Head of Battery Automotive

Permanent Employment, Full-time · München

Your Tasks

  • You will be part of our innovative team, actively and responsibly shaping a future where every car is electric and shared
  • Ownership of the HV battery development for the Sion project
  • Definition of HV battery pack requirements for suppliers
  • Contact person for HV battery pack suppliers and internal team members at Sono Motors
  • Main responsibility for electrical, mechanical, thermal as well as CAN communication integration for the HV battery pack
  • Definition of DVP for battery pack on component and vehicle level
  • Ensure full functionality of the HV battery in the target vehicle considering all interfaces
  • Management of the budget for the development, testing and integration activities of the battery pack, in particular internal test benches, test equipment and costs for external test activities.
  • Growing the assigned personnel

Our Requirements

  • Technical university degree, preferably in Electronic or Mechanical Engineering
  • 12+ years of experience in a similar role with similar responsibilities and topics
  • Team player with strong empathy as well as strong communication skills, analytical, intrinsic and well-organized work style 
  • Strong sense of urgency, priorities as well as strong accountability for a high volume of decisions to be made 
  • Collaborate effectively with internal interfaces to drive initiatives across boundaries and achieve the best outcome
  • Excellent problem solving skills, strong sense of quality, personal drive to succeed, and professional skills
  • Fluent in English (German is a plus) and very good knowledge of the relevant Microsoft tools
  • Sustainability is close to your heart, you like to swim in the open ocean and stand by your successes and mistakes

What to expect

  • A visionary team in a rapidly growing, young company
  • No deadlocked processes and hierarchies, but a lot of courage and free space to shape things at a mobility provider for an oil-free future
  • Pitch and realize your own projects - your ideas are welcomed, not feared
  • A culture of appreciation, in which we celebrate successes as well as mistakes
  • Evaluation talk and feedback on a regularly basis, people review on a yearly basis
  • An open office with little paper but Trello & Slack instead
  • 30 days yearly vacation and flexible working hours 
  • Corporate benefits at futurebens
  • Free drinks, a subsidized vegan catering service, etc.


You see yourself as our Head of Battery (f/m/x)? Then apply via our online form and convince us - we are looking forward to you! Just a few more words for you about us: PARTNERSHIP: in our company the traditional employer-employee relationship is replaced with a partnership. The owners will work together with you, but they will not manage the company - you and your colleagues will! RESPONSIBILITY: you will have more responsibility for the whole picture and you will also be able to have a great impact. In addition you will be required to contribute and take initiative! FREE SPACE: not everything will be in place yet. We might have not the same service, support and infrastructure as other organizations, but that exactly gives you a free space to initiate and create things you miss! COMMUNICATION: to work in this way open and straightforward communication is essential. This is a strong part of our culture!