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Process Engineer (m/f/d) Cell Contacting & Laser Welding

Darmstadt (HQ) - Germany

Apr 02, 2024

Full time


BorgWarner is a global leader in providing innovative and sustainable mobility solutions for the automotive market. We are a company of innovators and thinkers, bringing together talented people, meaningful work and exciting technologies in a unique environment. At BorgWarner, we are constantly working towards our vision of a clean and energy-efficient world. At our site in Darmstadt, we produce and develop high-performance lithium-ion battery systems for commercial vehicles, buses, ships and trains.

This position is a member of the Global Manufacturing Engineering team, who supports the plants with new process innovation and manufacturing standardization. The responsibilities of the Manufacturing Engineer primarily focus on the development of scalable assembly processes for next generation battery products.

Your Responsibilities

  • Development, definition and optimization of cell contacting and surface treatment processes at module and system level for CEV batteries (focus on laser welding cell to busbar and cell to pack. Secondarily laser cleaning, wire bonding, plasma and CO2 cleaning)
  • Membership close collaboration in product development teams regarding process requirements
  • Planning and executing proof of concept/validation tests
  • Equipment supplier selection in collaboration with line project team
  • Support and execute continuous improvement projects for installed applications in all BorgWarner Akasol plants
  • Ensure lessons learned and best practice transfer between all BorgWarner Akasol plants
  • Continuously expand internal technology portfolio of contacting methods and suppliers
  • General support with other processes
  • Willingness to travel within Germany and abroad

Your profile

  • University or higher education degree in mechanical, electrical or mechatronics engineering 
  • 3+ years manufacturing experience with high volume series production and processes 
  • Experience with laser welding process and machine development 
  • Experience with statistical and problem solving methods 
  • Proven experience with project management 
  • Structured and diligent work style 
  • Strong team and communication skills, as well as a sense of responsibility
  • Excellent MS Office skills
  • Fluent in German and English

We offer

  • Driving Change: Innovative technology company, high degree of personal responsibility, creative freedom and opportunities for further development
  • Work-Life Balance & Health: 30 days vacation + special leave, flexible arrangement for mobile working & flextime account (depending on position), subsidy for gym, height-adjustable desks, employee-funded bicycle leasing
  • Recognize performance: permanent employment contract, pension plan benefits, company pension plan, remuneration in line with the industry, option of bonus payment

As a leading manufacturer of battery systems, we drive electromobility by electrifying buses, trains, agricultural machinery, and marine applications. If you too want to advance the energy transition, apply now and shape the future with us!

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