Aerospace and Aviation
£375 per day
Job Type:

Power System Engineer

Power System Engineer - UAV


6 months

£375 per day


The role of the Power System Engineer is to contribute technical and engineering expertise into the development and delivery of fit-for-purpose power sub-system solutions suitable for recurring production and operation of a UAV aircraft.


Tasks and Accountabilities

As part of Multidisciplinary Product Teams, be responsible for the functional and performance aspects of design solutions; including supporting wider design trade-off activities with respect to quality, risk and cost. 

Provide power system technology expertise into the definition of …

Effective engineering plans of work (encompassing design; development; and verification phases).

End user instructions (encompassing transportation; storage; handling; operation and disposal).

Lead own work packages, as tasked, as part of the execution and delivery of power sub-system development projects, including…

the development of associated Ground Support Equipment; development tools and test equipment necessary to process, implement and utilise the power system design solutions; 

the transition of solutions into recurring production and flight line operations.

Act as Design Authority for power sub-system design solutions as formally delegated by the System Design Authority.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience

A degree in Engineering or a relevant science subject.

Direct experience with analysing/evaluating battery technology designs and data is essential. In particular, in the field of advanced Lithium based chemistry batteries.

Proven experience of developing new product solutions for cutting edge applications.

Experience in the application of DFx during development is desirable.

Experience in establishing effective test and verification plans, equipment and methods is highly desirable.

Experience with data analysis software (e.g. MATLAB or similar) is desirable.

Experience of taking technology solutions through New Product Introduction (NPI) phases would be advantageous.


Personal Qualities and Behavioural Requirements

Self-motivated, proactive, team-oriented and willing to take on challenges.

Able to constructively influence colleagues, suppliers and customers.

Planning own work and prioritise tasks in line with project needs.

Focus on delivering to time, cost and quality.

Safety conscious approach to own work and that of others.


For more information please contact John Paul at Protec Technical Ltd.

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