XALT Energy is a leading developer and manufacturer of prismatic, 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.
Senior Systems Engineer – Fuel Cell
Manager of Systems Integration
Auburn Hills, MI
The Senior Systems Engineer will collaborate with the Freudenberg Fuel Cell team in Munich and the XALT Energy Battery team to develop a Hybrid Energy System. This senior engineer will be responsible for the systems engineering aspects of the develop including requirement development and management, system architecture, system sizing, and modularity including scaling exercises along with the other relevant systems engineering activities such as DFMEA and Validation support. This role is engaged from the prototype stage through launch and becomes the expert in understanding the interfaces between the host application and Hybrid Energy System including high-voltage wiring, contactor and relay behavior, low voltage control wiring, application-specific protocols, message sets and diagnostics, and electromagnetic compatibility and grounding. This is a senior role where leadership and mentoring skills are important.
Collaborate with Fuel Cell and Battery teams. International travel is required.
Teams would include:
Software, Hardware, Fuel Cell experts, Battery experts, Validation, Production
Requirements Development and Management
Collect customer, regulatory and legal requirements
Disseminate the requirements appropriately to the subsystems
Special attention and management for Functional Safety (ISO 26262) related functions must be understood.
Energy Management System
System and subsystem modularity
System and subsystem scaling
CAN communication descriptions
Understand relevant standards
Support development of validation plan
Develop system level DFMEA
Incorporate subsystem DFMEA up to the system level
M.S. in Electrical or Controls Engineering or equivalent (BS acceptable with sufficient experience)
Minimum 5 years of experience in electric vehicle programs, with battery and/or Fuel Cell integration a plus
Understanding of electrical/electronic control systems with CAN communication
Excellent communications and interpersonal skills – position requires strong interaction in multi-functional team environment particularly in high-pressure situations (e.g., launch)
Strong English skills, both spoken and written
Must be a self-starter who takes the initiative to find solutions to technical challenges
Must demonstrate knowledge of and proficiency with creative problem solving methods.
Travel 10–20% of time
Takes actions and displays behaviors that demonstrate ownership in the success of the company.
Demonstrates primary focus on meeting both internal and external customer needs when identifying, prioritizing and accomplishing tasks.
Works independently and overcomes obstacles to achieve results
Willingness to participate in teams to reach desired outcomes either as a team leader or team member.
Evaluates existing work processes and initiate practices to promote continuous improvement.
Builds safety, quality and compliance into all actions.
Committed to continuous learning and self-improvement.
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