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Experimental metrology expert

R&D

Trento or Rovereto

GES is an innovative SME based in Trento, Italy, that aims to revolutionize the global energy market. We are developing innovative energy storage technologies and we are an expanding player in a market at the center of the energy transition and are expected to fast grow in the coming years.

 

PROFILE

The profile searched has in-depth knowledge of metrology for the development of diagnostic and measurement systems and protocols, particularly applied to the fields of thermodynamics, fluid dynamics and electrochemistry. Manual dexterity, precision and tidiness are required.

 

ROLE

The resource will be placed in the Prototyping team within the R&D function and will perform the following tasks:

  • Determine assembly mechanisms, component couplings, and key parameters affecting key performance indicators (KPIs) of the flow battery;
  • Identify, together with R&D colleagues, the physical and electrochemical determinants and variables and geometries for excellent battery operation;
  • Identify the quantities to be measured for each determinant of the system that can lead to optimization of battery performance;
  • Identify and/or develop measurement methodologies for each quantity to be measured;
  • Design, develop the layout and build the measurement instruments, and integrate them in a test bench;
  • Use the test bench under operating conditions with the GES battery and optimize it;
  • Measure quantities in operando, correlate them with other system parameters, and optimize the quantities to increase battery performance;
  • Investigate possible optimizations of other parameters or geometries according to the measurements made and results obtained;
  • Discuss the optimizations with the rest of the team, and in particular with the people involved in the development of the parts in question for integral improvement;
  • Train and also support the rest of GES staff in the use of the developed instrumentation

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Soft skills

Problem-solving skills;

Resistance to stress and peak workloads;

High reliability, flexibility and availability;

Autonomy and critical thinking

 

Hard skills

Knowledge of the Python language;

Knowledge of data acquisition hardware and software.

 

The following are considered non-mandatory preferential requirements:

  • Previous professional experience with activities similar to the expected duties
  • Knowledge of key energy storage technologies, particularly flow batteries

 

LANGUAGE

English: at least B1 level, preference for B2 level or higher

 

EDUCATION

PhD in experimental physics, physical engineering, industrial engineering, or related. Other degrees may be valued where there is demonstrable professional experience testifying to the achievement of the requirements.

 

CONTRACT

Temporary contract for up to twelve months with a view to subsequent permanent employment to fill a permanent position. Also, possibility of apprentice contract evaluation in case of the eligible candidate.

The company applies the Tertiary/Confcommercio CCNL.

Salary level in line with market values to be determined based on candidate’s experience and expertise (to be verified during the interview).

Prototyping and Operations Specialist

Operations

Trento or Rovereto

GES is an innovative SME based in Trento, Italy, that aims to revolutionize the global energy market. We are developing innovative energy storage technologies and we are an expanding player in a market at the center of the energy transition and are expected to fast grow in the coming years.

 

PROFILE

The profile searched has technical background and experience in prototyping storage systems and/or hydrogen technologies. The person will be placed in the Operations function, which he/she will contribute to develop by working together with the R&D prototyping team in the first phase.

 

ROLE

The person will perform the following activities:

  • Design, construction and testing of test benches, balance of plant and cells for different battery sizes [prototyping];
  • Design of battery scale-up and construction and manufacturing processes;
  • Contribute to the design, setting and integration of specific prototyping instrumentation;
  • Ensure adequacy of facilities (under acquisition) for research, prototyping, and first industrialization concerning technology roadmap requirements;
  • Oversee operations activities.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Soft skills

High reliability, flexibility, and autonomy.

Ability to understand the typical dynamics of a fast-changing organizational reality

Problem-solving

 

Hard skills

Knowledge of CAD software

Knowledge of mechanical engineering to design, develop, build, and test GES battery [prototyping]

Knowledge of construction processes for battery design and development, as well as for scale-up and industrialization [prototyping]

 

Experience

At least ten years of professional experience is required, including at least three years in a structured setting working on the prototyping of energy storage and/or hydrogen technologies.  In addition, experience in setting up R&D/prototyping labs and prototype production facilities is required.

 

LANGUAGE

English: at least B1 level, preference for B2 level or higher

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, chemical, electrical, or industrial engineering.

Other degrees may be valued where there is demonstrated professional experience testifying the achievement of the requirements.

 

CONTRACT

Permanent contract to fill a permanent position.

The company applies the Tertiary/Confcommercio CCNL.

Salary level in line with market values to be determined based on candidate’s experience and expertise (to be verified during the interview).

 

 

Physical Modelling Team Leader

R&D

Trento or Rovereto

GES is an innovative SME based in Trento, Italy, that aims to revolutionize the global energy market. We are developing innovative energy storage technologies and we are an expanding player in a market at the center of the energy transition and are expected to fast grow in the coming years.

 

PROFILE

The profile searched has in-depth knowledge of finite element physical modelling for simulation and modelling (fluid dynamics, mechanics, electrochemistry, etc.), definition and development of the cell parts and battery system of GES, and their subsequent construction and testing.

