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Posted on November 13, 2014 by  & 

Lead Battery Engineer position for a fortune 50 company

IDTechEx is looking to disseminate the following job listing on behalf of one of its clients, a Fortune 50 worldwide company with operations in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Europe/Middle East/Africa regions. Research, innovation and new-product development are the focus of the organisation.
Principal Battery Engineer
Date:12 November 2014
Location: USA
 
The Principal Battery Engineer directs all aspects of internal and external battery research and development.
 
Other responsibilities include: Plan battery development projects including schedule, cost, and risk assessment. Use data-driven conclusions to instill confidence in management and influence decisions.
 
Attract and manage 3rd party development partners, consultants, and suppliers.
 
Research battery technologies and stay abreast of the latest developments.
 
Write patent disclosures and review draft patent applications.
 
Hands-on design, fabrication, testing, and optimization of current collectors, electrodes, electrolytes, packaging, and related battery components and processes. Manage internal and external development of new products.
 
 
Define and execute electrochemical characterization tests and statistical design of experiment studies. Analyze data and make decisions on feasibility and design changes.
 
Train and supervise engineers and technicians.
 
Cross-functional collaboration with team engineers towards integration of the battery into end products.
 
Qualifications
 
B.S. in Materials Science, Chemistry, or Chemical engineering with emphasis on Electrochemistry with a minimum of 10 years industry experience is required. Masters Degree. 8 years exp. or Ph.D. preferred.
 
Industry experience bringing batteries to production is critical for this role.
 
Electrochemical test equipment experience is required: It might include multimeter, potentiostat, galvanostat, 3-electrode cell, frequency response analyzer, multi-channel battery tester.
 
Computer skills: Microsoft Office is required, computer-aided design such as SolidWorks and Ansys is required, Statistical analysis working with JMP and Minitab is required.
 
 
Fundamental working knowledge of electronics and mechanical engineering is required.
 
Chemistry and laboratory equipment experience is preferred.
 
Analytical and failure analysis techniques are required.
 
Strong, persuasive written and oral communication especially with technical and executive leadership is required.
 
Proven leadership in management of product and project development is required. Ability to Manage internal and external development of new products.
 
Experience working in battery product development toward high volume production is required.
 
 
 
Interested parties should email Dr Harry Zervos with their resume along with a covering letter to h.zervos@idtechex.com.
 
 
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