Test Lab Manager (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-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, Germany and Italy. 
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 part of the Safety -V&V-test teams for development of EV battery cell & modules, you will manage the ACC test Lab in XCenter in accordance with the applicable standards or with internal ACC requirements with the Quality/Cost/delivery/performance compliancy. 

You will be confied the following missions:

o  To manage the Test Lab team in compliancy with ACC HR policy;
o  To manage ACC Test Lab requirements and identified the team workload;
o  To manage with V&V organization the Test benches allocation;
o  To manage with Technical leaders the allocation of test teams;
o  To manage the TestLab KPI and processes compliant with applicable standards;
o  To manage the TestLab OPEX and organization compliant with ACC decisions;
o  To manage with V&V Manager the make or buy test strategy.

Build… Construire
o  To build the TestLab test team organization/workload and  training for TestLAb continuous improvement;
o  To build the TestLab Budget with V&V/Safety/innovation organization (OPEX);
o  To build & evaluate the External lab cooperation/partnership for better efficiency;
o  To build and deploy all processes/tools/KPI for TestLAb management;
o  To build the Middle/Long term TestLAb vision (OPEX/CAPEX) in accordance with ACC strategy with Benches experts.

o  To respect the ACC TestLab OPEX in term of QCDP;
o  To guarantee the ACC QCDP rules for people & TestLAb;
o  To guarantee the TestLAb certifications;
o  The quality and maturity of tests set-up/follow-up and test reports release.

Lead… Mener/Diriger
o  To lead and organize the TestLab activities with all ACC support team (Building/Maintenance/Logistic/protoline,…) for Operationnal Excellence efficiency and continuous improvement;
o  To lead and organize The TestLab team with all ACC HR for hiring processes/ team management;
o  To lead the V&V lead or V&V team for external test lab activities according to commercial agreement;
o  To lead with V&V Manager & leader schedule & budget for validation & qualification according project reorientation/priorities;
o  To lead the deployment of applicable standards (SSE, business lines, management, rules of procedure, safety rules, environment, etc.), in order to achieve the objectives of Security/ Motivation/ Quality Cost Lead time;
o  To lead the progress of the workshops under his responsibility for continuous improvement
o  To lead the team competencies.

Contribute… Contribuer à
o  To support the V&V team in term of technical activities & reports;
o  To support the V&V team for RFQ development evaluation (Cost/OPEX, schedule,…);
o  To support the Safety team in term of technical activities & reports;
o  To support the Test Leaders and dedicated organization for special product & process team in term of technical activities & reports;
o  To support and share KL/TR TestLab Managers for good practices deployments;
o  To share best practices within ACC test team (template, process, product tests results, technical expertise -thermal/environmental/safety/Acquisition data/ Electrical/ Li ion technology…..);
o  To update KPI & reporting according to ACC process and objectives.

Share… Partager
o  To develop new tools/KPI for TestLab activities;
o  Formalizes the state-of-the-art in his field and recommends improvement actions (standards, processes). 


You have a Master’s degree or Engineering degree with Electrical or Physical Measurement.
You have 10 years of experience in similar job activities with Technician & Engineering team management & activities on tests for Industrial or automotive market with the respect QCDP.

You have strong knowledge of Electrical and Physical Measurement and Environmental/mechanical tests.
You know how to manage a team and a Lab.

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 : Janitorial services, telecommuting, complementary retirement (subject to a salary threshold), osteopathy sessions, company restaurant, meal and also vegetables/fruits baskets delivery service.
You also benefit from access to our Sports & Culture association, sports subsidy, conferences, etc.

Details about the job
Bordeaux, France
Research & innovation
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