 

ROLE

The person will be placed as Team Leader of the Physical Modelling group within the R&D function and will perform the following activities:

  • Fluid dynamic simulations of the GES flow battery;
  • Simulation and modeling of pressure, mechanical, thermal stresses, electrochemical processes, etc. in the GES battery;
  • Define and design battery parts according to the simulations made and collaborate with the prototyping team;
  • Define the experimental tests of the battery system to refine the simulations and optimize the performance of the modeled parts;
  • Draft procedures, reports and technical documentation in general;
  • Literature research on the group’s specific activities and on GES technology in general.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Soft skills

Leadership skills and work coordination;

Problem solving skills;

Resistance to stress and work peaks;

High reliability, flexibility and availability;

Autonomy and critical thinking;

Communication skills both oral and written.

 

Hard skills

Deep knowledge of physics and finite element physical modelling (e.g., COMSOL, ANSYS, or other similar software)

Knowledge of data acquisition hardware and software.

 

The following are considered non-mandatory preferential requirements:

  • Previous professional experience with activities similar to the expected duties
  • Knowledge of key energy storage technologies, particularly flow batteries

 

LANGUAGE

English: at least B1 level, preference for B2 level or higher

 

EDUCATION

PhD in experimental physics. Other degrees may be valued if there is demonstrable professional experience testifying the achievement of the requirements.

 

CONTRACT

Tenure track: temporary contract for up to twelve months with a view to subsequent permanent recruitment to fill a permanent position.

The company applies the Tertiary/Confcommercio CCNL.

Salary level in line with market values to be determined based on candidate’s experience and expertise (to be verified during the interview).

 

 

 

 

 

Embedded systems (SW-HW-FW) specialist

R&D

Trento or Rovereto

GES is an innovative SME based in Trento, Italy, that aims to revolutionize the global energy market. We are developing innovative energy storage technologies and we are a growing player in a market at the center of the energy transition which is expected to be rapidly growing in the coming years.

 

PROFILE

The researched profile has deep knowledge of software, firmware and control hardware development, used to create highly innovative and smart embedded system with AI and predictive algorithms for GES flow battery control.

 

ROLE

S/He will be Embedded Systems Team Leader within R&D function and will perform the following activities:

  • Determination of the operating mechanisms of the battery and of all the parameters that must be monitored in all the phases of use / non-use of the battery;
  • Help in drafting the HAZOP document of the battery system;
  • Identification, together with the Prototyping Team, of the sensors and tools that must be implemented inside the battery to measure the parameters required both for optimal operation and for the total safety of the battery system;
  • Design and develop the control software and firmware based on the requirements of the technical characteristics, sensors, required control;
  • Design, develop, write, test and debug battery system control software and firmware;
  • To include AI algorithms, cloud data repository, smart sensing and smart functionalities, as well as remote control, digital twins and predictive and remote maintenance, defined together with the Prototyping Team;
  • Development of a graphical interface for both GES staff who will monitor the battery remotely and for the end user, with features to be defined both with the Prototyping Team and thanks to surveys submitted to end users;
  • Build the hardware part (embedded board) and test it first in a test bench and then in the real battery system;
  • Improve software, firmware, hardware, and graphic interface in order to optimize costs, complexity and time;
  • Discuss optimizations with the rest of the team, and in particular with the team involved in the development of the parts of the battery that are subject to change/modifications;
  • Instruct and support the rest of GES staff in the use of the software and control developed;
  • Software maintenance and updating;
  • Drafting of procedures, reports and technical documentation in general;
  • Definition of characteristics, choice and purchase of the necessary components;
  • Research, technical negotiation, management and control of external collaborators and suppliers;
  • Reaching hardware production with competitive costs deriving from company KPIs on the complete system;
  • Protection of intellectual property deriving from the control development;
  • Any other activities supporting the development of GES flow battery.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Soft skills

Problem solving skills;

Resistance to stress and work peaks;

High reliability, flexibility and availability;

Autonomous and critical thinking

Hard skills

Knowledge of the programming languages C++, html, javascript, and asynchronous programming;

Knowledge of industrial communication protocols, e.g., ModBus and EtherCat, and wireless communication;

Knowledge of compilers such as gcc, g ++, makefile;

Deep knowledge of hardware, firmware and software development for data acquisition and use of state machines;

Knowledge of embedded systems, their construction and operation;

Knowledge of embedded systems functionalities for data monetization and similar purposes.

Experience

Previous experience is required in the development from scratch of embedded systems for medium-high complexity products (which require an advanced control system).

Professional experience between 4 and 10 years is required.

 

Preferential (non-mandatory) requirements are:

  • Previous experience in industrial product development projects with remote control, preferably in the energy sector
  • Previous professional experience with activities similar to the duties envisaged
  • Knowledge of the main energy storage technologies, in particular flow batteries

 

LANGUAGE

English: at least B1 level, preference for B2 level or higher

 

EDUCATION

Degree/PhD in experimental physics, information engineering or related.

