AVL is the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains (hybrid, combustion engines, transmission, electric drive, batteries and software) for passenger cars, trucks and large engines.

Location: Graz, Austria

Application Manager for Battery Test Systems (f/m)


  • Analyse actual market developments, trends, business opportunity potentials, market needs, competition and concrete business development activities
  • Define AVL's standard testing solutions for Battery Cell testing
  • Definition of the application-specific invest and R&D budget
  • Initiate and coordinate the application-specific R&D activities
  • Definition of requirements for pre-development and product management
  • Drive, prioritize & schedule all related product developments and improvements
  • Management of the solutions during its lifecycle
  • Promote the solutions globally
  • Provide Support to Sales, Customer Service, Manufacturing, Testing, and other internal teams
  • Supervision and support to the Solution Engineers in the preparation of technical quotations for customer projects
  • Definition of the marketing activities for the promotion of the defined testing solutions
  • Support creation and execution of the business strategy
  • Support the development and educate of the global sales organizations
  • Manage the business related to the Battery Cell solutions
  • Keep a high customer and application orientation
  • Maintain metrics related to application engineering deliverables


  • Master degree in chemical/electrical engineering
  • Several years experience in Battery Cell development or respective test systems (required)
  • Well experienced in planning, prioritizing, estimating costs, timelines, risks assessments
  • Well experienced in technical leadership
  • Well experienced in a customer-facing role
  • Highly experienced in automotive testing methods within the related application
  • Highly experienced in control and measurement technologies within the related application
  • Ability to travel


  • Flexitime Regulation
  • Canteen
  • Award-winning Training Programs
  • Health Management
  • Parental Leave Management (Maternity/Paternity Protection & Educational Leave)

SALARY: 379380.89-379380.89 HRK/YEAR

Annual Remuneration: Due to the Austrian Equal Treatment Act we are obligated to state the annual gross remuneration (full-time) for this position as a basis for negotiation: EUR 51.000,--. We will, in any case, offer market-conforming payment taking qualifications and professional experience into account.