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Ikerbasque Eusko Jaurlaritza

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This job offer was closed at 2024-03-01


Researcher for Battery Pilot Plant

Research Field: Engineering 
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Job Summary

CIDETEC Energy Storage is looking for a person to join in the Energy Materials Unit. The position will cover the needs of the strategic projects carried out in the Pilot Plant.

Job Description

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

The successful candidate will work in the Pilot Plant, implementing new processes and techniques for the manufacture of electrodes and lithium ion cells.
For this purpose, he or she must have knowledge in the set-up and maintenance of machinery.
The successful candidate will work independently according to the defined work plan.

He or she will participate in the following tasks:

Ink processing and knife and slot die coating.
Manufacture of electrodes for batteries and manufacture of cells. Electrochemical characterisation.
Maintenance and set-up of machinery.
Design of coupling systems for new machinery.
Battery manufacturing: keeping records and traceability of materials. Maintain, and work on the quality of the systems.
Ensure the quality of the processes carried out in the Pilot Plant, development of quality protocols and check list.
Project management.
Drafting of project proposals.

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.
Salary according to the candidate's merits.

Immediate start date.


Process engineering




The successful candidate must demonstrate knowledge of and experience in:

R&D in battery systems.
Manufacturing processes: Traceability, storage of raw materials and cells, and quality.
Quality: Create quality protocols, monitor and product registration.
Experience leading teams.
Ink processing, knife and slot die coating, electrode manufacturing, pouch cell manufacturing.
Experience in European and industrials project management and coordination.

Knowledge of design, maintenance and set-up of machinery would be an advantage.


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 

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