Operations Engineer

4 days ago
Full time role


Verkor is a French industrial company set to amplify battery cell production. ...

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Job Description

Verkor is a French industrial company aiming to pioneer low-carbon battery manufacturing in France. With the backing of prominent industrial companies such as Renault Group, Plastic Omnium and Schneider Electric, Verkor intends to electrify the future of European mobility.
With over 200+ experts from 29 different countries, our endeavor is to unite exceptional global talent to bring this ambitious and innovative project to life. Our strong and agile international team continues to grow and adapt to new challenges. Based in Grenoble (France), we are currently establishing our Verkor Innovation Centre (R&D centre and 4.0 pilot line).
In the coming years, we will focus on building the world’s most modern and efficient Gigafactory in Dunkirk (France). With this facility, our ambition is an initial annual production of 16 Gwh of lithium-ion batteries by 2025, thus powering 300,000 electric vehicles annually and creating 1200 direct jobs.  
In joining us you will actively participate in this breathtaking industrial adventure toshape the future of European mobility.
 We have an exciting opportunity as Operations Engineer of the Verkor Innovation Center, our pilot line, in Grenoble. In this role, you'll ensure all processes and functions under their control perform correctly and efficiently.
You are embracing the objective of building and structuring Verkor as the most advanced battery manufacturing company in the world.   


  • Identifies operational problems by observing and studying the functioning and performance of systems.
  • Provides operational management information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing operating and engineering trends.
  • Identifies priorities by assessing operational objectives like cost savings, energy conservation, and environmental quality.
  • Investigates complaints and suggestions by interviewing process supervisors and operators.
  • Develops operational solutions by defining, studying, estimating, and testing alternative approaches.
  • Anticipates operational problems by studying operating targets, modes of operation, and unit limitations.
  • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment by following and enforcing standards and procedures and complying with legal regulations.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading publications, and participating in professional organizations.


  • Technical degree in mechanical or electrical engineering.
  • 5 years experience in a similar position
  • Great research and reporting skills
  • Strong understanding of operations, services, and applications
  • Excellent engineering and manufacturing control
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • A talent for technical innovation understanding
  • Languages: Professional French and English necessary
  • Temporary relocation to Gigafactory site in Dunkirk may be required in the future

Why join us?
Strong company spirit and culture settle down around our 4 values:ContributionWe promote personal initiative and give everyone the means to contribute to the company's success.CommunicationWe're committed to transparent communication: we say what we think, and we mean what we say.Team SpiritEveryone, in their role, is an ambassador for the company. At Verkor, success is most definitely a team sport!CommitmentWe're all working towards a common goal: a sustainable future, which we're building one step at a time.

Attractive work conditions- Stimulating work environment: pleasant offices, multicultural and motivated team- Live and work in the Green Capital of Europe- Lunch vouchers - 50% of local transportation costs financed - 7 weeks of holidays per year- Industry-leading healthcare- Opportunities to network and connect with worldwide experts
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