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HV Battery Technician


WAE Technologies Limited exists to accelerate the advantage and impact of our clients. We do it through innovative engineering and technology that solves complex problems and brings a step-change in weight, speed, and efficiency. Join us to help fulfil our mission to accelerate an efficient, electric, and sustainable future.

An opportunity has arisen for an HV Battery Technician in a rapidly expanding and exciting work environment. This is a key role working on advanced battery systems for motorsport, automotive, and industrial applications. Completion of the assembly of products against strict planned schedules to a very high standard of detail and quality. 

Job role:

  • Assembly of complete battery packs including all cooling sub-assemblies, wiring harnesses, mechanical enclosures and fixings
  • In-build testing and validation of HV battery packs
  • Assembly of subcomponents and sub-assemblies.
  • Arming of battery pack to High Voltage
  • Safety checks and testing of battery packs.
  • Installing Battery Packs onto test rigs with their associated sub-assemblies
  • Liaising with the Team Leader / Lead Technician to deliver products to the agreed schedule
  • Developing build process and build work instructions
  • Working to and assisting in developing test procedures
  • Maintaining accurate, traceable records
  • Ensuring strict adherence to quality standards
  • Using computerised systems to maintain build data integrity
  • Comply with all Health, Safety and Environmental guidance and regulations
  • Take ownership of the area and products
  • Drive continuous improvement actively
  • Reporting issues within the work area
  • Maintaining the working area to acceptable cleanliness standards
  • Work on other WAE programmes as required by the business
  • Support the business in any reasonable way as required
  • The job holder will be expected to travel worldwide to support programmes when required by the business.

You’ll have:

  • Significant Mechanical and/or electrical engineering experience
  • Apprenticeship / NVQ / BTEC or Degree in relevant engineering discipline.
  • Good working knowledge of proprietary PC software e.g. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Electrical & Mechanical technical knowledge & ability
  • Ability to use your initiative and respond quickly to problems
  • Flexible working approach
  • Organised, precise and pragmatic approach to working.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to maintain high standards of staff and department presentation, as appropriate for a facility visited by potential customers and other VIP’s.

We’ll provide:

  • Training to add to your existing skills and accelerate your career
  • A supportive and empowering work environment

Application deadline:

The closing date for applications is 25th of June 2023.


We are based on the Williams technical campus in Grove, Oxfordshire, UK. 20 minutes’ drive South of Oxford, UK and in Kidlington, Oxford.

Disclaimers and DEI:

You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. At WAE we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills. WAE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments.


26 Days Holiday

Increase with service

Options to buy/sell up to 1 week every December

Car Scheme

Tusker ULE

Bonus Scheme

We offer a performance based bonus scheme

Childcare Benefits

Childcare vouchers

TEDS Nursery Vouchers

Health and Fitness

Free onsite gym with classes

National gym membership discounts available

Private Medical Insurance

8% employer contributions rising to 10% after 3 years

Staff Events

Cycle to work scheme

Please Note: Due to the Volume of applications we receive on a daily basis we cannot guarantee your application will be acknowledged or considered unless you have applied directly via our website wae.com/careers.