Project Engineer


Location: Coventry
Salary: £29,301 to £38,183 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 12th October 2016
Closes: 11th November 2016
Reference: 1603364

Fixed term end date: 30 June 2018.

Are you looking to join a growing team in electrochemical devices and scale-up?

WMG, University of Warwick are looking for an experienced Project Engineer to join the team based on the Battery Scale-Up Pilot Line in the Energy Innovation Centre, to help deliver a project looking at new battery technologies and their testing at the large cell and module size. The project will involve assisting partners in the scale-up of technology to large pouch cell, followed by extensive electrochemical and safety characterisation at cell and module level.

Working in the state-of-the-art £13m Energy Innovation Centre, the current project will allow the successful candidate to contribute along the complete lifetime of an exciting new battery technology from formulation, through scale-up and on to electrochemical testing at cell and module level, and finally, safety assessment under various abuse conditions.

You will have a background in at least one electrochemical technology, with experience of lithium and/or sodium ion battery technologies being an advantage. You will be experienced in planning and running scientific experiments and delivering projects to time and budget. Experience of either electrochemical and/or abuse testing of battery cells or packs or hands on experience of cell development and production is essential.

You will possess a good honours degree in chemistry, engineering or related discipline or equivalent industrial experience.

The salary package on offer includes access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days annual leave plus statutory holidays and additional benefits.

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role are found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick jobs page. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button below.