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Chemical Engineer - Post PhD Opportunity

Job description

What is the company goal? To develop the cleanest, lowest cost and best performing high energy density supercapacitors in the world.
 This is a rare opportunity for a Chemical Engineer to help take a business’ prototype through to a working product while the business is in “scale-up” mode. If working in the purest form of R&D interests you as a Chemical Engineer while working in a CleanTech startup in Cambridge, then we should speak! An opportunity to take a business from TRL 3 / 4 to TRL 9.
This is a chemical engineering opportunity to work for a pioneering technology company specialising in advanced materials for energy storage applications. With a focus on innovation and sustainability, they are committed to developing cutting-edge solutions that revolutionise energy storage and contribute to a greener future. They are seeking a dynamic and versatile Senior Chemical Engineer to take them from a prototype through to a working product. This role is ideal for a PHD graduate or an individual with 4-5 years’ experience but a strong passion for research and development
Experience Needed:
  • Experience with polymers.
  • Exposure scaling up to larger systems in an industrial environment.
  • MSc or Phd in Chemical Engineering
Ideally you will also have worked on an energy storage system or battery technology and also worked in a scale-up environment.
This role can offer a salary of £40,000 - £50,000 including 25 days holiday, EMI share scheme, cycle to work scheme plus many other benefits. The role will be onsite every day to be able to utilise their state-of-the-art lab facilities, purpose built for their products.
If you would like to learn more about this opportunity then email Louis Plevin at SoCode Recruitment at Or click the apply button below.