PowerCo SE

It’s our mission to develop technologies that enable emission-free mobility. We want to rethink and redesign the battery life cycle: intelligently and sustainably – to shape the future of e-mobility for generations to come. PowerCo is looking for dedicated people who share our power and passion. We need people who think outside the box and dare to break new ground. People who, like us, question the status quo. You will contribute your strengths and develop new ones. We operate internationally and are a diverse team with people from all over the world. Join our mission and let’s change the future of e-mobility!

About

The Volkswagen Group is bundling its global battery activities in the European company (SE) PowerCo. From Salzgitter, the company will, with immediate effect, manage international factory operations, the further development of cell technology, the vertical integration of the value chain and the supply of machinery and equipment to the factories. Looking ahead, further products such as major storage systems for the energy grid are planned. Since its launch in July 2022, PowerCo has already decided three gigafactory locations: Salzgitter in Germany, Valencia in Spain and St. Thomas in Canada. The company plans to set up cell factories with a total capacity of 240 GWh/year in 2030.

Testimonials

Expert Production IT (all genders)

With whom you will CELLebrate

 

The mission hast started. We proudly announce that in our Battery Valley we are starting our own battery cell production and the ramp up of our headquarters for global cell manufacturing. In this, the tasks and requirements of operations are varied. Operations takes care of all production related activities within the battery cell production. Our responsibilities vary from planning, constructing and rolling out the forthcoming battery cell factories. Furthermore, planning and implementing operating functions such as logistics, quality, production and plant management is also key elements within the area of operations.

How you will CELLebrate
  • Coordinating and supporting digitization projects
  • Participating in the specification of requirements in the area of Production IT (plant suppliers in battery cell production)
  • Advising, supporting, setting standards for the digitalization of production processes
  • Developing intelligent user interfaces for logistics, maintenance, production, quality assurance
  • Supporting the implementation of new IT systems in cooperation with the digitalization team
  • Establishing a digital value stream
  • Implementing new IT tools for the Industrial Engineering & Production System area (Simulation of work content, activities and production processes, assessment of human work in terms of ergonomics, workload assessment cycle time diagrams)
  • Analyzing and evaluating manufacturing processes in terms of process and system support, and developing improvement measures using economic benchmarks
  • Developing a digital shopfloor dashboard with all mandatory KPIs
  • Introducing IT solutions for predictive maintenance
  • Monitoring and controlling of project targets (deadlines, costs, quality)
  • Advising and supporting other departments, such as P, L, IT, etc. within the scope of the task area
What you need for our CELLebration
  • Successfully completed (under-)graduate degree in mechanical engineering, technical business administration, (business) informatics or similar education
  • Experience in agile IT development or service projects
  • Knowledge of relevant KPI in production
  • Experience in project management
  • Strong communication and conflict solving skills
  • Analytical thinking
  • Organizational skills and time management
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness to perform, initiative and efficiency
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally
  • Business fluent English language skills for our international team
What else can you bring
  • Practical experience in the field of battery cell production
What to look forward to
  • Flexible working hours from 28 to 40h per week
  • Possibility of a 4-day-week (up to 35h per week)
  • 30 days paid + 10 days unpaid leave
  • Mobile work options
  • Relocation support
  • More benefits to come
We believe that the best results are created in a diverse and inclusive environment.
Therefore, all qualified applications will be considered for employment regardless of age, race, religion, gender (identity), sexual orientation, national origin or disability.
Entry date: 10/01/2022 I Requisition Number: 380

Expert Data Governance (all genders)

With whom you will CELLebrate

The mission has started. We proudly announce that in our Battery Valley we are starting our own battery cell production and the ramp up of our worldwide headquarters for global cell manufacturing. In this, the tasks and requirements of the unit Information Technology are varied. IT takes care all matters relating to information technology, i.e. electronic data processing. The responsibilities vary from IT-infrastructure to digitization of the organization to the operational use of electronic data processing throughout the organization.

