Cathode Material Engineer

Grenoble, France
Product Design Engineering – Electrode 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.

We have an exciting opportunity as Cathode Material Engineer in our Product Development Team. In this role, you are responsible for leading the development of cathode material for Verkor's products.
You are embracing the objective of building and structuring Verkor as the most advanced battery manufacturing company in the world.


    • To lead the development of cathode material
    • To specify the cathode material characteristics based on Li-ion cell requirements
    • To support the selection of cathode active material
    • To support the electrode engineer in charge of the cathode electrode formulation
    • To build the supplier's network for cathode active material
    • To ensure a survey of new technology for cathode active material
    • To support the technology roadmap


    • MSC or Ph.D. in Materials Science
    • At least 3 years experience in relevant field
    • Experience in Li-ion cell development
    • Cathode material research and development
    • Experience with the synthesis and mass-production of Li-ion active materials (Ni-rich NMC) would be a plus
    • Experience with Li-rich cathode material would be a plus
    • DFMEA, PFMEA, root-cause analysis
    • APQP, 4M management
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