Research Scientist

Dates: 10 Sept, 2019
Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Email: careers@hydrogenics.com 

Hydrogenics Corporation is a leading developer of clean tech solutions for hydrogen generation, energy storage, and fuel cell power modules for mobility and stationary applications.  We are helping customers around the world make the shift to a cleaner energy future.  Hydrogenics is based in Mississauga, Ontario, and has sales and manufacturing operations in Europe, the US and Asia.

Job Description:

The Research Scientist’s role is to plan, monitor, analyze and report test of PEM Fuel Cell and PEM Electrolyzer stacks. Responsibilities include:

  • Plan and monitor performance and durability of PEM Fuel Cell and PEM Electrolyzer, on both component and stack level
  • Process test data, generate test reports, and present test results internally and externally
  • Collaboration with suppliers of stack components, including MEA, GDM, BPP, gasket, and hardware
  • Provide technical support to sub-system and system testing
  • Conducting literature and patent research for the latest technology development and breakthrough
  • Perform routine diagnostics and maintenance on the test components and equipment;
  • Other duties as required

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Chemical Engineering, Applied Chemistry, Materials Engineering, Process Engineering, or Industrial Engineering

Work Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in electrochemical system testing environment

‘Must Have’ Technical Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of electrochemistry-electrochemical engineering, such as Fuel Cells or Electrolyzers
  • Experience of developing testing procedures for electrochemical tests and analyzing results
  • Analytical laboratory skills, including detailed knowledge of electroanalytical techniques and materials analysis
  • Proven problem-solving abilities
  • “Hands on” experience is a must
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to read mechanical and electrical schematics is an asset
  • Knowledge of LabVIEW or HMI is an asset


‘Must Have’ Soft Skills:

  • Positive attitude and eager to take on new experiences
  • Strong design, analytical, and troubleshooting capabilities
  • Detail-oriented
  • Clear sense of prioritization and efficient time management skills to meet deadlines
  • Outstanding technical report writing skills
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, with ability to present to a variety of audiences
  • Energetic and self-motivated with the ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Able to maintain an organized and clean work environment
  • Continuously seeks new ways to improve productivity

Hydrogenics is an equal opportunity employer. If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please inform us in advance to arrange appropriate accommodations.

If you feel any of these positions describe your skills and experience please e-mail your resume and cover letter to the contact information listed in the position details. Please include the position title in the subject line of your email. We thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.