Engineer – Battery Pack Integration
Posted on 4/12/2024
Scout Motors

201-500 employees

Manufactures next-generation all-electric trucks and SUVs
Company Overview
Scout Motors Inc. is a company that not only values its rich heritage but also embraces the future, as evidenced by its commitment to developing the next generation of all-electric trucks and rugged SUVs. The company's culture is deeply rooted in exploration, hard work, and community, fostering an environment where employees are encouraged to be visionaries and leaders. With a competitive edge in the electric vehicle industry, Scout Motors is leading the charge by reimagining an American icon and creating jobs, making it an exciting and rewarding place to work.
Hardware
Consumer Goods

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

2022

Headquarters

Detroit, Michigan

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

111%

1 year growth

630%

2 year growth

3737%
Locations
Novi, MI, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Management
CategoriesNew
Electrical Engineering
Automotive Electrical Engineering
Electronics Design Engineering
Power Systems Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field (Master's or Ph.D. preferred).
  • 4+ years of experience in battery pack design and development, preferably in the automotive or energy storage industry.
  • Proficiency in simulation and modeling software for battery component and system optimization.
  • Strong understanding of thermal management and safety considerations for battery packs.
  • Familiarity with safety standards and regulations pertaining to battery technology.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work in a dynamic, collaborative environment.
  • Understanding of various manufacturing processes and quality control methods used in battery pack and component manufacturing.
  • Ability to be self-sufficient with minimal direction to meet customer deliverables.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interface with colleagues and suppliers around the world
  • Ability to read, interpret and generate engineering drawings and specifications.
Responsibilities
  • Design and develop high voltage battery packs for electric vehicles, ensuring performance, reliability, and safety meet industry standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Create innovative, integrated battery solutions to optimize packaging, mass, and cost of the vehicle
  • Develop thermal management solutions to maintain optimal operating temperatures, ensuring battery cells are protected from extreme conditions and prolonging their lifespan
  • Plan and execute comprehensive testing protocols, including environmental, mechanical, electrical, and safety tests. Analyze data and make necessary design adjustments based on results.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams including electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, software engineers, and manufacturing teams to integrate battery packs seamlessly into vehicle platforms.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to select appropriate battery cell chemistries, capacities, and form factors.
  • Integrate cells into modules and packs while considering thermal management, electrical connectivity, and mechanical robustness.