A123 Systems LLC

Battery Cell Applications Engineer

US-MI-Livonia
4 weeks ago(11/21/2017 2:55 PM)
ID
2017-1512
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering

Overview

NO RECRUITERS OR THIRD PARTY AGENCIES

 

The Cell Applications Engineer is responsible supporting customers in the direct use of individual A123 battery cells and also for High Voltage and/or Low Voltage battery pack assemblies. Responsibilities include: compiling customer technical requirements; translation into internal engineering requirements; driving those requirements into the design organization (internal and external). The Cell Applications Engineer also acts as the primary engineering interface with the customer with respect to A123 battery cells.

Responsibilities

  • Act as the primary engineering interface to both internal and external customers.
  • Collect customer requirements, evaluate compliance, and note areas of non-conformance and/or opportunities for requirements modification
  • Develop battery performance specifications
  • Create battery pack Interface and Control Documents
  • Release battery pack engineering documents, drawings, etc. into corporate system
  • Create and manage pack DVP&R
  • Support manufacturing plant in resolving build issues related to pack design
  • Support customer integration efforts through appropriate means, such as conference calls, data log analysis, and travel to customer sites
  • Coordinate activities of engineering teams to resolve issues
  • Develop and maintain realistic project milestones and deliverables using appropriate tools
  • Track and report project status
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope
  • Ensure team follows established development processes
  • Contribute to process improvement activities
  • Follow and improve upon best practices and tools for project execution and management

Qualifications

  • BSEE/BSME and 3+ years of automotive engineering experience
  • Solid trouble-shooting skills; Shainin problem solving experience a plus
  • Working knowledge of engineering tools such as CANalyzer and CAD viewers
  • Experiencing with creating DVP&Rs and DFMEAs
  • Experience in releasing products
  • Experience in working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Ability to react to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently
  • Flexibility during times of change.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, including customer interface skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in an occasionally high-pressure environment
  • Experience with Electric Vehicles and/or low voltage/high voltage systems a plus
  • OEM or Tier 1 supplier experience a plus

 

Work Environment

  • Fast-paced development environment
  • Some travel required

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