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R&D Scientist - MEA

Surrey   •  excellent company benefits  •  Permanent, Full time

A globally recognised energy storage business based in Guildford is currently recruiting for a Senior Scientist - MEA to join and lead their established Membrane Electrode Assemblies (MEA) team on a permanent basis. As Senior Scientist - MEA, you will take part in various activities including scale-up of energy storage technology, research and development of novel ink formulations applied into fuel cells and testing commercial membranes.

This role will ideally suit a PhD level qualified candidate, possessing proven experience gained in a commercial R&D environment - electrochemistry/polymer R&D/fuel cell technology/battery technology/materials science.

Senior Scientist - MEA responsibilities

  • Lead MEA durability and failure analysis work within the group

  • Measure durability and establish failure modes for commercial and prototype MEAs
  • * Develop robust methods and processes for durability and failure analysis of MEAs

    * Work across multiple projects to advise and improve team's knowledge of durability

    * Research and develop an understanding of how MEAs fail during operation

    * Actively engage with all H&S policies and guidance, especially for laboratory work - including completing COSHH and risk assessments as required.

    * Design experiments following standard scientific practises.

    * Produce test plans and test reports and analyse data to a high standard for all experimental work

Senior Scientist - MEA requirements

  • Degree level (ideally PhD) qualification in materials science, chemistry, or chemical engineering - focusing on key areas of study including polymers, catalysts and energy storage.
  • Experience working on MEA (membrane electrode assemblies) durability in fuel cells/electrolysers or batteries.
  • Demonstratable knowledge and experience of materials science.
  • Proven experience operating within a commercial R&D chemical laboratory.
  • Experience of supervising more junior team members
  • Experience planning and designing experiments.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Senior Scientist/MEA/Fuel Cells/Ink Formulation/Chemistry/Materials Science

You must have the right to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7234
  • Posted: 12th May 2023
  • Expires: 9th June 2023

Cranleigh Scientific

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