Senior / Chemical Engineers (Silicon Materials)

Nexeon Ltd
Abingdon, Oxfordshire (GB)
c £40k to £100k (Dependent upon experience) + competitive benefits incl pension
01 Mar 2019
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

About us - innovative, dynamic and commercially focussed.

Nexeon is a material science company and we’re developing novel silicon materials for the next generation of lithium ion batteries.  We’ve recently been awarded a multi-million pound Innovate UK grant and are now looking for a number of high calibre scientists and engineers to join us and work on our product commercialisation programmes. 

About you - radical, ground-breaking and a robust thought leader.

This is a hands on laboratory scale or pilot plant based role which will be involved in the synthesis of silicon based materials and the design, installation and operation of production equipment on a laboratory, pilot and mass production scale.

As part of a development team, you will be working with scientists to develop new material concepts and production processes.

As well as having a minimum of a first degree (or higher) in Chemical Engineering and relevant industrial experience, you must be able to demonstrate industrial experience in process development, scale-up or running pilot plant/ industrial scale units. 

Your experience or transferable skills should preferably include some or all of the following:

  • Synthesis of carbon and / or silicon based materials, especially powders, including exposure to pilot or production scale manufacture
  • Design of production equipment on laboratory, pilot and mass production scales and negotiation with equipment vendors
  • Developing processes required to take products to market
  • Designing structured experiments and analysis utilising statistical methodologies
  • Capability to lead complex problem solving using appropriate tools, draw conclusions and make recommendation on process in a multi-discipline team (Six Sigma would be an advantage)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong project leadership and time management skills 

How to apply:

Send your CV or resume along with a covering letter that sets out how your experience or transferable skills meet the requirements of the role to  For more information about what we do, go to

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