Development Engineer (Energy Storage)

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Development Engineer (Energy Storage)

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 14 days ago

Location is one of the big selling points for this organisation! Situated out of the busy centre of Cambridge and nestled in the countryside, anyone joining this team will get the best of both worlds. 🌳🚌

And what they are doing is very special; they've developed (and recently launched!) a clean, sustainable global 21st century high-density energy storage system. ♻🔋

The ONE Group are proud to have been instrumental in their growth and as they embark on the next part of their journey through scale-up, a crucial new hire.

We're on the lookout for a Development Engineer. This is likely to be a Chemical or Mechanical Engineer who has recently finished their PhD and wants to develop their career within a small (but growing!) R&D team in industry, scaling up technology and bringing their engineering strengths to the team.

It could also be a more experienced Engineer - we are interested to hear what you can potentially bring to the table!

The Role:

  • Joining a multi-disciplinary development team, provide Development expertise and support to Polymer and Electrochemistry Research Scientists
  • Lead projects focused on improving the technology
  • Lead validation of new technology, including scale-up and implementation into new prototypes
  • Develop creative solutions to improve a prototype's KPIs
  • Generate new prototype concepts and carry out experiments to support their development
  • Be an active interface between the Research and Prototype Development teams

Must Haves:

  • Chemical or Mechanical Engineering Degree as minimum - ideally a PhD
  • Demonstrable hands-on engineering skillset, with an understanding of chemical systems and manufacturing processes
  • Process Development and optimisation experience, within pilot-line manufacturing
  • Experience scaling up technology and increasing TRL
  • Project Management experience
  • Start-up mentality
  • Experience with batteries, supercapacitors or similar is preferred
  • Happy to work on-site

The Package:

  • Depending on your level of experience, £40k -£60k
  • Share options
  • Beautiful, spacious, parkland setting with free parking, shuttle bus from the local rail station and dedicated buses from central Cambridge
  • On-site gym (indoor and outdoor facilities), award winning restaurant and a café bar
  • Perkbox
  • Extensive career opportunities
  • Supportive, friendly team
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • 5% employer pension contribution
  • Life assurance policy - 4 x salary
  • Specsavers eye care vouchers
  • Sports and social events