Senior Material Engineer - Electrode

Senior Material Engineer - Electrode

Northvolt

Västerås, Sweden

The Material Engineer - Electrode will be in charge of the electrode design with the cell development project. As a leader of the project electrode design and electrode development field, you will have the opportunity to build a competent and dependable team from a strategy, capable to scale Northvolt’s operations in Sweden and beyond. You will be in charge of setting up and executing the long-term Electrode development project reporting to the team and group leader.

The cell project of the electrode design will primarily support the Process and Manufacture teams to create a project cell electrode. You will be working intimately with the material team and group, cell designers, and project leaders.

Our aim is to Electrode design and development for customer project cell.

In general, you have a long experience in the field and have been driving large, innovative, and challenging electrode development projects with high demands on Lithium-ion batteries.

Specifically, you have a deep understanding of working with electrode design as well as new electrode development.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Developing lithium-ion battery for Energy Storage, Electric Vehicles, and other applications
  • Developing and Improvement basic composition design of Electrode for lithium-ion battery
  • Evaluating the basic physical property and the fundamental performance of Electrode
  • Electrode design included support and managing the R&D Labs scale.

The person we are looking for is strongly goal-oriented, curious, and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and natural talent to make things happen. The Electrode development engineer is a vital member of the Northvolt Development Team and a key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

Skills & Requirements

Education/Experience

  • More than 5 years of practical experience in LIB cell development is a must
  • A degree in Ph.D./MS Chemistry or Chemical/Electrochemical engineering (Admit terms for a period of MS & Ph.D.) is a must
  • Experience in planning, developing, and executing the design of experiments for proceeding and testing of Cell is a must
  • 3+ years of working experience in Electrode design is a plus
  • Experience in the Batteries or Ultracapacitor manufacturing industry is a plus
  • Experience in the selection, characterization, and validation of LIB materials is a plus (active materials, additives, binders, separators, electrolytes, etc.)

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Have the basic knowledge of LIB materials and electrochemistry
  • Operation skill of the measuring equipment required for analysis
  • Knowledge of the equipment required for sample production
  • The basic process of LIB cells, the engineering methods such as DOE or 6 Sigma or others
  • Exceptionally good negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Have a can-do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to work in a high profile and often high pressured international environment
  • Passionate & purpose-driven

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