Battery Cell Specialist for Series Development (Component Responsible) (f/m/x)

Daimler Truck AG

📑 Permanent contract
⏱ Full time
📐 Engineering
💼 Professional


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  • Welcome to Daimler Trucks and Buses! We always strive to advance all those who keep the world moving. Transport is the backbone of our economy and modern life. Without transport, factories would no longer be able to produce anything, supermarkets would not be able to sell products and travel would be unimaginable for people.
  • Developments such as digitalization, autonomous driving and e-mobility represent a fundamental transformation of the transport sector, which is constantly presenting new challenges. To ensure a successful future, we rely on close and trusting cooperation – both with our customers and with our globally active team of highly competent and motivated employees.
  • Would you like to experience the fascination of our industry as part of our team and actively contribute to the success of Daimler Trucks and Buses?
  • Our products and services move people and goods all over the world. As a globally leading commercial vehicle manufacturer, we also take responsibility for society and the environment. That is why we are already working on the most modern and reliable transport solutions for an emission-free future. Our department is responsible for the development of the battery cell. We are looking for dedicated battery cell specialists to further expand our activities in the development of lithium-ion cells. Together with an international development team, you will work on the development and industrialization of long-lasting, safe and sustainable battery cells. Based in Stuttgart, Germany, you will be the cell component responsible for one of our vehicle projects and work with cell suppliers and internal experts around the globe.
  • Tasks:
  • As a development engineer you will take responsibility for the battery cell within our series projects
  • Furthermore YOU will...
  • ...identify suppliers and technologies for the series project and manage activities to optimize cell design with regard to energy density, service life and cost efficiency in a close collaboration with internal experts
  • ...create and maintain specifications in accordance with current internal requirements, laws and standards and coordinate these with the supplier
  • ..create, maintain and track schedules and manage the different sample phases at the supplier (including milestones, DVP&R, etc.)
  • ...document the development progress, ensure that deadlines, costs and quality targets are met and release the component in the relevant systems
  • ...represent the interface in the development process for the cell between the relevant stakeholders
  • to the relevant committees and management during the whole series development process

Hard skills

  • Qualifications:
  • Studies: Dipl .-Ing., Master in Chemistry, Business Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related field. PhD preferred
  • Experience and specific knowledge:
  • Several years of professional experience in the series development of battery cells with international partners/suppliers in the automotive industry
  • Several years of practice in project management
  • In-depth knowledge of lithium ion cells for automotive applications
  • Fundamental knowledge in validation of lithium ion cells
  • Experience with relevant documentation tools such as DOORS, Engineering Client, etc.
  • Very good coordination and communication skills in order to manage a wide range of interface partners/ suppliers
  • Structured, methodical thinking in order to coordinate the large number of interfaces and details
  • Ability to work in a team and cooperate in an international working environment
  • Willingness to undertake occasional international business trips
  • Good German and English skills spoken and written


  • At Daimler Truck, we promote diversity and foster an inclusive corporate culture. We value the individual strengths of our employees, as these lead to the best team performance and thus to the success of our company. Inclusion and Equal opportunities are important to us – regardless of where you come from and who you are. We look forward to receiving applications from people of all cultures and genders, parents, people with disabilities and people from the LGBTIQ+ community.

About us

At Daimler Truck we want to make a change, to create real impact together. That is why we take responsibility around the globe and work as one global team towards our vision: Leading Sustainable Transportation. It’s people who make the difference and drive success. Together, we will achieve a more sustainable transportation, reduce our carbon footprint, increase safety on and off the track, develop smarter technology and financial solutions. All essential, to fulfill our purpose for all who keep the world moving.


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