Chief Engineer - Electrical
Williams Advanced Engineering are currently recruiting for a Chief Engineer - Electrical to join the team on a permanent basis.
Reporting to the Head of Electrical the successful candidate will be responsible for leading the electrical engineering delivery of WAE programmes and for utilising the Chief Engineer will have broad and deep engineering management experience allowing them to lead a cross functional team of engineers delivering vehicle and other project design activities and supporting discussions with customers at both technical and senior management levels.
This is a key role where the successful Individual will co-ordinate the engineering teams involved in meeting the project objectives and deadlines including documentation of project requirements within the team. Ensuring that customer’s requirements are understood across the projects involved.
Working with the project manager, the Chief Engineer will support the establishment of production and test procedures and practices which will aim progressively towards developing a robust solution to the agreed specification.
You will be responsible for the specification and development of plans to support the design validation process, implementing the developed software & hardware solutions and providing support to other functions as necessary.
To be successful in this role you will have leadership experience within an engineering environment, knowledge of vehicle electrical architectures, Ideally with significant battery electric of hybrid electric vehicle experience.
The Ideal candidate will also have experience of product design and development approaches and techniques for automotive and race projects and have a good engineering degree in a relevant discipline.
Having knowledge of power electronics, inverters/DCDC converters/battery charger design and of automotive standards and regulations for EV/HEV and their components would be advantageous in this role.
This is an exciting opportunity to further your career within a high profile and varied position within Williams Advanced Engineering.
Please Note: Due to the Volume of applications we receive on a daily basis we cannot guarantee your application will be acknowledged or considered unless you have applied directly via our website www.williamsf1.com/careers.
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