Lead Electrochemical Engineer

Consilium Recruitment
11 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading sustainable technologies company are looking for a Lead Electrochemical Engineer to support Quality Control and Application testing associated with product development activities. Experienced in processing Nickel battery materials into electrodes and assessing performance.

Commutable from: Middlesborough, Hartlepool, Darlington, Newton Aycliffe

Salary: Competitive

Suitable for: Lead Electrochemical Engineer, Senior Electrochemical Engineer, Electrochemical Engineering Manager, Electrochemical Engineering Lead

The Role

  • Lead Electrochemical Engineer with battery materials testing experience to take a key role in coordinating the Quality Control (QC) and Application testing associated with product development activities. The Company has recently invested in electrochemical testing facilities and further expansion of capabilities is planned as a key part of broader multi-site application testing programme. Application testing is critical to understanding and improving their battery materials, and the Lead Electrochemical Engineer will take an active role in bringing best practice in house, enabling rapid materials assessment under a range of test protocols and supporting strategic customer programmes.
  • The Lead Electrochemical Engineer will execute the day-to-day electrochemical testing of materials manufactured and under development, related to technology industrialisation and process innovation programmes.
  • The Lead Electrochemical Engineer will lead the day-to-day Application/Electrochemical testing of materials produced by our Nickel-based cathode technology team related to technology industrialisation and product innovation programmes
  • Maintain and expand the capabilities of their best-in-class electrochemical facility, ensuring adherence to SOPs and promoting continual improvement strategies across multiple worldwide sites, whilst respecting change management procedures.
  • Support customer site tours
  • Maintain rigorous and traceable QC documentation; concomitant data capture and management
  • Generate standardised electrochemical performance reports, extracting key insights and inputting to product release sign-off in support of the Commercial team; generate bespoke reports for senior management on request.

The Candidate

  • Graduated with a PhD in Chemistry or Electrochemistry; alternatively, demonstrable experience in related field
  • Experienced processing secondary battery materials into electrodes and testing in various cell formats
  • Enthusiastic to drive application understanding and accelerate product development through rigorous testing of formulated products.
  • Strong appreciation for the value of Quality systems
  • Strong communication skills to relay and obtain buy-in on results across sites and within broader team
  • Demonstrable experience in handling large data sets (experience with automating evaluation will be viewed as advantageous) and generating high quality, timely reports with clear attention to detail

To apply send your CV to Kelly Snelling or contact Kelly to discuss further 07880 193029.

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