Battery Design Engineer

May 31, 2024
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Job Description

About the job
You’ll be working with the product and engineering team.

This team runs on coffee with an infectious passion to build products that have never been built before. Our Flexible Energy Stack consists of the e^pack (battery pack) and e^pump (charging station) which together unlock 15-minute rapid charging.

Our philosophy: Break. Believe. Build

Break stuff. Break assumptions. Break the thumb rule.

Believe in the team. Believe in the process. Believe through failures.

Build fast. Build passionately. Build to simplify.

What You Will Do / Responsibilities

Design and development of mechanical subsystems within the e^pack battery platform, ensuring a seamless transition from concept to high-volume production.
Optimize current and upcoming products for cost efficiency, durability, and scalability
Ownership of the release of part and assembly designs and drawings
Develop comprehensive test plans, analyze test data, and ensure the continuous improvement of battery systems.
The root cause of design-related issues during the development phase and resolution
Collaborate closely with quality, manufacturing, and production teams to identify, address, and resolve production-critical issues, part quality concerns, and field-related challenges


Technical excellence in thermal, structural, or electromechanical design through first principles of thinking
A detail-oriented personality with solid documentation and reporting skills
Approach-driven mindset while ensuring the delivery of high-quality designs on time.
Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively across interdisciplinary teams
Background of participation in Formula Bharat/FSAE/Baja is preferred

What matters less:

Years of experience
Formal qualification

What matters more:

Quality of work
Approach towards problem-solving
Dissatisfaction towards mediocre work
Resilient attitude to bounce back after failing

About Us

Exponent simplifies energy for EVs.

Co-founded by Arun Vinayak (Ather Energy’s Founding Partner & Former Chief Product Officer) and Sanjay Byalal (Former hardware strategic sourcing and cell strategy lead, Ather and Former Supply Chain Lead, HUL), Exponent focuses on solving two sides of the energy problem by building the e^pump (charging station) and e^pack (battery pack) which together unlock 15-min rapid charging.

The 150+ strong team of passionate builders have a ton of EV experience and are currently looking for more builders to join one of the best EV teams in India to build & scale Exponent.