Senior Mechanical Cell Design Engineer

10 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.
The Sr. mechanical cell design engineer will be the owner of the mechanical parts design and its product/process integration. Will drive the design from concept (pre-A) to D sample, validating and reviewing the design with relevant stakeholders stage by stage. Acts as mentor to fellow mechanical cell design engineers. Will lead parallel innovation projects unrelated to a costumer project.

Main Responsibilities :

  • Prepare the mechanical design for its assigned project with mentorship of lead or senior Eng.
  • Identify and meet special costumer requirements pertaining Mechanical design.
  • Follow up with validation of mechanical components.
  • Product/ process integration (Design reviews process drawings, etc.)
  • Interface with supplier of mechanical parts for technical and quality discussions.

Prerequisites :

  • Bachelors or master’s in mechanical, materials, or similar engineering
  • 6+ years of experience preferably in battery, module, electronics, or sheet metal industry
  • Experience driving at least 1 project from A sample to SOP.
  • Ability to solve complex topics.
  • Experience or ability to work in a cross functional team.
  • Strong skills in CAD and statistical approaches
  • Design experience in relevant cell format
  • Self-driven able to follow up on tasks with no supervision.
  • Expert or experience on cell manufacturing

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 - 5 weeks of holidays per year + 2 weeks of compensation time (RTT). - Industry-leading healthcare- Opportunities to network and connect with worldwide experts
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Verkor is a French industrial company set to amplify battery cell production. ...

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