How you will CELLebrate
  • Cross-departmental introduction of master data management (MDM)
  • Ambassador for data governance and data management at PowerCo SE as well as ensuring data quality and data integrity across all data domains
  • Point of contact for data-related questions
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of data governance frameworks, policies and procedures by guiding external and internal colleagues
  • Collaborate with cross-functional business teams to understand data- and business requirements to develop data driven solutions
  • Establishment of a cross-domain data catalogue and a master data management tool
  • Scouting the latest developments in data governance and regulations
  • Support data integration and migration projects
What you need for our CELLebration
  • Master's degree in IT, Computer Science, Business Informatics, or related field
  • 5+ years experience in data management or data governance as well as experience with data analysis and data modeling
  • Experience with data quality tools and methodologies
  • Knowledge of data management systems and best practices
  • Knowledge about compliance with data regulations such as GDPR
  • Strong Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication and collaboration competence as well as ability to work independently
  • Communication skills in German and English
What else can you bring
  • Experience with regulatory compliance
  • Experience with data integration and data migration
  • Experience with agile working methods such as Scrum/ KANBAN/ SAFe
  • Knowledge about data modelling
What to look forward to
  • Flexible working hours from 28 to 40h per week
  • Possibility of a 4-day-week (up to 35h per week)
  • 30 days paid + 10 days unpaid leave
  • Mobile work options
  • Relocation support
  • More benefits to come
We believe that the best results are created in a diverse and inclusive environment.
Therefore, all qualified applications will be considered for employment regardless of age, race, religion, gender (identity), sexual orientation, national origin or disability.
Entry date: 01/01/2024 I Requisition Number: 1458

Solution Architect - Integration (all genders)

With whom you will CELLebrate

The mission has started. We proudly announce that in our Battery Valley we are starting our own battery cell production and the ramp up of our worldwide headquarters for global cell manufacturing. In this, the tasks and requirements of the unit Information Technology are varied. IT takes care all matters relating to information technology, i.e. electronic data processing. The responsibilities vary from IT-infrastructure to digitization of the organization to the operational use of electronic data processing throughout the organization.

How you will CELLebrate
  • Providing technical leadership to guide strategic business customers to successful implementations on data projects, ranging from architectural and security design to development and deployment best practices
  • Creating best practices assets and thought leadership content to be used by the wider field engineering team
  • Ensuring the scalability, security and availability of the data infrastructure
  • Collaborating with other data architects and cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and develop data-driven solutions
  • Optimizing the performance and scalability of the data infrastructure
What you need for our CELLebration
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field
  • 6+ years experience in data engineering, data platforms & analytics
  • Excellent knowledge of programming languages such as Python as well as data query languages like SQL
  • Ability to design highly performant, scalable, secure and cost-effective cloud-based data solutions, and articulate architectures and design choices to Business units
  • Experience with implementation of Publish Subscribe, Message Queue,ESB, Data Integration, API Management
  • Knowledge of RESTful API development and integration for seamless data transfer between platforms
  • Experience working in an agile environment (Scrum/ KANBAN/ SAFe) as well as Documentation (arc42) and white-boarding skills
  • Fluent in German and English
What else can you bring
  • Experience with containerization and container orchestration technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Certifications from Azure & Kafka (Confluent.io)
  • Strong communication skills to present complex topics in a way that is appropriate for the target group
  • Ability to work in a team, high degree of self-initiative
What to look forward to
  • Flexible working hours from 28 to 40h per week
  • Possibility of a 4-day-week (up to 35h per week)
  • 30 days paid + 10 days unpaid leave
  • Mobile work options
  • Relocation support
  • More benefits to come
We believe that the best results are created in a diverse and inclusive environment.
Therefore, all qualified applications will be considered for employment regardless of age, race, religion, gender (identity), sexual orientation, national origin or disability.
Entry date: 01/01/2024 I Requisition Number: 1457

Development Expert Energy Storage Systems - Early Phase (m/f/d)

Salzgitter, DE
Company:  PowerCo SE
Strategy I Professionals
With whom you will CELLebrate

The mission has started. We proudly announce that in our Battery Valley we are starting our own battery cell production and the ramp up of our worldwide headquarters for global cell manufacturing. This includes ESS (Energy Storage System) & non-automotive applications. The ESS organization takes care of the upstream storage value chain. Our responsibility includes research, pre-development of materials and components, series development, prototyping, testing and analysis of ESS components & storages.

How you will CELLebrate
  • Accumulating requirements for ESS battery storages & components such as cells, modules and BMS
  • Defining and organizing of technical ESS component requirements and specifications for development and series projects
  • Evaluating and coordinatng of ESS storage requirements and synchronization of internal and external stakeholders (technical development, quality, storage system supplier, etc.)
  • Ensuring conformity with laws, regulations and standards of a legal nature and internal company guidelines for the use of ESS products
  • Generating and supporting release process management, e.g. for level releases
What you need for our CELLebration
  • Technical/university degree, e.g. in physics, electrical engineering or chemical engineering
  • Sound knowledge in the areas of battery cells, ESS components and ESS systems
  • Project management experience in ESS development
  • Experience in the use of requirements management software (e.g. DOORS)
  • Fluent English and basic German language skills for our international team
  • Above-average ability to work in a team and enjoy working in an agile working environment
What else can you bring
  • High degree of initiative and flexibility
  • Ability to analyze and understand complex contexts in detail and to communicate in a way that is appropriate for the target group
What to look forward to
  • Mobile work options
  • Flat hierarchies
We believe that the best results are created in a diverse and inclusive environment.
Therefore, all qualified applications will be considered for employment regardless of age, race, religion, gender (identity), sexual orientation, national origin or disability.

