Loop Energy is helping build a zero-emissions world – and we need your help!
We are a Canadian based industry-leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of hydrogen fuel cell systems - our products are reshaping the industry with an unmatched combination of fuel efficiency and power density.
We have recently raised 100 million dollars, are now publicly traded, and we are excited about our future.
The Materials Research Assistant will assist the development and delivery of new fuel cell materials into Loop’s current and future fuel cell designs including, requirements definition, component selection, component validation, and technology transfer to product development and manufacturing.
Each day will be different, yet key responsibilities and expectations include:
Characterize materials with a wide range of equipment and chemical analytical techniques, including Universal Testing machines, DMA, DSC, FT-IR, TGA, XRF, SEM-EDS
Assist with developing and the implementation of advanced diagnostic techniques for evaluation of material performance and durability
Characterize materials, organize results and assist in data analysis
Document and communicate experimental methods, results and uncertainties; generate and maintain engineering documentation including standard operating procedures and test reports
Comprehend and follow standard test procedures in accordance with applicable standards (e.g. ASTM, ISO and/or DIN)
Assist in material characterization assessments in support of root cause analysis
Communicate with a highly driven team of engineers, scientists, and technicians to achieve team deliverables safely, effectively, and with a high level of quality
Contribute creative and innovative ideas to improve efficiency in laboratory operations
General laboratory inventory, cleaning and maintenance duties as required
What we are looking for:
Hands-on experience with wet chemistry and sample preparation
Experience on mechanical testing and analysis with universal testing machine
Experience in thermal and mechanical testing equipment (e.g. DMA,TGA, DSC, rheometer) and interpretation of test data
Experience with analytical equipment (e.g. GC, FT-IR, XRF, EDS.), including data analysis
Knowledge of thermoplastics, thermosets, elastomers, composites, materials science, and materials processing would be an asset
Working knowledge of fuel cells stacks or systems is desirable
Hands-on experience on development of new testing methods/tools would be an asset
Strong oral and written communications skills
Be self-motivated, thrive in an environment with multiple assignments, and be willing to learn and adapt in a fast-paced product engineering organization
Demonstrate flexibility and creativity to meet requirements while keeping to tight schedules
Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
Why you should join Loop Energy?
Rare opportunity to join a company making a difference
A chance to work within a Canadian company in high growth and a bright future
Competitive salary and comprehensive company paid health and dental benefits
Flexible Lifestyle and Health Spending Accounts
Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
Opportunities for career advancement
Please apply asap as we are interviewing immediately! No cover letter required.
Loop Energy is an equal opportunity employer.