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Battery Assembly Principal Engineer

Req ID: J2309170

  • Location
    Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico
    Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
  • Category Engineering
  • Posted Thursday, March 24, 2022
  • Time Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Principal Engineer is an expert in a particular field of engineering or within a particular sector. This role is experienced with leading design teams through full product development and into production. A Principal Engineer will be expected to demonstrate a level of expertise in a particular area that matches or exceeds the expertise of our customers. In addition, this role consults on system architectures, assesses technical requirements and competencies needed during quoting, and oversees design progressions during product developments.

  • Work across different product categories and with teams from a range of engineering disciplines (Power Electronics, Electronics, Mechanical & Product Design, Procurement, Compliance etc).

  • Lead verification and qualification testing of new cells and energy storage solutions. Designing, implementing and delivering test plans that further our understanding of cell degradation under product conditions and consumer usage scenarios.

  • Partnering with development teams to translate product level goals into cell and pack level performance targets responsible for defining technical requirements and feasible deliverables.

  • Concept development & top-level scheduling of project plans Fault-finding & Root cause analysis of issues.

  • Mentor and ambassador for group working with teams in based both the UK and SEA as the subject matter expert on Batteries & Energy Storage Technologies.

  • Supplier management Review work completed by others and where appropriate, be prepared to provide guidance and mentoring support to team members.


JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Lead to establish Cell and energy storage product verification and testing laboratory, list laboratory requirements, including building, space, power, equipment or etc

  • Lead Cell and energy storage product verification and testing at laboratory, design verification and testing plan base on product or customer requirements.

  • Lead to establish Cell and energy storage product verification and testing laboratory, list laboratory requirements, including building, space, power, equipment or etc

  • Lead Cell and energy storage product verification and testing at laboratory, design verification and testing plan base on product or customer requirements.

  • Guide and oversee the development of system component requirements, interfaces, and specifications necessary to maintain the consistency and integrity of the architectures.

  • Manages product design and documentation at a system level

  • Performs independent research and engineering studies, lead remote development teams.

  • Effectively consults on multiple projects in parallel, defines objectives of DOE, CPK analysis, Gage R&R studies, and other tools for group projects.

  • Develops IP Patents, Technical Publications or White Papers

  • Be a proficient user of industry standard battery cyclers as Maccor, Arbin, Bitrode, Solartron, Biologic

  • Using and developing models to enable performance and lifetime predictions for cell and energy storage product

  • Lead technical team to full understanding Battery Management and Embedded Battery Management Software

  • Battery Cell Cleaning process definition and/or improvement (Cathode, Anode, and Busbars) Ultrasonic, Laser

  • Welding process definition and/or improvement for battery cells (Cathode, Anode, and Busbars) Step, Spot, Ultrasonic, Laser.

  • Qualification of welding process after application: Inspection process definition, before and after the welding process. Workmanship Specification, Industry specification/standards

  • Dispensing of Thermal grease for big areas where battery cells are assembled

  • Placement of foams, isolators, and heat sinks elements

  • High voltage testing processes and equipment

  • Loaders of submodules in Racks – handling of heavy battery submodules and modules



JOB QUALIFICATIONS

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistics, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


REASONING ABILITY
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Ability to develop mathematical models of physical reality and solve them, then implement the results.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

·         Masters degree in Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university
·         Minimum of 12+ years of related experience and/or training
·         Minimum of 2 years experience as a Lead Engineer
·         Specific requirements as defined by the market sector
·         Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience

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