Principal Electrode and Coating Engineer

15 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.


  • To optimize the formulation depending on the cell characteristic (power, durability target)
  • To develop the characterization methodology from slurry to electrode
  • To build the supplier's network for binder and conductive additives
  • To lead Next Generation Electrode Design
  • To support the transfert (Pilot to Mass Production) to the Electrode Process Engineer
  • To support the screening and selection of electrode components
  • To support the Separator development


  • MSC or PhD in materials science or electrochemistry or polymer science
  • Electrode formulation, slurry preparation and coating
  • Characterization, evaluation of slurry (i.e. rheological properties) and Li-ion battery Electrode
  • Working with different mixing/slurry preparation technology (planetray mixing, high energy dispersion,...)
  • Working with different coating machine technology
  • Experience with extrusion technics, continuous mixing and dry-coating would be a plus
  • Experience with Si-based anode electrode would be a plus
  • To develop the electrode formulation and Verkor Know-How

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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