Battery Engineer (FT)
EMV Corp.
New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
3d ago

We are seeking a Battery Engineer to join our lean and agile team in our New Westminster, BC offices. This role reports to the Head of Engineering.

You must have a genuine passion for engineering the best electric vehicles in the world. You must want to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial company.

We are building real products. This must excite you. You must be a builder. At Electra Meccanica superior work is encouraged, noticed and rewarded and individuals carry significant responsibility.

Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Use a variety of cell and battery pack models, fleet data, and laboratory test data to create state-of-the-art feedback control and estimation algorithms for high voltage battery packs.
  • Work on projects from cell capacity, impedance, energy, and degradation estimation to diagnostics of sensors, cells and battery pack components.
  • Work cross-functionally with within the company, battery safety organizations and vendors.
  • Design and execute DOEs that are highly impactful and resource-efficient.
  • Contribute to maintaining and improving the cell life model through automated testing, new features development, and integration with systems model.
  • Work with other engineers and scientists to understand trends in knowledge gaps and push forward relevant projects.
  • Develop and fabricate functional prototypes and test methods to vet out new concepts.
  • Collaborate closely with suppliers to develop parts.
  • Complete design cycles from concepts to fully validated production designs.
  • Requirements :

  • 8+ years of experience with automotive battery design.
  • MS / PhD in mechanical, electrical, aerospace, or materials engineering an asset.
  • Experience with modeling of lithium ion cells.
  • Pack temperature management.
  • Simulating dynamic models of electrical systems.
  • Capable of analyzing algorithm performance in MATLAB / Simulink.
  • Strong communication and preference for working in teams.
  • Basic experience, understanding, and intuition for the electrochemical physics of lithium ion cells.
  • Experience in specifying or executing tests on cells in a laboratory environment.
  • Understanding of diagnostic techniques for cells and battery pack components.
  • As many of our vendors are overseas fluency in Mandarin would be an asset.
  • While we sincerely appreciate all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Please answer the following questions in your application :

  • Are you legally allowed to work in Canada?
  • Are you ok with travel within North America and China when required for business needs?
  • What are your salary expectations for this role?
  • Why do you want to join Meccanica?
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