Advanced Battery Cell Process Engineer

General Motor
March 31, 2023
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The Battery Cell Group develops and implements innovative processes that enable robust manufacturing for battery cell assemblies. This Warren, Michigan-based position offers the opportunity to leverage solid experience in polymer processing to develop and implement new processes for the manufacturing of advanced battery cell technologies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Interface with Product Engineering to ensure design supports robust ME assembly processes (design for manufacturing).

  • Evaluate manufacturing feasibility for advanced battery cell design concepts

  • Develop process strategies for implementation of advanced battery cell design concepts

  • Scout for and develop potential innovative processes to improve process yield

  • Support external partners in their process development activities

  • Participate in PDT and Core technical reviews with development partners

  • Engage cross-functionally to ensure smooth transfer of advanced manufacturing processes from Manufacturing System Research to Manufacturing Engineering

  • Support future battery cell program cost model development

  • Manage routine problem-solving activities around build and assembly in the battery cell laboratory

  • Analyze cell build quality data and optimize processes using statistical tools such as Red-X, Design of Experiments or DFSS

  • Develop and maintain necessary documentation (JES/TIS, PFD, PAD's, PFMEA)

  • Perform root cause analysis, develop solutions, implement corrective action plans in the battery cell laboratory and at component suppliers

  • This position is not eligible for ISP, ITAP, or localizations.

    Additional Description

    Minimum Requirements:

  • BS in Engineering (Chemical, Material Science or Mechanical)

  • 3+ years of experience in process development for electrochemical systems (e.g. battery cells, fuel cells, ultracapacitors etc.)

  • Strong knowledge and experience of process engineering principles, demonstrated in a manufacturing setting

  • Experience with specification and procurement of new equipment

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of statistical problem-solving skills

  • Candidate who enjoys working on equipment – hands on

  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently while exhibiting solid technical judgement and good project management skills

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and effectively cope with change

  • Experience in polymer processing technologies

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to think outside the box and provide creative new solution ideas Proficient in working in development environment

  • Experience developing manufacturing processes

  • DFSS Green Belt Certification

  • Additional Information:

    Travel requirements –approximately 10-15% (including international travel)

    Job geographical location – Warren, Michigan

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