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Fiat Chrysler Automobile Battery Cell/Module Mechanical Specialist in Auburn Hills, Michigan

Battery Cell/Module Mechanical Specialist

Job ID:1042357

Career Area:Engineering & Design

Job Category:Product Design & Engineering-Engineering

Location:Auburn Hills,MI

48326,US

Date Posted:January 21, 2021

Brand:FCA Group

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Job Overview

Qualifications

The Battery Cell/Module Mechanical Specialist — High Voltage Battery System (HVBS) is responsible for developing and managing requirements for mechanical design of advanced automotive battery cells/modules for hybrid and electric vehicle applications. The ideal candidate exudes a passion for excellence in engineering and seeks solutions to challenging electrification problems with strong personal leadership and communication skills and foundational understanding of engineering principles.

Responsibilities include:

  • Technical lead for mechanical design and specifications for lithium ion battery cells and modules

  • Overseeing mechanical design and application of CAE to insure mechanical integrity assessments to FCA standards

  • Managing core requirements documents for lithium ion battery cells and modules

  • Supporting cell and module level design and validation requirements through cross functional collaboration between energy storage engineering, vehicle design/structures, and safety

  • Supporting development of source packages for battery cells and modules

  • Support critical design review process for lithium ion cells/modules

  • Maintain lessons learned, holding regular meetings with cell/module/pack DRE teams to document

  • Member of cross functional team supporting battery pack design and release engineering

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science or Equivalent

  • Minimum THREE (3) years in product development and/or design release for lithium ion battery modules and cells

  • Understanding of energy storage systems and vehicle electrification

  • Good Analytical and Problem Solving Skills

  • Familiar with EV and HEV – Highly Motivated and Self-Starter

  • Experience with requirements flow and development

  • Demonstrated Ability to Work in a Team Environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science or Equivalent

  • Demonstrated experience working directly with battery supply base

  • Experience with PPAP process

  • Excellent quality, manufacturing and product assurance planning skills

  • Ability to resolve conflicting requirements across multiple organizations

  • Possess excellent leadership and interpersonal skills

  • Working understanding of PFMEA, DFMEA, and DVP&R

  • Familiar with FEA, CAE, and CFD, and thermal analytical tools – Good communication, problem solving, computer and presentation skills

  • Detail oriented with solid engineering design experience established through release of multiple products from concept through launch

  • Proficient in CAD manipulation and understanding of capability of mechanical CAE tools

  • Experience with various manufacturing processes such as plastic injection molding, metal stamping, thermoforming, welding/brazing, die casting, plating, heat treating, bonding and direct machine shop skills

  • Expertise with DFSS (Black Belt) during design, validation and/or launch of products

  • Expertise in reactive problems solving (Shainin, Red X, etc.)

  • Test experience including knowledge of sensors and data analysis, especially as it relates to mechanical testing

  • Mechanical hardware design release experience with some battery module design experience

Our benefits reflects the FCA commitment to helping you reach your personal and professional goals. In addition to an environment that promotes career development, we offer benefits for a healthy lifestyle and a rewarding future, designed to take care of you and your family, in various stages of life.

As a global company, our employee packages will vary by country, customary norms and the legal entity into which you are hired.

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