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Researcher for Prototyping and Testing of Advanced Batteries

Research Field: Engineering 
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Job Summary

CIDETEC Energy Storage is looking for a person trained in battery engineering to work in the Energy Materials Unit. A person trained in mechanical engineering with knowledge on viscoelastic material properties and porous media mechanics. Knowledge on mechanical modelling would also be an asset, so that the candidate can combine experimental studies with simulations to contribute to develop R&D projects in advanced battery cell prototype development.

We are seeking a person with project and people management skills including technical task planning, analysis of results, writing monitoring reports for clients and R&D team leader.

Job Description

You will form part of a state-of-the-art research center, geared to sustainability and the circular economy, which has helped electrify Spain’s roads and is now working towards 100% future sustainability.

The developer will join the Energy Materials Unit, working on the development of battery technologies. They must be capable of carrying out several lines of work simultaneously, optimising resources and maximising results.

The researcher will work independently, according to the defined work plan.

Your work will focus on the following activities:

Continuous monitoring of the scope and progress of each task/work package in the project.
Managing the project documentation, both internal and external, including writing project reports.
Analysis of possible improvements while the project is underway.

You will also be involved in:

Collaborating on the creation of documentation for funding search purposes.
Clear focus on product/market/results (deadlines, cost, time).
Meeting the forecasts established in the annual plans.

What we offer you

At CIDETEC you will be able to develop your career alongside a team of top-level professionals, in a young yet committed environment, dedicated to innovation and seeking to provide practical solutions that result in a more sustainable world.
Professional development opportunities that allow you to build a solid career, working on projects that transform both industry and society.
Work with teams at the very highest level in local, national and European settings.
Work-life balance initiatives
Continuous training
Privileged setting in a safe and friendly environment
Variable remuneration package for all employees

Mechanical engineer, industrial design engineer, product development engineer, battery engineer


High level of written and spoken English


The successful candidate will demonstrate a sound knowledge in:

- Sensors and pressure control systems

- Mechanical setup development

- Programming (Python, MatLab, etc.)

- Data acquisition systems (Datalogger)

- Knowledge of sensorics

- Research experience

- Detail-orientated

- Able to work independently

- Teamwork


A highly motivated person, with a keen interest in research and innovation, you will join a multidisciplinary team. You will be able to organise your work, meeting both the deadlines and the established objectives. Problem-solving capacity and scientific criteria. Good communication skills, both verbal and written.

Having undertaken a placement abroad and more than 3 years’ work experience will be considered a plus.


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Job Details

Type of Contract Other 
Status Full-time 
Hours Per Week 39  
Company/Institute CIDETEC 
Country SPAIN 
State/Province GIPUZKOA 

Organization/Institute Contact Data

Organization CIDETEC 
Organization/Institution Type Research Laboratory 
Faculty/Department/Research Lab  
Country SPAIN 
City Donostia - San Sebastian 
State/Province Guipuzcoa 
Postal Code E-20014 
Street Paseo Miramón, 196 
Phone +34 943309022 
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Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2023-11-03 
Application Deadline 2024-03-01 
How To Apply