Position Overview:

Solid Power is seeking a Cell Development 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 accelerating identification of key materials and design parameters to enable widescale deployment of Solid Power’s ASSB technology.

Job Duties:

  • Support cell design & development efforts throughout the product development cycle.
  • Propose DOE and test plans to elucidate electrochemical data and performance.
  • Support Cell Dev-Process SME’s in identifying critical parameters to our design.
  • Provide subject matter expertise on electrochemical impact and production defects during risk assessment and root cause analyses.
  • Develop post-mortem failure-analysis techniques and test plan.
  • Create a database connecting electrochemical performance to post-mortem analysis.
  • Deep dive into electrochemical data to elucidate trends and relationship to process engineering, cell design, and failure modes.
  • Work closely, collaboratively, and effectively with other departments and team members.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • PhD in chemistry, physics, or materials engineering; or MS with a minimum of 3 years’ experience working in cell design in a professional (non-academic) environment.
  • Experience with equivalent circuit modeling of LIBs.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with failure analysis of electrochemical systems.
  • Experience with spectroscopic, microscopic, thermal, and mechanical analysis.
  • Experience creating and managing engineering documentation.
  • Experience supporting FMEA activities.
  • Experience in the use of statistical design (D.O.E.) with relevant software experience (Minitab, Jump, Concerto,etc).
  • In-depth knowledge of Li-ion battery cell materials, operation, performance, and failure modes.
  • Strong technical communication skills and facility for communicating complex ideas to diverse audiences.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting.
  • 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, and coveralls.

Salary Range: $100,000 - $140,000 annually

Application Deadline: 06/30/2024

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, PTO, up to six (6) weeks paid FMLA leave, cell phone reimbursement and eligibility to participate 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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