Thermal Modeling Engineer (F/M) - Bordeaux

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Long-term contract
Localisation Bordeaux, France
Posted on 04-30-2024

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.

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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 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 Nouvelle Aquitaine, France, and we are building gigafactories in Germany and Italy, in addition to the one already built in Hauts de France.

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.

Our core Values are : Pioneering Spirit, Fast & Agile, Excellence, Greener & Cleaner !

We are also very proud of our 2022 CSR Report :

Accelerating sustainable mobility for all.

Job definition :

The Thermal Modeling engineer will model thermal behavior of cells and modules using Computer Aided Engineering tools, like Star CCM+, or Comsol.
He/she will be in charge of the management of the thermal simulation related to performance (Fast Charge, WLTP etc…) and associated cooling means to ensure the respect of customer requirements.
He/she will support thermal design teams for cells and module design. He/she will have cross activities abuse modeling engineer to optimize and manage all battery thermal aspect.
He/she will also liaise with testing and V&V teams to support test and model correlation.
He/she will have to present results of his studies internally and to customers.
He/she will manage his simulation environment and manage the digital continuity.

Main missions :

  • Thermal Modeling
    • Perform thermal and electro-thermal simulation at pack, module and cell level
    • Able to coordinate characterization test.
    • Correlate models vs reality to improve company experience.
    • Manage internal and external projects, contracts, while collaborating with internal teams (R&D, Industrialization, Projects, Simulation, …).
    • Manage collaborations with suppliers, customers and strategic partners.
    • Contribution in the company roadmap.
    • Be up to date to the state of the art on its topic of expertise.
    • Support Intellectual Property monitoring and propose innovative patentable concepts.

Knowledge :

  • Thermal/CFD/ Simulation mastering
  • Fluid mechanics good mastering
  • Heat transfer mastering
  • Knowledge of battery manufacturing processes
  • Knowledge on various analytical methods commonly used in simulation
  • Problem solving methods

Experience : Minimum 3 years’ experience in similar job

Qualifications :

  • MSc with 3 years of experience or PhD with thesis
  • Fluent in English

Key behaviours :

Analytical and synthetical skills, modelling, organization and time-management skills, customer focused, initiative, result and performance motivated, creativity, team spirit, autonomous, good communication and social skills

Some extra skills which make the difference :

Materials, problem solving methods (8D,…), modelling, French, any other languages

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.

Our process usually involves 3 interviews: 2 technical and one HR.