For this position, the battery system engineering team is looking for a Cell Engineer who has extensive knowledge in Lithium-ion battery cell chemistry. The Cell Engineer’s major responsibility is to lead and review cell characterisation campaigns and cell test results to ensure the cell performance meets the cell specification. This role requires close collaboration with cell suppliers to guarantee that cell performance aligns with battery pack specifications, encompassing cell selection, performance simulations, and cell-level test results. 

Additionally, the role involves working closely with other System Engineers to create and validate 1D models and optimizing cell performance in conjunction with the battery design. The cell engineer is also assuming technology intelligence and benchmarking in the field of battery cell development.

We are looking for people that share our core values: Customer Obsession, Ownership, Boldness, Excellence and Integrity. If you want to embrace our people-first values and make a real impact, Bold is your place! 

About Bold Valuable Tech: Our Vision

At Bold, we´re a diverse community, from all over the world and from multiple industries and backgrounds. Combining experience from Automotive, Motorsport, Aerospace and Aviation with skills from concept phase through to full product delivery. Our rapid expansion is a testament to our commitment to pushing boundaries and delivering cutting-edge solutions. 

We have two engineering divisions, different in their technologies but similarly focused on delivering compelling products to our customers. 

In our Applied Engineering division, we are an integral part of the design & development process for our high-performance customers including Formula 1, Motorsport and Automotive. From the initial stages of blank sheet designs to the final production, we assume ownership with a relentless commitment to bringing our clients' visions to life. We contribute across all areas of engineering and in multiple different specialisms including composite & materials, bodywork, aero & structural, powertrain, and tooling.    

In our Electrification division, we specialize in R&D of state of the art of battery systems. Taking projects from initial concepts to production: we are designing, developing, testing, and manufacturing the next generation of high-performance batteries to innovative projects for multiple industries. We aim to generate a real impact on the future of electric mobility.   

Join us in shaping and improving the future of engineering excellence! 

What You Will Do

  • Define and work with suppliers to investigate the next generation of battery cells
  • Develop cell requirements and specifications 
  • Estimate lifespan of the lithium ion cells under various conditions using simulations and test  
  • Support SOC and SOH estimations of batteries under various conditions
  • Lead cell selection to meet battery pack requirements which include mechanical, thermal, and electrical aspects.
  • Lead conversations with cell suppliers on cell simulation, test procedure, data, performance review, and safety requirements.
  • Research other OEM cell specifications, academic literature, and cutting-edge technology for the next generation of battery pack development. 
  • Work with the battery pack engineering team to increase the performance of the selected cell under foreseeable operational conditions.
  • Work with the battery design teams to increase power density, gravimetric energy density reliability, and thus decrease cost of the batteries through better testing and modelling methods
  • Generate and maintain our cell catalog to support the commercial team and projects division
  • Define and lead cell characterisation testing campaigns.

What You Need to Succeed

  • Masters’ Degree in Chemical Engineering or related to electrochemistry
  • 2+ years of work experience in battery cell technology
  • Advanced level of knowledge of cell chemistries and construction methods
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Demonstrable problem-solving experience with cell testing for battery pack development in series production
  • Previous experience in Li-ion cell development and/or characterization
  • Knowledge in electrochemical characterization.
  • Knowledge in the use of a potentiostat.

What BOLD offers you

  • High growth, multicultural and friendly environment: Be part of a start-up that thrives on high-performance EV technology
  • Private Health insurance (company level plan): Access to Sanitas plan at a reduced employee cost (for employees, spouse, or children)
  • Subsidized canteen
  • Brilliant colleagues and Top Talent
  • Regular events and team-building activities

Our Values

  • Customer Obsession – be accountable, be communicative, be unforgettable
  • Ownership – be engaged, be passionate, be committed, be reliable
  • Integrity – be inspiring, be trustworthy, be supportive, be compassionate
  • Boldness – be innovative, be confident, be fearless, be resilient, be authentic
  • Excellence – be the best, be relentless, positive, be humble

Diversity & Inclusion

At Bold Valuable Technologies, we consider our people our chief competitive advantage and as such we treat colleagues, candidates, clients, and business partners with equality, fairness, and respect, regardless of their age, disability, race, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, marital status or family circumstances.

Our core values dictate how we live and work. We are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients. A business that is engaged in mutual trust and respect for its employees and partners. A place where colleagues perform at the highest levels in a working environment that is collaborative and supportive.

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