Battery Cell Chemist (d/f/m)

Employer
Henkel
Location
Düsseldorf, Germany
Salary
Competitive
Posted
July 26 2021
Ref
21015769
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Other Corporate
Job Type
Other
HENKEL IS FOR THOSE WHO STEP UP. DO YOU?

At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That's why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.
YOUR ROLE
  • Work together with a highly motivated team developing innovative products for the E-Mobility market
  • Create product specifications in cross-functional teams for assembly, protection & thermal management of batteries
  • Develop and execute a product & technology roadmap based on the above defined requirements
  • Bring disruptive, feasible ideas and technologies into the company's product development teams targeting battery applications in the automotive industry
  • Identify future trends and propose directions in battery system technology development
  • Drive scouting for the expansion of existing product portfolio through partnerships or acquisitions for future industry needs
YOUR SKILLS
  • Master or PhD in Material Science, Chemistry, Physics or similar
  • Profound knowledge in the areas of battery cells, cell components, battery materials and battery systems
  • Strong technical expertise with several years of industry and/or research experience in batteries, ideally in automotive and/or aerospace
  • Broad knowledge of current state of the art materials, cell performance, cost and trends in research & development
  • Ability to take the initiative and high degree of flexibility
  • Above-average team spirit and enjoyment in an agile working environment
  • Ability to analyze and understand complex contexts in detail and to communicate in a way that is appropriate for the target audience
  • Fluent English language skills, German is advantageous