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Battery Test Technician



Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Monday, May 13, 2024

When does being a Test Technician contribute to reducing Co2 emissions? When you’re a Test Technician at Breathe.

Who we are

At Breathe, we believe an electrified future is key to achieving this, which is why we are building battery technology to help brands do more with the power they have.

Our physics-based battery management software helps some of the world's largest and most iconic automotive and consumer electronics brands deliver products with faster charging, longer life and zero compromise on safety. Put simply, we make batteries better. And we want you to join us.

What we will give you

As a growing start up you will join a talented and cohesive team who everyday go to work to do more with the power we have. Why? Because we dream of a world where everyone can breathe clean air. You will have the opportunity to have a big say in how the company is run and where we are going.

You will become an agent of change and help us push the industry forward by helping make the complex simple and in return you have an opportunity to grow your career with us as we scale.

We’re genuine people who want to do good and are driven by passion, coffee and a mutual love of dogs – and yes, our office in London is dog friendly and we would love to add more dogs to our pack.

Sounding great right?

Being a start-up, we know it isn’t always 9-5 but we do know that family and a good work life balance are key to innovation, so we offer flexible/hybrid working to try to accommodate your needs, - Not based in London? don’t worry let’s chat.

We believe in keeping energy levels high and we have a constant supply of office snacks to help you with that.

We offer Share options, an ethical pension scheme and we know downtime is key to keeping the mind sharp, so we offer 34 days holiday per annum inclusive of Bank Holidays that we want you to take.

As well as the ability to learn from and with a room full of experts working at the cutting edge of the industry, we will provide the support and training to develop your skills, be that via courses, conferences or other learning opportunities / materials.

What you will be doing

This is an exciting time to join Breathe. Having proven the value of our products in both the automotive and consumer electronics spaces, we are scaling our Testing Team. You’ll contribute to the entire testing process from handling incoming cells to data delivery, and will be a core part of the team gathering the test data that underpins our product development and validation.

Your responsibilities will range from setting up and executing battery tests to helping us scale up the laboratory by installing and commissioning new test equipment and building new test equipment. You will play a key role in ensuring that our laboratory is organised and operates smoothly and efficiently.

Your day to day

  • Setup and manage battery tests in accordance to our test plans, and monitor data to ensure quality and integrity as well as identify and resolve testing issues
  • Work with test engineers to install and commission new test equipment and build custom test hardware. Ensure that equipment you are responsible for is maintained and calibrated.
  • Closely follow our testing processes in your work to ensure the quality, repeatability and consistency of test data, and ensure that documentation relating to your work is accurate and complete
  • Own safety process, documentation and training for specific areas of the laboratory and ensure these are adhered to by other users

Your background

  • You have a technical background in engineering or a related field, and have experience with basic electrical testing techniques and designing and installing custom cable looms.
  • You have a high level of attention to detail and a can-do and practical approach to laboratory work with a strong ability to problem solve
  • Experience with battery testing and battery test equipment is a plus, but not essential
  • Proven experience of working collaboratively with other teams in a kind and conscientious manner

We want to add the best talent to our incredible team, and we want to find you tomorrow. We will do our best to process your application as quickly as possible and come back to you within 2 weeks as we appreciate communication is key. But we aren’t perfect so do reach out to us for an update.

At Breathe, we believe that having diverse perspectives within our team is an essential part of innovating quickly, thinking from first principles, and expanding our expertise. Ultimately, enabling us to deliver better products to our customers.

We aim to attract, nurture, and retain diverse individuals. Because that’s how we do our best work. And because that’s the kind of world we want to live in.

We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified candidates and are happy to provide the accommodations you need within our recruitment process to enable you to demonstrate your skills. Just let us know what you need.

So, what are you waiting for? Come join us!