Facility Engineer


Job Ref: #177

EV & EV Charging


The Facility Engineer will work as part of the core project team, to deliver and maintain the first ‘at scale Gigafactory’. The Facility Engineer will be responsible for process and plant equipment, whilst providing support to site functions like production, QA and maintenance. 

This is a unique opportunity to join one of the most exciting, large scale industrial developments in many years, where new and emerging technologies will be adopted in support of the rapidly growing electric vehicle marketplace. 


  • Represent the engineering department in all facility aspects from initial project phase to mass production of the Gigafactory 
  • Support the development of a manufacturing zone, working within a multi-disciplined team 
  • Ensure all facilities are safe and legally compliant from design to integration and implementation, attending design reviews and working with equipment suppliers 
  • The successful candidates will have a broad-based experience in manufacturing and be able to demonstrate proven skills in the application of Facility engineering 
  • The job will involve working as an integral part of a multi-discipline cross functional team and require skills in the following areas: 
  • Set & Measure facility performance which are class leading, challenging but achievable.  
  • Agree equipment strategies to ensure facility OEE is achieved and improved while life cycles are managed and maximized 
  • Provide technical support for maintenance to ensure equipment is kept in first class condition 
  • Knowledge of the latest machine and equipment standards is essential  
  • Ability to form a refurbishment strategy 
  • Planning, Schedule Control & Project Management is required 
  • Procurement of production facilities & processes   
  • Must always be able to demonstrate the ability to maintain a safe working environment  

 Background and requirements 

  • Technical Degree / Certificate or equivalent 
  • Experience in complex technical manufacturing processes and/or special purpose assembly machines would be a distinct advantage. 
  • Previous experience in high volume manufacture, clean/dry room experience is preferred but not essential 
  • Knowledge of current legislation of machinery standards 
  • Experience working within APQP, IAFT framework desirable 
  • The ability to represent the engineering perspective within a multi-disciplined cross function team and introducing cutting edge manufacturing processes is essential.  
  • Demonstrate management of contractors, and interfacing with potential equipment suppliers 


  •  Problem solving 
  • Curious 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Creative 
  • Communication 

Envision AESC is the world’s leading battery technology company and lithium-ion battery manufacturer with battery plants in Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, and China.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of France’s highest-profile manufacturing plants as Envision AESC is building a new battery manufacturing plant in Douai, Hauts-de-France to support its business growth in Europe. 


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Iftab Hussain

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Senior Headhunter

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