Test Engineering Manager, Galway

Ireland, Connaught, Galway
Last update 2024-04-21
Expires 2024-05-21
ID #2040097493
Test Engineering Manager, Galway
Ireland, Connaught, Galway,
Modified February 22, 2024


About Xerotech:

Xerotech is a battery technology company that is solving one of the greatest challenges of our generation, industrial electrification. Our talented team is making an impact on a global scale, driven by a shared vision of a fully electric future. We thrive in a fast-paced, energetic, and innovative culture where no two days are the same. We take on big challenges and we appreciate every opportunity to learn along the way. When you join Xerotech, you join a team with a thirst for innovation and a hunger for the fun that comes from turning an industry on its head.

This is a once in a life-time opportunity for the person with the right skillset.

Test Engineering Manager

This role will have direct responsibility for delivery of the 2024 Xerotech test & validation campaign which ranges from cell level, module level, pack level through to system level. Major elements of this role will be developing and maintaining ongoing test campaigns and infrastructure development to support the continuing development of the Hibernium platform.

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented

Test Engineering Manager

to join our fast-growing Test team.

In this role you’ll get to:

You will be responsible for the execution of Xerotech’s test & validation campaign. You will be tasked with a single overarching goal of proving that the Xerotech Hibernium platform is robust and reliable.

You will get to build and develop a multi-million euro test & validation infrastructure for cell, module, pack and system level high-voltage lithium-ion batteries.

You will have a deep full-spectrum in-house capability with regard to test. We do everything ourselves so you will have to build and run a full test lab.

You will lead a team of around 5 test engineers/technicians.

You will be exposed to the bleeding edge of electric vehicle battery technology and be responsible for proving and validating the next-generation of battery systems that are disrupting world today.

To excel you will need:

This cannot be your first test lab. You need to have demonstrated several years running a multi-million euro test and validation environment.

You need to know how to buy equipment. You will be responsible for millions of euros of spend on equipment. You need to know how to find good suppliers, perform factory acceptance testing and then lead the installation and commission of that equipment (supported by facilities).

You need to have led a team of test engineers (minimum 5) and have been responsible for their performance management as well as daily technical direction and objective setting.

You need experience in a relevant field such as automotive, aerospace or defence with a strong emphasis on environmental testing, shock & vibration and other forms of endurance and reliability testing. Our batteries go everywhere – we have to prove they will work.

Specific experience from an automotive Tier 1 supplier, automotive OEM or automotive contract engineering consultancy would be

highly advantageous.

We build batteries at Xerotech so familiarity with relevant battery testing standards such as UN38.3, ECE R100, UL2580 would be

Experience and understanding of high power electrical testing (load and duty cycling of high voltage battery packs) would be highly advantageous.

You need to be a clear communicator and proficient in explaining and delivering complex technical information. You will have the authority to stop production lines – you need to be able to explain critical information across departments and functions.

What we believe

We believe in people first, always. At Xerotech we value all cultures and backgrounds and truly believe that diversity drives innovation. We are growing fast, that means you will grow fast too and one day you will be able to say you were there at the beginning!

Why work with us

Situated in the West of Ireland, Xerotech offers a place to work like no other, with a dynamic working culture that very few places can replicate or compete with. We are a fast-growing and innovative company that is competing on a global scale, and we pride ourselves on being a great place to work, allowing us to attract the best to be the best! Just some of the benefits Xerotech offer include:

Private Healthcare cover from day one

Additional private healthcare to cover partners & dependents

Company Pension

23 days annual leave per year

Bike to Work scheme

Active sports and social club with events each month

Corporate gym rates & free fitness classes

Wellness programs, including an Employee Assistance Program

Top-notch tech equipment to work with

Great atmosphere, team spirit and free office snacks

Free parking & more

Commitment to Quality

Whether developing new products or writing copy, you will bring thoroughness, high standards, and the interminable curiosity to challenge the status quo, taking impactful risks along the way. Do you see an innovative way to do something? You will be empowered to do it.

Come and do your best work with us.

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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Test engineering manager

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