Cell Engineer - SPG
Company: Apple Inc.
Posted on: June 9, 2021
Apple is looking for a Lithium Ion Battery (LIB) Cell Engineer
with expert knowledge of cell design and production processes,
battery chemistry and materials, and who possesses creativity and
leadership skills to enable and drive the development of new LIB
- Five plus years experience in material development related to
Li-ion chemistry, scaling new materials and qualifying new
materials into production. Familiarity with high volume production
processes and methods related to rechargeable Li-ion cells strongly
- Experience in managing multiple development programs with
internal engineering groups and external technology development
partners and vendors.
- Motivated, self-starter with excellent time management skills
and strong priority oriented approach to areas of focus.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills combined with
the ability to clearly and accurately explain technical
- Familiar with relevant industry standards and battery
You will own key elements of the cell design and interface
directly with cell manufacturers, mechanical designers, and systems
engineers to ensure successful delivery of a successfully
integrated LIB. This includes a lead role in designing the LIB to
meet performance, cost, and manufacturability requirements as well
as influencing system design to fully leverage the LIB technology's
In addition to your technical skills, you will sustain highly
interactive relationships with internal and external partners with
your excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will
manage suppliers to realize technologies into prototypes and lead
strategic partnerships aligned to Apple's development programs and
roadmaps. A keen eye for industry trends and business opportunities
and the ability to influence senior management is also highly
The ideal candidate has deep background in development of LIB
materials, cell design, and is able to apply their experience to a
diverse array of problems. Within Apple, SPG (Special Projects
Group) is working on entirely new projects and designs that are
exciting and far out of the ordinary. If you enjoy working in a
challenging, creative, flexible and fast-paced environment with
significant leverage on future products and trends, you will love
Education & Experience
M.S. or Ph.D. in Material Science, Chemical Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry or similar.
- Travel to external vendors, suppliers, and production line
facilities expected. This is a role in Product Design - though
travel is expected it is at reasonable intensity.
Keywords: Apple Inc., Cupertino , Cell Engineer - SPG, Other , Cupertino, California
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