Engineering and r&D

Senior Battery Cell Engineer

Job Description:


  • Use newly developed electrode materials to perform the assembly and pilot-scale production of battery cells of different formats and specifications, and iteratively study cell design and material formulation using electroanalytical methods.
  • Develop comprehensive battery test protocols to study key design and performance parameters in different charging/discharging regimes.
  • Design framework to enable the electrode mass production process characterisation for different product (electrode material) iterations.
  • Collaborate very closely with a diverse team of material scientists and battery application engineers to improve cell performance and reliability to expedite the commercialisation of new novel materials.
  • Work and brainstorm with core team to identify and pursue new opportunities for improvement and next generation products. 


Desired Qualifications:


  • Masters/PhD in Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Physics, or related disciplines.
  • 5 or more years of total R&D experience, out of which atleast 2 years must be in an industrial/corporate R&D setting. (experience/expertise in electrode/cell manufacturing is a significant plus).
  • Familiarity with battery cell testing in conjunction with various power electronics formats and at a pack level.
  • Conscientious, curious, deliberate thought process. Ability to record and communicate research findings in presentations and open discussions.

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Senior Materials Scientist

Job Description:


  • Work directly in the development of our proprietary high-performance material for lithium-ion batteries.
  • Collaboratively design and invent, if needed, new synthesis methods  to improve and optimize the performance, safety and production throughput of the cathode/anode material.
  • Produce electrode coatings and assemble simple battery cells in different configurations and use electroanalytical methods to explore underlying factors to battery performance, and present your findings.
  • Monitor the advancements in battery technology and processes and advise the team accordingly.
  • Identify safety hazards and opportunities for improvement. Work cooperatively to address them.


Desired Qualifications:


  • PhD in Chemistry/ Materials Science/ Chemical Engineering with a focus on development, testing and characterization of materials for lithium-ion battery anode and cathode.
  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on laboratory experience of synthesis and testing of materials  for Lithium ion batteries. (Industrial experience and corporate R&D experience is a big plus).
  • In-depth knowledge of Li-ion battery operation and performance including charging, discharging, safety, impedance, aging, cycle life, temperature effects and failure modes.


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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Business and Partnerships Development Manager

Job Description:


  • Develop strategies for Volt14’s business development and go-to-market execution. 
  • Identify and develop synergistic partnerships across the value chain and establish sales channels. 
  • Represent Volt14 at industry events, and lead negotiations with customers and partners. 

Desired Qualifications:


  • 5+ years of experience in business development or sales in a materials/chemical/battery company. 
  • Educational background in a physical science or engineering discipline is strongly preferred. 
  • Experience in working with customers/partners in Mainland China/Japan/Korea. 
  • Excited to work in a high growth deep tech startup.

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Interested in the above roles or simply want to learn more about what we do?

Reach out to us at  contact@volt14.com with any relevant documents attached and we will reach out to you.