Coating Engineer

10 days ago
Full time role


Verkor is a French industrial company set to amplify battery cell production. ...

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Job Description

Verkor is a French industrial company aiming to pioneer low-carbon battery manufacturing in France. With the backing of prominent industrial companies such as Renault Group, Plastic Omnium and Schneider Electric, Verkor intends to electrify the future of European mobility.
With over 200+ experts from 29 different countries, our endeavor is to unite exceptional global talent to bring this ambitious and innovative project to life. Our strong and agile international team continues to grow and adapt to new challenges. Based in Grenoble (France), we are currently establishing our Verkor Innovation Centre (R&D centre and 4.0 pilot line).
In the coming years, we will focus on building the world’s most modern and efficient Gigafactory in Dunkirk (France). With this facility, our ambition is an initial annual production of 16 Gwh of lithium-ion batteries by 2025, thus powering 300,000 electric vehicles annually and creating 1200 direct jobs.  
In joining us you will actively participate in this breathtaking industrial adventure toshape the future of European mobility.
We have an exciting opportunity as Coating Engineer in our Process Team. In this role, you will be responsible for the processes of coating and drying electrodes.  The role will evolve from planning, setting up, and improving the pilot line, then planning and setting up the Gigafactory line.  You are embracing the objective of building and structuring Verkor as the most advanced battery manufacturing company in the world. 


  • Commissioning the pilot and Gigafactory coating processes from FAT to SOP. 
  • Collaborating with the product engineering team to optimize the coating process for the electrode design 
  • Improving coating by increasing the level of process automation, which will save capital and operating costs. 
  • Testing and validating state-of-the-art technologies for use in the coating process. 
  • During operation, you will complete root cause investigations into defects in the coating process. 

Requirements - Qualifications and skills

  • Evidence of exceptional ability. Verkor follows a culture of full-cycle engineering where members will have full responsibility and accountability for their projects from start to finish. We are looking for the best of the best.  
  • 3-5 years of experience working with slot die coating and drying processes. 
  • Expert knowledge of single & dual-slot die coating systems, fluid mechanics, piping design, and fluid measurement techniques 
  • Experience with sensors for roll-to-roll iweb processes, such as beta-ray, x-ray, ultrasonic, laser, and vision inspection. 
  • Experience in manufacturing environment, particularly in using products regarding the coating width (up to 1400mm). 
  • Experience with products sensitive to environmental conditions, such as electronics or food industries. Cleanroom and dry room experience will be useful. 
  • Strong statistical and data analysis skills with tools e.g. Python, Matlab, and Minitab. 
  • Basic: Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or similar discipline.  
  • Preferred: M.S. in Chemical/Mechanical/ElectricalEngineering or similar discipline.
  • Languages: Professional English and French. Korean will be useful.
  • Temporary relocation to Gigafactory site in Dunkirk may be required in the future

Why join us?
Strong company spirit and culture settle down around our 4 values:ContributionWe promote personal initiative and give everyone the means to contribute to the company's success.CommunicationWe're committed to transparent communication: we say what we think, and we mean what we say.Team SpiritEveryone, in their role, is an ambassador for the company. At Verkor, success is most definitely a team sport!CommitmentWe're all working towards a common goal: a sustainable future, which we're building one step at a time.

Attractive work conditions- Stimulating work environment: pleasant offices, multicultural and motivated team- Live and work in the Green Capital of Europe- Lunch vouchers - 50% of local transportation costs financed - 5 weeks of holidays per year + 2 weeks of compensation time (RTT). - Industry-leading healthcare- Opportunities to network and connect with worldwide experts
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