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Battery Scientist

Fremont, CA

Posted: 02/06/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Mechanical & Manufacturing Job Number: LT26286623

Job Description


  • Apply chemistry first principles to provide direction for product development, material evaluations, and battery applications.
  • Develop and perform experiments to realize new and improved materials with unique properties to improve performance of batteries.
  • Perform electrochemical characterization, abuse testing, battery degradation and failure mode analysis to optimize battery performance and reliability.
  • Perform various battery fabrication techniques and conduct battery testing and characterization including calendar life, cycle life, rate capability, cyclic voltammetry, AC impedance and others as needed.
  • Perform battery abuse testing including electrical, thermal, and mechanical abuse.
  • Develop test strategies, hardware and software needed to validate the performance of battery systems in an R&D environment.
  • Analyze data and apply conclusions to iteratively develop experimental design.
  • Generate regular progress reports and keep supervisor informed of testing status and results.
  • Work independently and efficiently to meet deliverables within timeline and budgetary constraints.

Experience and Education Requirements

  • Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science or a related field, MS with 3-5 years or PhD with 2-3 years of experience.
  • Exceptional knowledge of electrochemical testing methods and battery technology.
  • Deep understanding of fundamental material characterization techniques and material synthesis methods.
  • Familiar with various material characterization techniques, such as SEM, XRD, BET, etc.
  • Basic knowledge of scientific laboratory procedures, techniques, equipment, and apparatus used in a chemistry laboratory.
  • Basic knowledge of health and safety practices and precautions applicable to a chemistry laboratory.
  • Ability to operate, adapt and maintain laboratory equipment effectively and safely.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office package (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Familiarity with computational chemistry and Python.
  • Excellent communication, prioritization, attention to detail, and organizational skillsets
  • Ability to apply research and statistical analysis techniques to make sound, data-driven conclusions.
  • Ability to work multi-task with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong passion for startups and energy industry.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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