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Electric Drivetrain Engineering Manager

Shift EV

Shift EV

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Giza Governorate, Egypt · Giza, Al Omraneyah, Giza Governorate, Egypt
Posted on Monday, October 30, 2023

About Shift EV: Our mission is to accelerate the transition to electric mobility in emerging markets by building technologies that reduce the cost of electric vehicles and unlock financial savings for our customers.

Job Description

  • Lead the drivetrain team responsible for sizing and integration of the electric drivetrain including controllers and traction motors.

  • Define electric drivetrain system controls and configurations.

  • Define the interface requirements for all systems interacting with the electric drivetrain kit.

  • Modelling, developing and testing of power electronics systems, including the development of test and validation plans at all levels up to full vehicle.

  • Design and analysis of electric vehicle HV and LV power distribution networks.

  • Responsible for the delivery of electrical drawings and harnesses.

  • Collaborate with cross functional engineering teams to innovate, assess tradeoffs and converge on reliable solutions.

  • Provide leadership and interface closely with the engineering stakeholders including product, quality, plant and customers.

  • Work closely with suppliers on design and performance requirements of the drivetrain system components.

  • Facilitate product delivery according to relevant technical standards.

  • Manage design for manufacturing processes, product design process, as well as preparing and holding design reviews.

  • Support in defining the engineering operating system that ensures design at quality and speed.

You are:

  • BSc/MSc Electrical Engineering or equivalent with 7+ years experience.

  • Deep knowledge of electrical machines, power electronics, automotive traction batteries and motors and AC drives components.

  • Experience using Autocad and Matlab / Simulink Simulation.

  • OEM/Tier 1 experience with electric drivetrains on system level.

  • Experience working with high power electric and hybrid powertrains.

  • Experience of component testing and design of tests.

  • Experience working in electro-mechanical product design.

  • Deep understanding of electrical fundamental principles.

  • Full understanding of electric vehicles different concepts of operation.

  • Electric circuits design and simulations experience, as well as strong control theory knowledge.

  • Electric Machines modelling and analysis experience is a plus.

  • Knowledge of battery management systems is a plus.

  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills.

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