Principal Battery Cell Development Engineer

January 26, 2022
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Job Description

Main Responsibilities
Collaborate with global cross-functional teams and experts within ESS
Development of new ESS solutions and technologies for automotive application
Finding the best compromise between all requirements e.g., performance, cost, packaging, weight etc.
Participate and support in product maintenance activities globally
Contact with external stakeholders (e.g. suppliers, universities etc.)
Follow up and guide the development work made by the suppliers.
Plan, coordinate & perform releases of technical requirements & documentation according to Volvo standards.
Play an active role in helping set up of the Cell Technology competency within the Bangalore Electromobility Team

Deep fundamental knowledge in analysis and design of battery components for electric vehicle applications.
Excellent understanding of cell characteristics and electrochemistry and its consequence on complete battery systems.
Deep knowledge in working with experimental testing in cell and/or battery lab and data analysis.
Good experience related to Battery Safety.
Good knowledge in regulative aspects in relation to battery systems for electric vehicles
Holistic view
Ability to negotiate and decide
Excellent collaboration skills with a strong player mind-set

Education and experience requirements
M.Sc. or preferably PhD Degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering
10+ years’ work experience in research & product development environment for battery cells.
Several years of experience in battery technologies/systems within the application of electric vehicles