XALT Energy is a leading developer and manufacturer of large-format lithium ion battery cells and associated modules & packs.
Utilizing its state-of-the-art production operations, proven technology and talented human capital, XALT Energy delivers practical, cost effective and well-engineered energy storage and usage solutions to its global customers in marine, commercial transportation, stationary power storage and defense industries.
Based in Midland, Michigan, XALT Energy continues to expand its knowledge and expertise to explore and evaluate next generation lithium ion battery technology and engineered solutions for current and future applications.
If you value creativity, entrepreneurship and operational excellence, we encourage you to consider XALT Energy as your career path.
Position Title :
Systems & Application Engineer
Reports To :
Engineering Manager – Systems Integration
Auburn Hills, MI
The Systems & Application Engineer will support field applications engineers through the quoting process and support the customer through launch phase of a project. This position requires the individual to properly communicate with customers and upper management. The Systems Application Engineer will support the integration of the XPAND Battery Systems into customer applications. In this role, you will provide in-house or on-site technical expertise for our customers while supporting the XALT field applications engineering team. The System Application Engineer will support the field application team by developing analysis tools, processes, and documentation to facilitate accurate and reliable battery performance information for strategic customers’ applications. Travel up to 15% of the time to support on site customer testing, debug, or sales/proposal activities
Technical resource for field applications engineers.
Engineer analysis tools to enable field applications to quickly analyze customer data to properly size battery systems.
Ensure application processes are up to date and facilitate a streamlined result. Develop new processes when applicable.
Analyze and resolve technical issues in battery systems reported by customers
Provide technical support to application engineering team for battery system integration in customer applications
Provide technical support for validating / certifying FBPS battery system for transport, mining and marine markets
Develop and maintain technical documentation for various audiences.
Ensure customer expectations and XALT performance criteria are aligned and clearly communicated.
Support next generation system development
Support the Systems team with DFMEA and DRBFM work as part of new project activities.
Communicate with upper management as to the status of issues.
Support company goals and initiatives related to industry standards for safety and quality (Ex. ISO26262, IEC61508, QS9003, and others)
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Electronics, Software, or Controls Engineering.
Must have five (5) years of experience with hands on vehicle integration of, “Automotive Quality” embedded systems.
Experience working at the customer site and be comfortable being, “the face to the customer” by communicating and interacting with customers at the technical level.
Experience with MATLAB/Simulink developing system models.
Lithium battery system experience and knowledge of Battery Management System is strongly desired
Must possess excellent written and oral communication as well as interpersonal and presentation skills
Experience debugging Automotive Embedded Systems, preferably Energy Storage Systems or Electrified Powertrains.
Experience working with Vector Tools; CANalyzer, CANoe, CAPL, CDM Studio, etc.
Hands on experience with field and lab equipment; Examples include multimeters, high voltage test equipment, oscilloscopes, function generators, or logic analyzers.
Demonstrate ability to understand complex electronic and mechanical systems
Experience working with IBM / Rational DOORs Requirement Management Software or another requirement management program
Exposure to Energy Storage Systems /Cyclers is a plus
Experience with statistical analysis of data to establish pass/fail criteria
Understanding of real time processing systems and common issues
Diligent documentation keeping skills
Self-driven and adaptive personality, performing as both project leader and individual contributor as the situation dictates
Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, especially Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and SharePoint
Builds safety, quality and compliance into all actions; committed to continuous learning and self-improvement
Travel up to 5% of the time to support on site customer testing, debug, or sales/proposal activities
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by staff assigned to this position. The above statements are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills that may be required. All staff may be required to perform duties outside their normal responsibilities as needed.
XALT Energy offers competitive salary and benefits to include:
- Choice of three health plans, vision, dental and life insurance; ancillary benefits; 401(k); company paid holidays and paid time off.
- The salary range commensurate with education and experience.
Must successfully complete a background check, a drug screen and a physical.
EOE including Disabled and Vets / VEVRAA Federal Contractor