ADVANCED (PHD) DEGREE IN SCIENCE/ENGINEERING DISCIPLINES
Individual Contributor, 3-5+ years work experience
Generate innovative ideas, propose new R&D projects, evaluate technologies, plan and execute projects to meet customer needs. Ensure timely protection of all IP
Lead research and/or experiments to collect required data and validate research ideas in developing. Write timely and high-quality research reports, external publications, and records of invention to document new ideas and research results in your area of research
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry and technical developments to grow core technical skills and competencies.
Manage relationships and grow partnership with divisional staffs to meet project objectives
Observe and ensure support personnel proper safety practices and ensure personal protective equipment is in working order. Communicate laboratory hazards appropriately.
Execute technical and special assignments.
Assist lab management in identifying megatrends in technology and business strategies in the automotive sector.
Contribute responses to threats and opportunities.
Represent GM as a leader to the external technical and business communities.
Lead technical discussions and reviews as an expert in your field, and communicate results and progress across the organization.
Grow and diversify personal skills and competency base.
In-depth knowledge of the state-of-the-art research in specialized areas.
Consistently demonstrate innovative thinking and strong partnership.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Experienced individual researcher with 3-5 years experience
Solid background in related areas such as Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Experienced with advanced battery materials (cathode and anode) development, characterization, cell design and fabrication as well as cell testing
Experienced in electrochemistry and cell performance diagnosis and post-mortem analysis
Established in technical community in respective field of study
Ability to work both independently and in project teams
Proficient with advanced analytical technologies for materials from nano-scale to macro-scale level, such as SEM, TEM, 3D-APT and XRD.
Good understanding of thermodynamics/kinetics calculations of phase transformations
Skillful with oral and written communication in English
Ph.D. (preferred) degree in lithium ion battery related disciplines such as Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science and Chemical Engineering (or related fields) with emphasis on battery materials (cathode and anode) development and characterization, or Master in above fields plus at least three years of working experience in battery industry or at automotive OEMs
Preferred: work experience in battery cathode/anode development and processing with research publications; and relevant experience in commercial labs or industrial R&D center
Excellent technical problem-solving capability
Interpersonal traits to work effectively with others in good peer relationships
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Integrity and Trust
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