A123 Systems, LLC is a leading developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries and battery systems for the transportation and commercial markets. The company’s patented Nanophosphate™ technology enables its batteries to deliver previously unattainable levels of power, safety and life. Applicable to a wide range of industries, A123 Systems’ products remove many traditional technology constraints to provide OEMs expanded flexibility in system design. With the largest lithium ion R&D team in North America, world-class expertise and management, and global manufacturing operations, A123 Systems’ Automotive Class Lithium Ion™ batteries are leading the automotive movement towards platform electrification. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Michigan, A123 Systems’ proprietary nanoscale electrode technology is built on initial developments from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For additional information please visit www.a123systems.com.
The research engineer’s primary responsibility is to develop, validate and scale-up new high energy technology and processes to support a broad range of A123 Systems research and development group’s programs as well as other programs outside of the R&D organization but key to the success of the A123 business activities. Another responsibility is to troubleshoot and modify existing pilot scale cell assembly capability, testing procedures and protocols to ensure small format cell build and demonstration within the scope of various research projects. Primary job activities include conducting experimental testing in a control environment such as dry room and glove box, preparing and optimizing such designs and prototypes according to established procedures, and collaborating with cell development team to transfer those results to A123 Systems global production facilities. Additional responsibilities include data collection, test procedure modification, data analysis and presentation, updating SOPs, and maintaining shared laboratory space.
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This position will be based in Waltham, MA.
A123 is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer