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Power System Engineer

Power System Engineer

Job Title: Power System Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Farnborough
Industry:
Salary: £375 per annum
Start Date: 2019-04-01
Reference: J140530
Contact Name: Paul Lathbury
Contact Email: plathbury@kdcresource.com
Job Published: March 26, 2019 11:56

Job Description

Do you have experience with analysing/evaluating battery technology designs and data in the field of advanced Lithium based chemistry batteries? Have you got experience of developing new product solutions for cutting edge applications?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Power System Engineer to work on a cutting-edge technology program within the autonomous space sector involving significant new product development.

The role of the Power System Engineer is to contribute technical and engineering expertise into the development and delivery of fit-for-purpose power sub-system solutions suitable for recurring production and operation.
You will work as part of multidisciplinary product engineering teams, and with the wider aircraft system and sub-system teams to develop and deliver safe and cost-effective electrical power sub-system solutions to time, cost and quality.
[Comprising battery assemblies; solar arrays; power management electronics and bespoke test equipment and other Ground Support Equipment to handle and process the hardware].

The role will require you to work with both internal and external stakeholders, to develop solutions that will satisfy regulatory safety requirements within a flight operations and aircraft maintenance environment.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
•A degree in Engineering or a relevant science subject.
•Direct experience with analysing/evaluating battery technology designs and data is essential. In particular, in the field of advanced Lithium based chemistry batteries.
•Proven experience of developing new product solutions for cutting edge applications.
•Experience in the application of DFx during development is desirable.
•Experience in establishing effective test and verification plans, equipment and methods is highly desirable.
•Experience with data analysis software (e.g. MATLAB or similar) is desirable.
•Experience of taking technology solutions through New Product Introduction (NPI) phases would be advantageous.

Personal Qualities and Behavioural Requirements

The right candidate will be Self-motivated, proactive, team-oriented and willing to take on challenges with the ability to constructively influence colleagues, suppliers and customers. You will be required to plan your own work and prioritise tasks in line with project needs, focusing on delivering to time, cost and quality. You will have a safety conscious approach to own work and that of others.

Due to the nature of the work you will need to currently hold or be able to apply for clearance at SC level.