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R&D engineer electrolyte membrane synthesis and membrane electrode assembly

Bringing lab scale processes to proof-of-concept membrane components and testing under pressurized conditions

What you will do

You will be part of a team researching and developing new technologies for water electrolysis and CO2 reduction, with nano-engineered materials. This activity needs to be brought from lab scale processes to proof-of-concept membrane components that will be tested under pressurized conditions. In this role, you will:

  • drive this activity in strong collaboration with the team and technical management
  • take the lead in purchasing and – when applicable – building new equipment needed to reach the R&D goals
  • present the results of your work to internal collaborators and external (industrial and academical) partners.
  • Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES ENGLISH: Excellent
  • Skills/Qualifications

    Who you are

  • You have a master or PhD degree in engineering/science
  • You have experience in membrane synthesis and membrane electrode assembly, experience with industrial upscaling is a plus
  • Experience in electrical and/or electrochemical characterization is a plus
  • Experience with project management and/or (public funded) project writing is a plus
  • You take initiative and work independently, while being part of a team.
  • You can guide and motivate team members in their work
  • You can plan the work of a team according to deadlines and deliverables
  • You are creative and like to think with the team 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 an impeccable knowledge of English is mandatory.

    R&D engineer electrolyte membrane synthesis and membrane electrode assembly

    IMEC, Leuven
    Categories: 
    R&D, R&D Engineer, Engineering
    Degree Level: 
    Master
    PhD
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