Teledyne Technologies

  • Battery Engineer

    Job Locations US-MD-Sparks
    Requisition ID
    Company Name
    Teledyne Energy Systems
    Citizenship/Visa Requirement
    US Citizen Only
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  • Company Overview

    Teledyne Energy Systems, Inc., located 20 minutes north of Baltimore, Maryland, is a leading provider of custom power systems and gas generation solutions based on proprietary fuel cell, electrolysis and thermoelectric technologies and staffed with a group of highly talented professionals. As a supplier of products and engineering services for demanding land, sea and space applications (including the Mars Curiosity rover power system), we offer exciting opportunities for energetic, self-motivated team players looking for challenging opportunities to start or grow their careers.  We offer training and growth in both technical and program management tracks, and gives our staff the opportunity to write papers, attend conferences and contribute to the extended technical community.  We also have an excellent benefits package.  Join our team and power your future with a company on the move.

    Position Summary and Responsibilities

    The Battery Engineer with three (3) or more years of related experience serves as a project engineer with a leadership role on Lithium Ion (Li-Ion) product development programs. The ideal candidate will be a key team member in an R&D organization, developing next generation cell technology for high energy and high power applications. The successful applicant will develop, produce innovative cell designs using commercial, proprietary materials and technologies. The responsibilities of this position are develop processes, experimental models, prototypes for testing and develop procedure for manufacturing battery products. The successful candidate will be involved, but not limited to activities such as concept cell designs, implementing designs of experiments (DOEs), build prototypes, analyzing cell performance results and optimizing product in manufacturing environment. Expect to spend 20%-30% of your time on the manufacturing floor in supporting prototype fabrication and testing for design analysis and validation.


    Work Description:

    • Develop Li-Ion cell and electrode design to meet the customer specified electrical requirements for the rechargeable battery.
    • Demonstrate leadership role in developing battery products from the first concept design stage through optimize cell performance, validation/qualification testing, and ending in a CDR and transition to manufacturing.
    • Lead development phases including design refinement, validation, and implement in production.
    • Working experience with advanced battery materials such as high energy cathode, silicon anode, and wide temperature electrolyte is desire.
    • Correlate electrochemical data and process parameters to optimize Li-Ion cell design and performance. 
    • Demonstrate problem-solving ability and resolve battery performance/manufacturing issues. The ability to rapidly adapt changes and promote new ideas to improve the new/current product is important. 
    • Develop test procedures and implementation of test plans and analyze the evaluation of data. 
    • Actively participate in prototype fabrication and testing for design analysis and validation in the cell manufacturing processes (20-30% of the time will be on the manufacturing floor).
    • Write product specifications, operation procedures, technical reports, and interface with customers and suppliers. 
    • Exceptional organizational, troubleshooting, interpersonal, leadership skills, and ability to work effectively with a diverse team required.
    • A high degree of professionalism, excellent communication, and presentation skills is essential.



    Education & Experience:


    • A Ph. D or Master’s degree in Chemistry, Materials Science or Chemical Engineering.
    • Three (3) or more years of work experience in a battery development and manufacturing environment. BS degree with 5 or more years will also be considered.
    • Strong chemistry, materials science and chemical engineering background.
    • Experience with battery or electrochemical cell design and experience with electrode coating processes preferred.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft® Office products.
    • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

    U.S. Citizenship required for government clearance and or data/software access.

    Citizenship Requirements

    Due to classified work at the facility and related access restrictions, successful applicants must maintain U.S. Citizenship to allow the person to hold a U.S. Government security clearance.

    Teledyne is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, protected Veteran Status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

    If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email or call (805)373-4545. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.


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