Monday , May 20 2024

Dyson Vacancies – Lead Cell Engineer

Website Dyson

Job Description:

Dyson has state-of-the-art R&D laboratory facilities to support the development and testing of novel battery designs. Continued expansion of our activities has created an exciting opportunity within the team for an individual who is keen to get hands on with the development of the next generation of batteries.You will join a team of electrochemists, mechanical and electronic engineers in Dyson’s Strategy and Research Group. Your focus will be on the development of novel cell designs to meet Dyson’s growing Energy Storage requirements. In this role you will have access to the latest technologies from around the world and develop the next generation of batteries.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Apply strong characterisation skills to analyse electrodes utilising both physical and electrochemical tools. You will be able to apply these results to drive cell performance.
  • Work within a team to scale electrode designs from small scale batches to prototype cells. Utilising process insight and applied knowledge you will facilitate an accurate and efficient transfer of process.
  • Gain a clear understanding of Dyson’s Energy storage requirements and apply your knowledge to develop custom cells, enabling the next generation of our products.
  • Use a combination of practical experience, modelling and theoretical knowledge to optimise electrode design and prototyping.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to lead and manage the identification and resolution of research challenges.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise tasks relative to wider project scope and timelines.
  • Excellent team working skills, including working across teams.
  • Track record in the development of lithium-ion/lithium metal technology, applying key electrochemical techniques including galvanostatic cycling, voltammetry and EIS to drive improvement and understanding of cell performance.
  • Comprehensive understanding of critical battery materials, including key trends and developments.
  • Ability to communicate appropriate, concise and accurate information in written and verbal format.
  • To be able to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of project teams in an often high-pressure, competitive environment in an organised manner.
  • Substantial experience in the development of alternative electrolyte systems (such as gel, polymer, solid-state etc.) and clear understanding of the challenges.
  • Robust knowledge of material and electrode characterisation, including particle size distribution, SEM, BET, DSC/TGA, XRD, porosimetry, ionic and electronic conductivity analysis and electrode expansion.
  • PhD/Eng.D level degree in a physical science or engineering discipline relevant to electrochemical cell research and development.
    Relevant industrial experience.
  • Extensive experience of cell failure mode analysis.
  • Excellent analytical ability and attention to detail.

Job Details:

Company: Dyson

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Malmesbury, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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