BATTERY MODELLING ENGINEER

Competitive   |    Permanent   |    Engineering

Silverstone

Posted 24th November 2022

Cosworth is a global technology business that has been delivering world beating innovation for over six decades. The new propulsion era is in its infancy, and we are striving to lead the automotive, aerospace and marine industries into a sustainable future.

As a business we are constantly seeking to develop world class technology whilst delivering the reliability that our customers expect. The people within Cosworth are the reason we are where we are today.

Our future success will only be achieved by the indispensable work undertaken by our talented, passionate team, and we continue to look for driven and motivated people to grow our outstanding team.

Job Description:
As a member of the Battery Management Systems Team, the Battery Modelling Engineer would be contributing to the successful development of Delta’s internal battery modelling tool software. With a primary focus on high-performance battery systems, the software developed will be for a range of battery vehicle applications (automotive, motorsport, marine, aerospace, and off-highway).

The Role:

Battery modelling:-

  • Cell modelling: predicting battery performance for pack design, providing information to feed Battery Management System (BMS) development.
  • Experience with cell electrical & thermal modelling (finite element thermal models, cell ageing modelling from theoretical models and/or experimental data, Object-oriented multi domain modelling of singles cells for performance, heat generation, temperature distribution).
  • Module and pack modelling:-Scaling up of cell models from a lumped model into module or pack model.
  • Modelling different cooling systems interfacing cells to inform design.

Battery testing:-

  • Supporting battery test planning to validate models developed.
  • Parameter extraction (input data for BMS algorithms: Capacity and OCV curve extraction, ECMs, DCIR).
  • Data analysis (automated scripting, exploration, pattern spotting, reporting).
  • Consider the health and safety, environmental and energy impact of all activities.
  • Support the Company’s compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018, following policy and best practice.

Candidate Profile:

  • Knowledge of battery system architectures and battery management systems.
  • Experience of using model-based development languages such as Matlab & Simulink.
  • Knowledge cell electrical & thermal modelling techniques.
  • Knowledge of cell testing techniques.
  • Ability to generate battery model plans, analyse data and report on performance.
  • Proactive, self-motivated with a keen attention for detail.
  • Willing to learn new skills & problem solve on exciting, technically challenging projects.
  • Communication & team working skills.

Benefits:

As well as the opportunity to become part of the Cosworth family that will support you in developing your career, we offer a generous benefits package.

  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays.
  • Workplace pension, matched up to 6%.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Private Medical Insurance.
  • Income Protection.
  • Permanent Health Insurance.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Family Friendly Policy.
  • Flexible Working Options (Dependent on position).

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