Senior Cell Durability Engineer - Volvo Personvagnar AB - Kemiingenjörsjobb i Göteborg
Senior Cell Durability Engineer
Volvo Personvagnar AB / Kemiingenjörsjobb / Göteborg
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Who are we?
Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future.
Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we're expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we're on the lookout for new talent.
We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automobile industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars' journey into the future.

What do we offer?
Volvo Cars aim for 50% of global sales to be pure electric by 2025 and by the same time have 1 million electrified cars on the road. The battery technology continuously undergoes rapid and frequent changes. Mastering the batteries by having the cell technology competence is one of the main keys for a successful electrification of our vehicles. We are now in the beginning of this very exciting journey.

At Traction Battery System, we are passionate! The section is responsible for developing the high voltage battery systems. We are the core competence centre in Northern Europe in regard to Li-ion technology and automotive battery systems.

We are now looking for someone to expand our Battery Cell team! As Senior Cell Durability Engineer you will be part of defining the battery cell durability based on test data from suppliers and internal testing.

We are responsible for future cell strategies and to support cell suppliers and material companies to develop cells tailored for Volvo Cars attribute requirements. The team is also responsible for the battery usage strategies to make sure we have a reliable battery performance & durability in our electrified vehicles. We have the cell chemistry competence to support performance and life model development, performance and life testing and the system safety team with cell safety knowledge.

What you'll do
You will develop and verify usage strategies based on identified ageing mechanisms, life test data, customer analysis and field data. You will work to ensure the quality of the battery system by bringing state-of the art technologies and experience to the team. You need to understand cell design and the cell chemistry level limits to cell performance over life, such as cell ageing mechanisms, cell swelling and sudden death behavior.

You will be involved in developing the cell design and cell chemistry together with the cell suppliers. In order to do so you will work in close cooperation with the CAE, Software, Testing, Cell, Module and System teams.

Do you fit the profile?
We see that you have at least a master's degree in chemistry, material science or equivalent. You possess strong knowledge of Li-ion battery technology, cell design and testing with at least 2 years of experience from cell development or production. Experience as the main contact person from or with battery suppliers/OEMs and/or experience from automotive industry is beneficial.
You possess knowledge of Li-ion cell chemistry and cell aging over time.

As a person, you have high integrity, professionalism and are very adaptable. You need to possess strong analytical skills and have a problem-solving approach throughout the working process. To success in this role, we see that you are comfortable taking the lead. You are a reliable team player with excellent communication skills who enjoys working in teams with diversity. A positive mind-set and inner motivation will be keys to excel but taking initiatives and having a self-drive will give you additional power to fully succeed!

You are fluent in English (written and spoken) and holds a driver's license B.

How to learn more and apply
Is this you? Do not wait with your application! We will start the recruitment process immediately.

To apply, please register your profile and attach your application documents via the link below, please note that due to GDPR we can't handle applications via email. We welcome your application by January 6, 2020 at the latest.

For questions regarding the position please contact Hiring Manager Malin Sjöberg at For information regarding the recruitment process please contact

Varaktighet, arbetstid
Full Time Undefined



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