Senior Cell component engineer

Grenoble, France
Product Design Engineering – Active Material and Electrolyte Team /
CDI / Permanent position /
Verkor is a French industrial company aiming to pioneer low-carbon battery manufacturing in France. With the backing of prominent industrial companies such as Renault Group, Plastic Omnium and Schneider Electric, Verkor intends to electrify the future of European mobility.

With over 350 experts from 38 different countries, our endeavor is to unite exceptional global talent to bring this ambitious and innovative project to life. Our strong and agile international team continues to grow and adapt to new challenges. Based in Grenoble (France), we have recently started operations our Verkor Innovation Centre (R&D centre and 4.0 pilot line).

We now focus on building the world’s most modern and efficient Gigafactory in Dunkirk (France). With this facility, our ambition is an initial annual production of 16 Gwh of lithium-ion batteries by 2025, thus powering 300,000 electric vehicles annually.  

In joining us you will actively participate in this breathtaking industrial adventure to shape the future of European mobility.

Overview of the role :

    • Organize and coordinate activities around active materials for negative Li-ion electrodes
    • Engage with suppliers and partners for cell component sourcing and feedback
    • Generate (multiscale) and analyze results : characterization, testing, process-structure-performance relationships
    • Assist in product validation (Specifications sheets, VPQP and cross-team relationships)
    • Ensure traceability of methods, quality controls and results availability (LIMS/Vibe)
    • Perform the disassembly of lithium-ion cells prototypes including coin cells, pouch cells and cylindrical cells
    • Perform the cell testing 

Responsibilities :

    • Apply safety consigns
    • Know what and who to inform in case of a safety event
    • Develop roadmaps cell components
    • Validation and understanding of grades performances
    • Feedback of results to all stakeholder  
    • Traceability, repeatability and quality of prototypes and results

Requirements :

    • Specialized in Chemistry and/or Materials and/or electrochemistry especially graphite, hard carbons and SiOx materials
    • Processes flow chart
    • Li-ion state of the art
    • Cell components chemistry
    • Data restitution
    • Experience with air-sensitive material and hazardous chemicals, in lithium-ion cell manufacturing and testing, in organic and/or inorganic materials, physico-chemicals. Experience of working in a dry room and/or clean room environment 
Why join us?

Strong company spirit and culture settle down around our 4 values:
We promote personal initiative and give everyone the means to contribute to the company's success.
We're committed to transparent communication: we say what we think, and we mean what we say.
Team Spirit
Everyone, in their role, is an ambassador for the company. At Verkor, success is most definitely a team sport!
We're all working towards a common goal: a sustainable future, which we're building one step at a time.

Attractive work conditions*
- Stimulating work environment: pleasant offices, multicultural and motivated team
- Lunch vouchers
- 50% of local transportation costs financed
- 5 weeks of holidays per year + 2 weeks of compensation time (RTT)* conditions may apply depending on type of contract
- Industry-leading healthcare
- Opportunities to network and connect with worldwide experts

For more info on the company, please visit us at
*all positions are open to individuals possessing a Recognition of the Status of Disabled Worker (RQTH)
*conditions may apply depending on type of contract