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Hydrogen Technology Research Engineer (m/f/d)

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Berlin, Germany

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Full time positions

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Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute Europe GmbH (GEIRI Europe) focuses on applied research into technologies for new energies and intelligent power grids. GEIRI Europe is a subsidiary of the Beijing-based Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute Co. Ltd., which in turn is a subsidiary of the State Grid Corporation of China. The State Grid Corporation of China is the world's largest energy company based in Beijing / China. With annual sales of over $ 383 billion in 2020, State Grid ranks 3rd on the Fortune Global 500 list of the world's largest companies. There is a Basic Research Center and an Engineering Center in GEIRI Europe. The Basic Research Center is engaged in the following research fields: Intelligent Sensing and Measurement (ISM), High-End Electrical Materials (HEM), and Energy Storage Materials and Technology (ESMT). Engineering Centre strives to continuously expand business in the European HVDC market to jointly shape the future of renewable energy. In these fields GEIRI Europe also cooperates with European industry and academic partners. GEIRI Europe’s goal is to improve the integration of renewable energies into the power grid. What we can offer:
  • Central location in the heart of West Berlin
  • Fully-equipped energy storage lab within the company
  • Competitive salary with a promising career development path
  • Chances to participate in internationally collaborated projects, e.g. Horizon 2020
  • An agile and dynamic team: profound experience in theoretical research and practical use case development in fuel cells, phase change material development, hydrogen storage, and battery system management 
  • Assistance of applying for the residence permit in Berlin

Your responsibilities: 
  • Hydrogen research through technology evaluations of various production, storage, distribution, and end use applications
  • Align research with hydrogen & fuel cell research priorities, needs, and project requirements
  • Support R&D activities
  • Coordinate with external development partners, universities and suppliers
  • Investigate and apply for possible funding for our research projects
  • Responsible for patents application and scientific paper preparation
  • Participate in relevant hydrogen energy conferences and academic exchanges
  • Be responsible for lab management and safety, annual equipment purchasing and documentation, and mentoring students

Your profile: 
  • M.Sc. / PhD in the field of electrochemistry, chemical engineering and PM experience in renewable energy project 
  • Experience or extensive knowledge regarding hydrogen technologies such as fuel cell systems, electrolyzer systems, fueling stations, and end use applications such as vehicles, stationary power, and power production 
  • Good communication, presentation, organizational skills
  • Fluent in English, German is a plus
  • Great passion for the area of energy transition and decarbonization
  • High degree of flexibility, agility, and self-directed work style characterized by initiative

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