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Position: E-Performance & High Voltage Battery Repair Program Mgr. (18 mo. contract)
Reports to: Director of After Sales
Company: Porsche Cars Canada Limited
Location: Toronto
Date Posted: August 2017

Position Objective:
Porsche Cars Canada is expanding its vehicle portfolio to include Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) and Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV). These cars will address market opportunities and future regulatory requirements. Bringing these vehicles to market requires a new E-Performance knowledge base in the After Sales organization at Porsche Cars Canada Ltd.

Being part of the new knowledge base the E-Performance and High Voltage Battery Repair Program Manager will develop, implement and manage a mobile High Voltage Expert (HVE) Repair Concept for mobile Li-Ion Batteries. This includes the performance and coordination of defective Li-Ion Batteries repairs and improvement of the battery warranty process.

As a second part of the knowledge hub, the E-Performance and High Voltage Battery Repair Program Manager will also be the After Sales point of contact for current and in future upcoming Porsche E-Mobility and Porsche Connect topics.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Development and implementation of a mobile High Voltage Expert (HVE) Repair Concept
  • Supervise and manage the new HVE concept for the Canadian market
  • Providing and coordinating mobile repair for Li-Ion batteries by exchanging defective battery cell-modules
  • Responsible to participate in PCL and PAG PHEV / BEV training courses to assure and maintain the highest level of Porsche product knowledge
  • Assist dealers and PCL personnel in difficult PHEV and BEV technical matters
  • Field testing of power electronic systems/ high voltage battery
  • Ensuring a properly documentation of the repair process
  • Responsible for early recognition of product issues in the field and ensure technical support
  • Review PHEV and BEV technical bulletins, Workshop manuals, etc. for modifications and edits to ensure correct diagnosis and repair procedures
  • After Sales knowledge hub for current and upcoming Porsche E-Mobility and Connect topics such as PHEVs, BEVs, Porsche Car Connect, Porsche Connect and Connect Plus

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Bachelor or College degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Advanced electrical and mechanical technical skill set
  • Strong understanding of power electronics topologies
  • Completed Automotive Technician preferred

Experience:

  • 5 + years of relevant hands-on hardware experience on high voltage batteries, Porsche technical experience preferred
  • Hands-on experience with high voltage systems
  • Experience with 600-850 VDC power electronic systems
  • Field testing of high voltage batteries
  • French language knowledge preferred

Skills and Competencies:

  • English fluently (oral and written). French and German preferred.
  • Excellent overall understanding of high voltage automotive systems and repair, Porsche preferred.
  • Ability to quickly understand newly emerging technologies
  • Ability to communicate, both written and orally, to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills, spelling, grammar and composition skills.
  • Natural leadership ability; team player with consensual approach
  • Superior organization, communication and reporting skills
  • Systematic thinker; ability to work at conceptual and detail levels
  • Advanced PC skills with accent on Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and tasks simultaneously
  • Self-directed, requiring limited supervision
  • Willingness to travel as required


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