Senior Battery Scientist, Team Leader

Company: Eurofins USA Material Sciences

Salary: $120,000 - $135,000 a year

Location: Sunnyvale, CA

Job Description: Company Description Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing, as well as in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies. In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 58,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 54 countries, operating more than 900 laboratories. Job Description At Eurofins EAG Laboratories, we set the global standard for materials testing services. No other scientific services company offers the breadth of experience, diversity of analytical techniques, or technical ingenuity of EAG Laboratories. We offer a consultative, multi-disciplinary approach to solving our clients’ materials and engineering-related product problems. Now with the support from our parent company, Eurofins Scientific, a multi-billion-dollar global leader in scientific services with a portfolio of over 200,000 validated analytical methods, EAG is expanding our presence in the battery industry to help accelerate the energy storage revolution. You will be at the forefront of building a new battery testing lab for our SF Bay Area location. As Technical Leader will be responsible for: Design, perform and train analysts electrochemical testing including the most complex tests, ensuring schedule and performance requirements are met and that the technical quality meets standards. Design, perform and train analysts on battery teardown. Design, perform and train analysts materials characterization, working with fellow scientists. Interpret electrochemical testing and materials characterization results and explain to colleagues and clients. Manage projects and interact with clients to help solve problems using internal resources. Qualifications Ideal candidate will have: PhD in science and/or technology fields with 2+ years of relevant experience OR MS plus 5+ years OR BS plus 8+ years specifically related experience. 5+ years academic and industry experience in lithium-ion battery research, development and testing. Fluency in electrochemical testing and operational knowledge battery test hardware. Deep understanding in lithium ion battery principles and failure mechanisms Ability to think logically, navigate quickly in new situations, and analyze data. Strong understanding in microscopy and materials characterization techniques. Clear verbal and written communication skills Able to integrate concepts from existing technical documents in order to independently compose own documents. Able to extract relevant information from a lab notebook to include in technical summary report. Has an established positive professional persona and reputation which remains intact during times of conflict. Uses this professional brand to inspire others to maintain a positive attitude. Consistently takes on new responsibility with proven success. Strong ability to manage multiple tasks/projects and demonstrated high level of organization. Able to effectively plan projects and time in advance. Physical Requirements: Physical dexterity sufficient to use hands, arms, and shoulders repetitively to operate a keyboard and other lab equipment, use a telephone, access file cabinets and other items stored at various levels, including overhead. The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office or laboratory to access file cabinets, machinery, equipment etc. Able to remain in a stationary standing position up to 2 hours at a time. Able to lift and move lab equipment and parts weighing up to 20 pounds. Able to use glove box gloves to operate various lab equipment and conduct lab procedures. Ability to speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably with sufficient volume to ensure an accurate exchange of information in normal conversational distance, over the telephone, and in a group setting. Learn new tasks, remember processes, maintain focus, complete tasks independently, make timely decisions in the context of a workflow, ability to communicate with visitors, ability to complete tasks in situations that have a speed or productivity quota. We encourage you to apply even if your experience is not a 100% match with the position. We are looking for someone with relevant skills and experience, not a checklist that exactly matches the job description. We want to help you grow and in return, you help us grow into a stronger, more inclusive organization. The essential physical and mental requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. We will consider reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability or special need, we would like to know how we can better accommodate you. Additional Information Compensation Range: $120,000-$135,000 (Salary is commensurate with experience and degree of technical expertise.) What It’s Like to Work Here: Teamwork: experience what being a part of the Eurofins-EAG family feels like. Be inspired by your leaders, be encouraged by your teammates and be supported in all parts of your journey while you work with us. Learning & Development: take on career development programs and goal setting to create big possibilities for your career and life. Develop within the company; be mentored and grown as a leader. Diversity & Authenticity: we work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage everyone to bring their authentic selves to work every day. Benefits & Perks to Foster Work/Life Balance: ✓ Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage ✓ 401k Company Matching ✓ Paid Time Off ✓ Wellness Program ✓ Education Assistance ✓ …and more! If you enjoy being immersed in technology, tackling problems head-on, finding solutions through teamwork, and taking pride in accomplishments, join us today! Eurofins EAG Laboratories is committed to promoting an equal employment opportunity workplace environment and is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Company that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), disability, military and/or veteran status, and/or any other status protected by applicable Federal, state, or local law. The Company’s policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer all employment-related matters based on an individual's qualifications, abilities and efforts without regard to protected status. Eurofins is a Gender, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Check out our other opportunities: EAG Careers.

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