Industrial Engineer

Grenoble, France
Process Engineering – Process Engineering Team /
CDI / Permanent position /
Verkor is a French industrial company aiming to pioneer low-carbon battery manufacturing in France. With the backing of prominent industrial companies such as Renault Group, Plastic Omnium and Schneider Electric, Verkor intends to electrify the future of European mobility.

With over 350 experts from 38 different countries, our endeavor is to unite exceptional global talent to bring this ambitious and innovative project to life. Our strong and agile international team continues to grow and adapt to new challenges. Based in Grenoble (France), we have recently started operations our Verkor Innovation Centre (R&D centre and 4.0 pilot line).

We now focus on building the world’s most modern and efficient Gigafactory in Dunkirk (France). With this facility, our ambition is an initial annual production of 16 Gwh of lithium-ion batteries by 2025, thus powering 300,000 electric vehicles annually.  

In joining us you will actively participate in this breathtaking industrial adventure to shape the future of European mobility.

About this role :

    • We are currently looking for our future Industrial Engineer. You will be part of the industrial engineering team for factory logistics engineering, with a focus on all the Mechanical, Electrical and control engineering parts. The goal is to design the most automated battery manufacturing process in the world.
      As such, you will be involved in system design for factory logistics, with a focus on the hardware (Mechanical/Electrical/control engineering part). The goal is to design the most automated battery manufacturing process in the world.

Responsibilities :

    • Lead the topics related to industrial automation system/machines such as :
    • - ASRS : (Automatic storage and retrieval system),
      - Stacker cranes, Automatic lifters,
      - Automated conveying system,
      - AGV (Automatic guided Vehicles) or RGV (Rail guided Vehicles),
      - 3-axis gantries (Pick and Place robots/machines),
      - Automatic packaging/grading/inspection machines.
    • To lead project engineering tasks for the new giga factory plant: Design review, Manufacturing coordination, FAT (Factory Acceptance Tests), installation and commissioning tasks, Validation, and SAT (Site Acceptance Tests).
    • Improving the factory with process improvement projects after hardware installation. The goal is to reduce labor and scrap costs, while increasing machine availability and utilization. 
    • Define requirements and specifications for plant engineering simulation studies.
    • Design and validation of the intercommunication protocols (OPCUA/API) between these software and machines for optimal productivity.

Requirements :

    • MS in Engineering
    • 4+ years of experience working with factory logistics.
    • Experience with AGVs, conveyors, and other transport vehicles.
    • Experience in manufacturing environment, particularly with high-volume product (>100,000 or > 1,000,000 products per day).
    • Experience with factory layout design to reduce footprint and optimize the manufacturing process.
    • Experience in design, and development of logistic software (SCADA/FMS/WMS) and hardware for the unmanned fully automated manufacturing plant.
    • Basic knowledge in CAD software tools, specifically AutoCAD 2D for layout drafting
    • Strong knowledge in industrial engineering ERP software like Master ERP (SAP), WMS (Warehouse Management System), MES (Manufacturing Execution System).
    • Data processing and analysis tasks using MS Excel/ Minitab/ MATLAB/ Python.
    • Good to have knowledge of the intercommunication protocols (OPCUA/API) between the software and machines.
    • English (knowledge of Korean and French will be useful)
    • Relocation from Verkor's headquarters and pilot line in Grenoble to the Gigafactory site in Dunkirk will be required in the future
Why join us?

Strong company spirit and culture settle down around our 4 values:
We promote personal initiative and give everyone the means to contribute to the company's success.
We're committed to transparent communication: we say what we think, and we mean what we say.
Team Spirit
Everyone, in their role, is an ambassador for the company. At Verkor, success is most definitely a team sport!
We're all working towards a common goal: a sustainable future, which we're building one step at a time.

Attractive work conditions*
- Stimulating work environment: pleasant offices, multicultural and motivated team
- Lunch vouchers
- 50% of local transportation costs financed
- 5 weeks of holidays per year + 2 weeks of compensation time (RTT)* conditions may apply depending on type of contract
- Industry-leading healthcare
- Opportunities to network and connect with worldwide experts

For more info on the company, please visit us at
*all positions are open to individuals possessing a Recognition of the Status of Disabled Worker (RQTH)
*conditions may apply depending on type of contract