Cell Characterization Engineer



Penang, Malaysia · Malaysia
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024
Job Summary

The Cell Characterization Engineer will be primarily focused on material and performance characterization of Enovix cells. Broadly, the engineer in this position will drive failure analysis, materials characterization, safety certification, and reliability testing of Enovix product. They will be responsible for interpreting and summarizing these test results. The successful candidate will have strong experience with material characterization techniques such as XRM, SEM-EDX, GC-MS, ICP-MS, and ATR-FTIR, and be able to both select the appropriate analysis technique for a given task and interpret the resulting data.


  • Operate and maintain equipment, ensuring proper calibration and performance.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to execute product reliability, safety, cell characterization and failure analysis activities.
  • Understand test intent and define analysis approach.
  • Coordinate activities with technicians, engineers, and external resources to drive test requests to closure.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment, following all safety protocols and procedures in compliance with 6S Housekeeping.
  • Review results for accuracy and compliance to procedure or test specifications.
  • Interpret and summarize results.


  • Masters or PhD degree in technical field (e.g. Electrical Engineering, Material Science, Physics, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering).
  • 2+ years of industry experience.
  • Experience with using leading-edge battery and/or semiconductor technology material characterization techniques to drive failure analysis, understand degradation mechanisms, or improve yield.
  • Experience working with cell and battery technology strongly preferred.
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues with testing and creatively resolve unforeseen problems.
  • Able to effectively work in a matrix environment and interface productively with counterparts at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational, problem solving and analytical skills, and high attention to detail.