Battery Mechanical Design Engineer

ABEE is looking for a highly committed person to undertake the role of ‘Battery Mechanical Design Engineer’.


  • Battery system structural design, CAD, CAE, crush safety, component integration, and vehicle mechanical, thermal and high voltage electrical interface.
  • Define pack and cell requirements, and find the best options for product volume, weight and run time requirements.
  • Mechanical integration of battery cells, electromechanical components and hardware.
  • Take part in the requirement development for powertrain component and system.
  • Develop test and validation plans for manufacturing and characterizing battery packs.
  • Test batteries at the module level and at the system level.
  • Work with safety, reliability, operations and other cross functional partners to integrate the battery into the final system.
  • Good understanding of Design for Manufacturability (DFM), Design for Assembly (DFA), statistical tolerance analysis techniques, functional dimensioning, and geometric tolerancing.
  • Supplier management during the pack architecture development and during pack builds.
  • Support the final assembly site to ensure proper integration of the battery into the final system.
  • Rigorous failure analysis, root cause analysis, corrective action and communication to the cross functional teams on issues.
  • Battery related product development cycles from design to manufacturing


  • MS or PhD in Mechanical Engineering, automotive, thermal or a related field.
  • 5+ years of mechanical engineering experience in battery filed.
  • Knowledge of Li-ion cell chemistry and the various processes involved in manufacturing lithium ion battery packs.
  • Experience with battery protection modules and safety standards.
  • Experience in battery pack interconnection design, thermal management, and safety.
  • Proficiency in conceptual and detailed mechanical design and extensive 3D CAD experience.
  • Knowledge of high-volume manufacturing processes and/or automation is highly desirable.
  • Experience with full life cycle of product development processes.


  • Highly motivated mindset as well as a dedicated team spirit and pro-active approach to group problem solving
  • Strong accountability and responsibility skills
  • Open to travel
  • Fluent in English. French or Dutch language skills would be a plus

If you meet the above requirements and are interested in this position, please provide by email ( a detailed resume and a short personal statement explaining your scientific and research interests.