Cloud Security Architect (m/f/d)

Salzgitter, DE
Company:  PowerCo SE
Information Technology I Professionals
With whom you will CELLebrate

The mission has started. We proudly announce that in our Battery Valley we are starting our own battery cell production and the ramp up of our worldwide headquarters for global cell manufacturing. In this, the tasks and requirements of the unit Information Technology are varied. IT takes care all matters relating to information technology, i.e. electronic data processing. The responsibilities vary from IT-infrastructure to digitization of the organization to the operational use of electronic data processing throughout the organization.

How you will CELLebrate
  • Design, implement and maintain the security architecture for cloud and hybrid based solutions for both IT and OT
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that security by design is built into all aspects of the enterprise architecture
  • Monitor compliance with security policies and procedures
  • Based on business requirements, designs and implements cloud-native architectures with appropriate security controls present
  • Provide strategic direction for migration of cloud workloads, infrastructure, business units, business processes and external suppliers for information security risks, identify the potential threats and exposures
  • Conduct security architecture reviews of planned cloud migrations throughout the organization clearly highlighting risks and opportunities
What you need for our CELLebration
  • Completed studies in informatics or comparable
  • In-depth knowledge of cloud security architectures, including public, private, and hybrid models
  • Possess a firm understanding of the security tools and platforms offerings of major cloud providers
  • Thorough understanding of security compliance standards, inluding ISO 27001 and IEC 62443 and
    information security program architectures, such as OESA ans SABSA
  • Understanding the core concepts of zero trust and the the skillset required to move an organization towards zero trust
  • Strong project management skills
What else can you bring
  • CCAK, ACSP or equivalent certifications
What to look forward to
  • Mobile work options
  • Flat hierarchies
We believe that the best results are created in a diverse and inclusive environment.
Therefore, all qualified applications will be considered for employment regardless of age, race, religion, gender (identity), sexual orientation, national origin or disability.

Material Cost Controlling Expert (m/f/d)

Salzgitter, DE
Company:  PowerCo SE
Finance I Professionals
With whom you will CELLebrate

The mission has started. We proudly announce that in our Battery Valley we are starting our own battery cell production and the ramp up of our worldwide headquarters for global cell manufacturing. In this, the finance department plays a key role. The unit takes care of all financial processes within the company. The responsibilities vary from preparation of product- and production sites decision to record and analyze all financial company transactions in SAP S4 Hana cloud.

How you will CELLebrate
  • Tracking the material costs of our product portfolio as well as participation in the preparation of the product profitability analysis
  • Sensitivities of material costs in relation to exchange rates and commodity prices
  • Development and cross-departmental coordination of target specifications
  • Monitor and analyze discrepancies between actual and target as well as collaboration on product-related decision-making documents
  • Identify and evaluate opportunities and risks to prepare management decisions
  • Active involvement in the definition and further development of procedures, processes and IT systems in controlling
  • Collaboration on internal financial and cross-departmental special tasks
What you need for our CELLebration
  • Completed technical/university studies in the field of economics/industrial engineering or comparable qualification
  • Professional experience in the field of controlling, ideally in material cost controlling
  • Very good knowledge of MS-Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • High level of analytical competence, initiative, problem-solving skills and a high degree of teamwork
  • Business fluent in English
  • Ideally, SAP S/4 Hana knowledge
What else can you bring
  • Hands-On Mentality
  • Motivation to familiarize oneself with new topics and also more complex contexts across departments
What to look forward to
  • Mobile work options
  • Flat hierarchies
We believe that the best results are created in a diverse and inclusive environment.
Therefore, all qualified applications will be considered for employment regardless of age, race, religion, gender (identity), sexual orientation, national origin or disability.

Quality Audit Expert (m/f/d)

Salzgitter, DE
Company:  PowerCo SE
Corporate Quality I Professionals
With whom you will CELLebrate

The mission has started. We proudly announce that in our Battery Valley we are starting our own battery cell production and the ramp up of our worldwide headquarters for global cell manufacturing. In this, the tasks and requirements of Corporate Quality are varied. The unit is responsible for all quality related activities of PowerCo SE ranging from the development of the quality strategy and targets over safeguarding the certification readiness to the global supplier management.

