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At LGCPI, we believe that our employees are the key to the success of our organization. We are a unified team of professionals that create value for our customers and treat one another with dignity and respect.
As we continue to grow at LGCPI we’re always looking for talented individuals. Currently, our needs are focused primarily in the areas of engineering, design, research and development, and sales and marketing personnel who seek a challenge in a dynamic burgeoning field.

cpicareers@lgchem.com

Vision Statement

To be the North American center of excellence for the design and development of Battery Management Systems, Modules and Packs in collaboration with the Korea team and serve as the interface for local customers to make LG Chem Energy Solution Company the global leader in Li-ion batteries for vehicle and energy storage applications.

LGCPI Job Openings


Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Tasks / Responsibilities

  • Create and modify associative 2D/3D models using Solidworks or CATIA .
  • Work with engineers, team leaders, and/or other designers to create a complete design.
  • Update drawings and engineering standards
  • Utilize our PLM/PDM file system for production models/drawings (TCE or Agile system experience a plus)
  • Creates and releases Engineering component and assembly drawings
  • Supports other Product Engineering and company functions as required
  • Develops and utilizes project timelines to meet design goals

Required Experience / Education

  • Associates degree or higher (but will consider exp.)
  • 8+ yrs exp. in Automotive Product Design
  • Battery and/or structure part of product or electromechanical experience
  • Tier 1 experience working directly with OEM Design/Engineering to complete Advanced Packaging and Feasibility studies
  • Experience working with OEM Body in White Engineering.
  • Able to interface with Product Engineering and other engineering related departments
  • Knowledge in standard part manufacturing processes: injection molding, stamping, extrusions, and assembly
  • Working knowledge of GD&T
  • Working knowledge of vehicle OEM design standards and CAD requirements (IMAN & Teamcenter) (a plus not required)
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

If interested in this position, please apply via: https://lg-chem-power-inc.workable.com/jobs/216213

Functional Safety Manager

Battery System Safety Manager is responsible for ensuring that our battery systems our high voltage battery systems comply with ISO-26262 and related standards for safety. They will work very closely with internal and external engineering teams, customers, and suppliers to achieve that objective.  The person is expected to have appropriate formal training, a strong analytical foundation and demonstrated capability to seek and secure relevant data and information from subject matter experts in cell characteristics, electronics, embedded software, and mechanical and thermal engineering. Direct experience with ISO 26262 is strongly desired; however, it is recognized that standard is relatively new.  Therefore, demonstrated deep experience in failure mode analysis, fault-tree analysis, system diagnostics and system prognostics will be expected.

 Responsibilities

  • Own and maintain battery system Technical Safety Concept and related documentation
  • Review and assess customer requirements for relevant safety implications and feasibility
  • Own and maintain safety-related fault analyses across electrical and electronics hardware and embedded software.
  • Work closely with internal and external engineering teams, suppliers, and customer to ensure coordinated safety compliance from specifications to design to production.
  • Lead system safety design reviews
  • Maintain and enhance battery system design guide(s) to capture lessons learned and continuous improvement
  • Deliver the System Safety Plans and Reports in a timely manner; that is, at the appropriate development gateways to ensure designs are implemented in time for validation and production.

Must Haves

  • Automotive embedded system development (hardware, software or both)
  • Project management experience
  • Experience with failure mode analysis
  • Knowledge of systems engineering

Desired

ISO26262 training and experience

Education

  • MS in System, Electrical, Automotive or Aerospace Engineering preferred, but BS degrees will also be considered if experience is commensurate with responsibilities.

Experience

  • ISO-26262 working experience in qualifying systems with embedded HW and SW to ASCIL levels A, B and C
  • Working knowledge of High Voltage Systems and designs associated with safety and related risk mitigation.
  • Experience in the design and testing of energy storage systems (ESS) for use in vehicle applications Experience with simulation tools, in particular Matlab and Simulink
  • Rigorous and extensive experience with FMEA and FTA at system and subsystem level for safety-critical systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with customers, suppliers, and subject matter experts to launch highly robust systems on time.

