Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Battery Test Engineer, Cell

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Quality Assurance
Long Beach, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024
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In this role you will be responsible for testing lithium-ion battery cell, encompassing hands-on cell and coordination of testing with outside labs. You will be a member of a team focused on the design, development, and validation of battery systems ensuring that it meets product requirements.

What does a Battery Test Engineer, Cell do at Fluence?

  • Creation of the cell test and validation plans and procedures.
  • Execution and operation of battery cycling equipment.
  • Support product execution with development and validation testing.
  • Management and coordination of testing with outside labs
  • Creation of standard report templates for review with engineering and product teams
  • Work with project management to track and maintain schedule.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the electrical, mechanical, and structural aspects of the Battery Energy Storage System (BESS)
  • Execute product specific test plans and procedures based on design documentation, requirements specifications, quality and compliance standards.
  • Travel as needed up to 25%

What does the ideal candidate look like?

  • B.S. in Engineering
  • 2+ years in the development and testing of Li-Ion cells and/or high-voltage battery systems.
  • Experience with battery cycling equipment. (Arbin, Bitrode, NHR, Digitron, etc)
  • Experience with automated online report creation.
  • Experience with instrumentation and data logging.
  • Strong technical communication skills.
  • Proven self-starter willing to take the initiative.
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