The appointee will work on the development of functional PVD coatings on various substrates. He / she will work in a dynamic and efficient R&D team in the following areas :
Develop, synthesize, and characterize advanced polymer materials for components in lithium ion batteries such as surface coatings on active materials particle, gel electrolyte, functional electrolyte additives, binders and current collectors etc.;
Understand the role of polymers, their effect on manufacturability, and performance characteristics of a battery;
Documentation of the process and materials developed by means of IP and standard operation procedure drafting;
Interface with customers on different R&D collaborate projects for technical issue tackling and report preparation; and
Performing other duties assigned by supervisor.
Master or PhD degree in Materials Science, Polymer Engineering or related field;
Fresh graduate will also be considered;
Expertise in polymer synthesis and polymer processing vs. polymer properties;
Experience with polymer materials for lithium ion batteries is a plus;
Expertise in multiple characterization techniques : SEM, FTIR, DSC / TGA, TMA / DMA;
Attention to details, ability to work well individually and in team settings;
Strong verbal and written communication and solution oriented attitude;
Strong skills in data analysis and experience of statistical analysis software such as Minitab is a plus;
Good multi-task skills and can-do attitude; and
Able to work under pressure.
Salary and Benefits
We offer 5-day work, attractive remuneration package to the successful candidates. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Medical and dental benefits as well as annual leave will be provided. We also offer an open, collaborative and friendly working environment as well as ample capacity for your professional development.
Appointment will be offered on a contract basis, renewable subject to mutual agreement and performance.