Month: July 2020

Faraday Institution Awards Industry Fellowship to PV3 Technologies and University of Sheffield

The Faraday Institution today announced the award of the first 6 Industry Fellowships, with the collaboration between PV3 Technologies and the University of Sheffield being one of the chosen projects.  The project will progress PV3’s development of advanced Li-ion battery materials

PV3 Technologies’ CEO, Dr David Hodgson said “We’re eager to cement the relationships we’ve been developing in the Li-ion sphere, and working Prof Corr and the Industry Fellow will bring significant value to us”

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Faraday Institution announces six Industry Fellowships to foster relationships between industry and academic researchers


New Lead Engineer on site

PV3 Technologies’ new Lead Engineer, Dr David Hall, joined us today.  The role was created to support plans to increase the scale of production of existing products and David will also play an instrumental role in ensuring we get our new innovations to market even faster.

David brings expertise in process and electrochemical engineering and experience of managing large multi-partner projects. David said “I’m excited by the prospect of implementing new engineering into such a highly successful company.”

PV3 Technologies’ COO, Dr Nick van Dijk, commented, “We’re delighted to secure David in this new role, a pivotal one for our future”.

PV3 Technologies manufactures and develops electrochemical materials for technologies such as hydrogen generators, fuel cells, batteries, water treatment and medical devices.  The award-winning team, based in Cornwall, works with leading academic groups across Europe and supplies customers across the world.

We’re hiring – again!

Based in Cornwall, UK

Who are we looking for?

We’re looking for an exceptional individual, or two, to join one of the most exciting materials companies in the UK. We are looking for a person that can utilise their specific scientific discipline & expertise and leverage their broad understanding of other areas to lead and deliver true innovation within our business.

We’re looking for excellence and we can mould the role around you.

Our innovation projects span materials, and their production, for hydrogen generation, fuel cells, advanced batteries, medical devices and water treatment. You will be focused on making a difference, getting products to market is what we do.

We’re a pretty special company and this is a special opportunity for a special person. We can’t wait to meet you.

Who are we?

We’re an award winning, privately-owned, make-to-order business that manufactures and develops electrochemical materials. Using our key capabilities, we support a diverse range of customers in technologies that include hydrogen generators, fuel cells, batteries, corrosion prevention, water treatment and medical devices. We are proud of our ISO 9001 (2015) certification. Our current team is made up of exceptional people with a range of backgrounds, who use their core knowledge to deliver for our business. We work across multiple sectors and have partners in major UK and EU universities.

What will you do?

We can modify the job to the person we find – we’re looking for great people – but key elements of the job are:
• Operating in a safe and professional manner
• Developing an in-depth appreciation of the manufacturing methods and properties of current PV3 Technologies and competitive materials.
• Experimentation over short and long-term timescales, materials characterisation and testing and leading critical interpretation / assessment of results.
• Formulating or synthesising ideas and concepts through constructive, challenging engagement with colleagues in response to market needs or opportunities.
• Leading the migration of products from the bench into production.
• Setting standards for technical and operational excellence.
• For those with experience of management, we can offer a team leadership role

Education / Experience required for the job:
• Postgraduate research degree or equivalent experience in Electrochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Surface Chemistry or Materials Science.
• Candidates should have a proven track record of hands-on experience in materials development, synthesis, production, characterisation, and analysis.
• A sound understanding of the research process is critical as would be a familiarity with processes or methodologies relating to innovation and new product development.
• Experience of migrating products from a research environment into production would be desirable.
• Experience of leveraging value from external partnerships
• Prior experience in leading and managing research projects and people is highly desirable
• Scheduling and allocating resources required to complete allocated projects on time and within budget.
• Non-smokers only.

Due to the nature of the chemicals we use we are only able to employ non-smokers.

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