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Job Description

TAE Power Solutions. The Next Paradigm Shift: Accelerated.

The future is electric, but only if it’s better — for businesses, consumers, and the planet. We bring electrification to the next level, to enable and sustain a cleaner planet.

At TAE Power Solutions, we design power management systems that use less but do more. From electric vehicle drivetrains and ultrafast charging to stationary energy storage and grid efficiencies, we develop a clean energy ecosystem of proprietary technology designed to go faster, perform stronger, travel farther, and last longer.

About the Role:

Strong capabilities in battery engineering is required to underpin the deployment of all our core technologies. This role is required to establish our research activities across new chemistry integration, modelling and control. The successful applicant will be required to lead a team of HW and SW and cell engineers to ensure the right projects are identified and delivered on time in collaboration with internal and external partners

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Populate and align the company battery and battery subsystem technology roadmaps
  • Identify & develop academic engagement with appropriate UK entities
  • Identify & develop cell, BMS and integration research priorities
  • Simulate, optimize and specify battery systems
  • Work with the controls HW & SW teams to specify first-off prototypes
  • Work with the CAE Team to establish correlated and re-deployable models
  • Work with key suppliers to deliver high quality test data
  • Establish system requirements and use cases within our requirements management toolset
  • Establish core functional safety concept for deployment into multiple solutions

Required Education & Experience:

  • Deep knowledge of automotive relevant cell chemical systems
  • Knowledgeable in CAE based optimization processes
  • Hands-on experience of cell characterisation and testing
  • Experience with thermal & electrochemical modeling
  • Experience of BMS control of Li-ion cells
  • Experience of working in automotive powertrain development
  • Familiarity with cell architectural design considerations and influence on automotive relevant parameters
  • Experience of first-off prototype development

Personal Attributes:

  • Track record of activity delivery through personally taking ownership and driving to completion
  • Very strong communication skills – able to effectively drive activity within a group and ensure that critical information is clearly isolated and passed on
  • Experience of establishing core concepts and leading small teams to deliver them
  • Strong capabilities with a all MS Office tools
  • Self motivating – we are a small team and rely heavily on each individual to own and drive their activities effectively.
  • 5+ years of experience in power electronics product development
  • Degree level qualification in engineering or science subject

Safety & Environmental:

  • Ensures Environmental Health & Safety policy is always adhered to
  • Promotes Environmental Health & Safety awareness
  • Responsible for adhering to EHS procedures & policies to ensure compliance

Other Features of job

  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • This role is based at our Head Office at Birmingham Business Park, 0900 to 1700, including 30-minute paid break 5 days a week
  • Travel occasionally

About Us:

Imagination, skill, and will

We are a team of over 250 engineers, scientists, professionals, and big thinkers from over 40 countries. We work daily at the frontiers of science, to deliver products that lead humanity into a brighter era. We are not afraid to reach for the stars and build the future with fusion and science.

We are looking for passionate candidates who bring their skill and will every day to accomplish our mission.

At TAE Power Solutions, we design power systems that use less but do more. Systems that charge faster, run stronger, go farther, and last longer. We inspire better ways to move, work, play, and live. The future is electric because it’s powered by TAE.

Confident, collaborative, and creative

We are unwavering in our expertise and knowledge, separating fact from fiction and proof from hypothesis.

You will be a successful member of TAE Power Solutions if you have these traits:

  • You are confident in your skills, based on your credentials, technical accomplishments, and positive impact on your teams/organizations.
  • You are collaborative, and work well within and with teams to approach challenges with respect, transparency, optimism, and confidence to succeed together.
  • You are creative, with determination to learn continuously, break new ground, and push the cutting edge.

What we offer:

  • A collaborative environment: An organization, where talents and interests can plug in to different groups outside of direct job description.
  • Generous payment rewards: For novel research, patents, and talent referrals
  • Potential for equity participation
  • Hybrid/remote work options for certain positions
  • Robust team-building events on and off-site

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TAE Power Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

We ensure all individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment.


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