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STARTING: MARCH 1st 2019 | FULL-TIME EMPLOYEE | UNLIMITED | STUTTGART

As a battery cell expert, you are responsible for the selection and integration of Li-ion cells into the instagrid products. At instagrid, we develop our entire system inhouse, combining digital power control and high-end lithium-ion battery cells in entirely new ways. With firm electrochemical knowledge you are the main contact to the large Asian cell suppliers to define the instagrid cell portfolio and strategy and to source high quality consumer cells. Closely interacting with the entire product development team, you are responsible for the design specifications for Li-ion battery cells. You are working closely with our contract manufacturers and with external agencies and together with your peers you coordinate the validation and approval of the instagrid battery systems.

About instagrid

instagrid is a pioneer of software-defined batteries driving the change from analog and stationary to digital and mobile electricity. We create a unique portable power supply with which we improve the way people perform their work: flexible, independent and efficient. Our intuitive high-power portable battery system makes work easy – no matter when and where. As an employer we believe it is our task to provide freedom and resources to our employees to achieve maximum impact in shaping a company that is led by the core values of fairness, participation, equality and transparency.

What we offer

  • Shape the company by contributing with your individual strengths in a diverse team
  • Contribute at eye level to develop an innovative and unique technology that really matters
  • Experience the speed of a start-up coupled with many years of tech industry experience
  • Grow your skills within a world-class team
  • Take ownership of your workday at a workplace in the midst of a start-up co-working landscape characterised by innovation and ideas
  • Receive competitive compensation and benefit from a family-friendly working environment

Your tasks

  • Take the ownership of battery cells within instagrid and define the cell strategy
  • Maintain and develop the battery cell portfolio and roadmap and manage the supply chain
  • Work closely together with engineers and designers in cross-functional teams to develop and iterate specification and validation for Li-ion cells and battery systems
  • Look into new and upcoming battery technologies and energy storage trends
  • Source and manage the supply chain of cells and battery packs
  • Expand our internal test lab and coordinate validation testing with external agencies
  • Perceive opportunities to improve product reliability, production yield, quality and reduce costs

Who we are looking for

  • You have firm knowledge in the electrochemistry of Li-ion batteries, ideally backed by higher education in a MINT subject
  • You like to take responsibilities, work independently and with a creative hands-on approach
  • You have proven strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • You show a high level of organizational, communicative and negotiation skills
  • You are experienced in battery production technologies, quality management and risk analysis
  • You are curious about modern batteries and digital power electronics or have worked in the field before
  • You are highly proficient in English, spoken and written. German is considered a plus

More about instagrid

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Contact PersonAndreas Sedlmayr | instagrid GmbH
T: +49 711 21952606
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