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25/05 Ranjeeta Hegde
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Director - Cell & Battery Pack - Auto (10-30 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 31553

ROLE:

Drive the battery engineering team to design state-of-the-art battery packs ensuring safety and scalability while delivering the expected power and performance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Lead the development efforts for the battery packs by driving the material selection, mechanical design, and component selection

- Drive the design of the architecture of the battery pack as per the attribute and behavior requirements

- Drive the schema for the presence and layout of the passive elements in the battery pack to achieve the performance objectives in line with the safety standards and regulations

- Oversee the mechanical design of the structure with the desired strength and thermal profile for the enclosing of the battery pack

- Ensure the selection of the right materials for in-pack components, coolants, and the packaging keeping the cost low.

- Drive the material selection for the in-pack coolant, casing, partitions, etc., for battery pack by evaluating its impact on the performance during faults, failures and abuse

- Define the expectations and oversee the BMS performance post integration with the battery pack

- Ensure the modular breakdown of the requirements of the battery pack design are understood by the team

- Drive the experimentations to evaluate performance of new materials for the battery packs

- Collaborate with the manufacturing team in identifying and assessing suppliers and their capabilities and ensure strict quality control

- Collaborate with suppliers to reduce cost, and maximize consistency

SKILLS:

- Proven strengths in electrochemistry and an expert knowledge of battery behavior and high voltage safety

- Strong understanding of battery architecture and mechanical schematic diagrams

- Experience with mechanical structural design and a keen understanding of battery topologies, circuit safety, fault tolerance, etc.

- Experience with automotive electronics systems development and launch at a large volume

- Experience with working on projects with cross-functional teams

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

- Master's degree in electrical engineering, chemical engineering or related fields

- PhD with exposure to design of energy storage systems is a plus

- 10+ years experience in a relevant senior engineering position

BACKGROUND:

- Experience with designing battery packs for multiple programs and requirements (exposure to Hybrid or BEV is a plus)

- Experience in structural design of battery pack required

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