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Ballard Power Systems Inc.

Junior Research Scientist / Engineer

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
4 days ago
Ballard's Research team has a regular, full-time position available for a Junior Research Scientist or Engineer at our Burnaby location. Reporting to the Electrodes Team Lead, the successful candidate will work within the Electrodes Team with research scientists and engineers to support design studies and develop advanced MEA and catalyst layer designs.


  • Support and conduct experimental studies to drive increased fundamental understanding in MEA transport mechanisms and catalyst layer design
  • Prepare samples and operate fuel cell test stations to evaluate performance and durability of advanced MEA concepts
  • Analyze, interpret and summarize testing data
  • Work effectively within a research team of scientists and research engineers to accomplish technical objectives
  • Troubleshoot instrument and equipment problems

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant Science, Applied Sciences or Engineering discipline
  • 1 - 3 years of related experience
  • Strong lab skills
  • Previous experience working in an electrochemistry-related technology lab will be an asset
  • Familiarity with PEM fuel cell technology, characterization techniques, and testing is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organization and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to work quickly and reliably while under pressure

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Ballard values diversity in the workplace and is committed to Employment Equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates