Assembler Dry Cell And Battery Job Description Sample
Senior Cell Development Engineer
The Senior Cell Development Scientist will be a key team member in an aggressive product design, development and analysis effort to produce and commercialize next-generation electrode materials, cell design and analysis techniques. The candidate is expected to have a deep theoretical and practical expertise in a variety of potential cell chemistries, including lithium iron phosphate (LFP), nickel-manganese-cobalt (NMC), graphite anodes, and other materials. Duties include modeling of new cells chemistries, design and execution of cell builds, and analysis and interpretation of results vs. cell requirements. Other duties include supporting specifications, design reviews, and stage gate process in support of launching cell products.
The candidate will be expected to demonstrate competency in the laboratory, including basic analytical experimental skills and cell characterization methods. Additionally, the candidate will be expected to be able to connect application requirements with cell and material characteristics, understand how changes in design affect battery function, and design experiments to optimize performance. The candidate will be expected to have a strong quantitative background, ideally with a demonstrated history of battery modeling. Specific experience in development of lithium ion anodes, cathodes, and cells is required.
The preferred candidate will have an MS or PhD, a strong background in industry with exposure to large scale manufacturing methods, a history of innovation in applied battery research, and experience in the automotive industry.
This position will report to Manager, Cell Development.
Design, develop, validate lithium ion cell components, electrodes, and cells to meet cell requirements
Improve cell performance, quality, and abuse tolerance, increase the yields and reduce cost via DOE and advanced experimentation techniques
Analyze and evaluate cell data to determine direct and interaction effects of the materials under evaluation and plan and execute root-cause analysis of failures and appropriate action incurred over course of development and launch
Interface closely with R&D scientists to increase understanding of failure modes, performance and life expectancy of lithium-ion cells.
Work with team to improve safety of cell designs, especially for the cell using oxide chemistry
Evaluate emerging anode and cathode materials and electrolytes, electrodes and cell designs against A123 requirements for next generation product performance, safety, and cost
Develop comprehensive cell technical specifications, support design reviews, DFMEA, APQP process
Assist with engineering-level test builds together with quality and operations personnel in order to resolve manufacturing process issues
Collaborate with Supplier Quality team in their communication with material suppliers, related to the development and validation of detailed material specifications for new materials, and the resolution of any quality issues
Effectively communicate results to broader teams in the US and abroad
Understand and adhere to program timelines
The position requires a self-starting, highly organized individual capable of identifying opportunities and following through on project goals
Excellent analytical skills, data analysis and statistical interpretation
Thorough understanding of electrochemical characterization e.g. ac impedance, SOH analysis, charge acceptance, cycle life, abuse testing, etc.
Thorough understanding of failure mechanism in abuse testing for lithium ion battery
Experience developing technical specifications for materials, components, and assemblies
Demonstrated expertise and success in development of products for large volume production in a structured environment using DFSS or APQP methods
Individual drive and flexibility to work in a rapidly developing entrepreneurial environment
Resourceful, organized, with strong attention to detail and excellent interaction skills, capable of rapidly integrating observations and results into subsequent development activities
MS or PhD in Chemical, Material, Electrical Engineering or electrochemistry, or related field
At least 5 years related experienced in a cell or materials product development environment
Demonstrated success in development of components and cell designs for lithium ion batteries
Familiar the DFMEA process. Working experience with Quality & Reliability disciplines (APQP, 8D, etc.)
Familiarity with Statistical Analysis and Design of Experiments (Minitab) preferred
Senior Engineer, Battery SME
At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.
Systems engineering position responsible for overseeing the project management of the design and development of new implantable and external batteries of various chemistries, both primary and secondary cells by outside vendors and sustaining activities of existing batteries in production. Generation of battery test and safety documentation for FDA submissions. Job responsibilities will include some mechanical sustaining support of existing products.
Generate battery performance requirements and product specifications for performance, system compatibility and testability based on size, capacity, chemistry, safety and application.
Work with R&D in the form factor of the battery for use in internal and external applications.
Manage and coordinate outside battery manufacturer's design and development of implantable and external batteries.
Design comprehensive battery test protocols, qualification documents, test plans & reports for the qualification of batteries.
Review battery manufacturer's documentation, audit manufacturer's facilities and manufacturing processes to assure they meet GMP and FDA requirements.
Work with a cross-functional team engineering teams in the design & develop of test fixtures for verification of cell capacity, self-discharge, pulse capacity and other testing.
