Cell/Module Mechanical Engineer

Kaiserslautern, GermanyCDI

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About  Automotive Cells Company - ACC

Join us and be a pioneer for a green transport revolution.

Automotive Cells Company (ACC) is one of Europe’s newest and most exciting high-tech companies. Backed by Saft-Total, Stellantis-Opel and Mercedes-Benz, ACC is set to power the future of the automotive industry by innovating in battery technology.
We aim to produce sustainable, affordable, high-capacity, longer-life batteries as a cleaner alternative to current energy sources. We create an R&D center and new state-of-the art facility in France (New Aquitaine), with gigafactories to be built in Hauts de France and Germany. 
We need a range of skilled and agile people to bring our vision to life, especially in the areas of industrialization, mechanical design, testing/prototyping and any other function of a new-born company. If you’re looking to take your career further than you imagined, if you’re passionate about creating cleaner transport, we’d like to hear from you.

Accelerating sustainable mobility for all.

Job description

As a Member of the Cell/Module Team responsible for the design and development of Lithium-ion battery Cell and Modules.

You will be in charge of :

  • As support technical interface to customer from concept phase to SOP for Battery Development, within cross-functional engineering teams
  • Responsible for the refinement of cell concepts during Concept Phase in cooperation with Engineering Centers in Other locations
  • Responsible for alignment of requirement of Cell, Validation, mechanical design, thermal management etc.
  • collaborate in cross functional Team within ACC project teams and acting as Support technical interface to OEMs Engineering Team
  • Maintain scheduled engineering deliveries with support of global engineering team and Design office
  • Participation of cross-departmental regular appointments including preparation and follow-ups and updates
  • Coordination of development measures with the internal development departments including requirements management
  • Detailing and tracking of the cell/module/pack validation and test schedule, evaluation of the test results together with Design office Engineer
  • Support for RFI/RFQ for new projects
  • Identify and implement VAVE cost reductions.


Knowledge / Know how      

  • Qualification processes for battery system, especially with respect to performance and safety testing
  • Automotive market and applicable standards and rules
  • Li Ion battery product (performances, manufacturing process, expertise).

Experience :

  • Candidate should have a strong knowledge of the automotive development process, the mechanical engineering discipline, and work closely with Design office and processes.
  • 3-5 years of automotive engineering experience preferred
  • Battery system or hybrid industry experience preferred
  • Familiar with battery validation, mechanical design, thermal properties, mechanical assembly and cell design concepts
  • Dimensioning at GD&T tolerance stack-up
  • Detail mechanical aptitude
  • Broad knowledge of engineering materials, mechanical properties and an understanding of the manufacturing processes associated with these materials
  • Excellent knowledge of 3D CAD – Creo, NX, SolidWorks, Catia, etc.

Qualifications :

  • Completed engineering degree in the field of Mechanical /industrial engineering, electrical engineering or comparable (Master / Diploma).
  • Read, write and speak english and german fluently.

Key behaviours :

  • Full identification with ACC mission and values
  • Customer orientation
  • Solid problem solving and trouble-shooting skills including experience
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Excellent communication skills in English and German both oral and written
  • Strong interpersonal, including customer interface skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to travel regularly to mainly European destinations

Some extra skills which make the difference

  • French is a plus
  • D/PFMEA/PPAP Experience

Want to move the way we move ?

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