The Product Development Coordinator will be responsible for tracking and ensuring compliance of engineering documentation as part of a lithium-ion battery product development organization. This person will work with scientists and engineers who report into the Cell Product Development organization and ensure that all design documents meet A123’s standards for document quality, and to ensure that document packages for each lithium-ion cell are complete and appropriate for stage gate review.
The candidate must be thoroughly familiar with the Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) or similar process, and drive compliance to document guidelines throughout the Cell Product Development organization. The candidate should be highly familiar with product development, and be comfortable driving accountability throughout the organization to ensure that design documentation is submitted correctly and on time. This candidate should be very comfortable with version control software (such as Agile), and be extremely familiar with engineering change (EC) processes.
The preferred candidate will have a track record of product development, an understanding of Tier-1 automotive, and an understanding of the battery industry.
Travel up to 25% (including international) required.