The Electrification Powertrain Engineering (EPE) organization is responsible for delivering the best fuel economy and refined Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid and Battery Electric vehicles in every segment in which we compete; Consistently delivering the best customer vehicle value, profitably and Delivering these objectives with performance and smoothness of operation that exceeds our customer’s expectations. Take advantage of this opportunity to work in one of the most dynamic and growing organizations in Ford and to further Ford’s “Power of Choice” initiative.
The Battery Cell Scientist is responsible for the following:
Battery cell chemistry analyses
Materials selection and evaluation, including electrode, electrolyte and separator materials.
Manufacturing of battery packs, cells and related materials.
Large format lithium ion cell design development and qualification.
Cell-Pack hardware compatibility – systems studies and DV..
Working constructively with outside organizations on testing.
Advanced battery pack & cell testing, with detailed evaluation.
Energy storage technology development in multi-organizational team.
Battery and cell usage analysis and related specification development.
Battery test lab operations, planning, and test methods development.
Advanced battery controls and new concept development.
Cell electrochemical modeling and validation.
Cell performance, life, and degradation studies.
Key Life Test development and evaluation,.
Automotive cell reliability analysis, including design and process failure mode and effects analysis.
Detailed battery cell cost analysis and modeling.
Hybrid* battery system and electrified vehicle operations.
Hybrid refers to both full and plug-in hybrids. Full battery electric vehicle
Master’s degree in Chemistry, Materials Science or Chemical Engineer
10+ years of Lithium Ion Battery (LIB) industry experience
10+ years of LIB materials from precursors to active electrode materials and additives.
Record of strong presentations and documentations
PhD in Science or related fields with a specialty in one of the areas listed above.
15+ years hands-on experience desired. Chemical laboratory skills a plus.
Excellent teamwork and communications skills. Manager/Leader experience.
Self-motivated with the ability to manage multiple tasks.
5+ years of manager/leader experience
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- Company Ford