Generate performance, safety and test reports and any other documentation for support of regulatory submissions to the FDA.
Provide cutting edge battery performance expertise and advise fellow engineers.
Perform design reviews, DFMEA, risk and failure analysis.
Monitor the advancements in battery technology and processes and advise the team accordingly.
BSEE or MSME required, MS preferred and 6+ years of related experience.
Design, test or validation of electronic systems.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to clearly present data to cross-functional teams and to non-experts.
Ability to work independently with minimal oversight.
Ability to analyze and criticize existing and new designs and propose suitable solutions for issues.
Relies on data to justify technical decisions.
Ability to clearly explain complex technical issues and justify technical decisions.
Self-motivated with excellent time management skills and entrepreneurial spirit.
Ability to work in close cooperation with a cross-functional teams of professionals.
Understanding of the various battery chemistries of primary and secondary cells: CFX, SVO, LTC, Li-ion
Knowledgeable of biocompatible materials
In-depth knowledge of Li-ion battery operation and performance including charging, discharging, safety, impedance, aging, cycle life, temperature effects, failure modes, handling and pack assembly methods, processes and procedures.
Experience in collecting reviewing and analyzing all aspects of Li-ion battery related data including fuel gauging.
Solid experience with data collection, data storage, data manipulation and analysis.
Proficiency in developing test scripts for parsing and analyzing large amounts of data.
Developing of test procedures from requirement specifications with minimum input from design engineering.
Experience in writing detailed and accurate test protocols.
Experience in synthesizing easy to understand data summaries.
Experience in design, testing and troubleshooting rechargeable batteries and mixed signal, precision electronics circuits
JOB FAMILY:Product Development
LOCATION:United States > Texas : 6901 Preston Road
TRAVEL:Yes, 5 % of the Time
MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:Not Applicable
SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)
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Manager, Emobility Group - HV Battery System (E4)
When you join Daimler, you become a brand ambassador for a diverse global network of over 250,000 committed employees on 6 continents. Our employees drive the future of innovation in each of our world-class brands, including Freightliner trucks, Western Star trucks, Detroit™ engines and components, Thomas Built Buses, and Freightliner Custom Chassis.
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is the undisputed leader in the commercial vehicle market. We are elevating the industry by setting the bar for quality and execution. Our DTNA employees are empowered to drive the Technology Revolution through our innovative products and customer-focused culture. Our dedication to our customers does not stop once our products hit the road. We immerse ourselves in the customers' experience and what drives their business toward the future.
Daimler. One Team. Best Team.
Driven to connect our world. Apply today!
Daimler Trucks North America is the market leader and thrives as the voice of the trucking industry. We are compelled to persistently push the envelope, and we sharpen our focus on e-mobility. We will be the market leader in e-mobility as we have with the rest of our products through our passion for engineering innovation and the passion of our people. DTNA has created a startup team to bring our vision to reality. This team exudes creativity, energy, innovation, and passion. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and want to be in the forefront of e-mobility, you are meant for this team. You will push the industry standards of e-mobility to the next level. This is your chance to be on the forefront as we together define the next chapter of the trucking industry. We can't wait to hear from you!
In this position, you support the eMobility Group with expertise to lead battery system development at DTNA. This person will be part of the eCore group that's dedicated to the eMobility series projects and working collaboratively with the global e-powertrain components organization. This is an emerging, exciting technology, and the right person will drive DTNA's success by helping our engineering department, customers and network adopt the new vehicles into their operations.
Manage the technical development and overall strategy for battery system technologies in NAFTA, which includes battery management systems, HVIL, cell/module technology, temperature sensing, current sensing, power switching, fusing, electromagnetic interference, and more.
Work across many engineering teams to ensure alignment of goals including defining battery and system requirements and specification, selecting cells and packs, designing battery management/ protection circuit and firmware.
Coordinate efforts with internal/external partners such as colleagues in Europe, Detroit, Japan, and various suppliers.
Ensure proper plans for resources, timelines and milestones are in place for each project and report the integrated work of the department to EMG / engineering leadership.
Provide status updates on issues or projects to the senior leadership team.
Set internal goals, develop & improve existing processes to ensure quality & budget goals are met.
Provide employee performance feedback for direct reports at yearly reviews.
Develop collaboration structure with Product Validation Engineering for running simulations/tests on high voltage battery system performance requirements and targets.
