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Job Title:  Senior Project Engineer

Requisition ID:  5746

Abingdon, ENG, GB, OX14 3ED

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. EnerSys complement our extensive line of Motive Power, Energy Systems and Specialty Power, including Space, Defence and Aviation, with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products. We continue to grow in our industry by ensuring all employees possess the following core competencies: customer focused, team player, engaged, ethical, strong communication skills, and works safely.


This position will be focusing primarily on our EnerSys Advanced Systems (EAS) Space line of business, which will include working on international space missions for satellites, launchers, and interplanetary vehicles. The company works with both national and international space agencies like NASA and European Space Agency as well as working across the commercial market supporting missions that include Earth observation, internet of things satellite constellations and global positioning systems. A position and job that can impact people across the globe.



The Senior Engineer is responsible for assignment of tasks to direct reports, provides over-sight of the technical solutions, and functions as the senior technical representative to the customer for critical project discussions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Managing technical inputs to risk management of the projects

Managing timely technical review of project documentation prior to formal release

Producing accurate analysis/documentation of the project design

Reporting technical inputs to project readiness review meetings

Producing in-build/in-test sign-off of technical checks

Creating production of verification/validation plans and providing documentation of outcomes

Verifying project hardware from review of test data and correlation to predicted performance

Reviewing/sign-off of compliance statements to the project and industry specifications

Managing cost reduction and improvement strategy and implementation projects

Producing department Business Management System (BMS) documentation relating to project tasks/deliverables

Managing design software and analytical tool correlation/updates and analytical results to test data

Delivering team Items of Interest each week to the Engineering Manager


A degree in STEM subject, or equivalent qualification


Knowledge and Experience


Experience as a technically responsible engineer on customer facing projects in a highly regulated industry, e.g. aerospace

High level of IT skills for data analysis, modelling, results presentation and reporting

Experience with test and verification activities, and reporting

Experience in reviewing and constructively criticising analytical results, technical reports and documents



Experience in some or all of the following areas:

  • Vibration/shock testing
  • Mechanical design and analysis
  • Thermal design and analysis
  • Magnetic moment analysis
  • Li-ion battery performance
  • Battery management systems
  • Spacecraft power systems

Familiarity with hazard analysis and FMECA

Experience working with space industry primes, agencies and end users

Knowledge and understanding of ECSS standards

Skills and Competencies

An ability to interpret standards and customer specifications and develop compliant solutions

Attention to detail and an ability to examine and present data clearly

A focus on mentoring and developing others to meet technical requirements, design reviews/ gates/ milestones, and the design qualification process

An ability to work in a multi-project environment; to effectively prioritise and work to detailed scheduled plans and tight deadlines

An ability to delegate tasks and support team members working on multiple projects

Excellent people skills; be a proven team worker but with an ability to work independently

An enthusiasm for problem-solving and delivering solutions

Excellent written and verbal communication skills


EnerSys is always looking to hire top talent.  EEOEM/F/D/V

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