Battery Cell Modeling Engineer

at Ford Motor Company in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow’s transportation.

Do you have what it takes to make smart vehicles for a smart world? Join the Ford Ion Park Battery Center of Excellence Team. Utilizing Design Thinking and User Experience methods, you will work to deliver breakthrough products and services that delight our customers. We are seeking forward-thinking, laser-focused professionals with a passion for bringing innovative, exciting and sustainable ideas to life. We have opportunities around the world for you to contribute to such advancements as autonomy, electrification, smart mobility technologies and more!

The Battery Cell Modeling Engineer is responsible for the following:

+ Cell electrochemical methods and modeling.

+ Key Life Test development and evaluation.

+ Cell performance, life, and degradation studies.

+ Materials selection and evaluation, including electrode, electrolyte and separator materials.

+ Large format lithium ion cell design development and qualification.

+ Advanced battery cell and pack testing, with detailed analyses.

+ Battery and cell usage analysis and related specification development.

+ Battery test lab operations, planning, and test methods development.

+ Next generation battery design, and new concept development.

+ Automotive cell reliability analysis, including design and process failure mode and effects analysis.

+ Detailed battery cell cost analysis and modeling.

+ Mild, full, plug-in hybrid, and battery electric vehicle applications.

Minimum Requirements :

+ Master’s degree in Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, or related fields.

+ 3+ years experience of Computational and Mathematical tools.

+ Record of documentation: 5+ publications or patents.

+ 3+ years of experience of electrochemical systems.

Preferred Requirements :

+ MS or higher degree in Science, Engineering, or related fields with a specialty in electrode slurry mixing or coating process.

+ 5+ years modeling experience desired.

+ Excellent teamwork and communication skills. Leader/Manager experience.

+ Self-motivated with the ability to manage multiple tasks.

The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

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Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.

Requisition ID : 17690

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Job Posting: JC249099836

Posted On: Oct 04, 2023

Updated On: Jan 04, 2024

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