Provide technical guidance and prompt response to internal/external customers with issues or inquiries pertaining to batteries
Provide input into the creation of global Design Verification Plan and Report (DVP&R) document in all areas related to battery systems.
Stay current on technological developments and generate new ideas and methods for vehicle design optimizations, systems and processes.
Define OBD requirements & provide input to development team to ensure designs are complaint.
Bachelor's degree with 6-8 years of related experience OR an associate's degree with 8-12 years of related experience required
Bachelor's degree focused in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering required.
At least 2 year of group lead, project lead, or mentoring experience required.
Strong knowledge of DTNA products preferred.
Experience in automotive/heavy duty truck industry or related experience preferred.
Strong technical background and proficiency of battery systems required.
Strong technical knowledge of DTNA products preferred
Experience with designing, testing, and diagnosing HV batteries required.
Must be well organized, able to handle multiple, detailed tasks, and work professionally with various levels of DTNA management required.
Excellent management and leadership skills required.
Strong interpersonal skills and, oral and written communication skills required.
Proven ability to translate business needs into technical requirements required.
Moderate travel (~20%), especially initially, required
Prior training or education experience in battery technology required.
Detail oriented, reliable, and self-motivated required.
Ability to work in an environment of ambiguity and ongoing change required.
Experience working in various Daimler Trucks organizations preferred.
Languages: English (fluent); German (Intermediate) preferred; additional language(s) appreciated.
An attached resume required.
Final candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check
For an accommodation or special assistance with applying for a posted position, please contact our Human Resources department at 503-745-8982 or toll free 800-206-3369. For TTY/TDD enabled call 503-745-2137 or toll free 866-355-6935.
Battery Test Engineer
NantEnergy (formerly Fluidic Energy) is seeking a Battery Test Engineer to join our rapidly growing team as we bring a game-changing product to market. This position entails working alongside a world-class team to create test protocols and conduct experiments for improved performance and lifetime. The position requires a high level of drive to keep pace and grow with NantEnergy as the business continues to expand. The Battery Test Engineer will be responsible for characterizing cell and system performance; developing and implementing accelerated testing approaches; and using statistical analysis tools to correlate experimental results with variations in cell/system parameters. The successful candidate will possess the following qualities: strong attention to details; ability to document and analyze data with rigor; passion to solve problems; and complete tasks in a timely manner. The candidate will be a hands-on, resourceful problem solver, and team player with excellent interaction skills, and exemplary communications skills to efficiently communicate data and interact effectively with members of the various technical teams within our organization. Particular emphasis will be placed on experience in the development of battery technology
NantEnergy offers competitive salaries and full benefits package. We are located at 8455 North 90th St. Scottsdale, AZ.
As part of an R&D team, design and conduct experiments to characterize and improve performance and lifetime, both at the cell component level and system level.
Use design-of-experiment (DOE) approaches to aid in optimizing cell components and cell design.
Develop and maintain test programs for commercial battery testers.
Initiate cell and module level tests, and monitor and maintain test integrity.
Generate and present statistical analyses of test data using JMP, Origin, Excel, Matlab or similar software packages.
Apply safe working practices in environment with chemicals and electrochemical test systems.
Education: BS, MS or PhD, or equivalent, in materials science, chemical engineering or related field
2+ years hands-on experience in battery development, characterization and/or testing.
The following skills are required:
Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to design and conduct complex experiments.
Good working understanding of, and hands-on experience with, typical battery characterization techniques
Ability to apply DOE approaches to performance optimization
Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to function as a team player in a cross-functional environment
Facility with JMP, Origin Excel, Matlab or similar software.
The following skills are preferred:
Strong background in electrochemistry
Hands-on experience with alkaline-based battery technology
Experience with materials characterization techniques
Formed in 2006, NantEnergy (Fluidic Energy) is a leading global energy and power solutions provider and a technology leader in rechargeable metal-air batteries. The company has delivered its ground-breaking Zinc-air breathing cell in over 120,000 batteries and 100+ microgrids installed in demanding environments around the world over the past 6 years. The company's proprietary low cost, scalable and expandable energy storage technology and integrated intelligent controls and power management system are delivering an economically attractive alternative to diesel generators and lead acid batteries today. NantEnergy also offers complete, vertically integrated renewables/storage solutions, which can be paired with its innovative energy-as-a-service business model. The company's turnkey power and energy solutions excel in longer duration applications that require continuous discharge capabilities from 4 - 72 hours including communication, critical back-up and microgrid applications. As NantEnergy continues to revolutionize the energy industry, we are looking for ambitious, talented individuals to join our exceptional team. More information can be found on the company website at www.fluidicenergy.com
Battery Test Technician
The Cell Characterization Lab is expanding. We are looking for a test technician to help set up, run, and maintain the cell level cycle and storage testing of lithium-ion cells. This technician will assist in the upkeep and general maintenance of the lab. This technician will be a hands-on builder type personality who has strict attention to detail. Ideally, the candidate will have some testing experience in a lab setting as well as basic machine shop skills.
