Battery Pack Test Engineer

Job Details

LocationWindsor, ON, Canada
Job TypeContract Full-Time
Degree RequiredBachelor

Job Description

We are currently recruiting an experienced Battery Pack Test Engineer to join our team supporting our client in the automotive industry.


  • Onsite
  • Must be willing and able to travel to the USA, without restrictions, effective on the start date


  • Execute various battery pack development and validation tests to support our strong Electric Vehicle portfolio
  • Contribute to a world-class battery lab from the launch stage to the full operation
  • Focus on training, documentation and launch of the lab
  • Complete all needed training and follow all lab safety processes and procedures
  • Develop work procedures for all standard work associated with battery pack testing conforming to existing safety standards; assist in develop test report templates; assist in the commissioning of the new battery pack testbeds
  • Execution of tests, focusing on obtaining the highest quality of data in the most efficient manner possible
  • Work with lab technicians on test preparation, test setup, test execution and post-test battery handling
  • Creation of a formal test report after testing as well as any intermediate reports to the test requestors as requested on running or issue status.
  • Complete all required training; follow all safety requirements
  • Use the hardware and software of the battery pack test system
  • Execute test scripts and create reports utilizing report templates
  • Ensure hardware and software support needs are addressed during installation of equipment and set up of the lab
  • Support the commissioning of equipment

Lab full operation:

  • Perform day-to-day testing
  • Ensure all tests comply with lab safety requirements
  • Keep test requestors informed on the status of all running tests
  • Employ best practices in all tests and test reports
  • Ensure all test reports provide the highest possible quality
  • Provide reports based on test results promptly on completion of testing
  • Proactively work to resolve test issues
  • Support root cause analysis and resolution of issues found during testing
  • Work with schedulers to maintain the highest level of utilization of test equipment
  • Ensure all training requirements are kept up to date
  • Escalate issues to management as needed


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related technical field
  • 3 years or more experience required
  • Know EV batteries key characteristics and performance index
  • Hands-on experience in vehicle components / subsystem test (EV, battery relevant is preferred)
  • Know CAN bus communication and tools.
  • Practical skills in common laboratory tools and instruments
  • Experience in setting up, maintaining, and monitoring tests according to test procedures
  • Experience in collecting, analyzing and visualizing test data
  • Knowledge of lithium-ion batteries, battery performance and battery testing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills; attention to detail


  • Master of Science degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related technical field
  • Experience with AVL PUMA or similar battery test systems
  • Experience with CAN tools such as Vector CANalyzer
  • Experience with calibration and analysis tools such as ETAS-INCA
  • Experience with EV battery pack diagnosis, rootcause analysis and teardown
  • Proficiency with data processing using MATLAB or Python
  • Experience with DVP&R test plan execution
  • Prior experience or knowledge of ISO 17025 or 9001 accreditation


  • Paid Benefits after 90 days (individual and family) – extended medical, out-of-country coverage, dental etc.
  • Pension eligibility, with employer match, after 1 full year of work (open enrollment every October)

MEDA offers an excellent referral bonus. Great candidates know great candidates

MEDA Limited is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of any of the protected reasons as described in the Ontario Human Rights Code. We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities, as described in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. Accommodation requests will be reviewed and granted to those that request assistance during our hiring process.

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