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Sr. Engineer
Battery Cell Materials
Posted on 4/30/2021
Fremont, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • Deep understanding of the physics and fundamentals of lithium ion batteries
  • Experience in materials characterization and applying appropriate or developing new analytical techniques to understand material properties
  • Ability to identify correlations between material properties and device performance
  • Excellent problem solving and experimental design approach, driven by curiosity and attention to detail
  • Experience working with external parties to drive battery material development, cell design optimization, and cell manufacturing processes
  • Demonstrated track record of successful introduction and development of new material to full cell production
  • B.S. degree or higher in engineering or science and at least 3 years of industry experience (fewer for candidates with advanced degrees)
  • Lead and execute development of battery cell materials, including anode, cathode, separator, and electrolyte
  • Work cross-functionally to brainstorm and co-develop new cell concepts and specifications
  • Work hands-on to produce electrodes and build cells to assess performance in energy density, power density, DCR, heat generation, and cycle life
  • Perform materials characterization, analysis, and selection; collaborate with modeling engineers to develop understanding and build technical roadmaps and plans
  • Develop and execute collaboration strategies and programs with advanced material vendors
  • Design and conduct experiments internally and with vendors to optimize electrode material, performance, and safety
  • Design and document material or electrode processing parameters and communicate key learnings to cross-functional teams to drive innovation and development
Desired Qualifications
  • Excellent communication skills in both technical and non-technical environments - experience communicating with external parties and building strong new relationships is a plus
Lucid Motors

51-200 employees

Luxury electric vehicles
Company mission
Lucid Motors is on a mission to inspire the adoption of sustainable energy by creating the most captivating electric vehicles, centered around the human experience.
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Remote Work Program
  • Health & Wellness - Dental Benefits, Disability Insurance, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance, Vision Benefits, Fitness Subsidies
  • 401(K)
  • Paid Volunteer Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Days
Company Values
  • Breakthrough Innovation - We design and engineer products and experiences that are visionary, meaningful, and enduring
  • Ownership Mindset - We anchor on our mission and take accountability for our own and others’ actions unrestrained by role boundaries
  • Integrity in Action - We have an unwavering commitment to deliver a positive return for our company, our customers, and community
  • One Team - We seek diversity of thought and background, and inspire the way the world moves forward together as one team
  • Passion for Excellence
  • Act with Urgency