Back

Electrochemical Cell Design Engineer

Natick, Massachusetts, United States
about 2 months ago
Full time role

Company

Electric Hydrogen

Bay Area, California, & Greater Boston, USA

Founded by experienced renewable energy technologists and backed by committed mission-driven investors, Electric Hydrogen is building solutions to help cost-effectively ...

View Company Profile

Job Description

Electric Hydrogen’s mission is to create an abundant and decarbonized material future. Our outstanding people are our most important asset and will allow us to deliver hydrogen from renewable electrolysis for heavy industry, at prices below fossil fuels. 

As an Electrochemical Cell Design Engineer, your mission will be to bring solutions to the design and manufacturing of components for Electric Hydrogen's groundbreaking electrolysis cell.

You will be based onsite in our Lab/Office in Natick, MA.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design and build electrochemical cells
  • Design and develop, and implement electrolysis cell components: electrocatalysts, diffusion and catalyst layer, membranes and coatings
  • Detailed engineering design and optimization of critical components affecting the electrolysis cell performance and durability
  • Tuning material, components and interfaces to fit functional requirements
  • Electrochemical, mechanical, chemical and structural characterization of cell component and constituents
  • Bottom-up engineering analysis of our next-generation electrolysis cell
  • Interface with modelers, manufacturing, and stack engineers for 360 degree cell design
  • Performance-driven design of processes and materials to enable low-cost renewable hydrogen
  • Work with an outstanding group of suppliers to get parts built and tested for H2 production
  • Design and execute experimental plan to optimize performance and durability

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS required (Chem Engineering, Materials Engineering, Chemistry or other science and engineering discipline)
  • 2+ years in industrial R&D in chemical, materials, or device-design or equivalent non-industrial experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • MS or Ph.D.
  • Ability to always seek a better way to do things and question "why not?"
  • Ability to interpret and collaboratively discuss the quality and importance of test results
  • Excited to join a startup!
  • Ability to spot problems and solve them
Employee Benefits Electric Hydrogen offers the best benefits possible. We pay 100% of all employees' health/dental/vision/disability insurance premiums and 100% of the premium for their immediate family. This is for all of our full-time employees. We feel strongly that our team should not have to worry about having quality healthcare. We also offer a generous 401k match and unlimited time-off. COVID-19 vaccination required for all employees and contingent workers, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved. All prospective hires will be expected to provide proof of vaccination to attend an onsite interview or at their first day of employment.   About Electric Hydrogen Electric Hydrogen is a team of the world's experts in scaling technologies for the post-carbon world, with a proven record in transforming the grid and transportation sectors. Backed by some of the world's top venture capital firms, we design and manufacture electrolytic hydrogen systems matched to renewable power sources to create green hydrogen by splitting water. We are building a cost-effective and transformative path between renewable energy and multiple large industrial sectors. Abundant and low-cost renewable energy sources will power the world, and Electric Hydrogen technology will use this energy to decarbonize industry through sustainable materials. We were founded in 2020 and are based in California and Massachusetts.   Electric Hydrogen is proud to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workforce.

Electric Hydrogen

Bay Area, California, & Greater Boston, USA

Founded by experienced renewable energy technologists and backed by committed mission-driven investors, Electric Hydrogen is building solutions to help cost-effectively ...

View Company Profile