High Voltage Battery System Engineer

Date Posted: 24-Jan-2023

Location: Crewe, GB

Company: Bentley Motors Ltd

About the Role

We are seeking a High Voltage Battery System Engineer to join the business on a Permanent basis, at our Crewe Campus (With hybrid working). Reporting to the Functional Manager the High Voltage Battery System Engineer will develop, Integrate and validate the High Voltage Battery for all relevant projects in line with the Bentley Product Emergence Process.


You will be responsible for Electrical System Integration and Sign off for High Voltage Battery Systems, across all relevant PHEV and BEV projects at Bentley.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working cross functionally within Electrical & Electronics, Whole Vehicle, and Motion Engineering R&D departments, to deliver a battery that meets customer and vehicle requirements
  • Introducing and validating platform changes on Bentley projects as required
  • Support part introductions, Technical changes, B-Releases, BMGs, K-Releases for High Voltage Battery components and associated fixings
  • Provide all relevant information on the High Voltage Battery to Production, Aftersales, Logistics, Purchase and Project management
  • Manage suppliers and coordinate with VW group High Voltage Battery and HV System Engineers to deliver fully functional High Voltage systems for Bentley future vehicles.
  • Deliver Functional Safety Documentation Sign Off for the High Voltage Energy Management function (ENG 005 026)
  • Deliver components to the vehicle following Golden Rules processes for the HV Battery; including: documenting and tailoring the agreed deliverables & timing to deliver the components, the support of creating approval (AES/BES) documentation in the SCD tool.
  • Software functions and calibration sign off (including some aspect of HV Safety functionality and HV start up/shutdown and failure mode validation).


About the Person

The successful applicant will be in an Engineering role, Ideally within the automotive Industry with understanding of vehicle High Voltage Systems & HV Battery Design.

 The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Understanding of HV Battery design, cell characteristics, and application to a vehicle system.
  • Experience with modelling and simulation for performance and ageing predictions
  • Proficient with CAN, Flexray and LIN bus systems
  • Good understanding of Vector Tools – CANape, CANoe, CANanalyser, INCA and Diagra
  • Understanding of how to use Vehicle Diagnostic tools (ODIS, IDEX) to support root cause investigation work
  • Electronic/electrical fault finding and problem-solving
  • Understanding of software development
  • Experience of writing electronic system specifications
  • Functional Safety and Golden Rules processes, including familiarity of supporting tools: SCD, FAHST, CRETA Pilot, DMS
  • Engineering Degree or relevant equivalent experience
  • High Voltage training/qualification desirable
  • German language skills would be advantageous


About the Brand

Bentley Motors has an extraordinary history and an exciting journey ahead in becoming the creators of the world’s most luxurious performance motor vehicles.

We are a global organisation operating in 59 countries with over 125,000 customers worldwide. Bentley is a unique place to work, with people who are all driven by the same ideal: being the most successful luxury car brand in the world.

About the Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, you will have access to the following benefits:

  • A brand new car (VW, Audi, Seat, Skoda) every 6 months
  • 35 days’ holiday inclusive of bank holidays
  • 10% pension contribution
  • Flexible working hours with flexi time options
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme, based on your contribution and the performance of the company and trade union agreement
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Starbucks & Costa onsite
  • Free onsite parking


If you’re seeking a challenging and rewarding career as part of an extraordinary business with ambitious plans for the future, then what are you waiting for? Apply now


Closing date is 3rd February or until 3 candidates have been shortlisted for assessment.