Battery Research Scientist

Would you like to help develop high performance materials for solid-state batteries? Do you have a passion for complex machines, a hi-tech product and sustainability? Then join HyET Lithium on its mission!

The role

As our new Battery Research Scientist you will be jointly responsible for the development of battery active materials by innovation in materials and processes. You will contribute to developmental projects involving silicon anodes and next-generation solid-state electrolytes. You will play an important role in the process of expanding our lab facilities. Since we are in the early stages of development, there is a lot of room for creativity. The role also involves close collaboration with research institutes and universities.

What you will do

Working in close contact within our technology team, your main responsibilities are:

  • To help develop battery active materials using for example Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD);
  • To determine the physical or electrochemical properties of the materials;
  • To relate the properties of the material to the process parameters;
  • Write technical reports and presents progress on planned milestones;
  • Discuss with experts on the results.

Desired profile

You have:

  • A bachelor or masters degree in engineering or science, preferably a background in chemistry/physics;
  • Preferably several years experience in the field of (solid-state) Li-ion batteries;
  • Affinity for experimental lab work;
  • Hands-on, innovative, communicative, a fast learner;
  • Strong analytical and communication skilled;
  • Team-focused and pragmatic;
  • An out of the box thinker;
  • Comfortable in fast-paced environments;
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written);
  • Excellent in MS-Office.

What do we have to offer

  • Exciting opportunity to employ your research skills by characterizing materials using various advanced experimental techniques;
  • Join a fast growing, international oriented organization in the field of lithium-ion batteries;
  • Join a company where Unity, Innovation and Excellence are key values;
  • Surround yourself with specialists in your area of interest;
  • Help us realize a world where energy is utilized sustainably and affordably;
  • A competitive salary;
  • 25 holidays;
  • Pension scheme, travel expenses and 8% holiday allowance.

Are you interested or do you want to know more?

Apply for this position by sending a cover letter and CV to If you want additional information about the position, please contact Norah Hornsveld, Chief Technical Officer ( / +31 657517023).

About the HyET Group

The HyET Group’s vision is to promote and accelerate the adoption of essential decarbonization technologies. The companies under the HyET Group are active across the renewable energy supply chain and develop technologies that will enable large-scale implementation of renewable energy production, storage and distribution. HyET Group currently consists of seven companies: HyET Solar, HyET Lithium, HyET E-Trol, HyET Hydrogen, HyET NoCarbon, HyET HyLabNL and HyET Pro2NL.