Battery Expert (F/M) 100%


Facing the challenge of our time

Help us grow and be more impactful!

The “Battery Systems” group of our “Sustainable Energy” Business Unit based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, is currently looking for a Battery Expert.


Your mission

Your mission is to to oversee the technical developments around our zBMS platform, which encompasses the hard- and software components that exploit electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) in battery management systems. Based on your knowledge on battery systems, you define technical objectives for the group and follow-up on the progress and potential issues together with the entire battery team.

You define the key technical requirements and objectives that are put forward by our customers or our own innovation roadmap. You derive quantified objectives and associated implementation tasks, which you put forward to the different technical teams. You follow-up on the progress of these teams via your leadership experience and you also support the teams to solve technical issues or client related requests and concerns via your proven scientific and technical background. You also support our acquisition activities via the clear presentation of technical achievements.


Your responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the definition and achievement of technical.
  • Address potential technical, resources, budget, planning or customer issues.
  • Report the key results in a clear and concise manner, both internally and externally.
  • Continuously keep aware of the state of the art and identify market demands and drivers.
  • Proactively propose innovative solutions to enhance operations in the activity and solve complex problems.
  • Provide the project team members as well as a broad range of internal and external partners with a clear leadership and an efficient and respectful communication including in challenging situations.
  • Act as an ambassador towards our external partners and develop internal and external professional network.
  • Maintain and develop good relationships with our external partners: lead customers meetings, sell results, ideas, products in a convincing way and actively influence our customers’ decision making. Capture unexpected business opportunities and promote our technologies portfolio.
  • Actively work on projects acquisition and proposals writing.


Your profile


  • MSc/PhD in Engineering and at least 5 years of practical experience
  • Track record in battery technology development at industrial level
  • Knowledge of Lithium-ion battery technologies with know-how of EIS and other diagnosis techniques
  • Proven experience in project management for hard- and software developments
  • Knowledge and experience on BMS standard (e.g. ISO26262)
  • Professional proficiency in English (oral and written)


Interpersonal skills

  • Open, creative, and result-oriented mindset
  • Highly motivated, eager to learn and with a strong sense of ownership
  • Autonomous with strong analytical capacity for solving technical problems and work organization
  • Clear presentation of accomplished work and potential issues
  • Natural curiosity and ability to work on multidisciplinary projects
  • Team player with good communication skills to interact constructively with colleagues and partners

CSEM mission and values

Our mission is the development and transfer of innovative technologies to the Swiss industry. Our objective is to make an impact on our customers and on society at large in the fields of precision manufacturing, digital technologies and sustainable energy. Our strength is the excellence of our people, about 550 passionate specialists dedicated to innovation and technology transfer. We believe that strong values support the successful development of our organization as well as the harmonious and balanced development of all our employees.

We are

  • A unique place between research and industry at the cutting edge of new technologies
  • An innovative, non-profit, and employee-driven company
  • A dynamic, multidisciplinary, and multicultural environment
  • A solar team focused on enabling solutions to energy challenges for a sustainable world

Working@CSEM means

  • being part of a passionate community
  • incredible flexibility, attractive working conditions, and great opportunities of development
  • benefit from a management style based on trust & feedback and that favors a work-life balance

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity.

We look forward to receiving your complete application file via (CV, cover letter, certificates & diplomas) our job page.

Preference will be given to professionals applying directly.