Battery Prototype Build Technician

04_Professionals (technical)
PC04 Eng. Serv. Mot

Role of the Department


The Build and Test department supports MAHLE Powertrain by building, instrumenting, and testing prototype engines, batteries and motors helping lead the research and development into new cutting-edge green technologies, such as Hybridisation and Electrification.



Your Role & Responsibilities 


As a prototype build technician, you would be carrying out the following activities


  • To comply with the Health and Safety processes set out by the company
  • Prepare components for use in prototype assemblies with instrumentation
  • Record critical build measurement data
  • To carry out any fabrication and fitment work required to fit prototype parts
  • Using provided process documentation build the engine assembly, battery module or electric motor
  • Check integrity of the build process using mechanical and electrical diagnostic tools
  • Support build concern resolution  and failure investigations as required
  • Assist with design rectification activities  



  • Hazardous Voltage safety training to SAP level would be advantageous


Your Skills and Experience


  • Previous experience of working in a prototype build environment
  • Knowledge of hazardous voltage safety processes would be an advantage  .
  • Minimum of three year’s experience of building prototype engines, battery packs or motor assemblies
  • Ability to work as part of a busy team
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to improvise and use initiative when required.
  • Strong professional credibility
  • Positive and proactive approach
  • High degree of professionalism and technical competence
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Approachable and flexible
  • Creative and able to generate ideas to solve problems.
  • Take ownership of problems and seek to successfully resolve them.



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Facts about the job

Benefits:  Benefits-UK/DI_LI_LS_MP_PE_PH_PP_SA
Entry level:  Experienced hires
Part- / Full-time:  Full Time
Functional area:  R&D
Department:  PC04 Eng. Serv. Mot

Northampton, GB

Company:  MAHLE Powertrain (UK)

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Your future at MAHLE

As a team player and someone who thinks ahead, you can deploy all your skills with us. In cooperation with colleagues from different countries and areas, you contribute in designing the mobility of the future. When selecting MAHLE, you choose trend-setting technologies and strategies. Are you interested in working with us and developing efficient and environmentally-friendly solutions, optimising existing products, and turning innovative ideas into reality? Then MAHLE is the right address for you.

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