Energy Materials Scientist- Process team

30000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual
16 Mar 2021
13 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Here at TPA we are very excited to be able offer the position of Energy Materials Scientist- Process team

Purpose of the Job:

The chosen candidate will be developing innovative materials science methodologies to advance our "cutting-edge" energy materials development and processing, thereby supporting the development of our products, this position requires people with technical and materials processing development skills who want to be challenged, have a passion for success, and a constant drive to exceed expectations.

Key Accountabilities:

* Be a hands-on developer for processing of technologies from concept to product launch.

* Participate and provide scientific and technical expertise by:

- Delivering improved materials processes for inks development, inks characterisation and deposition - required to meet project technical objectives within agreed timescales

- Working as a part of the team that will manufacture prototype levels of the next generation technology

- Having a can-do attitude and be flexible in working schedules to get the job done

- Completing background research into innovative materials processing routes and create strategies for development.

- Creating, implementing and supporting strategies to characterise the performance and stability of the materials features

- Presenting technical progress and timing to the team management

* Be a trouble-shooter providing solutions to technical challenges faced in projects

* Communicate key information and recommendations

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Experience:

In addition to a high level of professionalism and experience of industry driven projects, working in a multidisciplinary team, the following are:


* PhD or Masters in Materials Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related field.

* Scientific knowledge/understanding of some of the following: ceramics materials and processing, solution chemistry, organometallic chemistry, sol-gels and colloids.

* Experience with manufacturing processes: screen printing, ink formulation and ink manufacturing processes, other thin film deposition processes, ceramic sintering.

* Experience with rheology measurements and other ink and thin film characterisation tools

* Experience with some of the following materials characterisation techniques: SEM with EDS/WDX, XRD, PSD, STA/DTA, BET, dilatometry, FIB-SEM, XRF, ACIS/EIS, electrochemical testing, indentation and mechanical properties testing, 3D tomography, SIMS, ICP-MS.

* Working knowledge of electro-ceramics, ceramic sintering, electrochemistry

* candidate needs to demonstrate entrepreneurial and can-do attitude to meet the goals of a fast-paced technology development environment.

Highly desirable:

* Experience in working with high volume ceramic manufacturing.

* Expertise in 6-sigma/DoE techniques.

* Demonstrable problem-solving skills

Internal and External Relationships

* Part of our products Development team, with day-to-day supervision.

* Working in multi-disciplinary, cross function project team providing technical expertise on the cell materials technology with specific focus on materials science and processing.

* Regular progress reporting to the technical management team and program management office.

* Working with external experts to develop knowledge and capability in processes and characterisation methods.

To hear more about this excellent company and opportunity, apply through the link and we will call you to discuss in more detail