|Salary:||£34,980 to £44,263 Grade 7|
|Placed On:||25th September 2023|
|Closes:||15th October 2023|
Salary: Full time starting salary is normally in the range £34,980 to £44,263 with potential progression once in post to £46,974
Contract Type: Fixed Term contract up to September 2025
Closes: 15th October 2023
The Electrode Manufacturing Specialist will be responsible for manufacturing using the reel-to-reel coater on the Nextrode project and within the Energy Materials Group. This will involve using advanced mixing and coating techniques to help develop the next generation of battery electrode technology. Including the development of cutting-edge techniques and testing of new data collection methods for proof-of-concept work.
The role will be pivotal in providing high level coating and manufacturing capabilities withing the Energy Materials Group. The successful candidate will incorporate new technologies as they become available, or are developed by the team, which will require skills in continuously optimising, improving and implementing the new systems into electrode manufacture.
They will need to develop constructive working relationships with a wide range of internal and external stake holders and communicate well on the technical aspects of the work involved with to provide technical support for a wide range of complex research and development projects, from initial discussions with academic and research colleagues and representatives from industry, through the design, construction, and operation of testing rigs, to scale up and the collection and interpretation of data.
The successful candidate will supervise and mentor support staff and provide guidance to PhD and post-doctoral researchers with necessary information to ensure compliance with local standard operating procedures, and all Health and Safety policies.
The post holder will join the Energy Materials Group led by Professor Emma Kendrick.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience
Informal enquires can be made to Tom Hutchinson (Technical Manager) (email: email@example.com or +44 (0) 7814 938701 (mobile), or Professor Emma Kendrick (email: E.Kendrick@bham.ac.uk) or telephone +44 (0) 121 4146730
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