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For our client we are currently looking for a

Battery Design System Engineer (m/f/d) - Piedmont, Italy

General information

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

Your Tasks

  • Decompose system requirements into subsystem and component requirements
  • Develop, document the engineering requirements for automotive traction battery systems.
  • Manage and negotiate the critical energy storage system key interfaces to other vehicle subsystems including: Charging, electrical, thermal, traction controls, vehicle structure, etc.
  • Analyze critical battery performance during the entire product lifecycle including: power and energy performance, battery life, safety performance
  • Provide technical expertise in investigation of system issues and support root cause analysis and mitigation and corrective action plans
  • Develop System DVPR. Develop system test cases to ensure robust system design
  • Develop System DFMEA and define risk mitigation plans for high risk items
  • Develop System DVPR. Develop system test cases to ensure robust system design

Your Skills

  • Master's degree in Applied Physics, Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, Industrial, Systems, or Computer Engineering, or related Engineering field.
  • Experience in attribute modeling with Matlab/Simulink & Excel
  • Minimum of 5 years in product engineering design and development in automotive or related industry with 2+ years working experience in xEV technology applications and areas such as development of electrochemical battery storage systems, high voltage architecture development, and/or electric powertrain components such as electric traction motors & power electronics
  • Strong technical project management skills to lead and support management level presentations and project overviews
  • Self-starter, with an ability to operate independently when required
  • Demonstrate excellent level of analytical ability, communication and interpersonal skills required to build relationships and coach team members, and work with customers to solve problems and resolve issues
  • High Voltage training and advance battery design/development experience is desirable
  • Experience using a disciplined system development process based on ASPICE or CMMI model (preferred qualification)
  • Experience with Requirements tools SW (preferred qualification)


We look forward to receiving your application documents in electronic form (preferebly in Word).

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