Innovation Technical Leader

8 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 Innovation Technical Leader in our Product Development Team. In this role, you are responsible for leading the development of the Next generation  Li-ion cell technology. You are embracing the objective of building and structuring Verkor as the most advanced battery manufacturing company in the world.


  • to specify and design the Li-ion cell technology
  • to report the technical status in the scope of the technology development
  • to ensure the synchronization of each stakeholder within the frame of the Next generation
  • to support the product technology roadmap
  • to ensure a survey of new technology for Li-ion cell


  • MSC or PhD in materials science or electrochemistry
  • More than 10 years experience in engineering
  • Experience with Dry-Coating, Polymer Electrolyte and Solid-State technology
  • Experience with Assembly technology
  • Experience in Li-ion cell manufacturing
  • Design to safety analysis, DFMEA, root-cause analysis,
  • APQP, 4M management

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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