Cell Engineer

Contract hours: Full time

Salary: £Competitive

Location: Bristol

Line Manager: Head of Power Supply

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Job Description

Vertical Aerospace is building technology to revolutionise how people fly. Our mission is to make air travel personal, on-demand and carbon-free.

We are currently entering a phase of rapid expansion with the objective of rapidly bringing competitive products to market. As part of this expansion we are looking for a Cell Engineer to test and interpret data coming from lithium-ion cells.


Your duties will be wide ranging and varied and will include:

  • Testing of lithium-ion cells to pre-determined electrical test procedures
  • Testing of lithium-ion cells to other non-electrical testing procedures
  • Writing of electrical test procedures in Arbin, MacTest, Bitrode or other applicable software
  • Writing of health and safety documentation for testing
  • Interpretation of data
  • Reporting back to seniors on results and determining next steps

Basic Qualifications / Experience

  • 2 to 5 years’ experience in lithium-ion or other applicable technology testing
  • Experience in testing cells electrically, thermally, for safety or any other hands-on applications
  • Experience of writing and checking health and safety procedures
  • Experience in using electrical cell testing equipment and software
  • Ability to determine the correct test for a desired outcome
  • Some travel, primarily within the UK, will be required for this role to perform and run testing
  • Experience with high-voltage systems would be preferred

To apply for this role, submit your CV and a covering letter to us.