Design Engineer – Power Electronics (BMS)

January 31, 2023
Apply Now

Job Description

About the job
you’ll be our: Design Engineer-Power electronics (BMS)

you’ll be based at: IBC Knowledge Park

you’ll be Aligned with: Team Lead, Power Electronics

you’ll be A member of: Hardware & System Engineering

What you’ll do at Ather:

Demonstrate compliance to corporate values and Departmental procedures per requirements of the corporate QS standards.
Support team during QS Audits, Demonstrate compliance.
Conceptualize and implement key product differentiators through effective benchmarking.
Manage technical risks in projects through effective DFMEA.
Demonstrate collaborative culture while staying committed to Technical deliverables.
Technically Coach and Mentor resources in the Development team.
Meet Cost, Quality & Schedule goals for Programs/Projects.
Carry out detailed Design Calculations, WCA and Tolerance Analyses to demonstrate compliance to sub-system/system specifications.
Demonstrate compliance to checklists/Templates during reviews on Design/Simulation,
Schematic, PCB Layout, WCA, Tolerance Analyses, IP, Safety and Regulatory aspects of design.
Lead and drive reuse of platforms and design resources to help reduce TTM, cost and enhance quality. Implement lessons learnt into designs.
Lead and drive periodic DFMEA reviews. Demonstrate focus on pro-active screening of defects and timely implementation of control mechanisms to reduce RPN.
Demonstrate compliance to corporate guidelines on DFM, DFA, DFC, DFS, DFR and Component Selection/derating.
Lead RCA on field failures and Approve RCA Reports & CAPA.
Lead Planning and execution of Engineering DVT and DVT.
Carry out Benchmarking tests on competitor systems/sub-systems and submit reports.
Participate in supplier Meetings and Technical workshops with key component manufacturers.
Minimize component diversity in designs.
Partner with Technical resources from Manufacturers/Suppliers to deliver solutions to issues.
Participate in internal Peer Group discussions to share and implement best practices.
Leverage support from the Program/Project Management team to reduce TTM/Risks.
Participate and contribute to PFMEA discussions with the NPD and Operations teams.
Work with Swimlane and relevant teams to define manufacturing test plans, review build reports and implement corrective actions to enhance manufacturing cost, yield and consistency.
Support NPD in carrying out RCA and Implementing CAPA during PPAP builds.
Work with the Operations Team to support Sustenance of designs in production.
Support the team during internal audits carried out by the Process Excellence team.
Demonstrate compliance to the corporate Design & Development processes.
Work with the SW team to define & implement SW/FW requirements.
Prepare, Review and execute Engineering DVT plans. Debug and close JiRA issues with appropriate RCA reports.
Coordinate efforts with the HAT team to prepare and review DVT plans. Debug and resolve JiRA Issues reported during DVT Execution.
Represent team during reviews with PVL, debug and resolve Integration issues during product development.

Here’s what we are looking for:

Expert Level:

Battery Management System Design & Analysis
Analog Front End (AFE) Application Design & Analysis
Current sensors and precision amplifiers
Analog Circuit Design & Analysis
Digital System Design & Analysis

Advanced Level:

Li-Ion Battery Construction, Calendar Life, Cycle Life and Service life contributors
Engineering DVT of BMS
Debug & Troubleshooting of BMS
Debug & Troubleshooting of Analog & Digital Circuits
Thermal Testing, Safety & Regulatory Pre-Compliance Testing
Li-Ion Battery pack safety standards, Testing methodologies
Semiconductor Device Characteristics – MOSFETs, IGBTs, Thyristors, Rectifiers AFE ICs, LDOs, Switching Regulators, LED Drivers
Electrolytic and Ceramic Capacitors, NTC, PTC, Relays, Contactors, MOV, GDT
PCB Layout Design
Temperature and Humidity Sensors, Signal Conditioning Circuit design & Analysis

Basic Level:

BMS Specifications
Pb-Acid/Li-Ion Battery Charging Algorithms
Pb-Acid/Li-Ion Battery Chemistry, Construction, Cycle/Calendar/Service Life Estimation
Design Verification and Testing of Batteries and BMS, Li-Ion Battery pack safety standards, Testing methodologies & Standards
Technical Risk Management
Sensitivity Analysis
UL/VDE/IEC/BIS/CCC Safety standards
IEC/EN Regulatory Standards
ISO 9001-15/QS9000 Quality Systems
Six Sigma
PMP/Agile Methodology
MIL217F/BELLCORE Reliability Standards

Familiar Level:

Embedded Design for BMS
ESD Compliance standards, Component and PCBA Handling
Design Thinking
Thermal Analysis
Environmental Standards


PSIM (A), MATLAB (A), MathCAD (A), ORCAD (A), Allegro (B), SOLIDWORKS (F), Crystall

Ball (B), Pugh Matrix (B), Regression Analysis (B), DoE (B), C/C++/Embedded C (B)

„h DSO (E), DMM (E), Datalogger (E), Electronic Load (E), LabView (B), Thermal Chamber (B), Torque Sensor (A), Position Sensor (A), Power Supplies (E). Voltage and Current calibration instruments and methodologies(E)

You bring to Ather:

B.Tech/M.Tech with Specialization in Electrical/Electronics’ Engineering
1-5 years of experience in hands on design and development of BMS for Li-Ion