Imec’s energy storage team is developing all-solid-state Li-ion batteries with high energy density, short charging time, long lifetime and intrinsically safe.
Today, the research is focused on development of novel material systems and cell concepts for solid-state batteries. As next step, we intend to scale up these concepts, work on stacks, and integrate them into pouch cells.
In the future, appropriate battery management systems will also to be investigated.
To further grow this research activity, we are currently looking for an R&D program manager. As program manager you will have mainly the responsibility to grow the project portfolio and manage the research roadmap.
Furthermore, you will also have project management responsibility. You will actively engage with customers to understand the market needs and capture the trends and future industry needs, that will be used to update our research roadmap.
You will work closely with the business development manager and public funded project manager to maintain a clear offering in R&D projects, and you will continuously scout for new partners, ensuring a solid future revenue stream.
You will be the communication channel to customers, and you will be responsible for timely execution and delivery in projects.
Your responsibilities are :
What we do for you
We offer you the opportunity to join one of the world’s premier research centers in nanotechnology at its headquarters in Leuven, Belgium.
With your talent, passion and expertise, you’ll become part of a team that makes the impossible possible. Together, we shape the technology that will determine the society of tomorrow.
We are proud of our open, multicultural, and informal working environment with ample possibilities to take initiative and show responsibility.
We commit to supporting and guiding you in this process; not only with words but also with tangible actions. Through imec.
academy, 'our corporate university', we actively invest in your development to further your technical and personal growth.
We are aware that your valuable contribution makes imec a top player in its field. Your energy and commitment are therefore appreciated by means of a competitive salary with many fringe benefits.
Who you are
You have a broad view and good technical understanding of electrochemical energy storage, such that you can present the program contents internally and externally.
You have solid experience in planning and executing R&D projects. You have relevant experience in roadmap definition. You are a solid planner, but you recognize that in reality, R&D projects require flexibility in the execution of the plans.
You are motivated by deep and frequent contacts with current and future customers.
To qualify for this challenging position, you :