NGDV HV Battery Engineer

Iowa Mold Tooling Co., Inc.

Oshkosh, WI

At Oshkosh, we build, serve and protect people and communities around the world by designing and manufacturing some of the toughest specialty trucks and access equipment. We employ over 17,000 team members all united by a common purpose. Our engineering and product innovation help keep soldiers and firefighters safe, is critical in building and keeping communities clean and helps people do their jobs every day.

The Sr Principal Engineer – Electrification - NGDV High Voltage Battery will lead and manage the Production-ization and sustaining engineering efforts for the high voltage battery of the Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV). Provide technical leadership and make critical decisions that have a large impact on the product and its long-term sustainability. Performs complex engineering analysis, design or re-design, validation and troubleshooting of the high voltage battery systems on delivery vehicles. Provides integration and execution expertise for vehicle control and embedded systems development.

  • Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of the battery supplier.
  • Responsible for coordination of battery failures, repair, and tracking.
  • Responsible for ensuring battery failures are root caused, contained, prevented, and documented properly.
  • Ensures the supplied battery software functions and integrates with the vehicle properly.
  • Provide oversight for the battery system architecture, packaging, cell, module, and pack design and integration.
  • Provide oversight of the battery management system design and integration.
  • Approve battery system functional and performance requirement verification and compliance.
  • Has some level of product cost responsibility for the high voltage battery.
  • Collaborate and build relationships with internal and external customers, across segments and functions.
  • Ability to present and defend technical engineering decisions to Engineering leadership, Oshkosh leadership, and external customers.
  • Responsible for completion of a complex project on time.
  • Responsible for managing multiple priorities.
  • Collaborate as needed with other engineering business support disciplines internally as well as suppliers externally.
  • May have exposure to external customers and/or industry organizations.
  • Perform complex electrical engineering analysis of customer requirements, including design of new and modified systems, ensuring current products remain competitive as well as supporting new products.
  • Interface with customers/suppliers to resolve complex technical issues to provide the business with innovative, industry leading solutions.
  • Provide guidance or mentorship to entry level engineers working on a common project.
  • Perform and check complex engineering calculations, investigations, and tasks as assigned according to Oshkosh as well as general industry engineering standards and processes.
  • Responsible for the preparation and delivery of complex electrical plans, designs, computation methods, and/or reporting.
  • Research, create, and update standard engineering methods and procedures, best practices, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Regular attendance is required.
  • Accredited Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field with eight (8) or more years of related experience (engineering lithium ion battery systems, high voltage systems, or an electrified mobility product).
  • Accredited Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Familiarity with battery controls software.
  • Familiarity with Controller Area Network (CAN)/SAE J1939 protocol.
  • Automotive High Voltage Training/Certification(s).
  • Battery Management System (BMS) hardware design experience.
  • Battery system/Energy Storage integration design experience.
  • Familiarity with problem solving and failure analysis techniques.
  • Familiarity with Systems Engineering (SE) methodology.


  • Internal Contacts: Contact with peers and others involving explanation of information (these contacts may be within or outside department or division), and the gathering of factual information; may include the communication of sensitive or confidential information.
  • External Contacts: Limited external contact to gather information, answer queries, or ask assistance.
  • Communication Skills: Read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos; Read and interpret safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedure manuals; Write routine reports, correspondence and speak effectively before both internal and external groups; Read, analyze and interpret business manuals, technical procedures and/or government regulations: Read, analyze and interpret scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents.
  • Decision-Making: Significant responsibility for decisions and final results, affecting more than one function or a function with multiple unites. Substantial analysis is required and many factors must be weighted before a decision can be reached.
  • Complexity, Judgment and Problem Solving: Work requires the ability to plan and perform work in light of new or constantly changing problems, work from broad instruction, and deal with complex factors not easily evaluated. Decisions require considerable judgment, initiative and ingenuity in areas there is little precedent.
  • Supervisory/Managerial: General instructing, scheduling, and reviewing the work of others performing the same or directly related work. Acts as “lead worker”.


  • Physical Demands: Frequent: Standing, Walking/Running, Sitting, Reaching, Hearing, Talking, Visual, Typing; Occasional: Driving, Fine Dexterity, Manual Dexterity; Upper Extremity Repetitive Motion; Seldom: Lifting/Carrying 25lbs., Pushing/Pulling 25llbs.
  • Non-Physical Demands: Frequent: Analysis/Reasoning, Communication/Interpretation, Math/Mental Computation, Reading, Sustained Mental Activity (i.e. auditing, problem solving, grant writing, composing reports), Writing.
  • Environmental Demands: Frequent: Work Alone, Frequent Task Changes, Tedious/Exacting Work; Occasional: High Volume Public Contact.
  • Work Schedule: Routine shift hours. Infrequent overtime, weekend, or shift rotation.
  • Demands/Deadlines: High volume and variable work demands and deadlines impose strain on routine basis or considerable stress intermittently; OR regular direct contacts with distressed individuals within the immediate work environment; and/or exposure to demands and pressures from persons other than immediate supervisor.


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