The world leader in the design and production of high-tech batteries, Saft (4300 employees worldwide, including 1450 in France spread over 4 sites), has been part of the Total group since 2016. Saft works with a network of global partners and their batteries power equipment in a wide range of sectors, from aerospace and rail to energy and electronics.


Since 2018, Saft has been leading a European alliance to develop the solid-state battery of the future, which means a significant investment in R&D. Well underway, this project needs more Prototype Abuse Test Engineers who are passionate about working on developing the technology of tomorrow.


Saft needs employees who love to work on a wide range of applications and projects that provide daily challenges.

Batteries play a crucial role in the energy transition; that’s why Saft aims to develop new environmentally friendly solutions and to reduce their carbon footprint.


To support their growth and development, Saft is recruiting Prototype Abuse Test Engineers, based in Nersac (16) near Angoulême or in Bordeaux (33).


You will set-up, manage and follow the abuse tests on Li-ion battery, manage equipment to ensure a high level of availability, guaranty the safety of the tests and the environmental free impact. Also, you will follow safety standards for Lithium-ion cells and modules in application and for transportation. You will present tests results internally and to customers.


Your main missions will be to:

·        Schedule tests according to tests standards and qualification plans and anticipate their preparation

·        Conduct internal tests in compliance with programs, procedures and safety rules

·        Organize external tests in liaison with customers or applicants, and ensure their follow-up and exploitation

·        Lead the activity: management, resource management and budget compliance



Required profile:

With a master’s degree of Sciences in Engineering (Industrial, Mechanical, or a related field), you have at least 5 years of experience working in test bench management, and knowledge of Chemistry, Physics, Instrumentation, Software.

You have already worked on AutoCAD and Sketchup.


You have a strong appetence for the study of new processes.


In addition to your technical skills, you demonstrate a high sense of adaptability, organization and customer/supplier service (results-oriented approach), decision-making skills, a good strategic vision and sense of communication.


Due to the international environment of the project, travels are to be expected (once or twice a month; Europe and Asia) and English proficiency is essential.


Working in a team and in an international environment stimulate you and you are a good communicator? You would like to use your knowledge while gaining experience in the field of energy storage? Don't wait any longer, apply!


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.