Apple

Engineering Technical Lead - Battery Engineering

  • Experience 5-10 Years
  • Category Engineering
  • Location Santa Clara, CA

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity to work on the forefront of battery development with an exemplary company consistently bringing innovations in the industry. As part of Battery Systems, you will have responsibility to successfully develop new battery products through the technical direction of highly talented cross-functional engineering teams and supplier partners specialized in the development of batteries.

Responsibilities

You will be responsible for establishing and meeting battery technical requirements through the realization of robust designs qualified for mass production. Key responsibilities are:
•Monitors mechanical and electrical design for correct integration of battery module and within devices and systems.
•Reviews integration issues and drives engineering and operations teams for robust closure of issues
•Drives robust manufacturing process and fixture design reviews
•Explores new architectures with product teams towards optimal battery design direction
•Transitions newly established battery technologies into product design
•Influences early-phase design simulation and analysis for superior design rigor
•Structures technical investigations to reduce project risk
•Assures alignment between design tolerances and process capability
•Facilitates high-quality cross-functional design reviews
•Drives technical issues towards robust closure
•Owns the tough decisions when the cross-functional team cannot decide
•Ensures robust product qualification design
•Prepares clear, concise, and accurate technical assessments of project challenges and solution options
•Identifies opportunities to enhance product performance

Qualifications

•Eight years experience with combination of battery-related technical expertise (deep or broad) with cross-functional leadership responsibility
•Completion of numerous product development cycles to ship
•Familiarity with various rechargeable lithium-ion battery chemistries
•Integration of batteries into products and devices

Skills:
•Strong aptitude towards detailed and meticulous designs with emphasis on simple and elegant design concepts for mass production.
•Cross-disciplinary technical (mechanical, materials, electrical, software)
•Excellent leadership skills with a lead-by-example attitude
•Skilled in data presentation, communication, problem solving, strategic thinking
•Ability to develop collaborative networks among peers and cross functional teams quickly
•Excellent written and verbal skills
•Draws upon process to maximize results in innovation-oriented culture
•Self-starter with excellent time management skills and entrepreneurial spirit
•Relies on data to justify technical decisions
•Ability to clearly explain technical issues and rationale

Education

•BS or MS level engineering degree required

Additional Requirements

•Travel to suppliers and manufacturing facilities as needed

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