Electrocatalysis Chemist

  • Company: Elestor
  • Industry: Energie en Duurzaamheid
  • Employment: Fulltime
  • Work experience: 3 - 5 jaar
  • Location: Arnhem

about the organization

Elestor is a fast growing scale-up with a award winning product. We are fueled by multi-milion euro investments, as well as by strategic adoption of our innovative technology in commercial settings. We reduced the cost of storing electricity to an absolute minimum. Our batteries are made in accordance a simple strategy. We are using low cost and abundant active materials such as hydrogen and bromine. We use a compact cell. And we have a patented pressurized system design. We are located at Industrial Park Kleefse Waard in Arnhem. A hotspot when it comes to the energy transition and we contribute to accelerating it. We have the technology to play a decisive role in realizing a 100% clean electricity supply. If you want to contribute to the energy transition, Kleefse Waard is the perfect place!

job description

First things first! It is important that you are willing to move to Arnhem. Elestor is a renowned company and is willing to help you with a work visa. If you are not willing to move, we ask you not to apply.

As Electrocatalysis Chemist you become the expert in hydrogen oxidation-evolution (HOR/HER) catalyst materials. The main responsibility is to develop the catalyst in-house under predefined performance & cost targets. The daily activities consist of reviewing literatures, fabricate catalysts, and characterizing them in terms of electrochemical activities and durability. The activities outputs should also lead to IP generation.

  • Develop HOR/HER catalyst powder for the Elestor’s flow battery technology, under predefined performance & cost targets;
  • Build the knowledge & team in the Elestor electrochemistry;
  • Generate intellectual properties related to the catalyst technology;
  • Write project/ research proposal internally and with external parties;
  • Management of suppliers and outsource R&D.

your profile

  • 5 years of experience with electrochemical systems;
  • Knowledge of fabrication or synthesis of HOR/HER catalyst powder (platinum alloy on carbon carrier) is a must;
  • MSc or PhD degree;
  • Experience with catalyst manufacturing chemistry;
  • Fluent in English;
  • Experience with intellectual property generation, corrosion science and/or working in international companies is a plus.


  • An excellent salary based on age and experience
  • You will have the opportunity to work at a company where sustainability and innovation are key
  • You get an immediate contract with Elestor
  • You get a challenging and valuable job where you experience all the freedom you need!
  • A workplace at an inspiring hotspot of innovative companies with great people!

apply for this vacancy

Apply quickly and easily through the button above. Still looking for something different? Take a look at the other vacancies or contact Sanne through  06-15471670 or sanne@ipkw.nl!

Industriepark Kleefse Waard (IPKW) is the hotspot for sustainability and circularity. The Working on IPKW platform is a collaboration between IPKW, Kracht Recruitment and other park residents of IPKW. By looking for cooperation between all park residents for recruiting staff, we increase the chance of a good match and therefore the success of companies. This is how we all accelerate the energy transition!

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