Senior Battery Electrical 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 Senior Battery Electrical Engineer.


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

  • Analysis of battery architectures
  • Design of battery electrical components, systems and construction
  • Design of other electrical-related components including those primarily controlled or configured by the battery management system

Basic Qualifications / Experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in electrical engineering including an academic degree or comparable qualifications
  • Experience with designing and specifying battery sensors, connectors, fuses, contactors and busbar systems
  • Experience with modelling electrical architectures, including current distribution a distinct advantage
  • Ability to convey key messages to senior management in a simple and solution-based approach
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to travel on occasion either to liaise with suppliers or for testing an advantage

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