Factory Layout Designer

Grenoble, France
about 2 months 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 350 experts from 38 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 have recently started operations our Verkor Innovation Centre (R&D centre and 4.0 pilot line).

We now 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.  

In joining us you will actively participate in this breathtaking industrial adventure to shape the future of European mobility.

You lead on the design of the Gigafactory layout to integrate the layouts of both machines and building. The mission is to optimize footprint and material/people flows while also achieving the requirements from many different areas: operations, maintenance, process engineering, construction, safety, and more.
You are embracing the objective of building and structuring Verkor as the most advanced battery manufacturing company in the world.


  • System design for the factory logistics is a priority.
  • Clear communication between many different groups, including construction vendors, machine suppliers, and more.
  • Optimizing trade-offs between multiple design goals, such as CapEx reduction, OpEx reduction, operational excellence, safety, and schedule


  • Evidence of exceptional ability. Verkor follows a culture of full-cycle engineering where members will have full responsibility and accountability for their projects from start to finish. We are looking for the best of the best.
  • 5 to 10 years of experience working with factory design.
  • Experience with AGVs, conveyors, stacker cranes, and other transport vehicles.
  • Experience in manufacturing environment, particularly with high-volume product (>100,000 or > 1,000,000 products per day).
  • Advanced knowledge in BIM modeling and CAD software tools, specifically AutoCAD 2D for layout drafting
  • Basic: Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or similar discipline.
  • Preferred: M.S. in Industrial/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or similar discipline.
  • English (knowledge of Korean and French will be useful)
  • Relocation from Verkor's headquarters and pilot line in Grenoble to the Gigafactory site in Dunkirk will be required in the future

Why join us?

Strong company spirit and culture settle down around our 4 values:
We promote personal initiative and give everyone the means to contribute to the company's success.
We're committed to transparent communication: we say what we think, and we mean what we say.
Team Spirit
Everyone, in their role, is an ambassador for the company. At Verkor, success is most definitely a team sport!
We'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

For more info on the company, please visit us at www.verkor.com
*all positions are open to individuals possessing a Recognition of the Status of Disabled Worker (RQTH)
*conditions may apply depending on type of contract

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