Volta Trucks, a hypergrowth European Electric Truck Manufacturer, is looking for a Lead Thermal Validation Engineer to join our Test & Validation Team. This is a hybrid role split between our head offices in Reading, remote working and our contract manufacturing partners facility in Austria.

This is a unique opportunity to join an ambitious scale-up where you will have the opportunity to contribute to the manufacturing strategy for a forward thinking, rapidly expanding business.

What you will do:

Lead the testing activity and support the development of thermal systems (powertrain, battery, and cabin)

    • Review requirements & create Test Specs
    • Implementation of the test cases into the relevant Test assets (HIL rig, Vehicle
    • Creation of Automated test using (Automation Desk for HIL testing).
    • Implementation of the test cases into the relevant Test assets (HIL rig, Vehicle).
    • Creation of Automated tests using (Automation Desk for HIL testing).
    • Identify/Raise the needs for new test assets.
    • Implement controls logic in Simulink Models to enable complex testing logics.
    • Raise identified bugs via Jira (be able to present them clearly explain, provide evidence and report the issue).

    We would like you to have:

    • Relevant experience in thermal and EV vehicles preferably
    • Experience in CAN, LIN and Ethernet.
    • Exposure to developing controls logic in Matlab/ Simulink.
    • Test Automation experience.
    • Simulink modelling experience.
    • Ability to understand complex embedded systems

    Our culture and Valued Behaviours

    • We are a scale-up, so structures and processes can be new and constantly evolving.
    • We are a diverse business, from many nationalities and backgrounds.
    • We really value our people. We have a flexible & remote work environment and a great benefits package & pension scheme.
    • You will have a genuine opportunity to make an impact on the business and society as a whole.
    • You should closely share our values of safety, sustainability, and electrification.
    • Be adaptable, resilient, and open to change

    About us

    Urban delivery is currently one of the most polluting activities in our cities. Traditional diesel trucks continue to pollute the air, and cause health and safety challenges to residents, while bringing necessary goods into city centres, because there hasn’t been an alternative. Until now.

    Volta Trucks has developed the first ground-up full-electric commercial vehicle, paired with an innovative and highly disruptive business model. Founded in 2019, and having raised €300M of funding to date, we are bringing the full-electric Volta Zero to market at industry-leading pace and scale to help accelerate the transition to a sustainable future.