Continuous Improvement Engineer

Grenoble, France
Production – Operation Team (ENG) /
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.

 We have an exciting opportunity as Continuous Improvement Engineer of the Verkor Innovation Center, our pilot line, in Grenoble. In this role, you'll ensure all processes and functions under their control perform correctly and efficiently while proposing corrective actions to lead the path to continuous improvement.


    • Identifies operational problems by observing and studying the functioning and performance of systems.
    • Drives continuous improvement implementation project in an effort to improve productivity, production and ergonomy.
    • Provides operational management information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing operating and engineering trends.
    • Identifies priorities by assessing operational objectives like cost savings, energy conservation, and environmental quality.
    • Develops operational solutions by defining, studying, estimating, and testing alternative approaches.
    • Anticipates operational problems by studying operating targets, modes of operation, and unit limitations.
    • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment by following and enforcing standards and procedures and complying with legal regulations.
    • Uses and applies continuous improvement tools (lean manufacturing, Kaizen, 5S...)


    • Technical degree in mechanical or electrical engineering.
    • 3 years experience in a similar position
    • Knowledge of continuous improvement tools (Kaizen, 5S et...)
    • Strong understanding of operations, services, and applications
    • Excellent engineering and manufacturing control
    • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
    • A talent for technical innovation understanding
    • Languages: Professional French and English necessary
    • Temporary relocation to Gigafactory site in Dunkirk may 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