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Battery Cell Engineer - Battery System Engineering

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

China
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024
ABOUT THE POSITION
This role will be responsible for Li-ion battery cell design specification and evaluation of cell and related battery system components from multiple manufacturers. You will be a member of a team focused on specification and deep evaluation of third-party battery system components and DC systems and their incorporation into Fluence stationary energy storage systems. You will design and propose new research and testing of cell designs and evaluate outcomes of testing. You will guide Fluence cell technology selection and act as a subject matter expert for all strategies related to cell technologies.
• Track cell roadmaps of cell vendors and incorporate into Fluence system planning.
• Design and qualification of new cell technology platforms by working across cell suppliers to adapt their technologies
• Drive new technology development with cell suppliers
• Define key parameters, procedures, and evaluation strategies for battery performance.
• Work with 3rd party labs to evaluate new cell technologies and support development work
• Simulate cell performance in different aging stages by working with 3rd party lab & supplier
• Supplier management & communication to let them fully understand FLU battery cell development process & requirements and release corresponding deliverables on time
• Work with supplier to root cause test failures and production problems.
• Collaboration with different function teams inside company to deliver the product on time
• Support ongoing/continuous product and process improvement.
• Optimize designs via analytical, numerical, and/or empirical assessments
What does a qualified candidate bring to Fluence?
Here at Fluence, we strive to continuously improve, be intellectually curious and be adaptive to our customers and employee’s needs. Collaboration is key, both in our partnerships with our customers, and with each other. Fluence prioritizes the most critical efforts that allow for the greatest impact.
• Bachelors’ degree and above in Electrochemistry, Chemical Engineering, or similar;.
• 5+ years’ experience in developing, testing, or qualification battery cells
• Demonstrated capability evaluating lithium battery cells and deep understanding of battery functionality
• Experience translating battery system-level requirements into cell level requirements
• Ability to collaborate across disciplines, departments, both internal and external, and across geographies, with strong team skills
• Better to have experience with mathematical modeling of battery designs
• Proficiency with battery test systems, methods and evaluation
• Strong organization and communication (written and verbal) skills.
• Good technical writing skills.
• Excellent written and verbal English skills
• Self-driven
• Ability to travel up to 25% of time.