A123 Systems, LLC is a leading developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries and battery systems for the transportation and commercial markets.
A123 Systems research and development division has an immediate opening position for a Senior Electrolyte Scientist to join the team that specializes in electrolyte formula design, optimization, and evaluation for high voltage and high energy lithium-ion batteries. The successful candidate will be focusing on advanced electrolytes and additives exploration, to achieve long cycle/ calendar life, high safety performance for high energy density lithium-ion batteries. Primary job responsibilities include generating new ideas and approaches for novel additive design & synthesis, development improved electrolyte compositions, in accordance with A123’s technology roadmap. Attending to these responsibilities will require working closely with electrolyte, anode, cathode, and cell scientists and engineers located in A123’s Waltham, MA and Hangzhou, China facilities. Additional responsibilities include data collection, test procedure modification, data analysis and presentation, updating SOPs, and maintaining shared laboratory space.
The successful candidate will be a creative and resourceful problem solver with excellent organizational and communication skills, and capable of rapidly integrating technological capabilities with application requirements. This position will demand a high level of energy and ability to multitask across activities that include technology development, testing, and qualification. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, fact based, and self-motivated.
A123 is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer