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A career at SOLIDpower represents a unique opportunity and a rewarding challenge. SOLIDpower is on a course of continued growth – especially in Italy, Germany and Europe. In doing so, we intend to set the benchmarks with our innovative technologies and products and to further expand our market position. We are looking for talented, experienced and highly motivated staff to support us in achieving our goals.

Our vacant positions:

SOLIDpower is a start-up fuel cell operation based in Dandenong South Victoria. It is owned by SOLIDpower SpA - Italy, a world leading solid oxide fuel cell manufacturer and marketer. SOLIDpower SpA also has subsidiaries in Germany and Switzerland. R&D facilities and team are being established in Australia and we have an excellent opportunity for a Chemical/Mechanical Engineer. In the roles, you will play a major role in systems modelling/development, developing new products and implementation, testing and commissioning to increase performance and reduce cost of fuel cell stacks and systems. 

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Flow/thermal and stress modelling.
  • Specify, design, test, commission and document systems for SOFC Stack and Balance of Plant (BoP).
  • Specify, design, test commission and document sub-systems used in SOFC.
  • Investigate new concepts and cost down strategies

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor or higher degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or experience relevant to the duties mentioned above.
  • 5 years of industry experience.
  • Proficiency in thermodynamics and fluid dynamics.
  • Proficiency in modelling packages (stress, thermal and fluid dynamics; preferentially Ansys).
  • Experience in the design of burner, heat exchanger, pre-reformer and steam generator.
  • Experience with catalyst used for fuel reforming.
  • Good organizational and workshop practices.
  • Proficiency in spreadsheet and word processing software.
  • Experience in the field of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells will be a plus.

ATTRIBUTES

  • Team player capable of working in multi-disciplined environment.
  • Be proactive & self-motivated.
  • Excellent hands-on skills.
  • A proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to think laterally and come up with recommendations to solve problems.
  • Maintain a safe and organised work culture and adhere to the companies OHS policies.

 

This is a unique and excellent opportunity for a Chemical/Mechanical Engineer with industry experience to join a dynamic team and work for a world class organisation. SOLIDpower is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks to attract and retain the highest calibre of professional to join a dynamic global organisation developing cutting edge fuel cell technology.

Please submit your resume AND cover letter clearly addressing the requirements described above at the following address: recruitment@solidpower.com      

Candidates MUST be entitled to work in Australia.

SOLIDpower (Australia) Pty Ltd. is a start-up fuel cell company based in Dandenong South Victoria. It is owned by SOLIDpower SpA - Italy, a world leading solid oxide fuel cell manufacturer and marketer. SOLIDpower SpA also has subsidiaries in Germany and Switzerland.  R&D facilities and team are being established in Australia and we have an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated and forward thinking System Integration Manager. In this role, you will be a key player in managing a team in systems development, developing new products through to implementation, testing and commissioning to increase performance and reduce cost of fuel cell stacks and systems.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The successful applicants will be responsible for:

  • Lead and mentor the multidisciplinary engineering team's growth and success within the business including design, manufacturing, validation of subsystems and fuel cell systems as well as transfer to production. 
  • Being accountable as well as driving quality, cost, safety, timeliness and overall performance of projects.
  • Formulate the technical approach to the work to be performed
  • Assign and manage the resources to execute the engineering project   
  • Manage the project technical risk across all allocated engineering packages
  • Ensure conformity of products, in accordance with regulations and safety standards as well as compliance with SOLIDpower procedures, policies and work instructions. 
  • Support the R&D manager 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor or higher degree in Mechanical/Chemical Engineering or engineering experience relevant to the duties mentioned above.
  • 10 years plus of industry experience in an engineering environment, ideally in design and development of heat exchangers/burners and steam generators for commercial small scale applications.
  • Demonstrated track record to lead, inspire and mentor a cross functional engineering team – fostering a high performance culture, based on trust, accountability and respect. 
  • Demonstrated track record in developing new high temperature (>750C) products (heat exchangers, steam generators, burners, etc.)
  • Demonstrated track record in applying fluid mechanics, heat transfer and thermodynamic principles to develop integrated systems
  • Experience in conducting HAZOP/FMEA
  • Experience in the field of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells and statistical knowledge will be a plus.
  • Experience with engineering modelling packages will be an advantage.  

ATTRIBUTES

  • High level communication skills with the ability to connect and collaborate with stakeholders. 
  • Team player capable of working in multi-disciplined/multi-site environment.
  • Be proactive & self-motivated.
  • Excellent hands-on skills.
  • A proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to think laterally and come up with new solutions to problems.
  • Maintain a safe and organised work culture and adhere to the companies OHS policies.

This is a unique and excellent opportunity for a System Integration Manager with substantial industry experience to join a dynamic team and work for a world class organisation. 

Please submit your resume AND cover letter clearly addressing the requirements described above at the following addressrecruitment.au(at)solidpower.com

Candidates MUST be entitled to work in Australia.

If there’s currently no matching position for you we’ll be happy to receive your unsolicited application. Send your application by email (as a PDF file including your CV, photo and the expected salary) to:

bewerbungen(at)solidpower.com

Or by post to:

SOLIDpower GmbH
attn. Ms Ferreira
Borsigstraße 80
52525 Heinberg, Germany

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