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Battery Pack Design Engineer - Thermal Systems

Company: Altair
Location: Auburn Hills
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Transforming the Future with Convergence of Simulation and Data

Battery Pack Design Engineer - Intermediate

Job Summary:

Our client in Auburn Hills, MI is looking for a Battery Pack Design Engineer - Intermediate. This is a contract position.

What You Will Do:

The Battery Pack Thermal Design Engineer - Intermediate for high voltage battery hardware and integration is responsible for the end to end management of the design and production release of the battery pack assembly thermal system and related activities relative to aerothermo requirements. This person will work closely with the battery pack technical specialist and lead design release engineer to ensure all requirements are met and properly validated, both via simulations and through empirical testing for BSG, PHEV, and BEV vehicles released for global markets. Designs will comply and be provided in support of the Global Vehicle Safety and Compliance teams in all regions throughout APAC, EMEA, LATAM, and USMCA (including Mexico and Canada). Ideal candidate has some experience in electrified propulsion system design with preference to high voltage battery experience.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Develop the design of related components that satisfy vehicle level functional objectives.
  • Coordinate ePT HVBS packaging activities with advanced concept engineering team.
  • Execute programs through PDP that meet or exceed objectives for performance, cost, weight, investment, and quality.
  • Develop and publish HVBS performance standards.
  • Develop system level DVP and coordinate component level DVP with Tier 1 supplier.
  • Execute design for manufacturing process and coordinate assembly process with manufacturing engineering. Basics:
    • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical Engineering or related engineering field from an ABET accredited/equivalent university.
    • Minimum of 3 years in product engineering design release experience.
    • Familiar with CAD & GD&T , familiar with project management tools.
    • Ability to calculate and design heating and cooling management systems for high voltage battery applications.
    • Guide development of technical specifications and engineering designs heating and cooling systems.
    • Fluid heating and cooling plate designs and packaging.
    • Fluid flow calculations and specifications of proper sizing of input and output piping.
    • Fluid connections and ergonomic designs.
    • Refrigerant based cooling and heating systems including heat pumps.
    • Resistive matt heating systems for high voltage battery applications.
    • Thermal pastes, thermal foams and related material. How You Will Be Successful:
      • Envision the Future
      • Communicate Honestly and Broadly
      • Seek Technology and Business "First"
      • Embrace Diversity and Take Risks What We Offer:
        • Competitive Salary
        • Comprehensive Benefit Package
        • 401(k) with matching contributions
        • Paid Time Off
        • Employee Discounts
        • Free training on all Altair products Why Work with Us:

          Altair is a global technology company providing software and cloud solutions in the areas of data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC). Altair enables organizations in nearly every industry to compete more effectively in a connected world, while creating a more sustainable future. With more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, and creative thinkers in 25 countries, we help solve our customer's toughest challenges and deliver unparalleled service, helping the innovators innovate, drive better decisions, and turn today's problems into tomorrow's opportunities.

          Our vision is to transform customer decision making with data analytics, simulation, and high-performance computing.

          For more than 30 years, we have been helping our customers integrate electronics and controls with mechanical design to expand product value, develop AI, simulation and data-driven digital twins to drive better decisions, and deliver advanced HPC and cloud solutions to support unlimited idea exploration. To learn more, please visit

          Ready to go? #ONLYFORWARD

          At our core we are explorers; adventures; pioneers. We are the brains behind some of the world's most revolutionary innovations and are not only comfortable in new and unchartered waters, we dive headfirst. We are the original trailblazers that make the impossible possible, discovering new solutions to our customer's toughest challenges.

          Altair is an equal opportunity employer. Our backgrounds are diverse, and every member of our global team is critical to our success. Altair's history demonstrations a belief that empowering each individual authentic voice reinforces a culture that thrives because of the uniqueness among our team.

Keywords: Altair, Detroit , Battery Pack Design Engineer - Thermal Systems, Other , Auburn Hills, Michigan

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