Testing & Reliability Engineer for PV Application (f/m/d)

May 16, 2024
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Your Tasks

As part of our PV Development Team with focus on transportation applications you contribute to the development of long lasting, safe, and innovative VaPV (Vehicle applied Photovoltaics) products, ranging from prototype to series solutions to transform regular vehicles to Solar Electric Vehicles. Plenty of exciting and challenging projects await you - widely spread over the bus, truck, and van industry.

Many varied tasks await you:

  • Planning, implementation and documentation of test plans and setups for PV integration and application on vehicles at various development stages
  • Develop, modify and implement reliability test methods and drive the expansion of our own testing facilities for our PV products following industry standards from PV and automotive
  • Conduct reliability tests on various PV modules, integration methods and customer prototypes and ensure reliability of use of our products
  • Conduct in-depth characterization of visual appearance, functionality and performance of customized PV modules
  • Perform root cause and failure analysis and utilize those results to make recommendations to development and customer projects team
  • Work together with the development engineers to test and deliver innovative and reliable products to the market
  • Coordinate projects with institutional and testing partners
  • Prepare reports and present results to the team in a regular manner
  • Doing that, you always keep in mind the sustainable and environmental friendly execution of the project
  • Our Requirements
  • You have a completed training as a technician or a degree in physics, chemistry, material science or engineering, e.g. automotive, mechanical, mechatronic engineering, renewable energies, or photovoltaics with a strong practical background
  • You have at least 2 years of experience in a technical role in industry or an industry-related institute for research, development and test methods
  • You have experience in testing of industrial products, materials and/or photovoltaic systems and/or subcomponents
  • You have knowledge of standards, quality and reliability requirements from the photovoltaic, automotive or other industries
  • It is an advantage to have experience with PV modules and in particular polymer-based PV modules
  • You work in an exceptionally structured and conscientious manner, act independently and on your own responsibility, but still prefer to celebrate success as part of a team rather than alone
  • You are fluent in English - German is a plus
  • Sustainability is a matter of the heart for you, you like to swim in the open sea and stand not only by your achievements, but also by your mistakes
  • What to expect
  • A visionary and highly committed team in a "new-born" company that is endeavouring to combat CO2 emissions
  • Additional benefits such as subsidies for public transport, gym memberships or others - after the end of the probationary period
  • Flexible working hours and extensive home office options
  • No deadlocked processes and hierarchies, but plenty of courage to shape the transport industry sustainably
  • A culture of mutual support and appreciation in which we celebrate both successes and mistakes together
  • An office and workshop space in the north of Munich, easily accessible by public transport - and by bike ;)
  • Free charging of your electric car in the office
  • Come as you are - we do not follow a dress code
  • Interested?

    Do you see yourself as our Testing & Reliability Engineer for PV Application (f/m/d)? As part of your application, we would like to give you some insights into our corporate culture and organisation. At Sono Motors, we are replacing the traditional employer-employee relationship with a partnership of equals. When employees from large companies come to Sono, we sometimes hear that they miss certain services, support and infrastructure. We invite you to fill these gaps with us. We see you as a co-creator of our company, not as someone who just turns up to do their job. At Sono Motors, you take matters into your own hands to achieve the desired impact. Our CEOs will work with you and together with the entire Sono team you will lead our organisation. We expect you to take the initiative, contribute to our organisational development, embrace imperfection and communicate transparently. We call this #staysono; it's our culture.

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    About us

    Vision, motivation and professionalism. Creativity and trust. Love for our planet. All of this unites our current team of nearly 40 colleagues. Together we fight for our vision, which we want to achieve with a new strategy and focus of our company: Offering Solar Integration for the transportation industry. Our technology is already being used by more than 25 B2B customers, who are testing our Solar Bus Kit and other solar integration solutions in a variety of vehicle architectures, including buses, refrigerated vehicles, cars and eTrucks/eVans.

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