- Drives innovation process concerning new products, new applications and new application technologies according to innovation strategy in close cooperation with all units involved. Ensures that new products fulfil all technical requirements for launch. Coordinates budgeting for innovation activities.
・Supports the business activites of battery materials in terms of costumer focussed application technology.
・Conducts synthetic and analytical experiments to find new or improve existing materials/processes/applications/test procedures in the field of battery materials within the agreed time and budget and involve other functions for execution of subtasks.
・Ensures interaction and knowledge exchange with other R&D sites within global battery team.
・Interact with Asian customers, academia and equipment supplier in battery field as lab leader.
・Supervision of laboratory staff, provide guidance to junior staff on routine work.
- ・Master Degree or PhD in chemistry, materials science or related subjects
・More than 5 years experience in an R&D organisation with experience in managing projects
・Intimate knowledge of battery materials synthesis, electrochemical testing, analytics and application. Ability to manage budgets. Understanding of the markets needs in regards to products and innovation in which the business is active. Ability to develop the competency of subordinates.