Senior Battery Process Engineer

Published
November 19, 2021
Location
Rochester, NY
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Experienced with Batteries and interested in Cutting Edge R&D? Take a Closer Look!

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Salary: $130,000 - $150,000 per year

A bit about us:

We are an innovative, energy storage technology company developing products for the Li-ion battery markets. We have developed a revolutionary low cost, high-capacity silicon anodes that enables high-capacity silicon batteries to enter mainstream markets. We support the E-mobility, consumer electronics, and aviation markets.

Why join us?

  • Great Benefits!
  • 401k!
  • Employee Stock Plan
  • Cutting Edge R&D/ Manufacturing Environment!

Job Details

SUMMARY:
As the Senior Battery Process Engineer you will assist our Product Development group in the development of electrodes for advanced lithium-ion batteries. This position involves designing innovative slurry and coating strategies using a breadth of scientific knowledge and coating techniques.

MUST HAVES:

  • Electrode coating experience for semi-automated machinery
  • Lithium Battery Manufacturing Knowledge
  • Experience with Failure modes and troubleshooting

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design innovative slurries with various active materials, additives, and binders for battery electrodes and other coatings
  • Improve existing formulations through thoughtful experimentation to generate knowledge about and optimize the performance of slurries and coatings
  • Document lab-scale processing and work with the team to characterize materials and evaluate failure mechanisms; document the findings in reports
  • Develop slurry and coating characterization techniques to determine formulation-performance relationships and offer chemical and cell level corrective strategies.
  • Manage the development and production roadmaps for the mixing and coating development cycle
  • Work with R&D team to develop and implement a predictive method for understanding material processing vs cell performance relationships.
  • Develop processes in order to meet product specifications
  • Prepare and maintain documentation, such as process flow diagram, work instructions, SOPs, etc.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (chemistry, chemical engineering, materials sciences, or physics preferred).
  • 3+ years of industry experience with lithium-ion batteries
  • Experienced in common electrode coating techniques including slot-die, and Comma-blade roll-to-roll coating.
  • Experienced with electrochemical processes in Lithium-ion batteries and familiarity with existing battery design and manufacturing processes.
  • Experience in product development from concept, design, prototype to production are required.
  • Hands-on experience with instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.

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