Battery Scientist

R&D · Impington, Cambridgeshire
Department R&D
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

As a Battery Scientist, you will play a leading role in our Cambridge-based materials R&D team to optimise the materials and systems core to our fast-charging technology.

You will work closely with the materials and cell engineering teams and coordinate cell fabrication and testing and develop methodologies using in-house capabilities and instrumentation. Achieving the goals of the role will be challenging but rewarding, and you will be expected to demonstrate initiative, adaptability, self-organisation and teamwork as part of a multi-faceted team within the company.


Key responsibilities:

  • Test and develop new materials to expand Nyobolt's technology portfolio using electrochemical techniques as well as materials characterisation and analytical tools
  • Design and execute experiments to gain in-depth understanding of property-performance relationships based on analysis of multiple data sources
  • Prepare electrode slurries and operate electrode coating equipment
  • Assemble and test various cell formats to validate material performance, and design and coordinate test programmes
  • Contribute to expanding Nyobolt’s lab and testing facilities and operation
  • Prepare reporting material for internal stakeholders
  • Collaborate with wider Nyobolt teams, in particular the cell engineering team, external laboratories, universities, suppliers and vendors where required
  • Contribute to the development and protection of IP through rigorous documentation of experiments and preparation of invention disclosures
  • Ensure strict safe working standards are upheld


  • Postgraduate or industrial experience in cell development and electrochemistry or related field
  • Experience with pouch and coin cell fabrication and testing; industry experience desired
  • Understanding of structure-property relationships of materials in electrochemical applications
  • Knowledge of experimental design, testing hypotheses, and interpreting results
  • Clear communication skills
  • Comfortable analysing datasets with software such as Excel or JMP

What you will have at Nyobolt:

  • Competitive salary
  • Private Health Insurance and Health cash plan
  • Company supported pension plan
  • Death in Service Program
  • Dynamic, cross-functional working environment
  • Flexible working
  • 33 days annual leave including public holidays
  • Career advancement and opportunities

About Nyobolt

Nyobolt offers high-performance battery and charging technologies to create a world where lengthy charge times no longer exist. The company’s technology builds on over a decade of research to bring end-to-end fast charging solutions to applications ranging from power tools and home appliances to electric vehicles and industrial robotics.

Nyobolt has assembled a world-leading implementation team combining decades of experience in pioneering companies across the electric vehicle and battery value chains through operations in the UK, US, and Asia.

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  • Location
    Impington, Cambridgeshire
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  • Minimum Experience