Design Office Engineer

Kaiserslautern CDI

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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

You will be in charge of :

  • Lead the engineering convergence on customer projects – KPIs : consistency of mechanical and chemical responses to customer requirements, completion of the Integration and Validation Plan.


  • Centralize Engineering inputs/outputs from/for customer & ACC teams (purchasing, Industrialization, PMO, …) for all Engineering questions and deliverables on customer projects – KPI : Engineering data on-quality and on-time delivery



  • Guaranty Engineering deliverables are available with an accurate level of maturity as expected with ACC internal design process ; Lead internal design reviews, contribute to customer reviews - KPI : Mechanical and Chemical design reviews passed prior to each milestone.


  • Contribute to the update of Design Office procedures - KPI : All project lessons learned dimensioning the DO process are capitalized and shared.


Knowledge / Know how      

  • Strong knowledge in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Basic understanding of materials and electro-chemistry designs and processes.
  • Ability to lead concurrent technical tasks and projects.
  • Technical project leadership skills in the automotive industry.

Experience :

  • Min 5-years-experience in technical project management, including a direct customer relationship (internal or external) ideally within the field of battery design. 

Qualifications :

  • Engineering master degree.
  • Fluent in technical written and spoken English and German. French is a definite plus.

Key behaviours :

  • Full identification with ACC mission and values
  • Readiness for regular travels mainly European destinations
  • Autonomy
  • Team spirit and leadership
  • Pro-activity to address technical challenges and roadblocks, clear-thinking and synthetic communication.
  • Curiosity and willingness to learn new technical fields.

Some extra skills which make the difference

  • A CAD design experience, especially with Solidworks, in the mechanical, or chemical fields, and knowledge of Design to cost approach would be a plus.
  • Knowledge of requirement analysis

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