Process Development Engineer M/F |

  • Full Time
  • France

Total Energies


Job Description

Saft is a French company specialized in the design and manufacture of batteries for industrial use.
For more than 100 years, Saft has been providing its customers with batteries that last longer and longer. Its innovative, safe and reliable technology ensures high performance in space, at sea, in the air and on land.
From aerospace and marine to rail transport, telecommunications, healthcare and energy, Saft is present in many markets and offers battery solutions for a wide range of applications.
In 2016, Saft became part of the TotalEnergies group to meet an energy transition strategy.

SAFT is looking for a Process Development Engineer M/F to organize and lead cross-functional projects related to Lithium-ion batteries, and more specifically for process development on its prototype lines.

His/her main responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Perform process characterization to define key parameters and achieve quality objectives.
  • Establish equipment requirements in close collaboration with the product design and development teams, suppliers and the project team.
  • Align the equipment specifications to reliability and quality requirements within the framework of new products development or management of legacy products.
  • Apply analytical and quantitative problem solving methods.
  • Ensure that design results meet the objectives set by the user requirements specifications.
  • Perform failure analysis, determine cause of failure.
  • Contribute to the development of Li-ion battery manufacturing processes by performing the following tasks:
  • Analyze and evaluate physical data of electrodes, including dimensions, to determine direct and interaction effects of machines and processes being evaluated
  • Analyze operating procedures and functions of equipment and machines to reduce time and cost of electrode processes.
  • Provide technical support to development teams to resolve manufacturing process issues.
  • Conduct research and development for new and existing production lines to improve the electrode manufacturing process in terms of safety, quality and productivity.

Candidate profile

  • Chemical or mechanical engineer
  • Minimum 5 years experience in process development, manufacturing and engineering
  • Experience with Solidworks, Creo, Matlab, Minitab, or other equivalent engineering software.
  • Proficiency in process development and quality management tools/systems.
  • Fluency in French and English required 


Downstream Processes

Region, department, area

33 – Gironde

Employment type

Regular position

Experience level required

Minimum 6 years

Employer company



Gas Renewables And Power

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