If interested in this position, please apply via: https://lg-chem-power-inc.workable.com/jobs/263989

Position Overview
The Embedded Software Development Engineer reports to the Software Systems Engineering Manager, and works in a cross-functional development group supporting LGCPI’s Battery Management System (BMS) software for multiple customers in both automotive and non-automotive markets. LGCPI’s BMS platform is in production use on multiple global OEM Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV), Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) and pure Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV). The Embedded Software Development Engineer will work directly on architecture, design, development and testing of existing and new BMS functionality in the areas of diagnostics, battery cell and pack monitoring, thermal control and more. In this dynamic and demanding environment, your responsibilities will be varied, but always focused on delivering value to customer projects while working closely with many other parts of our engineering organization. The pace of work is fast and it is important to be able to work effectively and deliver on commitments. There will be opportunities to learn new skills, mentor others, and develop s/w solutions and architecture using the latest tools and technologies while working on the automotive industry’s highest profile vehicle electrification projects.

If interested in this position please apply via: https://lg-chem-power-inc.workable.com/jobs/217244 

Job Functions

  • Develop and execute pack/module/thermal design/development for Lithium-ion battery systems through leading technical decision & direction
  • Manage & review the design of pack/module/thermal development programs for battery system and associated components by properly understanding customer requirements
  • Assist in developing proposals for new RFI/RFQs
  • Lead design of pack/module/thermal of battery system to maintain project-level development timing.
  • Develop design to ensure serviceability, manufacturability and other performance attributes for battery packs and modules
  • Provide regular status reports to management and team members
  • Work with BMS development part, systems engineering and current production team members within LG Chem
  • Lead technical discussions and decisions with battery components suppliers
  • Assist in developing technology roadmap and best practices for LG Chem

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Job Tasks / Responsibilities

  • Ensure homogenous design and development for battery modules / packs in close collaborations with cell team and parts suppliers
  • Assist in preparation of 8Ds and other quality / reliability reports to ensure continuous improvements
  • Lead Technical Design Reviews within LG Chem, affiliated companies and customers
  • Facilitate technical and leadership growth for engineers and designers within pack department
  • Lead concept design for proposal of battery pack development with early requirements definition; translate customer performance requirements
  • Lead design direction to execute development of battery packs, including incorporation of D-FMEA, per requested customers/internal requirements
  • Assist in quality, reliability and failure reporting; drive closed-loop handling of all technical issues to ensure continuous improvement

Required Experience / Education

  • Master’s Degree (M.S.) in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering from a four-year college or university required (Ph.D. preferred)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in automotive product development, preferably in BEV/HEV/PHEV industry
  • 2 years of working experience as a technical expert
  • Hands-on experience with CAD tools (Unigraphics or CATIA) and part release process
  • Working experience with automotive systems design, packaging and assembly requirements
  • Working experience with Quality & Reliability disciplines (FMEA, 8D & APQP) and development process (PLM or PDM)
  • Experience with battery systems, high-voltage (DC) systems or high-current systems is desirable
  • Strong communication skills (verbal, written and presentation) and ability to discuss technical issues with wide range of audiences
    • Present to various levels of management with different depth of expertise
    • Articulate specifics on product details
    • Describe development proposals and problem descriptions
  • Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, etc.)

If interested in this position, please apply via: https://lg-chem-power-inc.workable.com/jobs/336826

Software Validation Engineer

 (Job #SVEWEB)

 

Understand and analyze functional requirements to develop software validation solutions and strategies, such as test procedures and test cases, during software/system development for Vehicle High Voltage Battery and Low Voltage Battery Management Systems. Peer review test cases/Test Procedures and traceability of test cases and requirements. Review software design documents, application software and source code to understand design and implementation, conduct software verification activity and support developers to debug issues. Execute tests on HV and LV Battery Pack, and Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) Test Bench using CAN based tools. Log and report defects, as well as investigate the root causes of the issues. Develop test automation within Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) environment, using test executors and automation engines. Ensure maximum automation of any and all testing activities, as well as provide sufficient documentation and design descriptions to development and management teams and customers. Develop and manage Hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) systems including battery models in MATLAB/Simulink, upgrade and maintain test platforms if necessary. Support end customer on vehicle testing and debugging vehicle issues. Analyze Functional Safety Requirements, Safety Mechanism, and review source code. Support Software Failure Modes Effects Analysis. Develop test scripts and execute white-box testing using Lauterbach to support Fault Insertion Testing part of Functional Safety implementation verification.

