Battery Testing and Characterisation Engineer


Location: Coventry
Salary: £26,243 to £29,515 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed on: 13th September 2018
Closes: 30th September 2018
Reference: 1754977

2 x Fixed Term Contracts for 2 Years

Do you have substantial experience gained from working within an engineering development environment?

Could you provide guidance and supervision to the Energy Innovation Centre (EIC) users in the development of new experimental test procedures and fabrication of specialised experimental apparatus and tooling?

WMG is a vibrant, cutting-edge research institution at the University of Warwick, with a state of the art Battery Testing and Characterisation Laboratory, based in our Energy Innovation Centre (EIC), and additional facilities based at Wellesbourne. Activities conducted in the laboratories involve high energy batteries e.g., Lithium-ion cells and very high voltage, high power battery systems. We are looking for Engineers who are trained as ‘Senior Authorised Person’ and authorised to act as ‘Person in Charge’ for high voltage ‘live working’ activities (as defined in the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989), and has extensive skills in the use of specialist equipment (such as Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy test equipment, battery cyclers, battery testing/conditioning, thermal imaging, fitting, fabrication, tab welding, soldering etc). These roles will have their time split between Warwick campus and Wellesbourne.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding department with state of the art facilities, and will be a great opportunity to enhance your CV in this specialist area. In return we will provide you with a great range of benefits which include an attractive pension scheme, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays and Christmas closure, some fantastic savings on a wide range of products and services, and excellent learning and development opportunities.

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role are found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick jobs page. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button.