SOLID STATE BATTERY MECHANICAL R&D ENGINEER (h/f)

  • Date de publication
    2021-01-18T23:48:46
  • Localisation
  • Domaine d'activité
  • Type de contrat
    CDI
  • Début de contrat
  • Rémunération
    40000 € - 60000 €

A true human and technological adventure for nearly 100 year, the SAFT company (part of TOTAL Group) is specialized in the aim of optimizing energy performance on land, at sea, in the air and even beyond, in space.


With 4300 employees and 14 production sites worldwide, SAFT devotes 12% of its turnover in R&D with the ambition of bringing to our society new environmentally friendly solutions able to reduce our global carbon footprint.


Since 2018, SAFT has been leading a European alliance to develop the Solid-state Battery Program (SSBP), aiming to bring a safer, more powerful and with a lower cost generation of batteries. Well underway, this project needs more Mechanical R&D Engineers who are passionate about working on developing the technology of tomorrow.


We are currently seeking an experienced Mechanical R&D Engineer to support our Solid State Program in Bordeaux, France. This position will report to the Mechanical Group Leader. In this frame, you will be involved in the mechanical design, assembly and testing of battery packs, upstream of their future industrialization.


Main duties:
• Translate user(s) need into functionalities and technical specifications
• Supervise the graphic design through the realization of 2D plans and 3D models (using SOLIDWORKS)
• Develop and assemble batteries prototypes
• Write all the technical documents related to the mechanical developments carried out (plans, calculations etc.)
• Liaise with suppliers to establish feasibility studies and ensure the supply of materials constituting the batteries
• Present your product / project and promote it to internal / external stakeholders


Required Profile:


✓ You have a Master or PhD degree in Mechanical Conception/Materials Science or related fields
✓ You have at least 5 years of work experience in mechanical engineering (conception and/or validation tests) on similar positions
✓ You have a hands-on experience and a good understanding of battery cells manufacturing and testing
✓ You are a regular user of SOLIDWORKS or CATIA
✓ You have a good knowledge of standards and rules in the mechanical field for sizing (tolerancing, GDT).


In addition to your technical skills, you have analytical skills, adaptability to change and to anticipate, as well as a strong sense of organization. You are inventive, take initiatives, and enjoy working independently while maintaining a team spirit.


Due to the international environment of the project, travels are to be expected 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!

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