Battery Design Engineer

Executive Summary

Xerotech Ltd are seeking a Battery Design Engineer to join our fast-growing team. Xerotech design and manufacture next-generation battery systems for non road mobile machinery. Xerotech is an exciting, fast-paced, growing company which is in Galway, Ireland.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with the right skillset.

Your Challenge:

  • Conceptualisation of mechanical architecture of HV battery modules.
  • Responsible for the conformance of the battery module mechanical system to agreed requirements.
  • Coordination and interaction with the other teams – system, electrical, mechanical, thermal, hardware, testing and sourcing – regarding results, deadlines and tasks.
  • Analysis and agreement of requirements in alignment with other teams (DFX).
  • Report to technical/mechanical lead on the status of projects.
  • Generate reports on mechanical related topics.
  • Be a key member of the risk management for module and related mechanical systems.
  • Agree and ensure development maturity milestones.
  • Writing of technical specifications for suppliers.
  • Detail mechanical design of the cell module components.
  • Documentation of part specific requirements in drawings and RFQ.
  • Tracking of part related open points with suppliers and customers.
  • Part related lifecycle responsibility from concept, SOP and support to any open customer quality issues.
  • Be the first point of contact for specific, technical part related questions.
  • Detail mechanical design of the cooling parts inside the system.

Requirements:

  • Roughly 5+ years’ experience – but must have completed, at a senior level, at least 2 major electromechanical design and development projects from start to finish, such as a battery system for EV.
  • Strong Mechanical Design experience in large electromechanical assemblies in automotive or other vehicles.
  • Strong understanding of heat flows and cooling systems.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of materials, joining techniques and industrialization methods for mechanical systems.
  • Good understanding of electrical engineering requirements and its relationship with mechanical integration.
  • Skilled in GD&T and Tolerance analysis – simple stack and statistical.
  • Full appreciation of the development cycle – has understanding of approaches such as TQM, DFSS.
  • Team lead experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Quick and efficient issue management.
  • Strong personal responsibility.
  • Software: 5 years in CAD – SolidWorks or similar.
  • Fluent in English spoken and written.
 

Desirable:

  • HV Battery module design – detailed structural design.
  • DFSS green belt accreditation.
  • Software: FEA Ansys.

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