South Korea, Cheonan UMK
Rechargeable Battery Materials
Process & Product Development
Posted on 08-08-2022
Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are essential to everyday life. We aim to be a clear world leader in materials for clean mobility and recycling and have turned our sustainability approach into an even greater competitive advantage. With ambitions like this, imagine what you could do?
We are all on the move. Umicore’s rechargeable battery materials give people autonomy and connectivity. We are a pioneer in battery materials that give added range and performance to electric vehicles. Our materials also ensure longer battery life for portable electronics. To enable our customers to produce even better performing batteries we cannot stand still. We need to find new ways to do things, discover new solutions and develop new ideas. Which is where you come in.
What you will be doing
The ACC technologist supports the execution of ACC projects which include, but is not limited to: development, improvement and transfer of standard operation procedures (SOPs) for analytics.
1. Method development and ACC projects
a. Basic planning (including DOE) and utilization of variety of laboratory equipment and techniques to provide reliable analysis data for method development and other assigned projects
b. Ensure good technical understanding of analytical equipment and good laboratory practices
c. Thorough record of experimental procedures, results and accurate data reporting with logical interpretation
d. Participate in discussion DOE and analysis results
e. Conduct Literature studies as required, including occasional chemical and physical experiments, troubleshoot and maintain equipment
f. Technical discussion with local equipment suppliers for selection of suitable equipment and draft of technical contract for purchasing
2. Collaboration with analytical laboratory
a. Transfer of accurate analytical procedures, good laboratory practices and ensure correct translation of new SOPs into Korean language
b. Coordinate and basic planning of test activities; in accordance with the priority and timeline
c. Ensure the effective execution of SOPs / trainings to lab chemists and relevant personnel
d. Assist when VOC occurs
Who we are looking for
- MS in Chemistry, Analytical chemistry etc
- Broad knowledge of analytical equipment, commonly used in analytical laboratory
- Experience in various studies on analysis techniques is preferred
- Knowledge in ICP or the certificate of analyst qualification is a plus.
- Logical problem solving skill & analytical mindset
- Good presentation skill & Microsoft Office
- Good communication skill in English (spoken/written)
- Open-minded to new ideas, different work approaches and constructive discussion
- High adaptability and able to perform under pressure
- Teamwork and result-driven attitude
- Time management
What we offer
We aim to lead the way. Not just for our customers, but for our employees too. That is why we strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed, and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise and advance our careers. We engage in building an inclusive work culture that offers equal opportunities for all employees irrespective of their diverse backgrounds. As you would expect from a world-leading organisation, we will also reward your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits. With all this and more, imagine what you could do?
If our battery materials can boost the range of e-cars, IMAGINE WHAT YOU COULD DO?