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Battery System Architect (m/f/d); Munich/Bad Friedrichshall; Germany



Speed has always been in our DNA. Become a member of our team and join us on the fast lane! With globally almost 4.500 employees and unlimited passion for mobility and innovation, Valmet Automotive is working on the future of the automobile. A clear focus on eDrive Engineering – paired with outstanding manufacturing competence – we are an experienced and visionary partner for development and production within an industry on the rise.

In our new Electric Vehicle Business Line (EVBL) we develop and manufacture battery systems from 48V up to High Voltage for automotive and industrial applications. Valmet Automotive covers the full range from contract manufacturing to a TIER1 system supplier.


Your challenge

  • Responsible for battery system architecture
  • First contact to the internal project management and the customer regarding engineering questions of the project
  • Responsible for decisions on engineering level to internal and external stakeholders and internal release recommendations to middle and senior management
  • Technical project lead from acquisition to industrialization for battery systems
  • Coordination of results, deadlines and tasks with the internal project management and with the customer
  • Development of system architecture, technical concepts and measures
  • Develop and report technical release recommendations for battery system
  • Preparation and presentation of battery system status at required milestones
  • Project-based management of sub-project managers from development (SE-Teams & Component Architects)
  • Alignment with subsystems and components
  • Analysis of risks and failure scenarios
  • Request and coordination of the required project resources with the specialist departments
  • Monitoring the progress of the project and controlling it according to the engineering objectives
  • Cooperation in the continuous optimization of engineering processes


We expect you to have/are

  • Masters degree in electrical engineering, automotive engineering, mechatronics or comparable
  • +2 years experience and deep understanding of li-ion battery systems
  • Knowledge of all relevant battery system components
  • Electric and mechanical knowledge of concepts for automotive battery systems (BEV, PHEV, HEV)  for 48V/400V/800V levels
  • Knowledge of impacts and side effects due to changes within the battery system
  • Experience with German automotive OEMs
  • High degree of communication skills, organisational and prioritisation skills and ability to work in a team
  • Fluent English & German communication skills


We offer

The latest development in the automotive industry – and ultimately our company – promises candidates an inspiring career. Where a long heritage as one of the world’s most significant car builders meets up with the spirit of unlimited opportunities is Valmet Automotive, offering you a sense of accomplishment, a good work–life balance and a feeling of creating something new. Of course, in the typical Nordic calmness at all nine locations in Finland, Germany and Poland.


Further information

Florian Mayer, Human Resources

+49 7136 9637164



Now it’s your turn – take the fast lane and apply!

Contract Nature:  Regular
Company:  Valmet Automotive Solutions GmbH

München, DE Bad Friedrichshall, DE

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