Design To Manufacture Manager

Bordeaux 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 :

  • Establish and maintain structured working  relationships between cell development, quality and manufacturing teams.
  • Establish and maintain close working relationship between different manufacturing sites
  • Develop and maintain tools to model manufacturing capability and drive adoption of these tools across the cell development organization
  • Elevated potential scalability risks to cell development and manufacturing organizations
  • Develop experimental plans to support efforts to identify optimal manufacturing process or demonstrate risks associated with proposed manufacturing solution
  • Develop and maintain relationships with different battery manufacturing and quality instruments equipment vendors
  • Attend trade shows and follow trade literature to follow latest developments in manufacturing
  • Support development team in understanding the criticality of understanding dispersion and stack-up at modelling stage
  • Work with operations team and understand required processes and process tact times to meet customer volume requirements


Knowledge / Know how

  • Significant exposure to current, state of the art high volume lithium-ion battery manufacturing
  • Expertise in at least one domain of lithium-ion battery manufacturing (mixing, coating, stamping, laser cutting, welding, formation, etc)
  • Strong fundamental understanding of lithium-ion battery chemistry and operating principles
  • Good understanding of statistical methods for evaluating manufacturing capabilty


Minimum 5 years exposure to high volume cell manufacturing. 10 years working in consumer lithium-ion or related electrochemical technology . Minimim 3 years leading technical teams.


  • Masters in Chemistry/Electrochemistry/Material Science/Mechanical Engineering. 6sigma training
  • Fluent in English

Key behaviours

Analytical and synthetical skills, organization and time-management skills, customer focused, initiative, result and performance motivated, creativity, inventiveness, team spirit, autonomous, good communication and social skills.

Some extra skills which make the difference

Expertise in APQP design and development methodologies including design of experiment, FMEA, problem solving methods (8D, 5-why, etc), SPC.

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