (i.e. simulation, component engineers, testing, suppliers and manufacturing)
  • Support the preparation of battery system and component quality documentation (boundary diagrams, P diagrams, robustness check lists, FMEAs and test plans)
  • Support preparation of design development plans – time schedules, work flow in the scope of serial projects and prototype projects


  • Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics or similar (minimum 2:1)
  • Excellent understanding of HV battery design fundamentals including safety standards and regulations
  • Basic understanding of cell construction and chemistries
  • Experience in system design and testing of battery packs, preferably in the automotive or commercial vehicle industries
  • Strong communication, teamwork and leading abilities
  • Good written and oral English and competent presentation skills
  • Willing to travel
  • Driving license


  • Project Management experience
  • Member of a relevant professional institute (e.g. IET, IMechE)
  • PhD
  • Chartered

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