Principal Battery Engineer

Summary

Salary
£Competitive
Team
Motors and Power Systems, Electronics, Energy storage
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

Description

Description

The Global Power Electronics & Energy Storage Development Team requires a Principal Engineer experienced in lithium-ion cells and batteries to support the design and development of battery systems for Dyson’s cordfree products. As part of the wider Global Engineering Group the successful candidate will engage with multiple projects, categories and engineering disciplines, and will have responsibility for the integration, performance and behaviours of energy storage technologies across numerous complex products.



Accountabilities

Accountabilities

·       Verification and qualification of new cells and energy storage solutions.

·       Partnering with development teams to translate product level goals into cell and pack level performance targets; responsible for defining technical requirements and feasible deliverables.

·       Concept development & top-level planning.

·       Fault-finding.

·       Root cause analysis.

·       Mentor and ambassador for group – working with teams in both the UK and SEA.

Skills

Skills & Experience

·       Proficient user of industry standard battery cyclers e.g. Maccor, Arbin, Bitrode, Solartron, Biologic etc.  Maccor experience preferred.

·       Thorough knowledge and understanding of battery technologies, their fundamental electrochemical processes and their application in product environments.

·       Capability to communicate complex issues to non-specialists in the field of batteries and electrochemistry.

·       Ability to design, implement and deliver test plans that further our understanding of cell degradation under product conditions and consumer usage scenarios.

·       Experience using and developing models that enable performance and lifetime predictions.

·       Proven record of innovation in the field of cell and battery test and development.

·       Working understanding of battery management hardware and embedded battery management software.

Benefits

Benefits

27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays

Pension scheme

Performance related bonus

Life assurance

Sport centre

Free on-site parking

Subsidised café and restaurants

Discounts on Dyson machines