Process Engineer (Production)

Bruchsal, Germany
Posted June 8, 2022

Process Engineer

ABOUT US

We are the Freedom Battery Technology Company.

We believe in global e-mobility freedom – universally available and accessible to all, without the compromises of the conventional Li-ion.

Innolith is a Swiss battery technology company with German scientific and engineering roots, commercial teams in Europe and China, specializing in the R&D and manufacturing of advanced lithium battery cells.

A strong team of 80 people, with a millennium of industry experience between them and 20 yearsof R&D behind it, has secured the core of Innolith business – I-STATE technology. It is a unique, break-through battery cell innovation – an inorganic liquid electrolyte that is not flammable and delivers significant advantages over the existing conventional Li-ion technologies: significant cost savings, higher energy density, much wider temperature range, higher safety and recycling potential than best-in class Li-ion batteries. I-STATE has a fully protected IP with 265 patents registered and another 110 pending as of today. Remarkable full cell test results have been validated by multiple independent industry experts and leading end-user companies. And this is just the beginning.

We will not stop until everyone in the world is moving electric.

DEPARTMENT FOCUS

  • Product industrialization and implementation
  • Full scale manufacturing operations
  • Sustainable Production

ABOUT THE JOB

Innolith is looking for an experienced process engineer to work within our manufacturing team on the delivery of a new lithium ion cell manufacturing facility (pilot plant) in Europe or China.

The role will be responsible for delivery of a segment of the production process from equipment specification to installation and delivery. The individual will be responsible for equipment timing, specification & cost efficiency as well as for ensuring the process produces cells that are world class in quality.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Equipment Specification
  • Ensuring equipment delivered is safe and meets local and company requirements.
  • Ensuring compliance with environmental regulations & permitting.
  • Budget control for their process segment
  • Production of quality documentation (PFMEA, Control plans, Process Sheets etc.)
  • Equipment buy off – defining criteria and execution of FAT & SAT testing.
  • Managing successful installation at Innolith site
  • Quality verification and commissioning of equipment
  • Process development at scale to ensure high quality product
  • Optimisation of production process to deliver high levels of cost efficiency.
  • Seek out innovation and excellence in manufacturing for their responsible area.
  • Ensuring all equipment and process documentation is delivered and available.

ESSENTIAL PRIOR EXPERIENCE:

  • Successful project delivery in a manufacturing environment
  • Procurement of high precision high volume equipment
  • Management of vendors
  • Commissioning of production equipment
  • 6Sigma and quality control tools.
  • Creation and management of timing plans.
  • Knowledge of machine and operation safety.
  • Leading complex problem resolution activities for manufacturing issues.

Non-essential but advantageous experience:

  • Prior experience in battery manufacturing or similar technology (High speed consumer goods, high speed machining or assembly, Printing, Web conversion)
  • Experience working in an Automotive or other high volume quality focused environment

SKILLS AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS

  • Degree in Engineering or related discipline
  • Able to read Engineering Drawings
  • Fluent English written & spoken
  • Willing to travel internationally as required
  • Skilled in Microsoft Excel , Powerpoint & Word processing tools

 

We’re looking for 3 people to join our team as Process Engineers.