The Director of Cell Design (US) will be responsible for development of chemistry and mechanical designs for new lithium-ion cells developed by A123’s US-based team.
Responsibilities include managing multiple cell design teams, each of which is responsible for developing a different cell, and finalizing the design for handoff to manufacturing. Duties for this position include defining the cell bill of materials (BOM), cell drawing (CAD), and ensuring that the cell achieves all requirements. This position will interface frequently with peers responsible for modeling, validation, process design, manufacturing, sales, and many other functions. The preferred candidate will have a track record of product development, an understanding of Tier-1 automotive, the battery industry, as well as the research community. The candidate will also have a history of leading and developing strong teams of scientists and engineers.
Travel up to 25% (including international) required.