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R&D Cell Integration Engineer at Enovix
Fremont, CA, US

Enovix is seeking a R&D Cell Integration Engineer to design, build, test and characterize the next generation high energy density batteries. The candidate will be responsible for creating next generation cell designs, defining and qualifying new processes, overseeing builds, testing cells, understanding test data and safety performance, analyzing cycle time and yields, effectively communicating the results and transferring cell designs to production

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop a cell design that achieves product performance goals by understanding the design space, and systematically working through design trade-offs
  • Assist process engineers in the R&D of new processes that enables the production of next generation cell designs
  • Decide, and down-select individual cell components that enable final product performance and reliability requirements
  • Design and run well-designed experiments based on DOE methodologies on Enovix cells, coin cells, pouch cells and other test vehicles
  • Test cells, analyze and summarize performance data, and use various electrochemical and materials analysis techniques to determine degradation mechanisms
  • Perform FMEA and root cause analysis when necessary to achieve design and product goals
  • Create and execute on project plans and drive projects to completion on schedule
  • Deliver final product, data driven analyses on schedule and effectively communicate the results to various stakeholders

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering or related discipline required (2+ years of work experience and/or Ph.D preferred)
  • Demonstrated capability to effectively test cells, analyze battery test data and extract/summarize meaningful information required
  • Demonstrated technical program management skills such as meeting deadlines and milestones as well as excellent communication skills such as summarizing data, writing reports, presenting in external conferences required
  • Willingness to travel in future as needed (when Covid-19 restrictions are relaxed) within USA (<1% of work time) required
  • Demonstrated electrochemical data analyses skills required
  • Knowledge of battery chemistry and physics required
  • Self-motivated and demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of cross-functional teams and external partners/vendors to solve complex multi-disciplinary problems required
  • Familiarity with DOE, FMEA and 8D methodologies required
  • Experience in design, development, and integration of Li-Ion batteries highly desired
  • Experience in electrochemical modeling, capacity fade and calendar life modeling highly desired
  • Demonstrated creative and critical thinking ability and attention to detail highly desired
  • Proven track-record of solving problems in the scale-up of R&D processes to high-volume manufacturing desired
  • Eligible to work in the United States

 

 

About Enovix:

Enovix has developed a patented 3D lithium-ion battery architecture with 50-100% more energy than conventional cells. Our product has been tested and validated by industry giants in the mobile electronics and EV markets. In 2020 we are building our first automated battery production line in Fremont, California to supply these customers. We are backed by over $200m in strategic investment from Tier 1 customers and industrial partners such as Intel, Qualcomm, and Cypress. We’ve been awarded over 70 patents on our proprietary technology that give us a long term advantage in the battery space. Come join our dynamic team to revolutionize the battery industry and the devices they power! 

Candidates only please; no recruiters or agencies.