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As a mechanical engineer at AquaBattery, you will work with a team of scientists, engineers, and developers on developing a battery that works based on water and salt. You will work together with a multidisciplinary team of engineers and researchers to design, assemble, and test our innovative membrane stacks and the auxiliary equipment that turn these stacks into a functioning product. Your skills are suited for a broad set of tasks, which will include structural analysis, CAD design. You collaborate with colleagues and manufacturing partners to build, test, and commission the machines you design with the team. Together with AquaBattery researchers and engineers, you will work out our technical challenges and integrate them into our final product.
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About our company
AquaBattery is a deep-tech company based in the Netherlands working to revolutionize green energy storage. Our mission is to cut energy bills and catalyze the development and uptake of renewable energy technologies across the EU and beyond. We recognize that renewable energy is only part of the solution, and only through pairing it with cheap and scalable energy storage solutions can truly make an impact. AquaBattery was founded in Leiden in 2014 to commercialize the world's cleanest energy storage solution. We have won a host of prestigious international awards, such as Herman Wijffels Innovation Award (2016), Accenture Innovation Award - Circular Economy (2017) and the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge (2018). Our team is composed of leading experts in water membrane technologies and the energy storage industry, combined with the leadership of visionary founders. We are supported by a network of exceptional partners, such as Climate-KIC, TU Delft, The Green Village Delft, and technical experts at Imperial College London, REDStack, and Wetsus. We have also secured industrial partners such as Compass and TBI that are able to support with electronics and installation of systems. Our technology has been successfully demonstrated through a number of prominent installations in the Netherlands and in Italy and has reached TRL 6, we are now expanding our company.
Location / Hours
Leiderdorp / Full-time: 40 hours per week
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Please note that acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated.