Benchmark & Competitor Analysis Engineer - Bordeaux

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Long-term contract
Bordeaux, France
Posted on 09-25-2023
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ACC - Automotive Cells Company

ACC’s mission is to accelerate the transition to sustainable and affordable mobility for all, significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions through producing batteries in Europe.

💡 Responsible products or services

The company's mission is to design eco-responsible products and services aligned with the needs of the ecological transformation.

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Join us and be a pioneer for a green transport revolution.
Automotive Cells Company (ACC) is one of Europe’s newest and most exciting high-tech companies. Backed by Saft-Total, Stellantis-Opel and Mercedes-Benz, ACC is set to power the future of the automotive industry by innovating in battery technology.
We aim to produce sustainable, affordable, high-capacity, longer-life batteries as a cleaner alternative to current energy sources. We have created an R&D center and new state-of-the art facility in France (New Aquitaine), and we are building gigafactories in Hauts de France, Germany and Italy.

We need a range of skilled and agile people to bring our vision to life, especially in the areas of industrialization, mechanical design, testing/prototyping and any other function of a new-born company. If you’re looking to take your career further than you imagined, if you’re passionate about creating cleaner transport, we’d like to hear from you.

Accelerating sustainable mobility for all.

Overall job definition:

The primary responsibility will be to conduct comprehensive benchmarking studies, data analysis, and performance assessments to support the development and improvement of cutting-edge EV battery systems.

Main mission:

Benchmarking battery technologies:

Carry out a complete and detailed analysis on battery characteristics, such as technical characteristics (dimensions, weight, materials, …) or performance parameters (energy density, power density, life cycle, thermal performance, safety features, …). Conduct thorough data analysis to identify trends, strengths, and weaknesses of different battery technologies.

Competitor Analysis:

Gather information on the batteries used by the main competitors in the electric vehicle market. This analysis helps to understand competitors' strategies and technological choices, as well as identifying trends, strengths, and weaknesses of different battery technologies.

Technological watch:

Monitor and analyze the EV battery market and keep abreast of the latest advancements in battery technology. Identify competitive advantages and areas for improvement to guide the company's battery development strategy.

Tests and trials:

It may be necessary to carry out tests and trials on competing batteries in order to verify advertised performance and obtain reliable data for objective comparison.


Work closely with design and R&D teams to communicate benchmarking findings and support the development of next-generation battery systems. Collaborate with external partners and vendors to ensure access to cutting-edge benchmarking facilities and data.

Reports and Presentation:

Prepare comprehensive reports and presentations summarizing benchmarking results, analysis, and recommendations. Present findings to management, engineering teams, and stakeholders to facilitate data-driven decision-making.



Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, or a related field. A Master's degree or Ph.D. may be preferred.


Proven experience in conducting benchmarking studies, preferably in the field of battery technology or automotive systems.

Strong knowledge of electric vehicle batteries, including lithium-ion and emerging battery chemistries, as well as their manufacturing processes and performance metrics.

Key behaviours:

Excellent analytical skills and ability to interpret complex data sets.

Strong communication and presentation skills to effectively convey findings and recommendations to diverse audiences.

Ability to work in a collaborative environment and coordinate with multiple teams to achieve common goals.

Why join us?
Our Advantages and Perks: new premises, parking spaces reserved for carpoolers, possibility of recharging your electric car on reserved spaces in our parking lot.

Other perks and advantages include : Company restaurant, meal and also vegetables/fruits baskets delivery service. Janitorial services, telecommuting, complementary retirement plan (subject to a salary threshold), additionnal & seniority leaves, well-being workshops, osteopathy sessions.

You will also benefit from access to our Sports & Culture association, conferences, and also sports, holidays and culture subsidy.