How you will CELLebrate
  • Auditor in the operational unit of Corporate Quality with headquarter in Salzgitter
  • Participating in the establishment and management of a globally responsible team of auditors
  • Support in the planning, preparation and participation in certification audits according to IATF 16949
  • Planning and execution of internal system audits according to IATF 16949 as well as process audits according to VDA 6.3
  • Collaborating in the further development, optimization and implementation of the global QM system
  • Identifying of weak points and possible risks in the  business processes
What you need for our CELLebration
  • Degree in engineering field, mechanical engineering, chemistry, materials science, industrial engineering
  • Extensive experience in quality management/supplier management and project management
  • Secure knowledge of the normative basics of the automotive and/or chemical industry
  • Solid expert knowledge of Q norms and Q standards (IATF, ISO norms)
  • Above average ability to work in a team and communication skills
  • Fluent negotiation skills in English
  • Confident appearance, assertiveness and initiative
  • Willingness to travel
What else can you bring
  • Experience in the field of electromobility and the battery cell
  • Internal auditor according to DIN EN ISO 14001/ 45001 /50001
  • Experience in the field of automotive mobile suppliers
What to look forward to
  • Mobile work options
  • Flat hierarchies
We believe that the best results are created in a diverse and inclusive environment.
Therefore, all qualified applications will be considered for employment regardless of age, race, religion, gender (identity), sexual orientation, national origin or disability.

Logistics Planner Technology and Automation (m/f/d)

Salzgitter, DE
Company:  PowerCo SE
Logistics I Professionals
With whom you will CELLebrate

The mission hast started. We proudly announce that in our Battery Valley we are starting our own battery cell production and the ramp up of our worldwide headquarters for global cell manufacturing. In this, the tasks and requirements of operations are varied. Operations takes care of all production related activities within the battery cell production. Our responsibilities vary from planning, constructing and rolling out the forthcoming battery cell factories. Furthermore, planning and implementing operating functions such as logistics, quality, production and plant management is also key elements within the area of operations.

How you will CELLebrate
  • Planning and implementing of autonomous logistics concepts / solutions
  • Being familiar with ASRS, AGV, transport equipment and conveyor systems
  • Having knowledge and interaction skills regarding IT solutions for material flow
  • Being familiar with material airlocks as well as with industry 4.0
What you need for our CELLebration
  • Having experience in automation projects within the automotive industry
  • Successfully completed (under-)graduate degree in industrial engineering or logistics management or similiar education
  • Experience in cooperating with various project partners
  • Fluent English language skills
What else can you bring
  • Experience on battery production or cells manufacturing
  • Fluent  Spanish laguage skills
  • Experience in project management
What to look forward to
  • Mobile work options
  • Flat hierarchies
We believe that the best results are created in a diverse and inclusive environment.
Therefore, all qualified applications will be considered for employment regardless of age, race, religion, gender (identity), sexual orientation, national origin or disability.

Head of Product Roadmap & Cycle Plan (m/f/d)

Salzgitter, DE
Company:  PowerCo SE
Product management I Management
With whom you will CELLebrate

The mission has started. We proudly announce that in our Battery Valley we are starting our own battery cell production and the ramp up of our worldwide headquarters for global cell manufacturing. In this, the tasks and requirements of operations are varied. Operations takes care of all production related activities within the battery cell production. Our responsibilities vary from planning, constructing and rolling out the forthcoming battery cell factories. Furthermore, planning and implementing operating functions such as logistics, quality, production and plant management is also key elements within the area of operations.

How you will CELLebrate
  • Management of product roadmap and product cycle plan
  • Definition of product roadmap
  • Coordination of the product and process roadmap with internal stakeholders
  • Prepare and present documents and reports to senior management and committees for timely decision making
  • To fulfill responsibilities, this position will communicate closely with customers and PowerCo's various organizations, including manufacturing, finance, strategy, procurement and technology development teams.
  • This position will also closely monitor market and technology trends and make them available to the company.
What you need for our CELLebration
  • Bachelor or higher degree in engineering or business
  • Extensive knowledge of automotive processes
  • Familiarity with battery technology and battery development and industrialization processes
  • Good communication and problem solving skills
  • Business fluent English skills
  • Excellent management skills, entrepreneurial spirit and assertiveness
  • Willingness to travel internationally (on business trips)
What else can you bring
  • Confident demeanor and high degree of initiative
  • Above-average teamwork
  • Network within the Volkswagen Group
What to look forward to
  • Mobile work options
  • Flat hierarchies
We believe that the best results are created in a diverse and inclusive environment.
Therefore, all qualified applications will be considered for employment regardless of age, race, religion, gender (identity), sexual orientation, national origin or disability.