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R&D Engineer in Cell Assembly of Solid-State Li-ion Batteries
Employer: imec
Location: Genk, Belgium
Employment Start Date: As soon as possible

Organization Description:

Imec is the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. The combination of our widely acclaimed leadership in microchip technology and profound software and ICT expertise is what makes us unique. By leveraging our world-class infrastructure and local and global ecosystem of partners across a multitude of industries, we create groundbreaking innovation in application domains such as healthcare, smart cities and mobility, logistics and manufacturing, and energy.

As a trusted partner for companies, start-ups and universities we bring together close to 3,500 brilliant minds from over 70 nationalities. Imec is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium and also has distributed R&D groups at a number of Flemish universities, in the Netherlands, Taiwan, USA, China, and offices in India and Japan. All of these particular traits make imec to be a top-class employer. To strengthen this position as a leading player in our field, we are looking for those passionate talents that make the difference!

Job Description:

Your responsibilities will include:

  •     technology development required for cell assembly of solid-state Li-ion cells
  •     upscaling of the cell assembly technology in a pilot line
  •     maintaining relationships with tool and material vendors
  •     testing of the solid-state pouch cells
  •     quality and safety control
  •     regular and thorough reporting to line management and industrial partners

You will be mainly located in imec’s new battery lab in EnergyVille, Genk.


We are looking for candidates who have experience in cell assembly of large Li-ion pouch cell, either standard cells with liquid electrolytes and more preferable with polymer-based or ionogel electrolytes. Furthermore, you are a self-motivated engineer, who seizes opportunities and is enthused by new challenges.

  •     You have a Master’s degree in engineering, or equivalent by experience
  •     You have experience in cell assembly of Li-ion pouch cells
  •     You have experience with testing the performance and safety of Li-ion cells
  •     You take initiative and work independently, while being part of a team.
  •     You can schedule your work according to deadlines and deliverables
  •     You are creative and like to think with the scientists to solve problems
  •     You are result-driven and can meet stringent deadlines with quality output
  •     You are flexible to accept new challenges in the future, and to evolve together with the changing R&D demands of our high-tech environment

The imec environment requires a good team player with competent communication and reporting skills. Given the international character of imec a good knowledge of English is mandatory.

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Date Posted: February 13, 2018