HELP TO CREATE
  THE FUTURE OF ENERGY 

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A career at SOLIDpower represents a unique opportunity and a rewarding challenge. SOLIDpower is on a course of continued growth – especially in Italy, Germany and Europe. In doing so, we intend to set the benchmarks with our innovative technologies and products and to further expand our market position. We are looking for talented, experienced and highly motivated staff to support us in achieving our goals.

Our vacant positions:

Come join our team and help us with the energy transition!

SOLIDpower is one of the innovative and fast-growing companies in Germany directly at the customer with environmentally friendly and economical solutions for the energy transition. With over 230 employees worldwide, we are already one of the leading companies in the field of fuel cell technology today. The energy world is changing rapidly and SOLIDpower has set itself the goal of shaping this new world.At locations in Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Australia, the Group develops, manufactures and sells fuel cell systems for power and heat generation in residential and commercial buildings. We have already achieved a lot and are motivated to develop SOLIDpower further.

To further strengthen our successful team of SOLIDpower GmbH in Heinsberg we are looking for an

Electrical Engineer (m/f/d)

 

This varied an interesting range of tasks awaits you here:

Key responsibilities and tasks:

  • Root cause analysis for test equipment, production equipment and electrical components in SOFC fuel cell systems
  • Design, test, commission and document electrical sub-systems used in SOFC (electrical control drawings, wiring of controls & instrumentation)
  • Design, test, commission and document test electrical equipment used for testing systems and sub-systems (experience with 24V controls, instrumentation, labview or similar programming experience desirable).
  • Identify potential design and operation risks, advance possible solutions and cost-down strategies for product evolution. (experience with gas, water industry or safety advantageous – FMEA or other risk assessment strategies)
  • Utilise, support and extend the current quality management system, particularly with respect to issue-tracking, ECR/ECNs process and monitoring tools, in close collaboration with Product Manager and QA e.g. ISO 9000
  • Identification and procurement of electrical components - understanding and ability to assess electronics schematics and circuits for suitability of components and certifications to CE norms

Qualification and experience:

  • Bachelor or higher degree in Electrical Engineering or other Engineering discipline with the experience relevant to the duties mentioned above
  • Ideally 2-5 (10) years of industry experience in a relevant environment
  • Proficiency in fault finding, root cause analysis, FMEA and electrical CAD packages
  • Good organizational and workshop practices. Soldering, PCB assembly, software programming, electrical fitting and metalworking are desirable
  • Proficiency in spreadsheet and word processing software
  • Language: Fluent in English and German (preferably also Italian and/or French)
  • Experience in the field of Fuel Cells will be an advantage (gas, water, LV electricity, high temperature systems)

Attributes:

  • Team player capable of working in multi-disciplined environment
  • Be proactive & self-motivated
  • Excellent hands-on skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours due to interaction with other centers world wide
  • Willing to travel world-wide
  • Maintain a safe and organised work culture and adhere to the companies OHS policies
  • Ability to think laterally and come up with recommendations to solve problems
  • A proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Perseverance to solve problems

Our offer:

  • Be part of an engaged, international, and aspiring team
  • Personal development in a growing business
  • Diversified tasks and challenges
  • Realise own ideas and innovations

We want to revolutionize the energy supply with SOLIDpower!

Motivated and committed employees are essential to the success of our company. At SOLIDpower, you will find a cooperative and dynamic work environment which encourages you to share your innovative ideas, supports your development and celebrates achieving successes with your team. You can expect interesting tasks and challenging projects, as well as motivated and friendly teams in fields that influence our future.

 

Did we arise your interest?

Take your chance and send your complete application documents in English to:

SOLIDpower GmbH
Attn.: Frau Petra Ferreira
Borsigstr. 80
52525 Heinsberg

Or via e-mail: bewerbungen(at)solidpower.com

SOLIDpower is one of the innovative and fast-growing companies in Germany directly at the customer with environmentally friendly and economical solutions for the energy transition. With over 230 employees worldwide, we are already one of the leading companies in the field of fuel cell technology today. The energy world is changing rapidly and SOLIDpower has set itself the goal of shaping this new world.

