Battery Energy Storage Technical Expert

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Unlock Your Potential as a Battery Energy Storage Technical Expert with ENGIE!

Are you a professional with a solid experience in industry and minimum 3 years of experience in battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS)? Ready to take your career to the next level and make a lasting impact on the future of energy?


Look no further than ENGIE! At ENGIE, we are committed to be Net Zero Carbon by 2045 and accelerate the transition to a carbon-neutral world. We believe in a balanced and diversified energy mix to accelerate the development of low-carbon, affordable and resilient energy systems. Also, we consider, that flexible assets, and in particular battery storage, play a crucial role in ensuring the security of supply and the integration of renewable energies in the grid.

As a global leader in sustainable energy, ENGIE has the ambition to deploy 10 GW of BESS worldwide by 2030. To reach this ambition, the ENGIE Global BESS Business Team, overlooking the development of battery storage in the Group, is looking for talented Battery Energy Storage technical experts like you.


Here's why you should choose us:

Meaningful Work: At ENGIE, your work directly contributes to a cleaner, more sustainable future. As a Battery Energy Storage Technical Expert, you'll play a pivotal role in developing cutting-edge energy storage solutions that reduce carbon emissions and enhance energy efficiency.

Innovation: We're at the forefront of energy innovation. ENGIE is constantly exploring new technologies and approaches to energy storage, which means you'll have the opportunity to work on groundbreaking projects and shape the industry's future.

Growth and Development: Your professional growth matters to us. ENGIE offers comprehensive training and development programs to ensure you're always learning and advancing in your career. We believe in nurturing your talents and helping you achieve your full potential.

Global Reach: ENGIE gives you the chance to work on international projects and collaborate with a diverse group of professionals. Your expertise will have a global impact.

Sustainability at the Core: We're committed to sustainability, and it's not just a buzzword for us. It's at the core of our values and operations. Joining ENGIE means joining a company dedicated to creating a greener, more sustainable world.

If you're a professional with a solid experience in industry and a passion for energy storage and sustainability, ENGIE is the place for you. Join us in building a cleaner, greener future, and be a part of a team that's making a real difference in the world. Apply now to embark on an exciting journey as a Battery Energy Storage Technical Expert with ENGIE! Your skills and innovation will help us shape the energy landscape of tomorrow.


Description of the Role:

The Battery Energy Storage Technical Expert will serve as the referent within the company on all technical aspects related to battery energy storage systems (BESS). The technical expert will support project teams in technology selection, design, engineering, execution, and optimization of BESS projects in various geographies, ensuring successful BESS industrialization and standardization at ENGIE.

Key Responsibilities:

Technical Expertise and Support:

Provide deep technical knowledge on BESS design, engineering, execution, operations & maintenance.

Support project teams with battery technology selection, sizing, and system integration.

Recommend improvements to enhance availability, performance, reliability, and lifespan of storage solutions.

Process Development & Standardization:

Ensure compliance with all applicable ENGIE policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines for BESS.

Establish processes, protocols, and guidelines for BESS projects to ensure consistency and high-quality execution.

Continuously improve and refine processes based on lessons learned from past projects.

Industrialization & Scale:

Lead efforts to industrialize BESS solutions, driving scalability, cost-efficiency, and standardization.

Collaborate with suppliers, manufacturers, and other industry stakeholders to leverage technical best practices and innovations, together with ENGIE’s teams (BESS Procurement & Digital, Laborelec Storage Lab).

Peer Reviews & Due Diligence:

Conduct and oversee technical peer reviews to validate project viability and ensure best practices are adhered to.

Lead technical due diligence efforts on new technologies, partnerships, or acquisitions in the BESS domain.

Training & Knowledge Transfer:

Mentor and train project teams on BESS-related technical topics, ensuring the consistent upskilling of company personnel.

Facilitate the exchange of technical knowledge and best practices across global teams.

Key Skills and Competences:

Technical Proficiency: Deep understanding of battery technologies, power electronics, grid integration, and energy storage system design.

Project Management: Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and guide teams to successful completion.

Process Development: Skill in designing and optimizing workflows and procedures to improve efficiency and quality.

Analytical Capabilities: Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to analyze complex technical challenges and propose solutions.

Collaboration & Communication: Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate complex technical information to a variety of stakeholders.


Additional Requirements:

Education: Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Energy Systems, or related fields.

Experience: Solid experience in industry, with a minimum of 3 years of experience in BESS design and deployment focused on Li-Ion technology. Experience in BESS safety, and project deployment (contracting, construction, commissioning) is a plus. Experience in Long Duration Energy Storage (LDES) design is a plus.


Travel: Willingness to travel globally as needed (~20%) to support project teams and engage with stakeholders.


Language: English is a must, French, Dutch, or Spanish would be a plus.

Unité commerciale:  GBU Flexible Gen & Retail
Division:  Flexible Gen & Retail - HQ L2
Entité légale:  ENGIE CC
Type de contrat:  CDI
Type d'emploi:  Temps Plein
Expérience professionnelle:  Qualifié ( >3 expérience <15 ans)
Niveau d'instruction:  Bac+4 / Bac + 5 (Master, MBA)