Evanston, IL, USA - 003

What you’ll do
We are looking for a Battery Materials Scientist to support and lead the development of our drop-in solution. Your role entails working in close collaboration with internal teams, with Senior Management and with External Stakeholders to iterate and create meaningful results.

Key Responsibilities
  • Manage research projects focusing on material processing scale-up, material & electrochemical characterization, and Li-ion cell development and testing
  • Design and execute experiments to validate electrochemical performance of battery prototypes, incl. troubleshooting and iteration
  • Collaborate with industry partners to develop commercial cell prototypes based on Volexion's materials
  • Provide guidance and manage a technical team to maintain lab equipment and ensure operational continuity

Required Qualifications
  • B.S./M.S./PhD in electrochemistry, materials science, or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in battery materials synthesis, processing, and characterization
  • 3+ years of experience in battery cell formulation and testing
  • Ability to lead independent and joint research projects to success
  • Effective communicator, collaborator, and project leader
Preferred Qualifications
  • Direct experience with cathode surface coating and/or doping technologies
  • Direct experience with commercial-scale Li-ion cell production and testing
  • Knowledge of next-generation Li-ion technologies
We invite you to join our team if you
are a self-starter, who operates independently and goes the extra mile
enjoy teamwork, seek immediate impact, and want to grow with a rapidly evolving company,
proactively give constructive feedback and ask for resources critical to your mission,
are excited to take technology from pilot to industrial scale, and
can work with us in Chicago and Evanston, IL with US work authorization

Volexion combines diverse approaches from unique disciplines to drive step change improvements in an industry with exponential growth and technological innovation. To build on this strength, we encourage candidates from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. Our team is hiring multiple candidates in batteries and materials science and we encourage you to share this and related postings with your colleagues.
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision insurance and 401k
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