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Lead Engineer-Battery Design



Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024


Title: Lead Engineer- Battery Design

Location: River Head Quarter , Whitefield

About River

River is an electric vehicle company building multi-utility scooters. At River, we’re building scooters of tomorrow for the ambitious youth of today. Because we believe people only need two things to achieve success: the desire to make it to the top, and the means to get there.

With our flagship product River Indie, SUVofScooters, is designed to help you get things done. Engineered to be a dependable ally on your road to success. We are backed by marquee international investors - these are mobility focused funds backed by Yamaha Motors, Al-Futtaim Automotive Group, Toyota VC and Maniv Mobility.

Key Responsibilities:

⦁ Full product design responsibility, from concept through production and ramp-up.

⦁ Pragmatic evaluation of design concepts with idealization of physical effects and first principles reasoning approach.

⦁ Identification of test requirements in relation to stationary batteries, system and subsystem requirements.

⦁ Define pack architecture wrt cell positioning, interconnections and thermal management.

⦁ Specification definition (dimensional, functional, performance, manufacturing).

⦁ Designing critical battery components like busbars, cell holders, thermal interface

⦁ materials, pressure relief valves etc.

⦁ Work closely with cross functional teams to map out interdependencies specially -

Hardware, Chassis, Integration, CAE and validation teams

Key Skill Required:

⦁ B.tech/M.tech in Mechanical/Electrical/Mechatronics.

⦁ 7-10 years of experience in battery or ESS design.

⦁ Sound understanding of lithium-ion batteries.

⦁ Proficient in CAD tools.

⦁ Proven ability to solve complex structural and thermal problems.

⦁ Expertise in DFM (Design for Manufacturing) and DFA (Design for Assembly).