Battery Test Engineer

Posted 15 May by Jonathan Lee Recruitment
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Battery Test Engineer

Location: Walsall, West Midlands

Permanent Role: Competitive Salary + Bonuses + Benefits  


We are currently recruiting for an experienced Battery Test Engineer to work for our client at their West Midlands facility, this is an exciting role working for a leading waste battery business and would work closely with the Engineering Manager.

The ideal candidate must have a background in EV and Battery Test and be experience in design and implementing battery pack and module test.

Duties Include:

  • Design, implement and deploy battery pack and module tests (SoH/DCIR etc) – training will be provided in SW tools.
  • Experience of Vector products
  • Experience programming/ reflashing High Voltage component ECUs
  • Experience of battery/HV system diagnostic testing using Vector/CAN based tools
  • Accurate record keeping, and problem solving and reporting
  • Design and implementation of wiring looms/test beds
  • Oversee the Electric Vehicle onboarding process for the business.
  • Be able to establish the safety of Eclectic Vehicle batteries received by the company and determine if dismantling or refurbishment is required and be able to carry out this duty safely.
  • Be responsible for creating detailed manual processes for the dismantling of Electric Vehicle batteries.
  • Deliver onsite guidance and advice to customers regarding any damaged or defective Electric vehicle batteries they may have and their legislative requirements as a manufacturer.
  • Take charge of building an Electric Vehicle dismantling team within the company.
  • Be the face of the Company when visiting other companies facilities within Europe.
  • Be responsible for the safe dismantling, re-packaging and storage of other various lithium-based products.
  • Deliver a motivated and engaged team and an effective service
  • Develop and maintain good employee relations, adhering to company policies and procedures
  • Liaise with senior management and departmental heads to ensure all aspects of service to the customer is achieved, including the compliance of legal standards
  • Provide Support to the Site Operations Manager
  • Work Safely and lead by example and insist that others do too
  • Communicate effectively, along with respect everyone you work with and work as part of a team

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications:

  • IMI Level 4 or equivalent
  • Qualification in High voltage DC
  • Computer literate and have the ability to use high level test equipment for test, certification and recording of all activities
  • Knowledge of BMS, Integrated, modules and cell level testing


  • Competitive base salary to be discussed with candidates on an individual basis
  • Performance based bonus scheme
  • Defined contribution pension, min 6.25% employee contribution with max 10% employer contribution of basic annual salary
  • Death in service cover of 3x salary (if member of pension scheme)
  • 25 days’ holiday plus statutory days

 If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on (Direct Line) or your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

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Reference: 52572860

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