Principal Engineer, Battery Technology

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Our North American Automotive group is searching for a subject matter expert in battery technology to help advance our battery product line.  If you have are an experienced engineer in battery technology and are looking for an exciting, challenging role, please keep reading and visit our corporate website to learn more.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical and industry expertise in the general area of battery technology and battery testing, primarily focused on automotive applications, but also potentially considering wider industrial or commercial applications.
  • Supports other functions in HII such as sales, marketing, engineering and proposal preparation with subject matter expertise.
  • Establishes effective two-way communications with counterparts in other HORIBA group companies to share expertise and stay up to date with both technical and company developments.
  • Maintains current state of expertise by following industry trends, developments and regulations using approaches including (but not limited to), reading technical journals and papers, attending industry conferences, visiting commercial companies and universities engaged in relevant research.
  • Understands and complies with HORIBA health & safety, environmental, quality and other process such as CAPA and Blackjack. Demonstrates support for and actively participates in the HORIBA continuous improvement philosophy.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline such as chemistry, chemical or electrical engineering or a related subject; or equivalent experience. An advanced degree (technical and/or MBA) would be an advantage.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a battery development and test environment.
  • Ability to read & interpret electrical, mechanical and other engineering drawings as well as other technical information.


Compensation Package:

HORIBA Instruments offers a competitive compensation package that includes a 401(k) plan with match; employee group dental, vision, life, and disability (short and long-term) paid for by the company; medical insurance, family dental and vision insurance, and supplemental life insurance available with reasonable employee contributions; employee assistance program; paid holidays, vacation, and sick time; flexible spending accounts; and educational reimbursement and commuter benefit programs.

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please email or call (248) 925-1012 for assistance. HORIBA will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities to be able to participate in the hiring process. HORIBA is committed to making our workplace accessible for individuals with disabilities.

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