Li-ion Batteries Systems Engineer

Job description

Sunlight Group Energy Storage Systems is a world-leading technology company and provider of industrial and off-road energy storage solutions. We carry over 30 years of experience in the development, production, and distribution of lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries for industrial mobility, leisure mobility, and Energy Storage Systems (ESS) for renewables.

A rapidly growing global business, Sunlight Group supplies the international market with innovative and sustainable products manufactured and assembled in our state-of-the-art facilities in northern Greece (Xanthi, Komotini and Kilkis), Italy (Verona and Vignola), Germany (Glauchau and Freiberg), Israel (Nahariya), and USA (Greensboro and Mebane, North Carolina), and distributed to more than 115 countries worldwide.


Driven by our commitment to inspire our people and unlock their potential, we have created an agile and innovative environment that promotes open communication and collaboration, while offering continuous learning and development opportunities to the 1,700+ people we employ across the organization.

Keen to further empower our team by onboarding more talent, we're looking to hire a Li-ion Batteries Systems Engineer. The right incumbent

will be responsible for the design/development of battery energy storage systems for motive industrial applications. The role reports directly to Motive product development and application engineering supervisor and is based in Xanthi, Greece.


Key activities and responsibilities of this role include:

  • Translate product requirements (user experience, features etc.) given by Product Management to Technical requirements and specifications.
  • Creation of product documentation (product technical specifications, operation flow-chart, Test protocols/reports, RCA etc.)
  • Participation in prototype assembly, implement and test of functional units and prototypes (battery systems)
  • Technical consultancy to the existing products (support of claims, support of industrialization and production, etc)
  • Collaborating across multiple engineering disciplines as required

Job requirements

  • Degree in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering or relevant field
  • A master’s degree on Energy/Energy Storage sector or industrial administration
  • 2-3 years as an engineer in Energy/Energy Storage or industrial sector
  • Experience in Product Certification Processes
  • Experience in serial communication bus and protocols or measurement & control technology / system level modelling or Power Electronics can be considered as an asset
  • Fluent in English
  • Strong presentation and communication skills

Despite your experience and skills, you never stop learning, cultivating an out-of-the-box thinking, a growth and entrepreneurial mindset, embracing ownership and agility. You are impact-focused, proactive and open to change. Last but not least, you are able to communicate scientific principles and applications both in Greek and English - we are a multicultural team! - you are a real team player who can build strong relationships with various stakeholders and thrive among global talents in a positive work environment.

What we offer you

To start with, we give you the opportunity to thrive in a restless team and grow your potential in an innovative environment. As per your compensation and rewards package, this is a preview:

  • A competitive salary based on experience and topped up with other bonuses.
  • Company healthcare plan
  • Continuous learning opportunities. Allocated training budget that can be spent on books, online courses or other training materials.
  • Established framework for career development
  • International mobility opportunities