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Senior Battery Test Engineer

Cuberg

Cuberg

Quality Assurance
San Leandro, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, March 17, 2023

Cuberg, a cutting-edge battery technology company, is seeking a highly motivated Senior Battery Test Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and executing tests to ensure the quality, performance and reliability of our battery products. You will work cross-functionally with our R&D team to understand product requirements, design test plans, and execute tests to provide clear and actionable data.

As a Senior Test Engineer, you must have extensive experience with battery cycler scripting and a strong working knowledge of common DOE methods and how different types of testing are applicable within the product development pipeline. In addition, you should have a strong background in battery testing and a solid understanding of battery systems. The Ideal candidate should also have a deep understanding of Neware software and be comfortable writing scripts to automate battery testing procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define test requirements and ensure timely completion of projects.
  • Develop and execute test plans and procedures for battery cell testing, including performance, safety, characterization, and reliability testing.
  • Script protocols on Neware, Arbin and other types of battery cyclers
  • Scope, design, and install custom testing environments and fixtures
  • Analyze experimental data and build comprehensive reports and presentations for materials R&D team
  • Track, study, and provide reports on failed test experiments
  • Drive safety improvements through software and equipment modifications
  • Develop automated data processing and analysis tools
  • Create High level test plans for entire projects
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Chemical, or Electrical, Engineering, Materials Science, Physics or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in battery cell testing, including performance, safety, and reliability testing.
  • 3+ years of Experience with battery cell test equipment and software, such as battery cyclers, environmental chambers, and data acquisition systems.
  • Experience in scripting for Neware, Arbin, and Biologic cell cycler platforms
  • Experience leading and managing teams of engineers
  • Experience with planning, project management, and execution of testing that aligns with the Product Development Pipeline
  • Understanding of the cell manufacturing process and the crucial tests needed to verify build level quality in that process
  • Experience developing test fixtures, and one of a kind test set ups

The San Fransisco / Bay Area base salary range for this full-time position is $127,000 - $157,000 + bonus + equity + benefits.

  • Base pay is determined by level + years' of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced ability to script and run tests using Neware cyclers
  • Familiarity with industry standards and regulations related to battery cell testing
  • Working knowledge of HALT/ALT and the application of to develop test plans and procedures
  • The San Francisco / Bay Area cash compensation (base + bonus) range for this full-time position is $127,000 - $157,000 + equity + benefits.
    • Generous stock options
    • Group health benefits that provide strong support for employee well-being and preventative care, including comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and flexible savings account plans
    • A retirement program that helps build future financial security through both traditional and Roth 401(k) options with employer matching
    • Generous paid time off plans to renew and refresh through vacation, personal leave, holidays, and parental leave