Hydrogenics Mississauga, ON, Canada
Jun 19, 2019Full time
* Full-time, permanent role based in Mississauga * Advanced, large-scale multi-megawatt PEM electrolysis and hydrogen fuel-cell production * Significant experience with membrane electrode assembly research and design * Grant application and funding experience We're Hydrogenics () , a leading global developer of clean energy solutions, advancing the hydrogen economy by commercializing hydrogen and fuel cell products. We have a portfolio of products and capabilities serving the hydrogen and energy markets of today and tomorrow. We're currently seeking an experienced MEA Development and Design Engineer to help us develop the best MEAs in the world for our world leading products. world's largest hydrogen electrolysis plant () . If that sounds like the kind challenge you're ready for, we want to hear from you. MEA Development and Design Engineer As an experienced MEA Development and Design Engineer, you've become a leader in the field of fuel cell research and development. From research funding applications to actual MEA production, your experience runs the gamut of the fuel cell lifecycle. We'll look to you to manage, develop, and mature our MEA development program to meet customer demand. From component selection and validation to component design, recipe evaluation, and process condition optimization, your work will be integral to our success. You should also possess in-depth knowledge of the supply chain process that is specific to MEA components to closely manage research and production lead times. You'll also work on government sponsored projects, interface with outside consultants and universities for new and ongoing R&D projects and apply for new funding for your project work. Practically speaking you'll also… * Lead a team to develop the materials for the next generation fuel cell and electrolyser MEAs * Source, evaluate, and manage supply options for key materials such as catalysts, membranes and related components * Design and develop the electrode matrix to optimize performance for our key markets * Develop validation test methods and protocols and participate in in-depth analysis of test data * Generate technical reports and presentations, and conduct presentations to team members on design progress * Creation of product-specific specification documents and diagnostic procedures * MEA evaluation / quality analysis review - fundamental review of degradation methods with various MEA types * Ability to champion root cause analysis of failed fuel cell or electrolyzer materials * Develop and support QC techniques for incoming fuel cell material inspection The Details This is a full time, permanent role located in Mississauga. You'll work 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with opportunities for a flexible schedule arrangement (with core hours from 9 am - 4 pm). We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience. We also offer full health and dental benefits, an RRSP matching program, and a bonus plan based on company and individual performance. We have a graduated vacation policy where you can earn up to 6 weeks of vacation after several years of service. Qualifications * PhD in Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering or Electro Chemistry * Significant experience with membrane electrode assembly research * Extensive experience in compiling the various components of the MEA to form the best MEA design for various fuel cell and electrolyser applications * Experience with analytic devices (SEM, TEM, XRD, XRF, etc.) * Expert in performing electrochemical analysis of fuel cell materials * Experience presenting technical analysis and reports to large groups of stakeholders * Experience with fuel cell materials research in a commercial or industrial lab setting How to Apply Our online application will give you the option to apply to this role as a complete person - not just a resume. The application will assess your qualifications, personality traits and workplace preferences, and should take 10 to 15 minutes to complete. After submitting, you'll receive an email inviting you to log in and view your assessment results. We strive to build a team that reflects the diversity of the community we work in, and encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented groups such as women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, people identifying as LGBTQ2SI, veterans, and people with disabilities. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us using the "Help" button. We will review applications, with priority given to those who have completed the assessment, and look forward to hearing from you.