Lab Manager II

Lab Manager II

Job Code: SUC-DEE33994
Date: 09-19-2022
Job Description :

Job Description:


  • As a Battery Lab Manager, the candidate will be part of the battery team responsible for developing new battery technology across the Reality Lab Portfolio of products.
  • As part of this role, the candidate is expected to manage multiple battery labs that perform cell, pack, and system level testing.

Required Skills:

Battery Lab Manager Responsibilities:

  • Work with validation engineers to execute test plans and create schedules to meet these plans.
  • Ensure testing resources (test channels, equipment, people) are correctly allocated
  • Manage and maintain equipment calibration including tracking lab inventory of all calibratable hardware, arranging periodic calibrations per manufacturing specs, and procuring replacement/new hardware when needed
  • Work with equipment vendors on new initiatives to improve lab capabilities and test coverage
  • Root Cause and resolve test equipment malfunction issues
  • Develop processes, frameworks, and best practices to scale validation across multiple programs
  • Good attention to details to ensure that data generated is of high quality
  • Ensure data generated is transfer periodically and accurately to our data analytics tools
  • Support hiring and training of support staff, as needed, to perform validation testing
  • Ensure that data management software for the various test equipment is working correctly
  • Proactively work to resolve problems that arise related to new testing protocols
  • Support lab expansion and installations as needed by working with various facilities teams
  • Ensure all environmental, health and safety requirements are met
  • Support technical root cause analysis and resolution of issues found during testing
  • Develop cadence for weekly reporting of test status, equipment utilizations, issues, and forecasting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience in working on validation of Li-ion batteries
  • Basic network set up knowledge and experience to work with the IT teams.
  • Experience with scripting software such as Python
  • Knowledge of data process tools such as MATLAB, JMP and/or Voltaiq
  • Experience with battery testing equipment such as Maccors, Neware and experience developing and running scripts
  • Experience with deploying test and measurement equipment with network access
  • Experience working on consumer electronics
  • Data science experience a plus

Will be managing lab machinery for purpose of battery testing.

Top 3 Skills:


  • Experience with managing large scale labs
  • Battery knowledge
  • Maccor equipment knowledge


Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering/Chemical Engineering/Mechanical Engineering/Material Science or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years experience in working on validation of Li-ion batteries
  • Experience with lab testing equipment including scopes, power supplies, electronic loads, function generators
  • Interpersonal skills and experience to work effectively in a dynamic team-oriented environment

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Job Location: Sunnyvale, CA(94089)