VoltStorage GmbH
VoltStorage GmbH

Senior Electrochemical Systems Engineer (R&D) - Iron Salt Battery (m/f/d)

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Research, Laboratory

Are you excited about making renewable energy available 24/7? Are you enthusiastic about flow battery technology in revolutionizing energy storage systems? Do you have a passion for conducting rigorous hands-on testing and analysis? Then apply now to be our next Electrochemical Systems Engineer in VoltStorage´s R&D department. You will play a vital role in advancing our Iron Salt Battery technology through electrochemical systems development, modeling, and scaling from bench top to pilot scale. This is your chance to be at the forefront of a clean energy future.

Hi!
I'm John, Head of Research & Development, at VoltStorage GmbH, a Munich-based start-up with currently about 75 employees. In 2016, Michael, Jakob and Felix founded VoltStorage. Our vision was and is to make renewable energy available 24/7 to enable a green, sustainable and fair future. As an expert for stationary flow batteries, we want to cover all application areas of stationary battery storage systems with our multi-technological approach and thus contribute significantly to the energy transition.

To keep our big project moving forward, I am currently looking for a

Senior Electrochemical Systems R&D Engineer – Iron Salt Battery (m/f/d).

You will play a vital role in advancing our Iron Salt Battery technology through electrochemical systems development, modeling, and scaling from bench top to pilot scale.

Tasks

  • Become an expert in the Iron Salt Battery electrochemical systems and submodules
  • Design and execute experiments to characterize subsystems and gather critical data for scaling
  • Develop mathematical models of the battery systems based on mass and energy balances and electrochemistry
  • Innovate and challenge existing assumptions to enhance module concepts and generate valuable intellectual property
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams (including mechanical engineering, software development, and electronics) to support system automation, engineering, and scaling
  • Lead root cause analyses to enhance system reliability and performance
  • Continuously evaluate and enhance testing methodologies, ensuring accuracy, repeatability, and efficiency

Requirements

  • Masters degree or higher in Chemical Engineering, Electrochemical Engineering, Chemistry, Physics or related field
  • Proficient in describing electrochemical systems using mass and energy balances and electrochemical relationships
  • 3-5 years professional experience in battery, fuel cell, or electrolyzer development and innovation
  • Strong knowledge of electrochemical testing methodologies, including electrochemical analytical techniques, cell performance evaluation, and environmental testing
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in multidisciplinary teams
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines
  • Adaptability to evolving project requirements and a dynamic research environment
  • Commitment to maintaining a safe working environment and adhering to laboratory protocols

Benefits

  • Fixed training budget per employee
  • Flexible working hours
  • Unlimited access to over 4,500 sports facilities with Wellpass
  • Subsidised Deutschland-Ticket
  • Freely selectable further training with our partner Sparrks Coaching
  • Home office possible
  • Regular team events
  • Above-average development opportunities
  • Subsidy for bike leasing in the amount of € 25 per month
  • Lunch offer by Bella&Bona
  • modern, sunlit environments, generous break zones and an exclusive rooftop terrace on-site (from end of 2023: Detmoldstr. 26, 80935 München)

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us.

Kind regards,

John

Updated: 3 days ago
Job ID: 11788214
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VoltStorage GmbH

51-200 employees
Electric Power Generation

VoltStorage GmbH is a Munich start-up that succeeded to develop an environment-friendly, safe and durable battery storage system for private homes.

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