Battery Test Technician

Summary

Salary
£Competitive
Team
Automotive
Location
Hullavington - United Kingdom

Description

Dyson has an opportunity for Battery Test Technician to join the highly successful Powertrain group within in its Electric Vehicle Engineering Team based at its Hullavington HQ.

Accountabilities

  • Operate battery testbeds to carry out pre-defined tests. 
  • Carry out day-to-day maintenance tasks to keep battery testbeds operational (e.g. calibration, minor fault fixing with test engineers). 
  • Hands-on swap over of batteries on testbeds including mechanical and electrical connections. 
  • Liaise with prototype build teams to coordinate battery movements on and off testbeds. 
  • Liaise with battery engineers on test scheduling.

Skills

  • HND in Engineering (NVQ Level 4 or equivalent is beneficial but not essential) 
  • Competent with Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) for simple reporting and recording 
  • Strong team working skills, to work with testbed engineers and battery engineers 
  • Ability to perform methodical problem solving 
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently, take on new challenges readily, possess a hands on approach, and work with a can-do attitude 
  • Experience of AVL battery testbed operation is beneficial but not essential 
  • Electric vehicle powertrain test experience is beneficial but not essential 
  • Automotive high voltage experience is beneficial but not essential

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Performance related bonus 
  • Life assurance 
  • Sport centre 
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Subsidized café and restaurants 
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 18 December 2018