Battery Engineer

Date:  27 Mar 2024
Location:  Oshkosh
State:  WI
Country:  US
Company:  LTTS

The Sr Principal Engineer – Electrification - NGDV High Voltage Battery will lead and manage the Production-ization and sustaining engineering efforts for the high voltage battery of the Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV). Provide technical leadership and make critical decisions that have a large impact on the product and its long-term sustainability. Performs complex engineering analysis, design or re-design, validation and troubleshooting of the high voltage battery systems on delivery vehicles. Provides integration and execution expertise for vehicle control and embedded systems development.

Roles and Responsibility:
•    Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of the battery supplier.
•    Responsible for coordination of battery failures, repair, and tracking.
•    Responsible for ensuring battery failures are root caused, contained, prevented, and documented properly.
•    Ensures the supplied battery software functions and integrates with the vehicle properly.
•    Provide oversight for the battery system architecture, packaging, cell, module, and pack design and integration.
•    Provide oversight of the battery management system design and integration.
•    Approve battery system functional and performance requirement verification and compliance.
•    Has some level of product cost responsibility for the high voltage battery.
•    Collaborate and build relationships with internal and external customers, across segments and functions.
•    Ability to present and defend technical engineering decisions to Engineering leadership, Oshkosh leadership, and external customers.
•    Responsible for completion of a complex project on time.
•    Responsible for managing multiple priorities.
•    Collaborate as needed with other engineering business support disciplines internally as well as suppliers externally.
•    May have exposure to external customers and/or industry organizations.
•    Perform complex electrical engineering analysis of customer requirements, including design of new and modified systems, ensuring current products remain competitive as well as supporting new products.
•    Interface with customers/suppliers to resolve complex technical issues to provide the business with innovative, industry leading solutions.
•    Provide guidance or mentorship to entry level engineers working on a common project.
•    Perform and check complex engineering calculations, investigations, and tasks as assigned according to Oshkosh as well as general industry engineering standards and processes.
•    Responsible for the preparation and delivery of complex electrical plans, designs, computation methods, and/or reporting.
•    Research, create, and update standard engineering methods and procedures, best practices, etc.
•    Other duties as assigned.
•    Regular attendance is required.
•    Accredited Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field with eight (8) or more years of related experience (engineering lithium ion battery systems, high voltage systems, or an electrified mobility product).

Nearest Major Market: Oshkosh
Nearest Secondary Market: Appleton