At locations in Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Australia, the Group develops, manufactures and sells fuel cell systems for power and heat generation in residential and commercial buildings. We have already achieved a lot and are motivated to develop SOLIDpower further.

To further strengthen our successful team of SOLIDpower GmbH in Heinsberg, Germany we are looking for a

Supply Chain Manager (m/f/d), Germany

This varied and interesting range of tasks awaits you here:

Role and responsibilities:

This is a senior position and key to the successful execution of the manufacturing and cost objectives.

You will be responsible for an overall operational procurement of components and sub-assemblies for the production of BlueGEN appliance.

In parallel, you will lead the outsourcing program for components and sub-assemblies to the selected strategic manufacturing partners.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage MRP to ensure the supply of parts according to the Master Production Schedule (optimal balance between on-time availability of parts versus inventory)
  • Manage purchasing process and lead purchasing team
  • Drive the approved projects to outsource production activities
  • Manage outsourcing program for components and sub-assemblies
  • Manage supplier relationships, in close cooperation with Supply Chain BlueGEN System Manager - Strategic Sourcing
  • Work with senior SOLIDpower management to identify and realize (with suppliers) cost reduction opportunities
  • Discuss and negotiate with suppliers detailed component cost plans to ensure SOLIDpower will meet or exceed its cost objectives
  • Ensure fully accurate Bill of Materials (BoM) including all MRP related data (such as lead times, costs and logistics data)
  • Manage purchasing process for all non-stock related parts for Heinsberg facility
  • Ensure supply quality and delivery schedules
  • Effectively managing supply chain risks including escalation to senior management
  • Resolving supplier issues at all levels including non-conformances
  • Implement e-Kanban, JIT deliveries, consignment stocks at suppliers
  • Organize regular Supplier Quality Audits, and work with suppliers on improvements to enhance the score. This includes the compliance regarding ISO 9000 and CE
  • Liaise with financial controller to ensure all supplier related financial issues are resolved

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Ideally tertiary qualification in an Engineering or related technical discipline
  • Successful experience in functional leadership of teams or organisations
  • Completion of a Logistics, Purchasing or Materials Management qualification
  • At least 10-15 years relevant experience in a high tech manufacturing environment (Supply Chain Management, Product Outsourcing, Engineering / Operations Management, Product Development)
  • Preferred experience with commercialization of cutting edge technology
  • Sound experience in evaluating, selecting and negotiating with local and overseas suppliers
  • Sound commercial experience including track record of travel to visit suppliers
  • Advanced computer skills, with proven literacy in ERP (proficiency in MS NAV would be highly regarded)

Attributes:

  • Able to negotiate effectively with a broad range of people on various management levels, including internal and external suppliers and industry contacts
  • Sound multi-lingual oral and written language skills:
    • Fluency (oral and written) in English and German
    • Other European languages will be highly regarded
  • Flexible in availability to contact SOLIDpower staff in different time zones, for example between Europe and Australia
  • Ability to work effectively in a team
  • Personal integrity and high ethical standards
  • Ability to be adaptable to changing work priorities
  • Is motivated, energetic and models SOLIDpower values

Motivated and committed employees are essential to the success of our company. At SOLIDpower, you will find a cooperative and dynamic work environment which encourages you to share your innovative ideas, supports your development and celebrates achieving successes with your team. You can expect interesting tasks and challenging projects, as well as motivated and friendly teams in fields that influence our future.

Take your chance and send your complete application documents in English to:


SOLIDpower GmbH
Attn.:  Petra Ferreira
Borsigstr. 80
52525 Heinsberg
Germany

Or via e-mail: bewerbungen(at)solidpower.com

If there’s currently no matching position for you we’ll be happy to receive your unsolicited application. Send your application by email (as a PDF file including your CV, photo and the expected salary) to:

bewerbungen(at)solidpower.com

Or by post to:

SOLIDpower GmbH
attn. Ms Ferreira
Borsigstraße 80
52525 Heinberg, Germany

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