System Engineer - Battery

2020-06-29 12:00:102020-12-01 Cubiq Recruitment
Job Type Contract or Temp
Area UK WIDE, England
Sector Systems Engineering - Electrical
Currency GBP
Start Date ASAP
Advertiser Ben Launchbury
Job Ref 640428
Job Views 990
System Engineer – Battery
Electric Aircraft (Aerospace)
Competitive Rate (DOE)
Cubiq have recently partnered with a revolutionary new air taxi transportation client developing all electrical, vertical take-off and landing aircraft to shape the future of urban e-mobility.
We are looking for outstanding Battery Cell Engineers to join an innovative team of 400 world class leaders, experts and engineers who are passionate about pushing the boundaries of technology within emissions-free transportation. 
Your role and your Team:
This position will report to the Head of Electronic & Electrical Design and will contribute, as part of an integrated cross-functional team, to the battery systems architecture, design, certification and delivery. This will include supporting the integration and validation of the latest cell technology into the design of the optimal battery system tailored to the e-VTOL.
Your Day to Day:
  • Create specifications of battery modules and packs with respect to energy and power requirements, safety, and technological limits
  • Contribute to a better understanding of Li-ion cell and battery performance to shape and design the best-suited battery system for the e-VTOL application
  • Understand the Li-ion cell degradation methods and battery failure modes to support battery development
  • Collaborate to develop innovative tests to study battery properties and behaviour under abuse conditions
  • Develop tests to ensure compliance of battery performance, safety and regulations
  • Transfer new cell technologies into battery development pipeline
  • Interpret requirements, apply standards and relate knowledge to situations and challenges to develop solutions
  • Be able to work on ad-hoc related tasks provided by management
Your profile:
  • PhD, MSc or equivalent degree in engineering, physics, chemistry or a related field required
  • 1-2 years of experience working in the Li-ion battery field is mandatory
  • Advanced knowledge of Li-ion battery and energy storage technology is required
  • Practical experience testing of any commercially available Li-ion cell formats is required
  • Matlab and mathematical modelling of Li-ion battery designs would be beneficial
  • High level of self-reliance with the ability to work in a team, as well as autonomously is required
  • Target-oriented, driven workstyle with analytic problem-solving skills required
  • Fluent English language skills are essential, fluent German or any other language would be beneficial
Work life:
You’ll have the responsibility and freedom to act as an entrepreneur. You’ll be working with bright and driven colleagues from different industries, countries and backgrounds who are all united in one common goal, challenging and supporting each other to ensure success.
As well as free language courses, weekly yoga sessions, two complimentary meals each day and unlimited snacks and drinks, there is also an in-house gym and a relaxation room. By pairing that with a free shuttle bus to and from the local train station, as well as bikes you can borrow to cycle around campus, they aim to make it as easy as possible to travel here, while reducing our carbon footprint.
If you are interested in this role, PLEASE REPLY WITH AN UPDATED COPY OF YOUR CV. If suitable, myself or one of my team will be in contact for a confidential telephone conversation. 

If the position is unsuitable to your professional experience, location or financial expectations, please feel free to forward on my details to relevant individuals. Reward scheme for successful referrals.   

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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