Maintain and execute lithium-ion cell tests using specialized test equipment.
Organization of test data into a public database.
Design and build fixtures for battery testing.
Maintain ovens and temperatures chambers in the battery lab
Strict attention to detail
Understanding of lithium-ion battery safety and dangers
Demonstrate exceptional organizational skills particularly with large amounts of electronic data
Working knowledge of Excel
Previous use of ARBIN or MACCOR equipment or similar electrical test equipment
Soldering, crimping, small fixture building, and design
Familiarity with electronic circuits
Above average manual dexterity and average visual acuity are required in order to perform delicate assembly tasks.
Experience working with and testing lithium-ion batteries a plus
Cell Development - Separator Engineer
The successful candidate will lead sourcing and qualification of new separator materials for use in high performance Li-ion batteries for consumer and automotive sectors. They will evaluate next generation technologies and processes with the potential for significantly higher performance and lower cost. They will also work with Product Development, Engineering, Supply Chain and Vendors to ensure materials meet all internal requirements, including availability, timing, and quality.
Identify short and long term roadmap for performance and cost reduction for Li-Ion battery separators
Drive qualification of new materials which meet specifications and product qualification objectives
Identify safety mechanisms and create plan and execute to improve safety, especially for oxide chemistry
Compile test reports and communicate analysis results
Maintain records of all materials tested, key characteristics and test data
Communicate with Product Development, Engineering, Operations and Supply Chain to identify all requirements and targets, and identify opportunities with the potential to achieve goals
Provide engineering support to manufacturing teams in order to resolve manufacturing process issues
Assist Supplier Quality Engineers in assessment and quality audits of existing and new vendors, as required
Familiarity with film manufacturing and ceramic coating processes
A strong foundation in design and characterization of complex materials, with a basic understanding of electrode design and charge/mass transport phenomena
Familiarity with Statistical Process Control including Design for Six Sigma practices, and Design of Experiments
Competency in the DFMEA process.
Working experience with Quality & Reliability disciplines (APQP, 8D)
Creative and resourceful problem solver with excellent organizational and communication skills
Ability to multitask across activities that include technology development, testing, and qualification.
The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, fact based, and self-motivated.
B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Polymer, or Materials Science, or Electrochemical Engineering
5 years of experience in the materials or technology development and new-product design
Experience in design and manufacturing of batteries/cell (and ideally lithium ion cells)
The position will be based out of Waltham, MA and will involve International travel, primarily to Asia
Battery Algorithms Engineer
As a member of the controls group, you will model, develop, specify, and implement control and estimation algorithms in our high voltage battery.
Use a variety of cell and battery pack models, fleet data, and laboratory test data to create state-of-the-art feedback control and estimation algorithms for Tesla's high voltage battery packs.
Work on projects from cell capacity, impedance, energy, and degradation estimation to diagnostics of sensors, cells and battery pack components.
Create physics based modeling of cell and pack elements.
Create and integrate models, define algorithms, write testing code, and evaluate the performance of algorithms throughout the life of the product.
Work cross-functionally with cell modeling, firmware, and battery safety organizations.
