Senior Cell Validation Engineer

Peak Energy

Peak Energy

Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024

About the Company:

Peak Energy is the first American venture to advance globally proven Sodium-Ion battery systems as the storage standard for the new era of renewable energy on a resilient grid. Sodium-Ion is cheap, readily available and safe, making it the leading contender in a rapidly evolving market.

Our leadership team is powered by decades of expertise in scaling gigawatt-level innovation at world-class companies such as Tesla, Northvolt, SunPower, Fluence, and Enovix. We are backed by strategic investment and product partners such as TDK Ventures and Eclipse Ventures.

We are a team of engineers, operators, entrepreneurs, and partners driven by a shared ambition to set the new performance standard for renewable energy and grid resilience.

About the Job:

Peak Energy is looking for an experienced and detail-oriented Cell Validation Engineer support all cell test and validation efforts. The Cell Validation Engineer will play a crucial role in ensuring the reliability and performance of our energy storage cells through comprehensive validation processes and will work with Cell engineering, R&D, and ESS Engineering teams to develop, execute, and report out on cell level electrochemical and safety testing.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute cell validation plans to ensure compliance with industry standards and product specifications.
  • Design and implement testing protocols for energy storage cells, including electrical, thermal, safety, and mechanical tests.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define validation requirements based on product design and performance objectives.
  • Analyze and interpret validation test results, identifying any deviations from expected performance and working towards resolution.
  • Investigate and troubleshoot issues related to cell performance, collaborating with R&D and production teams for continuous improvement.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of validation processes, test results, and any modifications made during the validation phase.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of test equipment and fixtures for efficient and accurate validation testing.
  • Stay abreast of industry advancements, emerging technologies, and relevant standards to contribute to the continuous improvement of validation processes.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in cell validation within the energy storage or related industry.
  • Strong knowledge of battery technologies, cell chemistries, and related testing methodologies.
  • Proficiency in using testing equipment and software for data analysis.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with industry standards and regulations related to energy storage systems.

At Peak Energy Technologies Inc., we believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace makes us a more capable, innovative, and competitive company. We welcome people who represent diversity in their backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. Peak Energy Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, aiming to reach our company’s full potential by cultivating an inclusive workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.