Senior Electrochemist

Would you like to join the European Energetic Transition?

FAAM is building a Gigafactory in Teverola for the production of cells, modules, and battery packs for Electric Vehicles, Energy Storage, Industrial, and Special applications. This is to be underpinned by a strong R&D Department.

In joining us you will take part in a very strategic project for the European lithium battery value chain.

We are looking for an Senior Electrochemist with experience (5+ year experience, post-PhD) in advanced electrochemical testing in different form factors (coin, SLP, MLP, cylindrical). Hands on experience with experimental design and execution is essential, along with capability to preform data analysis and interpretation. Ability to interface with production team and associated data is advantageous. The position will be located at the central site in Teverola, Italy. This position will be within the R&D Team.

We are looking for a dynamic, passionate, purpose-driven professional who wants to help us in the deployment of one of the most important projects in Europe.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

· Conduct electrochemical test on different form factor cells

· Demonstrate scalability of new processes and materials, through coin cells, to single and multi-layer pouch cells.

· Interpretation and analysis of data for R&D team and support to Production. This includes making recommendations to management.

· Manage the electrochemical test team

· Work with the R&D team to evaluate new technologies and processes.

· Support the effective technology transfer of new designs to the production team.

· Support management in the deployment of a Technology Roadmap – including (but not limited to) technologies, active materials and processing.

· Participate in European and global conferences and represent the company.

· Support the construction/improvement of the R&D team.


· PhD (Chemistry, Physics, Engineering or related field)

· Post-doctoral experience in electrochemical testing of metal ion batteries or  industrial experience of the equivalent (5+ years)

· Strong knowledge of cathode and anode materials, as well as other components (e.g. separators/electrodes, battery devices, etc.)

· Experience in the manufacturing process of Li-on cells

· Experience in R&D projects

· Fluency in English (oral and written) is a MUST

· Fluency in Italian (oral and written) is a PLUS

· Ability to work under pressure, with flexibility and to manage tight deadlines

Work conditions

· Location in Teverola, Caserta, Southern Italy

· Live and work close to Naples, Costiera Amalfitana, Capri, and Rome

· Stimulating work environment in a pleasant office setting alongside your team

· Full-time job

· Salary to be defined with Management (negotiable)

· Competitive conditions, including a free healthcare system based on the Italian public system, and company-managed pension schemes

· Start date: ASAP, on-site

Useful Links:

FAAM Website 

State aid: Commission approves €3.2 billion public support by seven Member States for a pan-European research and innovation project in all segments of the battery value chain: Link


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