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Senior Process Development Engineer

Redwood Materials

Redwood Materials

Other Engineering
Sparks, NV, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023

About Redwood Materials

Redwood Materials was founded in 2017 to create a circular supply chain for electric vehicles and clean energy products, making them more sustainable and driving down the cost for batteries. We’re doing this by developing and deploying new technologies to increase the scope and scale of recycled and sustainable materials in the global battery supply chain.

Senior Process Development Engineer

Redwood Materials is seeking a Senior Process Development Engineer to join our Copper Foil/Anode Materials Business Unit. We are amid a massive wave of innovation, design, investment, and execution and are looking for someone enthusiastic to join our team! In this role you will drive process optimization, characterization and understanding of the material properties of advanced battery materials.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Optimize electroplating process parameters for next generation lithium-ion battery copper foil products for our customer.
  • Develop methods to characterize battery components.
  • Specify, source, and qualify analytical equipment.
  • Define in-line and off-line metrology to control high volume manufacturing production of battery components.
  • Evaluate process/elemental composition/material property/functional application relationship.

Desired Qualifications

  • Master's or PhD in Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Physical Chemistry or similar discipline.
  • 5+ years experience in relevant field.
  • Results driven innovator excited to work in a fast-paced open environment.
  • Experience with material characterization techniques (SEM, FIB, XRF, Surface Roughness, Surface energy, ICP, etc).
  • A passion for sustainability and making the world a better place!

The position is full-time. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

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