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Positions: Cell Engineer
Location: Burlingame, CA
Innovation Area: Materials and Chemicals; Storage; Transportation
Position Type: TomKat Center-supported
Compensation: $7,500
Internship Term: 8 weeks

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Electroflow Technologies is revolutionizing lithium extraction and refinement using a sustainable electrochemical approach. At scale, our technology is poised to more than quadruple the amount of lithium produced in North America. Come join us as we fully unlock America’s Li+ potential! We are seeking highly motivated individuals eager to tackle a multitude of chemical, electrochemical, and analytical challenges in a fast-paced environment.


Electroflow Technologies is seeking a Cell Engineer to fine-tune novel electrochemical technologies that convert lithium chemicals to cathode-ready forms. This individual will work closely with the technical founding team to rapidly optimize core technologies that were previously developed at Stanford.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Design cell components via 3D CAD software and 3D print them.
  • Build electrochemical cells for lithium conversion processes.
  • Optimize the conversion of aqueous lithium chemicals to cathode-ready forms.
  • Analyze key cell materials at different points in a process’s lifetime.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot analytical equipment as well as measurement tools.
  • Collect and organize large tranches of data.
  • Perform statistical analyses and qualify trends in data.
  • Document and organize findings, data, and progress for communication across teams.
  • Work safely, adhering to SOPs and established best practices.
  • Be an active team member while owning an independent project.

Who Should Apply

Electroflow Technologies encourages individuals of all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds and all gender and sexual identities to apply for this position. Electroflow Technologies is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. To be considered for the position, applicants must have a US work permit.

Applicants will thrive in this role if they are excited to tackle the following:

  • Develop real-world electrochemical processes.
  • Learn or hone 3D CAD design and 3D printing techniques.
  • Work in a fast-paced startup environment.
  • Collaborate with a variety of talented individuals from different backgrounds.

Required Expertise

The following is required of applicants:

  • Have at least 2 years of in-lab research experience in industry or academia
  • Demonstrate the ability to work safely with chemicals, following best practices outlined in SOPs.
  • Have completed electrochemistry courses or have a strong foundation in electrochemical concepts.
  • Proficiency in data processing software and statistical analyses.

Preferred Skills/Majors

Majors of consideration: Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering

Preferred skills: 3D CAD rending and 3D printing, chemical separations, analytical chemistry.