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Cummins Inc. Manager - Battery Enclosure Design in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Manager - Battery Enclosure Design


Closing date: 27 th March 2019

Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

Learn more about this role and how you can begin Working Right .

Our Corporate Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Milton Keynes for a Manager – Battery Enclosure Design.

Your impact will be seen in these and other ways:

  • You will manage, motivate and develop a new team responsible for the design, development, test and validation of high-voltage battery pack enclosures for pure-electric and hybrid powertrains.

  • You will deliver all of the structural elements of the enclosure, includingcovers, base plates and sealing mechanismsas well as the pack-mounting system.

  • Leveraging your experience of on and off-highway powertrain development, you will lead the development of rapid prototyping methodologies for next-generation battery enclosure development.

  • You will drive the reduction in the product emergence process lead-time, utilising analysis-led design techniques.

  • You will own the structural validation process for all aspects of the battery enclosure, including NVH analysis, physical impact test, weight reduction and safety.

  • You will offer advice and consultancy to the wider engineering department on manufacturing feasibility, tooling and product cost optimisation.

  • This is an opportunity to join a company at the forefront of technology in heavy-duty electrified powertrain development in its centenary year – helping Cummins to create a better world.


Skills and Experience Required:

  • Basic understanding of electrochemistry and cell development

  • Understanding of Battery Management Systems (BMS).

  • An understanding of stress / strain analysis using Ansys.

  • Expert user of an industry-standard 3D CAD package (e.g. Catia V5, Creo, Siemens NX).

  • Team-leadership / management experience, including skills-matrix maintenance and gap analysis.

  • Experience of facilitating and leading cross-functional design reviews.

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

  • BEng in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent vocational experience.

Compensation and Benefits

  • An attractive base salary of £54-70,000 (dependent on experience)

  • Cummins Contributory Pension Scheme

  • Variable annual bonus of up to 12%

  • Annual healthcheck with Nuffield Health

  • Healthshield

  • Cummins Rewards

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Flexible working hours

At Cummins, we are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and we are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applicants equally. No employee or potential employee will receive less favourable treatment because of any protected characteristic.

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Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Milton Keynes-UK, Milton Keynes, Precedent House

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Feb 26, 2019, 12:14:20 PM

Unposting Date Mar 28, 2019, 6:59:00 PM

Req ID: 190000SU