Nanoramic Laboratories is an innovative, high-tech start-up company with an amazing company culture. We trust our employees and wholeheartedly believe in the value of transparency at all levels of the company. We trust our employees and empower them to make decisions that are in the best interest of the company.

By giving our employees the power to introduce new concepts, we allow those concepts to be willingly adopted from the ground up, instead of forced from the top down. At Nanoramic, continuous learning and education will be an important part of your job. We invest in regular company-wide education days and support each employee's growth and development. We are a company of smart, talented individuals who work hard, but also understand and respect work/life balance.

We are looking for an R&D Director for our Ultracapacitors Division.

This job requires strong analytical and technical abilities and demands fast, but carefully thought-out results. Strong leadership and control of the work process from beginning to end is necessary. The job centers around developing new ideas, systems and technology, and also analyzing and improving on old ones. A high level of expertise is expected and the ability to spot and correct errors is important. Work must be done right and quickly, while always focusing on accomplishing the goal and demanding the highest quality work from co-workers and subordinates.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead a technical team of 3-6 people in the execution of the company's strategy to bring new products to market.
  • Effectively manage open-ended and complex product development projects
  • Make data driven decisions, develop and diligently pursue risk management plans
  • Make effective reports to the company with timely updates of progress and risks as they develop
  • Interface with vendors and service providers to prove processes and align suppliers for scale-up to manufacture.
  • Practice diligence in design documentation and product qualification
  • Work in a SCRUM or Agile environment

Job Requirements

  • Phd or Msc in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material science or a related field
  • 5+ years in a technical leadership role
  • Demonstrated success in bringing innovative technology to market
  • Relevant experience in ultracapacitor and li-ion battery technologies
  • Relevant experience in electrode manufacturing processes
  • Relevant experience in design for manufacture of dispersion, compounding, and coating processes
  • Relevant experience in electrochemistry, in particular in non-acqeous electrolytes and ionic liquid
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced startup environment where your success may be critical path to the company achieving its goals
  • Experience working in a SCRUM environment is a plus

We offer an annual salary of $120k a year plus participation in our KPI driven bonus plan, participation in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan, health, dental, vision, FSA, life insurance, 401k, and three weeks of paid time off plus one week for year-end vacation, together with the opportunity to work in a very innovative, stable environment part of a dynamic and supportive start-up R&D team, helping the development of next generation products, working with state-of-the-art technology which will help to revolutionize energy storage and energy exploration.

Nanoramic is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.