Researcher for Prototyping and Testing of Sodium Ion Batteries
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CIDETEC Energy Storage will select a person to join its Materials for Energy unit, someone with a background in battery engineering who will work on the management of R&D projects related to the development of advanced battery prototypes.
We are looking for an individual with project management skills, including result analysis, preparation of progress reports for clients, and team leadership in research projects.
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, optimizing resources and maximizing 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
Privileged setting in a safe and friendly environment
Variable remuneration package for all employees
Chemical engineer, industrial battery design engineer, battery product development engineer, battery engineer
High level of written and spoken English
The successful candidate will demonstrate a sound knowledge in:
Development of active materials for sodium ion batteries.
Cell assembly (coin cells and pouch cells).
Interpretation of electrochemical battery characterization results.
Interpretation of physicochemical characterization of materials (TGA, Fe-SEM, ICP, etc.) and electrodes (porosimetry, Fe-SEM, etc.).
A highly motivated person, with a keen interest in research and innovation, you will join a multidisciplinary team. You will be able to organize 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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