Module Electrical System engineer (F/M)

Bordeaux, France CDI

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 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 have created an R&D center and new state-of-the art facility in Nouvelle Aquitaine, France, and we are building gigafactories in Germany and Italy, in addition to the one already built in Hauts de France.

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.

Our core Values are : Pioneering Spirit, Fast & Agile, Excellence, Greener & Cleaner !

We are also very proud of our 2022 CSR Report :

Accelerating sustainable mobility for all.

Job description

Responsible for specifying the requirements that the product/process must meet based on functional analysis, validation and resolution of problems related to the scope of assignment (here the electrical part).

Overall job definition :

Electrical System engineer is responsible for :

  • Discuss with the customer to define technical requirements to meet customers performance.

  • Ensure internal communication of updates to customer requirements to product/process engineering teams.

  • Ensure consistency of electrical responses to customer requirements, completion of integration and validation plan.

  • Manage and report on the progress of the convergence of the customer's requirements, with the support of the system engineers: consideration, implementation, demonstration, finalization, etc.

  • Manage project phases in its technical areas,

  • Project and management reporting,

  • Define the needs necessary for electrical / mechanical prototyping phases.

  • Give Support on design issues for a permanent solution.

External relations :

Product team, System Eng, Customer, Process team, Production plan

Location :

Based in Bruges. Possibility of business trips to Nersac, Giga and customers/suppliers.

Main missions / KPI :

  1. Electrical Customers Requirement management:

  • Define technical requirements (both for product and process) and provide design guidance (based on functional analysis, convergence of the Compliance Matrix) to meet the customer's requirements.

  • Support the system engineer(s) to ensure that these requirements are gathered in the technical specification and taken into account by the project's product engineering design team.

  • Manage and report on the convergence of attributes throughout the project phases, by discussing convergence and derogation needs with the client, by challenging the design to tend towards the functional requirements, by leading the validation effort (simulation, tests, expertise) and problem solving

  • Able to understand the electrical environment inside the pack and the international standard to define a complete insulation analysis (insulation distance, type test procedure, production test procedure)

  • Able to write electrical specifications for components in the module to fulfil customer requirements.

  • Able to draw all Electrical schematics.

  • Co-design with mechanical engineer for the all the project

  • Project interface for all samples,

  • Design and development of mock-ups and prototypes.

  • Be able to propose innovative solutions.

  • Deliver Design technical justification for assembly.

  • Strong electrical knowledge,

  • Mastering regulations, specifications and standards applicable for battery systems to implement a robust solution (safety intervention)

  • Good knowledge of electrical connection components and associated manufacturing processes (connection, wiring, welding, crimping...)

  • Good knowledge about power connections (electronic card and routing constraints, busbar, power bar,...)

  1. Electrical internal Requirement management

  • Assembly manufacturing follow up for all samples

  • Support technical follow-up and convergence with suppliers of electrical components (Assembled Busbar, Power fuse…)

  • Carrying out dimensional measurements of parts, sub-assemblies, or assemblies.

  • Performs tests of electrical assemblies , measurements, and analyses.

  • Write reports, procedures, specifications based on test results.

  • Mastering of manufacturing methods in industry

  • Identifies and addresses non-conformances.

  • Relevance in test settings & results (dimensions, test results…) analysis

  • Relevance in writing a technical document and meeting minutes.

  • Design maturity level regularly updated for each milestone (Product Dashboard).

  1. Electrical requirement validation

  • Peer review/ technical meeting attendance

  • Regular workloads follow up

  1. Project management

  • Reporting to Module Product Leader

  • To share his experiences with others

  • Technician workload management

  • Product Dashboard regularly updated for each milestones

  • Peer review/ technical meeting attendance

  • Regular workloads follow up

  1. Process and Production support

  • Ensure convergence with Process on the assembly.

  • Support the problem-solving for assembly issues with the fields.

  • Peer review/ technical meeting attendance

  • Change management assessment


Knowledge :

  • In-depth knowledge of electrical engineering.

  • Ability to carry out several technical actions and projects at the same time.

Experience :

From 5 years experience in electrical development power signals and weak signals (measurement...)

Qualifications :

  • Engineering Master degree

  • Fluent in technical written and spoken English.

Key behaviours :

  • Autonomous,

  • Motivated,

  • Proactivity to take charge of technical issues,

  • Team spirit and leadership,

  • Precise and concise communication,

  • Curiosity and appetite for learning new technical fields

Some extra skills which make the difference :

Knowledge on the Li-Ion batteries will be a plus.

Why join us?
Our Advantages and Perks: new premises, parking spaces reserved for carpoolers, possibility of recharging your electric car on reserved spaces in our parking lot.

Other perks and advantages include : Company restaurant, meal and also vegetables/fruits baskets delivery service. Janitorial services, telecommuting, complementary retirement plan (subject to a salary threshold), additionnal & seniority leaves, well-being workshops, osteopathy sessions.

You will also benefit from access to our Sports & Culture association, conferences, and also sports, holidays and culture subsidy.

Our process usually involves 3 interviews: 2 technical and one HR.

Details about the job
Bordeaux, France
Electrical engineeering
> 5 years
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