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R&D Scientist

London   •  Company benefits   •  Permanent, Full time


A highly innovative start-up business operating within the energy storage market space is currently recruiting for an R&D Scientist to join its team, based in Central London. As R&D Scientist, you will play a key role in supporting the research and development programmes into redox flow battery technology, coupled with the ability to use a range of characterisation techniques.


R&D Scientist Responsibilities


  • Development of core technology involving redox flow batteries and working closely with Research & Engineering staff to complete assignments.

  • Applying a range of characterisation techniques such as SEM, EDS, XRD and UV-Vis.

  • Contribute to the design work of testing equipment - this can involve test cells, small-scale stacks and novel testing rigs.

  • Conduct and analyse experiments.

  • Operate in line with health and safety practices within the laboratory.

  • Liaise with suppliers, customers and external partners.

  • Produce technical reports and have the ability to relay across to key stakeholders.


R&D Scientist Requirements


  • Degree level qualification in Chemistry, Materials Science or closely related field of study.

  • Experience working within a chemistry laboratory - ideally research focused (energy storage, electrochemistry).

  • Experience of operating laboratory equipment and working with potentially hazardous substances.

  • Undertaking and analysing laboratory experiments.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to relay technical data/information to key stakeholders.

  • Familiarity with electrochemical test systems is highly desirable.

  • Willingness to work as part of a team and to be open-minded and cooperative.



In return, the company can provide a huge opportunity to work with novel technology-focused within the sustainability marketspace. £Competitive + benefits


R&D Scientist/Research & Development/Chemistry/Battery/Electrochemistry/Redox Flow


You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 6470
  • Posted: 14th February 2020
  • Expires: 13th March 2020

Cranleigh Scientific

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