Position Overview:

Solid Power is seeking a Cell Technology Integration Engineer to join our talented team working to revolutionize the battery industry through the development of next generation, all solid-state rechargeable batteries. Solid Power is a dynamic, fast-paced, collaborative team environment. This position will work closely with both the R&D and cell engineering teams in scaling promising designs/formulations up into EV-scale battery formats. An ideal candidate will have sufficient electrochemical knowledge to understand battery cycling data in low-capacity formats and then propose the key formulation/processing changes required to achieve viability in larger-capacity formats.

Job Duties:

  • Analyze electrochemical data for cell recipes across size formats to understand scale-up hurdles.
  • Design processing or formulation modifications to facilitate scale-up by improving slurries, interfaces, and mechanical properties.
  • Clearly articulate proposals to internal stakeholders and then perform/oversee necessary experiments.
  • Troubleshoot process issues and implement corrective actions to address deviations or failures.
  • Assemble and test solid-state cells. Perform materials characterization and post-mortem analysis.
  • Work closely, collaboratively, and effectively with other departments and team members to explore new ideas and develop experimental plans.
  • Plan and execute DOE (Design of Experiments) independently and determine the importance of multiple factors/parameters.
  • Mentor Junior team members and foster a culture of continuous improvement and learning.
  • Use the company’s document and change control system to properly archive technical documentation.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Minimum of master’s degree with a focus on chemistry, materials science, electrochemistry, or a related discipline.
  • 2+ years of industry experience in development of lithium ion or solid-state batteries.
  • Robust understanding of battery performance metrics, degradation mechanisms, and failure modes.
  • Experience in statistical analysis and data interpretation techniques for deriving meaningful insights from test results.
  • A history of performing and analyzing data from electrochemical impedance experiments is preferred.
  • Strong technical communication skills and facility for communicating complex ideas to diverse audiences.
  • Experience in material characterization techniques including XRD, SEM/EDS, DSC/TGA, and particle size analysis a plus.
  • Leadership experience a plus.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk.
  • Ability to work in a dry room environment and wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as necessary including, but not limited to eye protection, hair net, gloves, face mask, coveralls, full-face respirator or PAPR.

Salary Range: $100,000 - $145,000/Annually 

Application Deadline: 06/01/2024

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, unlimited PTO, cell phone reimbursement and eligibility in our bonus and equity plans.

Export Control Requirements: 

This position requires access to technology, software and other information that is subject to governmental access control restrictions, due to export controls. Employment in this position is conditioned on the continued availability of government authorization to authorize release of such items, to the extent required, including without limitation an export license, or other documentation required to establish authorization to receive access to such items.  

Company may delay commencement of employment, rescind an offer of employment, terminate employment, and/or may modify job responsibilities, compensation, benefits, and/or access to Company facilities and information systems, as Company deems appropriate, in order to ensure compliance with applicable government access control restrictions. 

All offers of employment at Solid Power are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

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