 

  • Requires Master Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or foreign educational equivalent.

 

  • Coursework must include vehicle dynamics, propulsion systems for HEV, and dynamic systems and controls.

 

  • Work location: Troy, MI

 

 

Interested candidates should send resume and salary requirements with cover letter including reference code job number to (no phone calls please): LG Chem Power, Inc., 1857 Technology Drive, Troy, MI  48083 Attn: P. Frink, HR, Job #SVEWEB.

 

 

Job Functions:

This position is for a systems engineer of battery systems. The role of this position is to insure that customer expectations are met by overseeing the technical interfaces of sub-systems. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed in Job Tasks/Responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for the role. The systems engineer is responsible for receiving customer requests, developing system solutions, managing systems requirements and interfaces, and developing innovative solutions. Candidates must be passionate about delivering the best solution to our customers.

Job Tasks/Responsibilities:

  • Manage customer, internal and legal requirements including identification, communication, traceability and compliance. Prior experience with requirements management a plus.
  • Manage application specific DFMEA’s and update boundary diagrams.
  • Assist functional groups with the creation of DVP&R’s based off requirements.
  • Work with suppliers to develop innovative products.
  • Manage, develop and execute test plans for high level design verification and manufacturing.
  • Perform/Support technical design reviews within LGCPI and with its customers. TDR’s will be expected at the concept, detailed design and production sign-off stages.
  • Lead analyzing data to ensure customer expectations are met.

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering form a four-year accredited college or university
  • Strong understanding of multi-disciplinary systems
  • Working experience with product development cycles
  • Experience with batteries, battery management systems, power electronics, or other energy systems is desirable
  • Strong communication skills and ability to discuss technical issues with a wide range of audiences
  • Present to various levels of management with different depth of expertise
  • Articulate specifics on product details
  • Describe development proposals and problem descriptions
  • Microsoft office tools

If interested in this position, please apply via:  https://lg-chem-power-inc.workable.com/jobs/317977

Work in a cross-functional development group supporting Battery Management System (BMS) software for multiple customers in both automotive and non-automotive markets.  Work directly on the architecture, design, development and testing of existing and new BMS functionality in the areas of diagnostics, battery cell and pack monitoring, thermal control and more. Primary design and development responsibility for one or more modules of the Battery Management System software. Responsible for code construction, static analysis, unit testing and peer reviews, and ensuring proper revision control of all work products. Execute work plans, provide status updates and adjust to changing requirements. Participate in the Software Change Review Board, including providing input and analysis and joining in the decision making process. Develop high level design documents, leads and support design reviews. Track and analyze software requirements changes.  Translate customer requirements into detailed software requirements and design as needed. Support Quality, Reliability and Robustness efforts (DFMEA, Fault Tree analysis, ISO-26262.). Lead troubleshooting of software issues for both development and production software releases, including troubleshooting software running on electronics hardware, battery packs and vehicles. Ensure proper configuration and revision management of work products. Support Software Validation Team in designing appropriate requirements validation.

 

  • Requires Master Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or foreign educational equivalent.

 

  • Two years of experience in the position offered, or in a similar position, such as Senior Software Engineer. Experience must include embedded software developing, using MATLAB, Embedded C and HAL Drivers, and application of functional safety concepts within the automotive industry.

 

  • Work location: Troy, MI

 

 

Interested candidates should send resume and salary requirements with cover letter including reference code job number to (no phone calls please): LG Chem Power, Inc., 1857 Technology Drive, Troy, MI  48083 Attn: P. Frink, HR, Job #ESDEWEB.

 

 

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