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Senior Battery Engineer (PERM)

Boston , MA

Posted: 10/20/2022 Industry: Engineering and Technical Job Number: 14976

Job Description

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Title: Senior Battery Engineer

Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering

  • Duration: Perm
  • Pay rate: $120K
  • Job Location: Boston, MA
  • Job# 14976


Job Description

The Battery Engineer will work in the Research and Development team to support the development of the next generation of proprietary cell technology. The Battery Engineer will be responsible for leading joint activities and developing relationships with Japanese partners and evaluating active and inactive cell components and recommending formulations and cell designs to meet product and process requirements. The Battery Engineer will work closely with other engineers and scientists as part of a fast-moving, cross-functional R&D team. Expected duties include but are not limited to active material evaluation and selection; electrode formulation and specification; cell testing to market and/or customer targets; measurement and data analysis to identify critical factors limiting life and/or performance; cost optimization.


Key Responsibilities

  • Lead specific projects related to Japanese partners
  • Evaluate active materials to meet product requirements and R&D objectives
  • Define and validate standard test procedures, equipment, and protocols for R&D purposes
  • Build cells and analyze data to quantitatively measure and compare cell performance
  • Apply diagnostics to investigate cell reactions conduct failure mode analysis to identify root causes and generate novel solutions
  • Work closely with the product and process development teams in material evaluation, cell building, cell testing, and data analysis
  • Champion for environmental health & safety


  • Strong background in electrochemistry and experience in lithium ion/metal chemistry and battery components
  • Demonstrated capability of designing experiments to enable clear results that drive decisions in an industrial R&D environment
  • Experience with battery testing; familiarity with Maccor/Neware or other equivalent testing systems
  • Understanding of theory supporting electrochemical performance and battery life/degradation models
  • Bilingual in English/Japanese is required


Additional Information

Required Experience

  • BS/MS/PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Electrochemical Engineering, or equivalent
  • 3 or more post-degree years of commercial/industrial battery R&D experience

Areas of Independent Action

  • Communicate with Japanese partners and execute experiments to evaluate semi-solid battery
  • Conduct literature research to stay current in developments for electrochemical materials and cells and apply relevant research to research and development activities
  • Work with suppliers to exchange technical information and enable access to advanced active material and electrolyte research
  • Summarize, report on, and present research activities regularly
  • Contribute to a positive, team-oriented, and high quality work environment

Supervisory Responsibility

  • Interact with other R&D and engineering groups to promote rational decision-making in research and development
  • Work closely with technicians supporting work and mentor them to have greater understanding of what they are doing and why they are doing it.

Physical and Environmental Standards:

  • Capable of working in machine shop environment and operating machinery w/proper training
  • Capable of wearing clean room attire when working in dry room environment: face mask, hair net, safety glasses, gloves, coverall suit and shoe covers
  • Capable of meeting OSHA standards for manual lifting guidelines: < 50lbs

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.



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