Greater than 2 years of experience with battery algorithm design
MS/PhD in mechanical, electrical, aerospace, or materials engineering
Experience with modeling of lithium ion cells
Simulating dynamic models of electrical systems
Have knowledge in linear systems analysis and estimation algorithm design
Capable of analyzing algorithm performance in MATLAB/Simulink
Strong communication and preference for working in teams
Basic experience, understanding, and intuition for the electrochemical physics of lithium ion cells
Experience in specifying or executing tests on cells in a laboratory environment
Understanding of diagnostic techniques for cells and battery pack components
PM - Cell
Program Manager – Cells
Manage assigned Cell Development Programs:
Manage all internal and/or external customer deliverables
Develop and maintain project timelines
Manage assets and resources as applied to program needs
Own and keep updated, program documentation
Provide leadership to a matrixed, cross-functional program team
Work with Finance, Supply Chain, Accounting and other departments to develop and maintain budgets
Track compliance to customer's technical and commercial requirements and milestones
Provide weekly project status reports to management
Work closely with supply chain to source and manage key program suppliers
Maintain living "Risk Analyses" for your programs; identify and address any/all identified gaps, solution focus
Drive towards rapid identification and resolution of any and all engineering related performance, cost and timing issues regardless of where the issue originates
Travel up to 33 % (including international) required
Bachelor's degree or further in Materials Science, Chemistry, Physics, Chemical Engineering or scientific field related to energy storage
5+ years energy storage industry experience required; lithium ion battery experience preferred
Clearly demonstrated program successes
Experience with successfully adhering to and leading a team within a program budget
Automotive OEM experience a plus
Strong technical background, lithium ion preferred, adjacent industries considered
Understanding of the R&D process as well as familiarity with the automotive development processes (Eg. APQP) highly desired; experience developing processes a plus
Ability to thrive within a rapidly changing / growing matrix organization
Proactive and collaborative approach to problem solving
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Battery Research Engineer
Job Description: & Qualifications
We are seeking a candidate who has a degree in Chemical Engineering or significantly similar equivalent, with experience in research & development, production, and/or application of batteries for consumer electronics, automotive, or aerospace applications.
The candidate will apply his/her battery expertise in the management or support of battery research activity external to Ford, in developing and conducting battery research activity internal to Ford, and in supporting the application of battery technology in Ford electrified vehicles, involving any of the activities as follows:
Lead, manage, and/or support external consortium and university partner energy storage research projects
Identify and develop battery cell or pack level requirements for vehicle applications
Interface with battery/battery component suppliers and support internal platform or sub-system customers
Conduct battery performance and life cycle characterizations
Monitor, analyze, and report on global battery developments and developer trends
Lead or support battery electrification-related IP development
Develop, support, and/or conduct focused battery research activity internal to Ford
- Master's degree in Chemical Engineering, Physics, or Electrical Engineering
- 3+ years of experience in development of advanced battery cell technologies
PhD in Chemical Engineering, Physics, or Electrical Engineering
Energy storage related MS, Phd, or significant energy storage-specific industry experience
Previous experience working in a major high-volume battery cell supplier and/or automotive OEM or Tier I supplier in a research, production, or development role involving energy storage
Fluency in Japanese, Korean or Chinese language
Working knowledge of basic battery cell-level performance and life cycle characterization methods and associated dedicated test equipment is highly preferred
Specific experience in any of the following: battery thermal or abuse response testing and/or behavior, cell design optimization, or EIS analysis
Team-oriented mindset and ability to demonstrate One Ford behaviors
The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you'd expect from a diverse global leader. You'll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.
Visa sponsorship may be available for this position.
Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.
Battery - Cell Quality Engineer
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Battery development experience, design, and/or qualification.Knowledgeable about current state-of-art production processes of lithium ion battery electrodes and coatings.Hands-on experience with battery performance characterization techniques and reliability testing.Experience developing processes quality plans, supplier quality audits, and driving corrective actions/failure analysis efforts.Familiarity with GD&T practices, Metrology, DFMEA and tolerance analysis is a plus.Project management experience and a deep understanding of problem solving tools including design of experiments, root cause analysis, and statistical tools.A passion to learn and adapt to a dynamic environment.
Engage in frequent multi-functional team discussions to evaluate design and processes from inception to mass production.Develop measurement technologies, control strategies, and information systems to achieve ambitious specifications at a mass production scale.Evaluate dimensional, electrochemical, and cosmetic challenges through statistical analyses to make data-driven decisions.Plan DOEs to figure out impacts on process capability and cell performance, summarize data findings, and implement changes to meet specification standards.Drive qualification efforts in a wide variety of areas such as metrology, electrode fabrication, and cell and pack assembly.Perform cell failure analysis to understand battery failure modes and implement preventive measures.Lead quality related functions for a program and serve as a project manager to push efforts at supplier locations.Write, assess, and audit validation tests both internally and at the vendors.Drive vendor process performance improvements through objective measurements using yield gap analysis.
BS degree in Chemical/Mechanical/Materials Engineering is required, MS degree is preferred.
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