Battery Scientist

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

The role

We’re seeking a Battery Scientist to join our rapidly expanding team. In this role, you’ll be dedicated to designing and evaluating battery cells and components, with a special emphasis on advanced silicon anode in various cell chemistries and formats. The ideal candidate will possess a proven track record in the field of Lithium-ion batteries, demonstrating a robust analytical approach and a strong foundation in electrochemistry.

The role will also involve upgrading and maintaining our electrochemical testing infrastructure. Familiarity with the different coating technologies and large-scale battery manufacturing processes is advantageous. Knowledge of operando/in-situ electrochemical characterization will also be highly valued.

What you will do

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

  • Design and evaluate battery cells and components in various cell chemistries and formats;
  • Utilizing techniques such as (but not limited to) cycling voltammetry, galvanostatic charge-discharge, and impedance spectroscopy;
  • To relate the electrochemical properties of the material to the production process parameters;
  • Write technical reports and presents progress on planned milestones;
  • Discuss with experts on the results.

Desired profile

You have:

  • A MSc. or PhD degree in engineering or science, preferably a background in chemistry/physics;
  • A proven track record in the field of Lithium-ion batteries, demonstrating a robust analytical approach;
  • Strong foundation in electrochemistry;
  • Expertise in comprehensive electrochemical testing of battery cells and components;
  • Proficiency in correlating electrochemical behavior with the physical and chemical properties of battery materials;
  • Experienced in electrode/electrolyte formulations and pouch cell assembly;
  • 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 Technology Officer (

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.