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Cummins Inc. Senior Electrochemistry Engineer in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Senior Electrochemistry Engineer


Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

Learn more about this role and how you can begin Working Right .

Our Electrified Power Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Milton Keynes for a Senior Electrochemistry Engineer.

Cummins Electrified Power are a leading provider of flexible battery solutions for demanding automotive and power applications .

Your impact will be seen in these and other ways:

  • The role of the Senior Electrochemistry Engineer is to enable a high standard towards testing of lithium-ion batteries and support of various internal and customer-oriented projects.

  • Provide technical expertise, utilising detailed knowledge and understanding of electrochemical properties and materials chemistry of Li-ion energy storage cell technology, to provide support and assistance for Customer, R&D and new product introduction projects.

  • Participate within a team of electrochemistry engineers and technicians to support the electrochemical characterisation of Li-ion cell technology for the purposes of parameterisation.

  • Support R&D projects in order to deliver against agreed budget, time and scope parameters.

  • Collaborate with advanced mechanical engineering team to perform in-house research, testing and analysis, writing technical reports and participating in review meetings.

  • Perform trouble shooting and problem resolution activities requiring an in depth understanding of cell chemistry and technology, and battery manufacturing processes.


Skills and Experience Required:

  • Substantial work or research in the field of electrochemistry.

  • Experience and knowledge in Li-ion battery technology, ideally with experience with Li-ion batteries in automotive industry.

  • Knowledge in supercapacitor technology is seen as an asset.

  • An outstanding level of organisation, able to prioritise and work with minimal supervision.

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) including the ability to summarise and present complex information to a variety of audiences, up to director-level.

  • A passion for exploring new testing methods and battery technologies in order to drive Cummins future technology proposition.

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

  • MSc or PhD in Electrochemistry or Materials Science-related discipline

Compensation and Benefits

  • A base salary of £42,000-£47,000 (dependent on experience)

  • Cummins Contributory Pension Scheme

  • Variable annual compensation.

  • Assisted Healthcare scheme

  • Healthshield

  • Cummins Rewards

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Flexible working hours

At Cummins, we are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and we are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applicants equally. No employee or potential employee will receive less favourable treatment because of any protected characteristic.

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Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Milton Keynes-UK, Milton Keynes, Precedent House

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Apr 23, 2019, 9:37:56 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 19000103