Battery Cell Test Engineer

Battery Cell Test Engineer

Scania is now undergoing a transformation from being a supplier of trucks, buses and engines to a supplier of complete and sustainable transport solutions.

Do you want to join and drive the shift to a sustainable transport system?

Electrification is in an exciting phase where the demand for electrified vehicles increases rapidly. The department Electric and Hybrid Powertrain Technology is responsible for developing electrified powertrains for Scanias trucks and buses including components, functions and testing. Our team Battery Cell Development is in charge of the electrochemical properties of the traction battery in current and future generations of electrified powertrains. We set the battery cell requirements and ensure the performance by testing battery cells, modules and packs in our battery test lab.

We are now looking for a battery cell test engineer to strengthen our battery test lab team.

Your responsibility

Within your role as cell test engineer, you will be testing battery cells in Scanias battery test lab in the scope of a number of different projects ranging from smaller research projects to large cross-functional vehicle development projects. You will be given the possibility to further develop test methods and will have a wide spectrum of responsibilities from designing and planning battery cell tests, programming testing equipment, preparing test objects, performing the tests, analysing test results and writing reports. You are part of a highly motivated and inspiring team of competent engineers with a positive problem-solving attitude.

The role includes close cooperation within the team and with other teams such as the ones responsible for battery management and the other parts of the battery pack apart from the cell. Together with your colleagues you have the possibility to influence the team's processes and deliveries. We work actively with improving our methods on a continuous basis and have a culture that welcomes new ideas and approaches.

Your profile

We are looking for a test engineer with at least a few years of experience within battery testing. It is highly meriting if you have knowledge of lithium-ion battery characteristics and electrochemistry.
  • MSc or PhD within chemical or electrical engineering or other relevant discipline
  • Experience within battery testing (handling of test equipment, preparation of cells and test rigs)
  • Good knowledge of battery characteristics and electrochemistry
  • Training within electrical safety is meriting
  • Experience from research & development within automotive industry is meriting
  • You are structured and work independently while at the same time having the team’s results in focus
  • You are engaged, curious and have the ability and will to bring new ideas and achieve results
  • You are flexible and enjoy a fast pace and being involved in diversified activites
  • You like the combination of practical work and data analysis / report writing
  • You are good at communicating your results as well as gathering the information you need to perform your tests
  • You like working with others and are driven by an inspiring climate with many talented colleagues around you
  • Good knowledge of English is a requirement, knowledge of Swedish and German is meriting
We offer

At Scania you have the possibility to develop personally and professionally. Our corporate culture is characterized by openness, diversity and respect for the individual. In addition to a wide range of career and development opportunities, we can offer Scania employees other benefits, such as car leasing, flexible working hours, a company training facility, performance bonuses, a pension programme, lunch at reduced prices and much more. If you live in Stockholm, we offer a direct bus service between Stockholm and the office in Södertälje, the Scania Jobexpress.

For further information, please contact:

Verena Löfqvist Klass, PhD, Head of Cell Development - NEBM,

We look forward to receiving your application including a CV, cover letter and copies of any degrees and certificates. Selections will be done on an ongoing basis.
Mer info
Område Södertälje
Yrkesroll Teknik & Ingenjör, Ingenjör, Elektronik
Typ av anställning Heltid, Tillsvidareanställd
Sista ansökningsdag 25 nov (4 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

Scania is a world-leading provider of transport solutions. Together with our partners and customers we are driving the shift towards a sustainable transport system. In 2017, we delivered 82 500 trucks, 8 300 buses as well as 8 500 industrial and marine engines to our customers. Net sales totalled nearly SEK 120 billion, of which about 20 percent were services-related. Founded in 1891, Scania now operates in more than 100 countries and employs some 49 000 people. Research and development are concentrated in Sweden, with branches in Brazil and India. Production takes place in Europe, Latin America and Asia, with regional production centres in Africa, Asia and Eurasia. Scania is part of Traton Group. For more information visit