Senior Scientist - Energy Storage


Manufacturing and tooling, Energy storage, Mechanical Engineering
Malmesbury - United Kingdom


There is a requirement for a Senior Scientist to join the process development team to progress established energy storage technologies through to pilot scale manufacture.


An experienced Materials Scientist/Engineer with significant experience in the fields of physical and electrochemical characterisation of materials. A scientist working in any of the following industries; solar, electronics, speciality materials, OLED, fuel-cell or battery industries would be particularly suited to the role.


Essential Experience:

• Degree or postgraduate degree in a scientific or engineering discipline

  • Significant experience developing methods for the physical, structural and electrochemical characterisation of materials and devices.

• Has used analytical skills to develop a product/idea/process from concept to technology demonstration.

• Has used analytical skill and insight gained from materials characterisation to influence product or process improvement.

Desirable Experience:

• Post-graduate degree

  • Knowledge of analytical techniques used for the characterisation of battery materials (XRD, XPS, ICP-MS, Raman, SEM…etc)

• Experience of Battery material development and test cell assembly (Anodes/ Cathodes/Electrolytes)

• Experience of working with Air sensitive, unstable or pyrophoric compounds

• Familiarity with Risk Assessment, COSHH, HAZOP processes

• Experience of working in Hazardous & complex environments, (e.g. dry / explosive / particulate / vapour)

• Confident in Data acquisition & Processing – Scientific in understanding but engineering in mind-set.

• Proficient in MS Office packages including Excel


• 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays

• Pension scheme

• Performance related bonus

• Life assurance

• Sport centre

• Free on-site parking

• Subsidized café and restaurants

• Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 18 June 2019