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Energy Test Engineer (m/w/d)

Vacancy number • TR-226182

Energy Test Engineer (m/w/d)

  • Ingolstadt
  • Closes 9 May
  • 40 hours
  • Professional Master

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About this job

  • Market: Industry
  • Branch: Aerospace
  • Area of Expertise: Technical
  • Location: Ingolstadt

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Master
  • Closing date: Thursday, 9 May 2024


Would you like to reach the next level in your career? At Brunel, you have the opportunity to continuously develop your career with renowned customers - across all industries. Take the decisive step in your career today and apply to us as an Energy Test Engineer.

About this role

Your role and your team:You will report directly to the Team Leader Energy Testing and work closely with our Component Testing team.
The Component Testing team is responsible for various disciplines involving the testing of components, systems and entire aircraft. It is divided into three departments: Testing, Test Management and Test Operations. Our team performs tests that support certification, development and research in the following technology areas: Propulsion Systems, Batteries, Structures, Environmental Testing and Hardware in the Loop (HIL).You will be the contact person for all battery tests and manage the entire test process from requirements analysis and concept development to test execution and data processing, always keeping the goal of qualification and verification of our aircraft components in mind. You will set up and execute tests of small and large prototypes and provide valuable input to electrical, thermal and mechanical battery engineers as well as production.

Your daily work routine:

  • Working with multi-megawatt battery systems

  • Planning of tests and consultation with stakeholders

  • Planning and setting up laboratories and laboratory equipment

  • Working closely with other integration engineers, especially in battery development

  • Analyzing test data and interpreting the results

  • Planning, setting up and maintaining test rooms and equipment

  • Design and operation of test rigs for testing electrical, electrochemical and electromechanical components, including battery abuse testing

  • Testing components for electrical and thermal performance, mechanical, abuse, crash and environmental behavior

  • Coordinating, preparing and conducting tests of battery cells, modules and packs as well as electrical parts and components according to CS-23, DO-160, DO-311 and other standards, internally and with partners

  • Provide critical feedback to relevant stakeholders (suggestions for design changes, process adjustments, software bug fixes, etc.)

  • Support in production planning and end-of-line test setup

  • Work on ad hoc tasks or projects as assigned by management

  • Working with the BMS system and test bench software

  • Preparation of post-mortem analyses and reports

What you need to bring

  • MSc, PhD or equivalent degree in electrical engineering/power engineering/mechatronics or a related field required

  • Strong knowledge of working in electrical laboratories and best testing practices

  • At least 2 years of hands-on experience working with battery systems

  • Knowledge of BMS functions, CAN systems and general test bench software

  • Experience with electrical and battery test equipment such as high voltage supplies and loads, data acquisition systems and battery test systems

  • Experience with battery module and battery system testers (AVL, Kratzer, Basytec or similar)

  • EFK +AuS status/experience (level 3E according to DGUV 209-093) for HV systems or similar practical experience is a plus

  • Knowledge of battery systems, especially Li-ion batteries, is required

  • Experience in the automotive or aerospace industry is a plus

  • High motivation to help shape structures and processes

  • High degree of personal responsibility with the ability to work both in a team and independently

  • Goal-oriented, dedicated work style with analytical problem-solving skills required

  • Fluency in English is essential, fluency in German or another language would be an advantage


Brunel offers an in-house Ver.di collective agreement that has been adapted to the salary structures of your professional group. The contracts are generally open-ended and continue to offer 30 days paid vacation. The corporate culture at Brunel is characterized by mutual appreciation at all levels of the company and the diversity of our employees. Brunel also offers coaching and further training to enhance your profile. Feedback meetings help you to clearly define your career prospects. Have we aroused your interest? Then send us your application!

This is what Brunel stands for!

Working at Brunel means: attractive work tasks, exceptional career prospects, the security of an expanding engineering service provider and the whole variety of engineering and IT. In the DACH-CZ region alone, we have more than 40 locations and development centers with accredited test laboratories and more than 120 locations worldwide with more than 12,000 employees in over 40 countries. More than 45 years of international success and over 25 years in Germany. Standing still means going backwards - with Brunel you can make a difference!

  • Diverse career opportunities and insights into top companies – from medium-sized companies to global players – across a wide range of industries. This is what our employees can expect from Brunel. But there is much more:

    So that our employees can accept and master professional challenges in the best possible way, we support them with individual training, support and advancement opportunities.

    We ensure that all of our employees have a good work-life balance. Part-time employment in the interests of a better balance between work and family, as well as working time models such as flexitime, are therefore an integral part of our offer - also for managers.

    Our broad network of locations across the entire DACH-CZ region as well as our extensive customer portfolio offer secure, varied jobs - also internationally if you are interested.

  • As a global company, we bear responsibility: for our employees, but also for society and the environment. For us, this is not an empty promise; we take on this responsibility every day. Our commitment to the environment and our social commitment are enshrined in our Environmental Social Governance (ESG) strategy.

    Brunellers are people from many different cultures and nations. The diversity of our employees is an integral part of our heterogeneous teams and a great strength. This means that every task is solved in a multifaceted, innovative and efficient manner.

  • We are proud of our grown and lived corporate culture: Our interactions are characterized by mutual appreciation – between all employees and at all company levels. We also maintain an open culture of trust with flat hierarchies. For us, “you” applies to everyone without exception, right up to the CEO. Our working atmosphere is characterized by respect, trust, appreciation and an open feedback culture.

    Various events, campaigns and traditions make this corporate culture tangible for all Brunellers. No matter where in the world: we are a team! Our shared values also ensure this!

    Get to know our culture and values.

Process of your application

We will now begin examining your application: We will take a close look at your application documents and ask you for additional information if necessary. If your qualifications match our requirements, we will invite you to meet us for the first time.

In an introductory meeting, we would like to find out more about your interests, ambitions and professional developments. At the same time, we report on working at Brunel and provide information about all career opportunities and prospects.

If the introductory meeting goes well for you and us, we will arrange a meeting with the customer who has the perfect project for you. This gives you the opportunity to find out more about the customer and the project.

If you enjoyed the project discussion and the customer is also convinced of your expertise, we will ask you the final and decisive question: Do you want to get started at Brunel?

Now great times are beginning! With Brunel you have countless opportunities to help shape technological progress. You decide how your career path goes. We support you in every phase of your career. You always have security behind you: Brunel!

image Apply now Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

Your consultant, Laura Lehnardt is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use this number: TR-226182

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