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High Voltage Manufacturing Technician

High Voltage Manufacturing Technician

High Voltage Manufacturing Technician 

JWR Employment Specialists are excited to be working with a rapidly growing battery technology company in Galway, Ireland to recruit a High Voltage Manufacturing Technician.

Our client who are making an impact on a global scale with a vision to create a fully electric future are looking for someone who thrives in a fast paced and innovative work environment. In this role, you will work in a team where everyone is involved and appreciated in the process. No two days will be the same and you will be involved in a process that is turning an industry on its head.

The role offers excellent benefits including competitive salary, Private Health insurance, company pension, 23 days annual leave, commuter support for long commuters, corporate gym rates and free fitness classes and more!

This role is based fully onsite in Claregalway.

Interested? Keep reading to see if you meet the job specifications.

In this role you’ll get to:

  • Be the high voltage testing specialist supporting production activity at end of line test
  • Work closely with multi-disciplined engineering teams to debug and troubleshoot software/hardware issues including prototype builds
  • Train operators on HV risks, safe HV working practices, HV PPE use
  • Inspect and maintain HV PPE condition & use
  • Inspect and maintain HV test equipment, harnesses & connectors
  • Maintain production software flashing procedures and coordinate with Software, Hardware, HiL Test, Process & Manufacturing engineers & Operations team to manage new software release to production
  • Work with operators, process & manufacturing engineers to deliver cycle time & safety improvements to HV Battery Assembly & end of line test
  • Develop extensive product knowledge and familiarity with battery software development/debugging tools
  • Work with HiL test engineers to implement improvements to end of line test procedures
  • Work with machine build & automation engineers to implement process improvements & automate test procedures
  • Support manufacturing activity for new product introduction

Skills, education and requirements

  • Fetac level 6 or equivalent engineering/technical qualification
  • Relevant DC High Voltage certification (Automotive EV/similar)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working with High Voltage battery systems – ideally in a manufacturing/advanced diagnostic role
  • Good computer literacy
  • Experience with technical diagnostic software/development environments
  • Demonstrated fault finding/troubleshooting ability
  • Keen eye for detail and the ability to work in a highly technical, challenging and changing environment
  • Experience with HiL test systems/LabVIEW Teststand an advantage