Battery Management System (BMS) Tester

FastTek Global
Published
May 2, 2022
Location
Charlottesville, VA
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BMS Tester #781075 Battery Management System (BMS) Tester

Contract Term: Contract – 6 months will an option to go permanent

Candidate must work 100% on-site in Charlottesville, VA

  • Testing lithium FORKLIFT Batteries in different environmental conditions
  • Set-up and cycling several large batteries
  • Collect data on test
  • See if modules are balancing
  • Validate code and operation to make sure batteries behave as designed
  • Able to design test
  • Must have CAN tools, CANalyzer, automated test equipment, and testing experience

Job Description:

Overview:

  • The BMS Tester is responsible for designing and executing various test plans to determine and verify performance of lithium battery products for Industrial Motive Power and/or Stationary applications
  • Areas of activities include test plan design and test plan execution. Product being tested may be an electronic battery management system, small energy lithium cells, larger lithium packs containing multiple cells, or larger lithium systems containing multiple packs
  • This is a contract position located in Charlottesville VA and requires you to be onsite

Responsibilities:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty under the guidance of the appropriate supervisor and/or independently
  • Essential duties include the following; other duties may be assigned
  • Design product test plans to verify products meet requirements of customer and/or Engineering specifications
  • Scope includes thermal testing, vibration testing, shock testing, environmental testing, electrical testing and mechanical structural testing
  • Actually, perform said tests utilizing internal test equipment
  • If needed, engage outside test companies and co-ordinate test performance and management of resulting data from testing
  • Review test data results and interpret said data with respect to performance against product specifications
  • If test does not meet expected results, make specific recommendations for product improvement
  • Facilitate the use of automated test methods to optimize test speed and minimize delay in securing test results
  • Prepare recommendations for continuous test capability improvements regarding test machinery and test methods
  • Acquire and maintain a library of applicable test standards for lithium products as subject matter expert
  • Make oral and written presentations (i.e. test results and associated implications)
  • Contribute to product related problem-solving activities
  • Manage product testing activities which require strong cross functional engagement. Facilitate team building

Qualifications:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical, Materials Science or equivalent technical field. Prefer minimum 3 years of experience in testing lab or similar product evaluation in an industrial environment
  • Experience with CAN communication
  • Good understanding of fundamental product testing concepts and experience with using test equipment and fixtures
  • Must be comfortable with hands-on working environment in test lab setting for lithium battery products
  • Lithium battery experience preferred

Reasoning Skills:

  • Ability to solve practical problems and handle a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

Language Skills:

  • Ability to write detailed technical reports concerning assigned projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, good record keeping and documentation skills
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups, and to communicate professionally with colleagues and managers

PC Software Knowledge:

  • Computer applications knowledge in Windows environment with MS Office experience plus familiarity with operating within Google Suite
  • Competence in lab data collection systems preferred (MATLAB or other)
  • Familiarity with Linux command line environments
  • Familiarity with CANalyzer
  • Familiarity with Test link preferred

Physical Demands:

  • Hearing, speaking, seeing, writing, standing, lifting (50 lbs.), sitting, bending, walking, and carrying

Work Environment:

  • Normal office and test lab environment are typical

Travel, other requirements:

  • Minimal domestic travel within the US
  • No international travel expected

Additional Info:

At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra. We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.

We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!

FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:

  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020!

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