Bertrandt US

Automotive Senior EV Engineer

US-NJ-Woodcliff Lake
1 year ago(1/18/2017 11:52 AM)
ID
2017-1337
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering

Overview

The Bertrandt Group has been providing development solutions for the international automotive and aviation industries in Europe, China and the USA for more than 40 years. A total of around 13,000 employees at 53 locations guarantee extensive know-how, sustainable project solutions and a high level of customer orientation. Its main customers include the major manufacturers and numerous system suppliers.

 

The Senior EV Engineer plans, implements and supervises charging test and verification for the US infrastructure. This position is the COC for charging in the US and functions as project manager for special US electrical car projects together with suppliers and other company departments. The Senior EV Engineer provides technical support and background to various department in the field of EV’s and PHEV’s and supports the Manager Connected eMobility. In addition, he/she will support the implementation of the electro mobility in the US.

Responsibilities

  • Plans, implements and supervises charging test and verification for all
    • Planning of SW / HW testing for new development levels for EV and PHEV cars
    • Planning HW delivery from Munich
    • Initiating update of all cars for testing (HW and SW)
    • Analyzes test-result data of the charge process and report the findings to Development Engineers in Germany
  • Communicate all found issues during I-Step testing’s
    • Plans, implements and supervises charging test and verification for US infrastructure
    • Planning of charging HW testing for new development levels for EV and PHEV cars
    • Communication with the Infrastructure providers to ensure the testing HW is up-to-date
    • Oversee charging tests
    • Lead the communication with the Infrastructure providers to resolve issues
  • This position is the COC for charging in the US
    • In depth knowledge of the SAE J1772 standard and the relevant UL standards for charging
    • In depth knowledge of AC charging
    • In depth knowledge of DC charging
    • In depth knowledge of wireless charging
  • Functions as project manager for special US electric car projects together with suppliers and departments
    • Technical lead of for US EV prototype projects
    • Is working with SAE and National Labs for interoperability testing for EV’s and Infrastructure
    • Lead in the evaluation of competitor EV cars and communication of results
  • Provides technical support and background to various departments in the field of EV’s and PHEV’s
    • Supports non-engineering departments (Marketing, after sales, Customer Relations, Vehicle Administration etc.) with technical information and special project assistance
    • Provides technical support to the Marketing, Sales, and Legal departments
    • Supports engineering departments with US specific tests, parts acquisition and technical information

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or comparable field of study
  • Moderate German language ability in reading, writing and speaking preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience which should be comprised of :
    • 1-2 years SW/HW development
    • 1-2 years in vehicle engineering or testing
    • 2-3 years in independent project work
    • 1-2 years in project or personnel management
  • Office skills such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Deep and detailed Knowledge of the electronic development process
  • Very good understanding of the EV infrastructure and cars
  • Network and experience in electronic development
  • Completed Training: Performance Driving School
  • Basic knowledge about communication systems in the car
  • Development tools
  • License to operate automobiles
  • Experience in analysis of vehicles, vehicle systems and components
  • Ability to frequently travel to Germany for adjustment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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