Quality Process Leader H/F

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 Quality Process Leaders 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 Quality Process Leaders, based in Nersac (16) near Angoulême or in Bordeaux (33).

Under the Industrialization Team for new programs at SAFT (for manufacturing new Lithium Batteries, from mixing to module assembly, including Solid-State technology), you will be in charge of Process Quality aspects between for all the steps of the lithium-ion batteries manufacturing.

Your main missions will be to:

  • Define all characteristics from Process and Product to be recorded (based on Retex from others manufacturing plants)
  • Make the AMDEC (French)/FMECA (English) on all equipment with Industrialization Engineers and ensure all quality checks (devices and tolerances) are taken into account in Equipment definitions
  • Ensure quality aspects of the equipment are compliant during FAT and SAT (Factory and Site Acceptance Tests)
  • Follow the start of Production and record all parameters modifications to optimize the product performances
  • Fix the finalized quality checks tolerances and ensure the product is well-managed in case out of tolerances (scrap, rework...)


Required profile:
With an engineering master’s degree, you have experience in Quality position. You have technical skills in mass production (automotive for example) and have already worked as Quality Process Engineer or Manager.

You are used to work with Agile methods (Obeya, SCRUMB...)

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

In addition to your technical skills, you also demonstrate an excellent problem solving, analytical skills and adaptability to change, good anticipation skills, a high sense of organization and customer/supplier service, a spirit of initiative and a results-oriented approach. Also, you have good spoken and written skills (capacity of being concise and clear)

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.