Scientist- Materials Development

4 - 9 Years

Job Description


Create and maintain material specifications for products that optimize performance and manufacturability

Development of new methods/ protocols and/or modification of already existing protocols for synthesis of carbon-based materials

Development of new electrode materials for fuel cells

Improving material performance by studying structureproperty relationship through various characterization techniques

Able to perform all stages of a research project from ideation, designing & performing experiments, sample characterization & data analysis

Identifying problems & limitations with existing material system and applying technical expertise & analytical thinking to come up with better alternatives

Preparing technical reports with the compilation of original lab results; presenting scientific findings in the team meetings

Performing exhaustive literature review and share results with higher management

Foresee the challenges in scaling up of the developed lab processes; support the transfer of technology from lab scale to pilot plant and finally to commercialization

Establishing the standard operating procedures (SOPs) in the lab

Run & prioritize multiple projects simultaneously without missing any deadline

Assisting with written submission of patent applications & research proposals

Mentoring & training of other technical team members

Essential Skills

Understand material capabilities in various applications

Highly research-oriented and ability to provide holistic solutions

Proven track record of performing methodical research at industrial or academic level

Strong concepts in carbon materials, electrochemistry, corrosion engineering, nanotechnology & inter-facial science

Hands on experience on various characterization tools such as FESEM, XRD, Cyclic Voltammetry, XPS, UV-Vis etc.

Knowledge of different material synthesis methods

Efficient writing and oral communication skills

Prior experience in writing technical documents (ex: patents, scientific journals, proposals)

Ability to analyze the root cause of the problem and finding efficient solutions

Positive team player and ability to work under minimal supervision

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Adaptable to a fast-paced environment

Good leadership quality


Development of carbon materials for Log 9's flagship project (Aluminum Fuel Cells)

Working with a cross-functional teamcomprising of scientists, engineers, and business analysts

Building for sustainable electrification of mobility in India and overseas

Working for high growth, deep technology, Sequoia and Exfinity funded startup

Requirements and profile

1. PhD in Applied Chemistry, Materials Science, Nanotechnology or related fields

2. Identifying and resolving challenges related to electrodes of fuel cells

3. Efficiently developing material solutions for energy and filtration related challenges

4. Product Development experience which includes processing and delivering of programs from concept through production

5. Demonstrate a high level of creativity and work ownership

6. Being Highly Professional with Analytical and Fundamental Learning Approach

7. Good leadership skills, ability to mentor junior staff & delegating tasks based on individual strengths, skill sets & experience levels

8. Excellent problem-solving skills with a keen eye to details

Would be a plus

1. Proven record in startup environment working with innovations

2. Exposure to a high paced working environment

3. Prior experience with graphene and other carbon-based materials.

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:KPO / Research / Analytics

Functional Area:Engineering Design, R&D

Role Category:R&D

Role:Research Scientist


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