R&D Cell Formation Engineer


BASQUEVOLT aims to become the European leader in the next generation of solid-state lithium batteries. Our technology will make possible the mass deployment of electric transportation, stationary energy storage and advanced portable devices.

Do you want to know more about us? Visit our website: https://basquevolt.com/en

What We Offer:

At BasqueVolt, we welcome the best talent from around the world.

  • International Environment: Join a diverse team of young professionals with more than 20 nationalities, fostering a positive intercultural atmosphere.
  • Supportive Onboarding: From day one, you'll have a buddy to guide you through everything about the company, ensuring seamless integration.
  • Work-life balance: We embrace flexibility, remote work and promote a healthy work-life balance. Take advantage of 27 vacation days that you can use whenever suits you.
  • Summer Schedule: Enjoy reduced hours during the summer and celebrate shorter Fridays throughout the year.
  • Training programs: We encourage employees to keep learning. We offer English and Spanish lessons.
  • Social and Networking Opportunities: Join our Afterwork WhatsApp group for exciting plans during your free time.

To this end, we offer the position of Cell Formation Engineer


  • Defining cell formation protocols for semi solid-state and solid-state lithium metal batteries 

  • Conducting R&D on cell formation processes for semi solid-state and solid-state lithium metal batteries 

  • Working closely with R&D process engineers to increase understanding of semi solid-state and solid-state lithium metal batteries failure modes and performance, in particular the effect of formation conditions 

  • Determining the optimal cell formation conditions (such as temperature, pressure, electrochemical test condition) for achieving long cycle life semi solid-state and solid-state lithium metal batteries 

Interested? Here's Our recruitment process:

  1. Initial Contact: Connect with our People team for an introductory discussion.
  2. Technical Interview & meet your direct manager. Our swift process may involve up to two-three interviews.

Are you ready to bring your expertise to shape the future of energy storage? 



We are looking for a high organizational and record-keeping skills individual capable of taking up this challenging opportunity to develop an ambitious project. Applicants should have safety first attitude and a high degree of team work, flexibility, and detail oriented open to intense interdisciplinary collaboration, first in an early-stage start-up but moving progressively to an efficient mid-size organisation.


  • MSc or PhD in chemical engineering or electrochemistry
  • Experience with data analysis (JMP, Python, Matlab …) 

  • Experience with wetting and crosslinking is a plus 

  • Experience working on formation R&D is a must (> 2 years if MSc, if PhD formation related topic on the PhD thesis is enough) 
  • Experience working with pouch cells 
  • Experience working with lithium metal anodes is a plus

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