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As Battery Cell CAE Engineer at Traction Batteries, you will be responsible to create analytic models for performance and life estimation of cells based on theoretical assumptions and experiences. We apply the results to design HW and SW components of the battery in the increasing number of electric and hybrid vehicle projects. Python, MATLAB/Simulink, Comsol or similar are common tools will be use.
We at PES (Propulsion Energy Systems) are now investing heavily in developing our analysis operations for traction batteries in terms of simulations and through developing our new battery labs. The analyses of traction batteries grow fast and challenges both VCC, battery suppliers and our OEM competitors.
Volvo Cars is on an ambitious journey when it comes to electrification, committed on placing 1 million electrified vehicles on the roads by 2025.
What´s in it for you
Your responsibilities as Battery cell CAE Engineer will include analyses and development of prediction methods for usage of batteries in close cooperation with colleagues within the traction battery ART, other engineers within VCC as well as suppliers of cells and modules.
What you will do
- Create analytic models for life estimation of cells based on theoretical assumptions and experiences
- Develop and calibrate empirical battery models such as equivalent circuit models, including developing and optimising test methods for model development
- Develop and maintain empirical ageing models based on lab test data
You and your skills
You need a Master of Science degree in chemical engineering, applied physics, mathematics or similar to qualify.
You have a genuine interest and great curiosity in the subject matter.
You enjoy great interactions both within and outside your team, and has no problem communicating either oral or written in English. The ideal candidate for the position has a strong background in analytical work preferably by modelling component or system behaviors with Python, MATLAB/Simulink, Comsol or similar tools.
How to learn more and apply
For questions about the position, please contact hiring manager, Marie-Louise Holmer at firstname.lastname@example.org For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Kristin Lövgren at email@example.com. Please note that applications via email will not be approved.
Interviews will be held continuously. To apply, please register your profile and attach your application documents via the link below as soon as possible but no later than 2020-02-02.