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Lead Engineer Energy Storage (Electrode and Cell Scale-Up)

  • Location

    Coventry

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40k - 50k per year + benefits

  • Contact:

    Jeff Lane

  • Contact email:

    jeff.lane@jonlee.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01384 446108

  • Salary high:

    50000

  • Salary low:

    40000

  • Job ref:

    54361

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2020-01-27

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Lead Engineer - Energy storage / Battery Research - Coventry - £Salary DOE & benefits

This is an excellent opportunity for a Lead Engineer to join a growing research group in energy storage and batteries. You will drive our client's electrode and cell scale-up production and test activities with their industrial and academic partners.

The Lead Engineer will join a team working on Battery Scale-Up to deliver projects focused on upscaling from a low volume laboratory scale, up to high volume production. The project will deliver breakthrough knowledge for the benefit of all battery manufacturing sectors, including automotive, aerospace and marine.

What you will do

As Lead Engineer Energy Storage / Battery Research

      To conduct in depth research on the battery electrode and cell scale-up projects, ensuring that a detailed work programme exists to generate the research outcomes within the agreed time frame

Explore innovative opportunities, supporting the development and introduction of new equipment and manufacturing methods, and being actively involved at a hands-on level

To develop novel and appropriate methodology for incorporating the design and manufacture of electrodes and cells into the research programme to support the decision-making processes

To prepare detailed activity specifications

To provide comprehensive direction and support on all aspects of the project

Develop plans to ensure that the business outputs agreed with the funding bodies are achieved within the agreed timescales

What you will need

As Lead Engineer Energy Storage / Battery Research

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant subject, e.g. Chemistry, Physics, Materials, Engineering or related discipline
  • Significant experience in battery scale up, including experience of industrial R&D
  • A good understanding of battery electrode development and/or battery cell design and manufacture
  • Ability to perform detailed data analysis and interpretation to present results and make recommendations
  • Experience of manufacturing processes engineering within a relevant industrial sector
  • Excellent project planning and reporting skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills capable of dealing with all levels of employment and providing effective solutions to complex situations

What you will get

As Lead Engineer Energy Storage / Battery Research

      Experience of working on a range of projects with a growing research group in energy storage and batteries

Ongoing training and development

The chance to work in excellent facilities

Career advancement

Applications

Suitably qualified and experienced Lead Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to jeff.lane@jonlee.co.uk

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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