Westhouse is a leading recruitment company that operates globally in the field of personnel selection, placement and project management.

For our client we are currently looking for a

Battery Design Engineer (Mechanical) (m/f/d) - Piedmont

General information

12 months ++
English, Italian (nice to have)

Your Tasks

  • Reporting directly to Battery Design Team Leader make design improvements to actual battery design, and push our technology further for the next generation.
  • Use CAD to develop new concepts.
  • Develop and fabricate functional prototypes and test methods to vet out new concepts.
  • Complete design cycles from concepts to fully validated production designs.
  • Battery system structural design, CAD, CAE, crush safety, component integration, and vehicle mechanical, thermal and high voltage electrical interface.
  • Mechanical integration of battery cells, electromechanical components and hardware.
  • Test plan development, issue resolution, and lab and in-vehicle testing of battery systems.
  • Collaborate closely with suppliers to develop parts.

Your Skills

  • Demonstrated successful experience in mechanical engineering from concept through production release with a focus on DFM.
  • A detail oriented personality with solid documentation and reporting skills.
  • Proficient in CAD modeling, (CATIA v5 experience is required).
  • Experience with various manufacturing processes such as plastic injection molding, metal stamping, thermoforming, welding/brazing, plating, heat treating, bonding, and direct machine shop skills a plus.
  • Test experience, including knowledge of sensors, DACs, data collection and data analysis is a plus but not mandatory.
  • New grad to 5 years mechanical engineering experience.
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering. MS beneficial but not required.
  • Experience with student formula vehicle competition beneficial.
  • Experience with full life-cycle of product development processes.
  • Familiarity with relevant industry standards such as IEC, ISO and GB.
  • Enjoys working in fast pace & diverse work environment and values candid communication.
  • 2+ years of direct battery system development experience in automotive industry is a plus


We look forward to receiving your application documents in electronic form.

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