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Electric Machine Test Engineer

  • Role Type
  • Contract

  • Location
  • Leamington Spa

  • Closing Date
  • 27/10/2021

Job Description

Electric Test Engineer

We are looking for a confident and competent Test Engineer to support our growing portfolio of electric driveline testing projects. You will have a strong background in electric machine testing, technology and HV systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working closely with other Ricardo divisions, scope, plan and deliver test programs including electric machine, power electronics, EDU
  • Define detailed test specifications based upon customer requirements
  • Define test rig configuration including control, instrumentation and calibration requirements
  • Responsible for constructing and enforcing safe working practices within the test facility in line with H&S legislation and Ricardo policies
  • Interpretation of test results and findings and dissemination to engineering teams or external customers
  • Responsible for maintaining good housekeeping of facilities and workshops

Experience and Education

  • Engineering degree or higher (electric propulsion focused preferred), however other qualifications may be considered subject to relevant industry experience
  • Experience of test rig installation and operation
  • Knowledge of HV systems, HV rig installations and HV safe working practices
  • Sound working knowledge of automotive BEV (battery-powered electric vehicle) and/or HEV (hybrid electric vehicle) driveline architecture

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills with a logical mindset
  • Self-motivated and resilient
  • Able to work to flexibly to achieve deadlines
  • Ability to tackle unfamiliar tasks with limited guidance or supervision