Ateios Systems is developing next-generation batteries through dry electrode manufacturing for faster, cheaper, and lower environmental impact than traditional solvent-based manufacturing. The market has taken notice, and demand is strong.Our company’s core technology is focused on manufacturing and combines it with innovations in materials and software to build the best performance and price-competitive power solutions. The company is mighty and nimble, with state-of-the-art engineering facilities at the Battery Innovation Center and Oak Ridge National Lab. We are a passionate team of entrepreneurial engineers looking to help share that passion with others.
As a technician, you will be responsible for supporting the Battery Engineering team with their experimentation. We are seeking a high-energy individual, motivated to learn and support technical tasks. The position will cover all facets of communication of test results, data collection and upkeep of the test database, and maintenance and calibration of all test equipment. The candidate will apply their battery expertise in the management or support of battery research, in developing and conducting battery research activity, and in supporting the application of battery technology.
- Implement lab operation, maintenance methods and procedures
- Conduct experiments, collect and analyze electrochemical and physiochemical data to understand factors affecting battery performance
- Develop combinations of solvents and binders for slurry formulations for the high-quality printing process
- Learn and implement detailed operation of equipment and control procedures for meticulous synthesis of slurry, electrode coating, calendaring, punching, battery assembly, and testing
- Document conducted experiments, test results, daily lab tasks and prepare technical reports.
- Identify and maintain accurate inventory and scheduled materials needed for production.
- Perform mechanical repairs and assist engineering team with electrical and control engineering hardware and software
- Support the engineering team in experimentations and related tasks to fulfill daily and weekly goals
- Ensure workspace is clean and all equipment and resources are organized
- Associate degree, preferred, especially in engineering-related
- U.S. Citizenship due to ITAR restrictions are preferred
- Experience and knowledge of equipment and operation used in manufacturing processes
- Ability to write, maintain and follow Standard Operating Procedures for Manufacturing Processes
- Preferred hands-on experience handling appropriate lab glassware and lab equipment for mixing, coating, synthesis, and purification of various materials. Know and follow safety practices in all areas.
- Strong ability to communicate scientific problems and solutions clearly and concise
- Attention to detail, ability to work well individually and in team settings
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
- Able to adapt work schedule as needed by the team to achieve operations targets
- Able to lift, push or pull up to 20 lbs
- Able to work in a laboratory using glove boxes and fume hoods
- Pass a respirator fit test and be able to wear respiratory protection every day
- Wear personal protective equipment including, but not limited to, a lab coat, gloves, safety glasses, and steel toe safety shoes
- Repetitive use of hands - light to forceful handling of material
- Competitive Salary
- Flexible Health Benefits Package
- 3-weeks Paid Vacation
Ateios Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.