Other degrees may be considered where there is demonstrated professional experience with regards to the specific requirements.

 

CONTRACT

Based on the candidate’s experience:

  • Fixed-term contract up to twelve months aimed at subsequent permanent employment

OR

  • Permanent contract.

 

The company applies the Tertiary/Confcommercio CCNL.

Salary level in line with market values to be determined based on candidate’s experience and expertise (to be verified during the interview).

Technical buyer

Operations

Trento or Rovereto

GES is an innovative SME based in Trento, Italy, that aims to revolutionize the global energy market. We are developing innovative energy storage technologies and we are a growing player in a market at the center of the energy transition which is expected to be rapidly growing in the coming years.

 

PROFILE

The researched profile has technical background and experience in purchasing. S/He will interface with other business functions to gather procurement needs and independently manage the subsequent purchasing process. The assets currently acquired by the company have a high technological characterization.

 

ROLE

S/He will be part of Operations function, and will perform the following activities:

  • Scouting, sourcing and validating new suppliers;     
  • Developing an annual purchasing strategy;  
  • Developing and managing business relationships and contracts with suppliers;  
  • Developing cost-effective purchasing strategies   
  • Negotiating economic and contractual terms and conditions-timing, cost, quantity, delivery method of supplies;   
  • Taking care of the conduct of purchasing negotiations and negotiation of economic and contractual conditions; and   
  • Managing supplier master data and quality;   
  • Issuing purchase orders;   
  • Drafting reports on Procurement activities 

 

REQUIREMENTS

Soft skills

Excellent analytical and negotiation skills;   

High reliability, flexibility and autonomy;  

Spirit of collaboration and cooperation

Hard skills

Knowledge of materials, mechanical and physical characteristics of major components of storage systems;   

Strong experience with national and international contracting tools;

Project management skills in order to support the various lines of business with purchases;  

Excellent command of Office package (Especially Word, Excel and Powerpoint). 

Experience

It is necessary for the candidate to have at least three years of experience in the purchasing department in a structured company, preferably in the energy storage or related field and with a significant R&D component.

 

LANGUAGE

English: at least B1 level, preference for B2 level or higher

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field.  

Other degrees may be valued where there is demonstrable professional experience testifying to achievement of the requirements. 

 

CONTRACT

Fixed-term contract up to twelve months aimed at subsequent permanent employment. Possibility of apprentice contract evaluation in case of eligible candidate. 

 

The company applies the Tertiary/Confcommercio CCNL.

Salary level in line with market values to be determined based on candidate’s experience and expertise (to be verified during the interview).

ELECTRICAL TECHNICIAN

R&D

Trento or Rovereto

GES is an innovative SME based in Trento, Italy, that aims to revolutionize the global energy market. We are developing innovative energy storage technologies and we are a growing player in a market at the center of the energy transition which is expected to be rapidly growing in the coming years.

 

PROFILE

The researched profile is a person with knowledge of design, construction, assembly, commissioning, maintenance and repair of electrical and electronic systems according to safety standards and certifications.

 

ROLE

S/He will be part of the Prototyping group within the R&D function and will perform the following activities:

  • Design, construction, finishing, assembly, installation, commissioning of machinery, electronic devices or plants according to the company’s needs (battery test benches, balance of plant, measuring instruments, etc.)
  • Maintenance and repair of machinery, devices or plants
  • Help in defining optimal solutions to be implemented in plants/machinery in operation or under development
  • Follow bureaucratic requirements, safety regulations, and any requirements for certifications, throughout the design, construction, and operational process of the systems implemented or in the use of existing systems
  • Assemble, disassemble, test cells and batteries, including balance of plant
  • Perform battery or system testing
  • Draft procedures, reports, and general technical documentation
  • Conduct literature research on group-specific activities and on GHG technology in general

 

REQUIREMENTS

Soft skills

Order, practicality, manual dexterity and accuracy

Ability to work both in a team and independently

Problem solving skills

Resistance to stress and work peaks

High reliability, flexibility and availability

Autonomy and critical thinking

Communication skills both oral and written

Hard skills

Knowledge of electronics and wiring

Knowledge of 3D CAD drawing software

 

The followings are considered non-mandatory preferential requirements:

Previous professional experience with activities similar to the expected duties

Knowledge of key energy storage technologies, particularly flow batteries

 

LANGUAGE

English: at least basic level, preferably B1

 

EDUCATION

Electrical, electrical engineering or similar qualification

 

CONTRACT

Tenure track: Fixed-term contract up to twelve months aimed at subsequent permanent employment.

 

The company applies the Tertiary/Confcommercio CCNL.

Salary level in line with market values to be determined based on candidate’s experience and expertise (to be verified during the interview).

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