£40,792 to £48,677 p.a.
WMG, as it continues to establish its position as a leading centre for applied research in advanced propulsion systems, energy storage, and power electronics, is running a growing portfolio of major research and commercial projects. We are additionally continuing to grow our collaborations with new and established industry partners. Recent developments include the Energy Innovation Centre and the National Automotive Innovation Centre; combined these endeavours will put WMG at the centre of the largest research organisation of its kind in Europe and enable industry to work side-by-side with leading edge researchers to deliver exciting new products.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join WMG at the University of Warwick, the foremost UK facility for battery innovation, research and development. More details can be found here.
Lithium-ion batteries are seeing increased utilisation for automotive energy storage. They are used on-board vehicles in a wide range of technological applications demanding higher capacity, high-rate capability, and extended cyclability; there is, consequently, an industry-led drive to improve the productivity and reliability of the manufacturing processes used to assemble cells into module and battery systems.
As the ideal candidate you will have a background in specification, design, analysis and testing of welded structures (especially laser welding), ideally gained in an industrial setting. You will also have the ability to engage actively with industry collaborators and project partners.