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Project Engineer - Battery System Development (d/f/m)

betteries, a profit for impact start-up headquartered in the south-west of Berlin, Germany, combines deep technology know-how and frontier market experience to deliver mobile and affordable power. We upcycle 2nd life electric vehicle (EV) batteries to accelerate the transition to renewables and are well positioned to deliver scalable CO2 savings and protect scarce resources. Our business model embraces circular economy principles by ensuring recycling at the end of 2nd life and significantly lowers cost for customers through our battery-as-a-service offering.

To strengthen our technical team, we are looking for a Project Engineer – Battery System Development (d/f/m) to start as soon as possible.

In this role, you will be responsible for project deliverables and report to both internal and external customers and stakeholders. You will work on a broad perspective of topics, from high-level prerequisites and concept development in the early project phases to managing the planning, development and delivery at later stages. You will also be responsible for the execution of engineering tasks, ensuring delivery within budget and on time and act as an interface between the technical core team, business development & sales as well as the customer directly.

  • Understand customer requests, check the technical feasibility and prepare technical concepts for customer quotations.

  • Support customer technical negotiations as part of the sales process.

  • Plan and schedule all technical aspects for customer projects including risk management and the definition of work packages needed for the execution and homologation.

  • Interface with the technical core team for synchronization of project tasks, dates, timelines and budget.

  • Represent your projects on all engineering aspects towards the customer and homologation authorities.

  • BSc or above degree in Engineering, in the Electrical or Mechanical field or comparable work experience. 

  • At least 3 years of experience with on- and off-grid power systems.

  • Solid understanding of the development of li-ion based battery systems.

  • Strong organization skills and the ability to manage a range of activities simultaneously.

  • Demonstrated history delivering results in cross-functional environments.

  • A passion for ensuring a great customer experience with every contact.

  • Self-directed and capable of working effectively in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to work well with people in an international team.

  • Strong English verbal (speaking, listening, interpretation) and written communication skills.

  • First field working / project experience in developing countries like Africa.

  • Proficient oral and written communications skills in German.

  • You can make a big impact on climate change and resource preservation.
  • A purpose-driven culture with strong team spirit.
  • A professional work environment with lots of room to grow and learn.
  • The ability to work on a key technology of energy system transformation for a sustainable energy supply.
  • Flat hierarchies, good ideas can be directly implemented.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • A green office with lots of plants, CO2 neutral office operation.

Sounds interesting?

Sounds interesting? If you are looking for a new challenge in an innovative start-up, where you will have the opportunity to shape and influence the business with the results of your work, where you will be surrounded by an engaged and fun team, betteries is your next stop!  

Please send an email with your application to For further information please do not hesitate to contact us.