An innovative, start-up energy storage company that has recently completed a significant round of funding is currently recruiting for a Cell Development Chemist to join its team based in Cambridge on a permanent basis. The company has substantial backing in industry and has agreed major partnerships with global leading businesses - working on next-generation battery technology.
Cell Development Technician responsibilities
Actively involved and contribute to the development and optimisation of cell performances using advanced materials.
Contribute on performance improvements and cost reduction by implementing new tests and ensuring their follow-up.
Ensure the implementation, launch, monitoring and operation of laboratory tests (electrical and physico-chemical).
Carry out the physico-chemical characterization and electrochemical evaluation of new advanced materials in collaboration with external laboratories, participate in the validation of the results.
Contribute to solving Lab/technical problems faced during the cell development and propose innovative ideas.
Operate the laboratory, manage the supply of consumables, and ensure the equipment maintenance for which you are responsible.
Follow and maintain quality control procedures (SOP's) to the highest safety standards.Cell Development Technician requirements
Degree level qualification in Chemistry or closely related (Physics, Materials Science)
Proven experience working within an industrial R&D laboratory - carrying out experiments on batteries/energy storage/cells/anodes.
Electrochemistry expertise would be highly desirable.
Excellent laboratory skills, including maintaining a lab notebook, and good housekeeping
Hard-working, organized, and highly self-motivated
Capable of prioritising tasks to meet project goals
Excellent ability to work as part of a diverse international team, to strict deadlines£Comp + excellent company benefits + potential of rapid career growth
Cell Development /Batteries/Energy Storage/Electrochemistry