Manager, Electrochemical Diagnostics

  • Twelve
  • Berkeley, CA, USA
  • Nov 18, 2021

Job Description

Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology.

Job Brief

The Electrochemistry team is responsible for testing the performance of membrane electrode assemblies (MEAs) for Twelve’s electrochemical CO2 reduction process under a range of conditions and diagnose the limiting step in the process. In this role, you will lead the electrochemical diagnostics project and be responsible for designing and conducting electrochemical tests, analyzing CO2 reduction products, applying proper diagnostic tools to understand the CO2 reduction process, analyzing experimental results to guide future directions, assisting with development and optimization of the reactor for the CO2 conversion process, and managing relevant subprojects.

What You Will Do

  • Design and conduct experiments to help understand the CO2 conversion process
  • Apply electrochemical diagnostic techniques to identify areas of improvement
  • Analyze and interpret experimental results
  • Share data with cross-functional areas and facilitate discussions to guide experimental planning
  • Document operating procedures for various diagnostic techniques
  • Lead a team of electrochemical engineers and manage the diagnostics project
  • Troubleshoot issues occurred during the test/on test stands
  • Prepare presentations and report on progress at internal meetings

Who You Are

  • Degree in a STEM field required (chemistry or chemical engineering preferred)
    • Masters with at least 5 years of relevant experience OR
    • PhD with at least 2 years of working experience
  • You have strong electrochemical background, and are familiar with electrochemical techniques
  • You have demonstrable hands-on experience in a research or industrial lab, with experience setting up electrochemical systems
  • You are familiar with electrochemical instruments (such as potentiostats, frequency response analyzers and power supplies), and chemical analysis tools (such as HPLC and GC)
  • You have strong technical communication skills and are adept at working with cross-functional groups
  • You have exceptional time management, facilitation, and organizational skills
  • You are capable of thinking and planning strategically, while also keeping your eye on the crucial details and ensuring strong execution

Twelve Benefits

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Paid sick days and vacation
  • Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience
  • Diverse and inclusive work environment

We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.

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Energy, Materials & Manufacturing, Research & Education, Engineered Carbon Removal, Climate Adaptation


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