Team Manager Testing and Validation

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 :

  • Build up the testing and validation facilities for the Kaiserslautern R&D Center and manage the testing relationships to internal testings facilities and external testing service providers.
  • Build up and manage a team of testing engineers and technicians to provide the capability and competence to execute and evaluate testing results according to ACC standards, legal and customer standards
  • Manage the team interactions in connection with TRL<7 activities in Bruges/Nersac and towards the TRL>6 for the KL customer project teams
  • Build point of knowledge in the site of Kaiserslautern for all cell and module testing in Kaiserslautern with close alignment to the testing and validation group in Expertise Center and Senior Expert for Testing
  • Standardization, execution, and evaluation of tear down analysis and postmortem analysis of cells and modules
  • Close cooperation to maximize testing synergies with KL operations for serial products
  • Responsible for disposal of waste according to ACC and legal requirements.
  • Actively share best practice experience, suggestions for overall process improvements  


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 :

  • 5 years min performance and safety testing of energy storage device or other relevant technologies
  • Proven experience in leading a group of people to the desired results
  • Proven skills to structure and organize complex projects

Qualifications :

  • Completed University degree or equivalent, e.g. electrical engineering
  • Read, write and speak english and german fluently, French is a plus

Key behaviours :

  • Full identification with ACC mission and values
  • Customer orientation
  • Positive, energetic, robust nature
  • Proactive and independent solution seeker
  • Readiness for regular travels to mainly European destinations
  • Highest sensitivity to ensure and implement health, safety and environmental protection procedures

Some extra skills which make the difference

  • Experience with the development of standardization and norms

Want to move the way we move ?

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