Battery Engineering Engineer - 39564 (609)

Coventry, West Midlands

Automotive Engineering » Powertrain

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Join the team supporting a leading automotive manufacturer in Coventry. As a Battery Engineering Engineer, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the future of electric vehicles. Working within Powertrain Test Operations (PTTO), you'll collaborate with a talented team to deliver prototype BEV commodities, ensuring the highest standards of quality and innovation. This is an opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge projects and work with industry-leading experts, all while enjoying a supportive and dynamic work environment. If you're passionate about engineering excellence and ready to make your mark in the automotive sector, apply now.

Keywords: Battery Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Project Management, Prototype Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Coventry, Engineering Operations

Position Description:
This role is within Powertrain Test Operations (PTTO), part of Engineering Operations (EO). The Prototype Manufacturing Engineering (PME) Team is the key team that delivers the production lines and capability to PTTO to enable building of prototype BEV commodities, powering the vehicles of the future. This role will be directly influencing the Quality of the products that are delivered into our customers hands.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Create and maintain the Bill of Sequence and Bill of Process (BoS/BoP) documents for commodity, in accordance with Manufacturing Engineering (ME), including for the In-Process Test Provision of technical support to the team in order to meet and exceed output targets.
  • Including provision of Plans, Information, Material, Instruction and Parts.
  • Create and maintain Process FMEA analysis and associated control and quality plans for Build
  • Identify and implement in-process and End of Line (EOL) testing and quality checks to ensure safe delivery of prototypes to the agreed quality on time
  • Draft and validate specifications of machines, test equipment and test tooling to meet engineering requirements for Build, Build In-Process Test and End of Line Test
  • Review Build Facilities (including location) and design floor layout based on facilities and equipment requirements and specifications
  • Review requirements from Powertrain Engineering and Manufacturing teams to develop the most efficient and effective Pilot Line, that would support both types of requirements and be an intelligent compromise between design flexibility and manufacturing validation
  • Raise orders to procure Build and Test capability from Engineering Statement of Work to PO
  • Work with suppliers and ensure safe delivery of orders on time and to the agreed quality
  • Hand over all the necessary documents, equipment, tooling and training to the Build Operations and Build Engineering team when Final Acceptance is complete
  • Ensure H&S measures are integrated in the solutions delivered and the Build teams in coordination with the H&S Team and H&S regulations
  • Maintain department records for audit purposes
  • Mentoring and Training of those in Early Careers and Training as appropriate.
Skills Required:
  • Business critical project management
  • Working with suppliers
  • Manufacturing Engineering
Experience Required:
  • Ability to mentor and train others
  • Prepared to undertake further vocational training and development as identified by Powertrain Test Operations.
  • A safety mindset and willingness to challenge others.
  • An individual with a customer first mindset who is easy to do business with and makes people feel special, driven to deliver experiences that are personalised, transparent and dependable.
  • An individual who is results driven with the ability to deliver operational plans in a highly demanding environment.
  • An individual with the ability to prioritise their workload.
  • An effective team player who supports team members.
  • An individual with the capability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with medium term planning.
  • A resilient and enthusiastic person who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs while delivering results under pressure.

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