Apple Battery Test Engineer in Santa Clara Valley, California

Battery Test Engineer

Job Number: 86443916

Santa Clara Valley, California, United States

Posted: Jul. 14, 2017

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

This position is in the Battery Performance Testing Team. It will be responsible for electrical testing, mechanical testing, and electro-chemical characterization of Lithium batteries within the test labs. The position will also work closely with other teams (i.e. R&D, Applications, and Qualification) to develop and implement any electrical tests to characterize battery performance. The position will be responsible for all facets of the battery testing including development and scheduling of electrical tests, interpretation and communication of test results, data collection and upkeep of the test database, and maintenance and calibration of all test equipment and meters.

Key Qualifications

  • 2 - 5 years of electrical engineering experience

  • Experience with testing various battery technologies required

  • Ability to interpret battery test results and communicate to team

  • Capable of making test choices based on electrochemistry nuances

  • Ability to schedule and organize all required and requested tests

  • Ability to operate and troubleshoot all testing equipment and tools

  • Data management and statistical analysis experience highly desired

  • Good communications skills

  • Able to function and interact in a multilevel team environment

  • Database experience desiredDescription

•Develop and implement test protocols to measure and characterize cell properties and electro-chemical performance (at various temperatures)

•Develop and implement process flows for the effective implementation of the protocols

•Develop and implementation validation methods to ensure the integrity of the lab data

•Coordinate cell test data collection

•Coordinate the acquisition or in-house design and manufacture of small tools for lab use.

•Determine need for and Schedule/Perform routine maintenance of test equipment and meters

•Collect and analyze test data, write-up reports as necessary

•Maintain cell test database

•Communicate results to engineering team

•Refine/Update test procedures and documents

•Train and mentor technicians in the operation and upkeep of test equipment and tool

Education

BS in Science or Engineering discipline

Additional Requirements