R&D Team Leader

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R&D Team Leader

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: £85000.00 - £100000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 26 days ago

Sitting within the pretty countryside of South Cambridgeshire, this organisation are developing a clean, sustainable global 21st century high-density energy storage system.

The time has come to appoint an R&D Team Leader, who will be a senior and crucial hire at an important time as products have recently been launched.

Their quirky offices and labs sit within stunning parkland surroundings and an impressive set of benefits are on offer, along with extensive career opportunities, particularly for the ambitious and driven R&D Team Leader who will take up this post.

The ONE Group thoroughly enjoy collaborating with this friendly team of people, who are passionate about what they do.

The Role:

  • Provide direction and management to a growing team (currently approx. 20) of Postdoc Scientists, Engineers & Technicians
  • Drive process development within the technology, such as cell fabrication, stack optimisation, trials & product development
  • Co-ordinate R&D innovations
  • Continue to expand and develop the team and technical facilities

Who are we looking for?

  • A credible and experienced people manager with demonstrable management expertise spanning across at least two of the following areas:
    • Electrochemical systems
    • Materials science
    • Chemical engineering
    • Electrical engineering
  • PhD Level, preferably also a Chartered Engineer
  • At least 10 years' experience working within applied science or engineering R&D teams
  • At least 5 of those years should be within in an R&D management role, either for an SME or the innovation division of a larger company
  • Experience or understanding of developing electrical energy storage technologies is highly desirable


If you meet the criteria and are successful in being appointed, you can expect the following rewards:

  • Generous salary to reflect your seniority within the business
  • Share options
  • Working in a beautiful, spacious, parkland setting
  • On-site gym (indoor and outdoor facilities), award winning restaurant and a café bar
  • Free parking, shuttle bus from the local rail station and dedicated buses from central Cambridge
  • Perkbox
  • 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