PENOX Group, one of the world’s leading producers of lead oxides and battery additives, with factories in Germany, Spain, Mexico and Korea, is seeking to recruit an electrochemical specialist to assist in the development of new business for these products in Germany and abroad.
The ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge of lead-acid battery electrochemistry and will have an engineering or equivalent background. You will have a sound understanding of all the key processes of lead-acid battery manufacture including Raw Materials handling, Casting technologies and Grid design, Paste production, Pasting, Curing and Drying, Battery formation and Battery test procedures. In addition, you should be familiar with chemical analysis of battery component products as well as electrical testing of batteries and able to carry out such battery testing.
In relation to this, our candidate will be expected to be hands-on and flexible to assist customers with industrial trials and to write these up as structured reports. You may also have to present the PENOX Battery Additives Team findings in battery conferences and to promote the battery additives (TBLS+ and expanders mix) as well as pre-mixes developed in PENOX factory of Ohrdruf (Germany) in collaboration with the Commercial Team.
The position will be based at Ohrdruf in Thuringia but up to 50% of your time will be spent at customer sites in Germany and abroad. You will work closely with the PENOX GmbH Battery expert.
Candidates should be German speakers with fluent spoken and written English. Competence in other European languages is welcome.
Please submit your letter of application (one A4 page) and CV to: