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Hyundai America Technical Center Inc.
Date Posted Sep. 18, 2023 Job ID 5746925003
Job Description

Test Equipment Engineer

Fremont, CA


Supernal is at the forefront of creating emerging mobility solutions that will foster the development of human-centered cities. We are designing a completely new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft tailored to the mobility needs of future cities. This allows passengers a seamless intermodal journey that safely transports them to their final destination. We fuse research in autonomy, robotics, aviation and services to define a new category of mobility for the world’s communities. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving people’s ability to move – whether for work or play.

What we do:

The Test Equipment Engineer designs and builds different test tools for battery labs. The engineer manages, organizes, and performs battery tests at cell level, module level and pack level. The role must be ready to respond to emergency events happening for tests/equipment that they manage.

This position will be required to work on-site 5 days a week.

What you can do:

  • Design, performing engineering CAD model and build different test tools/fixtures for battery labs
  • Responsible for procurement, setting up, managing, maintaining, and calibrating laboratory equipment and battery machine shop
  • Developing highly efficient test plans. Ownership of different tests including environmental testing, electrical characterization, dimensional inspections, and mechanical tests at cell level to pack level
  • Ownership of HV safety protocols in battery characterization lab
  • Manage multiple complex challenges within a fast-paced environment
  • Assist in writing and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures
  • May require up to 10% of domestic and international travel
  • Other duties as assigned

What you can contribute:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical, mechanical, chemical, aviation/aerospace or relevant engineering field
  • A minimum three (3) years of relevant experience in battery testing, battery lab equipment building and maintaining (an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
  • Demonstrated experience in building a battery lab: equipment purchase, installation
  • Working experience with high voltage systems, along with high-voltage safety training
  • Working experience in machine shop
  • Knowledge in use of standard electronics lab tools including DC meters, DC power supplies
  • Experience working with common battery cycling hardware like Arbin, Maccor, Biologic, Thermal Chambers, Gamry system, or NHR
  • Experience with metrology and data acquisition systems
  • Experience with CAD tools, prefer CATIA
  • Knowledge of safety hazards of working with and electrical and mechanical testing of lithium- ion batteries
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Office 365 Suite
  • Careful and meticulous attention to detail, in particular during battery assembly, testing and data entry
  • Ability to work independently and with at team
  • Ability to interpret shop manuals, schematics, and work instructions
  • Frequently required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
  • Occasional: Bending, kneeling, squatting, standing, walking, reaching, overhead reaching, and fine motor skills
  • Maximum/occasional lifting: to 30 pounds

You may also be able to contribute:

  • Experience with using scripting language like Python for automated testing and data extraction, preferred

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other category or class protected under applicable federal, state or local law. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at:

This position may include access to certain technology and/or software source code subject to U.S. export controls laws and regulations. If an export authorization from an applicable US regulatory agency is required in connection with your employment, your employment is contingent upon Supernal’s receipt of such regulatory authorization(s) and your continued compliance with all conditions and limitations pursuant to such authorization(s).

Base pay offered may vary depending on skills, experience, job-related knowledge and location. This position is also eligible for a bonus as part of total compensation.
The pay range for this position is:
$133,120$186,160 USD

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