Senior Engineer – Battery Cell Specialist

Role Title:Senior Battery Cell Specialist
Reporting To:Chief Engineer – Battery Systems
Role Purpose:As a Cell Engineer within Sprint Power, you will be responsible for developing the company’s knowledge on cells to support a wide range of electrified vehicles in the automotive, marine, rail, industrial and aviation sectors.
You will support the Battery Principal/Chief Engineers to create a database of cell models and lead cell analysis and testing activities.

Key Aspects of the role

  • Responsible for capturing the cell supplier landscape, including existing and emerging cell technologies/manufacturers
  • Conduct cell and battery pack benchmarking activities
  • Create cell models to support vehicle simulations
  • Create and maintain cell and battery model to support various battery design activities
  • Create project documentation in line with company processes and standards.
  • Present in in technical reviews of product design, requirements, and specifications
  • Support product sourcing, purchasing and selection as required by the design process
  • Deliver engineering tasks in line with project milestones
  • On site working at the client facilities may be required.

Health, 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.

Qualifications, Functional Experience & Skills


  • A degree or similar qualification in an engineering, physics or mathematics
  • Background in numerical or controls based modelling
  • Experienced in BMS algorithm development
  • Experience in conducting cell testing and cell characterisation
  • Experience in creating cell and battery models for various simulation environments (electrical and/or thermal)
  • Applied embedded and model-based software skills
  • MATLAB Simulink.


  • Experience working on hybrid or electric vehicle subsystems and components e.g. battery systems, inverters, DC/DC converters, etc.
  • Experience in testing and compliance engineering to electric vehicle regulations and external standards
  • A history of effective team working for dealing with technical queries and resolving technical issues
  • Ability to produce original, innovative cost-effective system solutions
  • Experienced in Model Based Systems Engineering
  • Experienced in thermal management system modelling
  • Software development and test experience on vehicles

System Knowledge

  • Advanced capabilities in Microsoft Office and applications.
  • Experience of Business Management Systems including ISO9001.
  • Experience of working to ISO26262 (optional).

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated, creative, and adaptive team player.
  • Willingness to take on roles, responsibilities and challenges required to achieve company goals and objectives.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Able to Prioritize and organize project workloads, schedules and tasks.
  • Strong presentation, report writing and communication skills.

For job applications, please send us your cover letter with CV to Jobs@Sprint-Power.com or use the form below.

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