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Battery Design Engineer, Cell

Company: Rivian Automotive
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract. As a company, we constantly challenge what's possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. We operate development centers in Plymouth, Michigan; Southern California (Irvine, Carson & LA); Silicon Valley (San Jose and Palo Alto); Vancouver, British Columbia; and Surrey, England; as well as a manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois.ResponsibilitiesWork with Designers & Module DREs to ensure interface, packaging and integration compatibilityWork with Module Design Engineer to execute optimal Module designRelease detailed drawing and 3D model to with required GD&T and KCDS designationLead change management in release of cell 3D CAD and Drawing in PLM .Facilitate agreement on Interface DocumentsRelease attributes for mass in PLMGenerate and maintain accurate CAD of cell subcomponentsSupport cross functional team to evaluate cell suppliers against the mechanical design targetsSupport Electromechanical design team in design and packaging of Cell into the Battery Module/PackSupport DV/PV for cell, module and pack activities and provide input to ADVP&R planSupport and track analysis of cell module for structural and thermal performanceSupport Cell Engineering team to define cell requirements for mechanical form factor and mechanical interfacesGather appropriate material properties of cell subcomponents for accurate mechanical structural and thermal analysisSupport Cell Engineering Team in completing DFMEASupport Electromechanical Engineering team in completing DFMEASupport Cell Engineering Team meetings, as required, with supplier and key stakeholdersSupport manufacturing AME team in DFM/DFA regarding cell module assemblyQualifications3+ years industry experience with bachelor's degree or 1+ years with master's degree.High voltage or electrified vehicle safety training and hands on work experienceFamiliarity with automotive cells and form factors.Design experience or familiarity with cell production methods for sub componentry.Understanding of battery system architectures, system controls, and circuit analysis.Strong fluids and thermodynamics background with working knowledge of energy conversion and heat transfer.Experience with automotive powertrain requirements, load cases, cycle life, and standards.Experience with release engineering including CAD design, GD&T, and PLM interface.Familiarity with cell modeling/analysis and tools - MATLAB, Simulink, 1D, 3DStrong oral and written communication for supplier engagement, program timing, and project management.Experience with automotive DVP&R cycle, requirements management, and issue tracking - JIRA, JAMA, IQ-RM, PlatoCATIA V6 (3Dx) and Enovia proficiencyMS Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project) proficiencyEqual OpportunityRivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist you with your job search or application for employment, please email us at accessability@.PrivacyWe take your privacy seriously. For details please see our Candidate Privacy Notice.SDL2017

Keywords: Rivian Automotive, Irvine , Battery Design Engineer, Cell, Other , Irvine, California

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