North American Workforce Needs Assessment Seeks Li-ion Industry Feedback

The Center for Automotive Research (CAR) is conducting the Workforce Skills Assessment of the North American Lithium Ion (Li) Battery Industry in October and November 2023. CAR seeks input from individuals and companies to provide important insights about the skills and training needs for current and future employees.

The assessment’s goal is to gain a better understanding of the evolving employment needs within companies across the battery industry and identify any skills gaps that may be supported by further training and education.

Feedback from knowledgeable individuals is needed. Please click here to access the assessment.* Submissions are accepted until November 3 at 1700h EST.

Individual responders

Responses from individuals with knowledge of a company’s current employment needs, employee skills, training needs and resources, and projected employment needs for the next few years are sought. Therefore, the assessment calls for responses from individuals in the following roles: leadership, technical team lead or general manager, and/or human resources.

Battery sector organizations

Feedback is sought from organizations in these battery sectors:

  • Raw materials mining and extraction;

  • Refinement;

  • Intermediate battery materials;

  • Components, pack manufacturing, and assembly;

  • Installation and applications;

  • Battery supply equipment;

  • Battery recycling;

  • Research and development.

Access the assessment

Submission deadline: November 3 at 1700h EST.

CAR is conducting the assessment on behalf of the National Alliance of Advanced Technology Batteries Education Committee (NAATBatt), Li Bridge Workforce and Communities Committee, and Argonne National Laboratory. 

*Responses generated from the survey assessment are confidential and used for research purposes only. No individuals or organizations will be identified in any results or contacted after their participation.


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