R&D Electrolyte Engineer



Penang, Malaysia
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024
About The Job

Enovix (Nasdaq: ENVX) is an advanced silicon battery company based in Fremont, Calif.

Enovix is on a mission to power the technologies of the future. Everything from IoT, mobile and computing devices, to the vehicle you drive, needs a better battery. Our disruptive architecture enables a battery with high energy density and capacity without compromising safety. We are scaling our silicon-anode, lithium-ion battery manufacturing capabilities to meet customer demand. For more information visit www.enovix.com and follow us on LinkedIn.

This is an exciting time at Enovix! We are looking for experienced candidates to help support our new lithium-ion battery production facility in Penang, Malaysia for commercialization of our 3D Silicon™ Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery.

Job Summary

Enovix is seeking an Electrolyte Engineer to conduct research on the next generations of active materials for use in our high energy density Li-ion batteries . The term ‘Active Materials’ refers to anode, cathode, separator, and electrolyte materials. The candidate will work alongside a talented group of engineers to deliver solutions that enable our technology roadmap.


  • Lead efforts to prepare and evaluate new electrolytes that will deliver high performance batteries with superior safety and performance characteristics.
  • Effectively collaborate with colleagues around the world – in California, India, Korea and Malaysia.
  • New material selection and qualification.
  • Improve methods to rapidly screen candidate materials via short-loop test vehicles for accelerated tests, understand their interactions with other cell components, and predict full cell performance.
  • Effectively communicate the results to various stakeholders


  • BS, MS, or PhD in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Physics, Chemistry or related field with 1+ years industry experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in synthesis of liquid formulations in an inert environment (glovebox) is preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience with electrolytes in Li-ion batteries is preferred.
  • Experience with data analysis software like R, Pandas/Numpy/Scipy, JMP, Tableau, PowerBI, or equivalent.
  • Experience with use of SQL for database querying.
  • Experience with statistical analysis methods to drive experiment design and conclusions.
  • Familiarity with SPC, DOE, FMEA and 8D methodologies.

Enovix is an equal opportunity employer.