Battery Engineer, China

  • Sila Nanotechnologies
  • Shenzhen/ Beijing/ Shanghai, China
  • Nov 10, 2020

Job Description

WHO YOU ARE 

As a member of Sila's team in China, you will design, test and optimize the integration of Sila’s materials in Li-ion battery systems at battery cell makers in China to enable the highest energy density lithium ion batteries in the world.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES 

  • Lead and support detailed root cause analyses and implement solutions
  • Facilitate technical collaboration between groups at Sila and external partners
  • Conscientiously plan and effectively execute experiments to optimize and generate knowledge about the deployability of Sila’s materials
  • Proactively invest in our company values and vision and champion them as we grow
  • Effectively communicate experimental results and proposed solutions internally across diverse Sila teams and externally to customers and partners
  • Significant travel (50%) to partner locations around China to support cell builds

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years of work experience in battery industry preferred (fewer for candidates with an advanced degree)
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher with a focus in in the physical sciences (Materials Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Physics preferred)
  • Collaborative and self-motivated working style
  • Holistic and practical approach to problem solving, driven by curiosity and attention to detail
  • Data-driven statistical and failure analysis skills
  • Aptitude for conveying technical concepts and facilitating scientific discussions with a broad range of audiences 
  • Experience with lithium-ion battery chemistry/failure analysis/manufacturing
  • Native proficiency in Mandarin Chinese
  • Business level English

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS 

  • Ability to travel to customer/ partner sites in China as needed

 

Organization Type

Company

Organization Size

101-250

Sectors

Energy, Transportation

Drawdown solutions

Distributed Energy Storage, Utility-Scale Energy Storage

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