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CIC energiGUNE

Senior research engineer in battery cell processing and protoyping

Research Field: Chemistry 
Sub Research Field:  

Job Summary

CIC energiGUNE is recruiting a Senior research engineer to join the Cell Prototyping group and to contribute to transfer the disruptive knowledge generated in the center to the application in next-generation batteries.

Job Description

Main job functions:
• Understand and adapt manufacturing parameters to integrate advanced materials into battery cell designs for the prototyping line.
• Work on the materials processing and scale up for the components of the cell.
• Electrode engineering and formulation.
• Cell components compatibility studies.
• Coordination of the team in different projects related to the assembly of laboratory cells (pouch and/or cylindrical) and their characterization.
• Assembly and electrochemical characterization of cell prototypes for technology validation.
• Coordinate the execution of projects making sure targets, timelines, objectives, milestones and deliverables are fulfilled.
• Contribute to the development of intellectual property towards industrialization

Area: Electrochemical energy storage (EES)
Group: Cell Prototyping

For more details on CIC energiGUNE's research activities please visit our website at


• We are offering a permanent position that will give you a unique opportunity to join a knowledgeable and experienced research team.
• Flexible working hours and with on-site work model with the option to telework.
• Full access to cutting-edge laboratory facilities and characterization platforms.
• The incorporation to a top research center in Europe that makes high quality research and impactful contributions to the energy and sustainability fields.
• Professional and personal development: opportunity to attend seminars, international conferences, training courses, etc.
• Integrated, enthusiastic, international and multidisciplinary environment.
• A welcome program that offers help with finding accommodation and addresses other aspects to help you integrate into the local environment (such as free language courses, assistance with the administrative procedures, help with schools for children…).
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All applicants are invited to submit their application a detailed curriculum vitae along with a motivation letter at this website:

The selection process ends once the candidate is selected.
CIC energiGUNE is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.

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Job Details

Type of Contract Permanent 
Researcher profile Recognised Researcher (R2), Established Researcher (R3), Leading Researcher (R4)  
Status Full-time 
Hours Per Week 40  
Company/Institute CIC energiGUNE 
Country SPAIN 
State/Province Álava 
City Vitoria-Gasteiz 

Organization/Institute Contact Data

Organization CIC energiGUNE 
Organization/Institution Type Research Laboratory 
Faculty/Department/Research Lab Electrochemical energy storage 
Country SPAIN 
City Minano 
State/Province ALAVA 
Postal Code 01510 
Street Albert Einstein 48 
Phone + 34 945 297 108 
Mobile Phone  

Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2024-07-01 
Application Deadline 2024-07-31 
How To Apply 

Additional Requirements


Specific Requirements

• PhD/D.Eng in Materials Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engeniering, or related fields.
• At least 5 years of experience in the defined functions in an R&D environment.
• Experience in the battery sector with different battery technologies (Li-Ion, Solid-State…) at prototype level will be highly valued.
• Experience in materials processing scaling up and engineering towards specific KPIS fullfillmet for different applications
• Electrochemistry knowledge will be valued.
• A team player who can collaborate with other groups, technical centers, and industries.
• Good communication and negotiation skills.
• High level of English.