1 month ago

Director of Engineering

Lancaster Competitive Permanent

Job Reference: 1379329

A developer of high-performance solid-state sodium batteries designed to offer safety, sustainability, and lower cost versus lithium-ion is currently hiring a Director of Engineering. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering the engineering aspects of the organisation’s battery design for manufacture and recycling.

 

The Director of Engineering will:

  • Define the strategy to deliver the engineering Milestones. The foremost responsibility is to deliver engineering Milestones, the (i) cell, (ii) stack & module and (iii) multi-kWh systems.
  • Lead the team of engineers who undertake all engineering functions that contribute to the battery system: mechanical, electrical, software and product-development engineering.
  • Support delivery of the second-generation steel-supported cell.
  • Introduce a scalable drawing and naming system.
  • Mentor young engineers.

 

The Director ofEngineering will have:

  • 10 years professional engineering experience.
  • Experience setting, reviewing, and delivering Milestones on time and within budget.
  • Successful leadership of an operational engineering team in an innovative industry.
  • Experienced managing users of 3D CAD (SolidWorks) / design data management / engineering analysis software.
  • Strong but careful influencer, excellent communicator, and listener.
  • Chartered engineer and member (or fellow) of relevant engineering institution.

 

If you are interested in this role and would like to receive more information, simply apply online, submit a copy of a recently updated CV, and a member of our team will be in touch shortly!

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