Test Engineer

R&D · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department R&D
Employment Type Full-Time

Mangrove Lithium, a Vancouver based company, has developed a breakthrough platform for the most cost-effective production of battery grade lithium hydroxide and carbonate from diverse input streams and assets. Mangrove’s modular solution can be scaled to any capacity and co-located with upstream lithium producers or cathode and cell manufacturers. The platform technology is also being commercialized for the conversion of waste brines to chemicals and desalinated water. The company has attracted funding through the Emissions Reduction Alberta, Western Economic Diversification, Sustainable Development Technology Canada and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. The Company has a highly experienced leadership team with a track record of successfully commercializing and deploying industrial technologies and is working towards the deployment of a first-of-a-kind commercial plant in 2022.



Mangrove is seeking an exceptional individual to play a key role in developing and commercializing its technology. The Test Engineer will work with the management team to test Mangrove’s technology to identify potential problems and ensure quality. The Test Engineer will work with the engineering team on investigating and improving key components of Mangrove’s technology. The individual will have a diverse and well-rounded technical and entrepreneurial skill-set. The position offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic, highly motivated team with significant potential for growth and career development in several areas. The position also offers the opportunity to begin a career in the fast-expanding lithium-ion battery sector.

Required Education, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science/engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, physics, or related fields.
  • 2 or more years of laboratory experience.
  • Experience in AC and DC electrochemical testing methods including cyclic voltammetry, impedance spectroscopy, potentiostatic and galvanostatic testing and durability testing of electrochemical components.
  • Knowledge of electrochemistry and electrochemical processes is considered an advantage.
  • Excellent critical thinking, analysis, problem solving and communications skills.
  • Self-motivated, proactive, flexible and passionate about learning.
  • Willing to be hands-on.
  • Ability to interact with a wide range of scientists and engineers.


Desirable Characteristics

  • Person of high integrity and credibility.
  • Proactive, hands-on and able to take direction independently.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent critical thinking, analysis, and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated, flexible and passionate about learning.
  • Ability and desire to contribute to and work with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Work well under pressure.

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