Solid Power is seeking a Laboratory Technician to join our talented team working to revolutionize the battery industry through the development of next-generation, all solid-state rechargeable batteries. The Laboratory Technician will be tasked with assisting R&D personnel on a multitude of projects related to the development and characterization of new cathode materials.
Contribute to the development of new solid-state cathode materials by conducting synthesis and characterization under the guidance of senior scientists.
Contribute to the continued development of pilot scale processes through executing targeted experiments aimed at understanding process limits and tolerances.
Perform basic materials characterization including x-ray diffraction, differential scanning calorimetry, FTIR spectroscopy, impedance spectroscopy, and others.
Safe operation of various lab equipment including ball mills, furnaces, and glove boxes.
Adhere to all safety precautions and protocols.
Maintain thorough and accurate records of all conducted experimentation.
Clean and organize common equipment and lab areas.
Document and follow standard operating procedures as well as assist in drafting or editing procedures during process development.
Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry, material science, or a related discipline and 2+ years’ experience in the chemical industry desirable.
Knowledge of structural and/or synthetic chemistry. Experience with analytical and characterization techniques such as X-ray diffraction, FTIR, DSC, and/or EIS is a plus.
Excellent work ethic and ability to quickly demonstrate independence.
Hands-on experience working with material synthesis and process development; experience with glovebox use, air-sensitive materials, and/or solid-state synthesis is a plus.
Ability to adapt to rapidly evolving research and development needs.
Highly analytical, detail-oriented mindset with an eye toward practical solutions.
Excellent communication and organizational skills.
The candidate must be responsible and self-motivated, with a history of stable employment and performance.
U.S. citizenship or Permanent Residency required.
Salary Range: $45,000 - $67,500/year
Benefits: Solid Power offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical/dental/vision insurance, employer paid Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance, 401k with company match, paid holidays, PTO, cell phone reimbursement and participation in our equity plan.