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Position:  Chief Engineer
Location:  Novi, MI
Job Id:  410
# of Openings:  0

Chief Engineer – A123 Systems, LLC
The Chief Engineer is responsible for the technical planning and execution of battery pack design and validation for a customer application.  This role works in concert with the Program Manager.  The Chief Engineer is supported by a team of Lead Engineers representing Applications Engineering, BMS System/Software/Hardware Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Cell Engineering, and Test & Validation.
  • Negotiate and manage program technical requirements with the customer
  • Drive cross-functional engineering development coordination within the program
  • Engage the development resources required to execute all aspects of design and validation
  • Coordinate engineering development and validation plans with the Program Manager
  • Track and communicate technical development status and risks with Executive leadership and customer management teams
  • Ensure adherence to engineering processes (requirements management, release planning, change management, design, and validation)
  • Drive engineering issues to resolution
Position Requirements
  • BSEE/MSEE and 10+ years of automotive design/release/management experience
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Tier 1 supplier experience
  • Experience with APQP
  • Experience with Automotive SPICE compliant projects
  • Experience with Electric Vehicles and/or low voltage / high voltage batteries a plus
  • Experience in systems development highly preferred
  • Ability to react to project adjustments promptly and efficiently
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in an occasionally high-pressure environment

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