Cummins Inc. Principal Scientist EChemistry in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Principal Scientist EChemistry


Principal Scientist – Electro-chemistry

Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

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Our Electrified Power Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Milton Keynes for a Principal Scientist.

Cummins Electrified Power are a leading provider of flexible battery solutions for demanding automotive and power applications .

Your impact will be seen in these and other ways:

  • By using your detailed knowledge and understanding ofelectrochemical properties and materials chemistry of Li-ion energy storage cell technology to provide support for Customer, R&D and new product introduction projects.

  • By providing leadership and mentorship to a team of scientists and technicians.

  • By leading and managing R&D projects in order to deliver against agreed budget, time and scope parameters.

  • By performing in-house research, testing and analysis, writing technical reports and participating in review meetings


Skills and Experience Required:

  • Substantial work or research into the field of electro-chemistry

  • You will have significant experience with li-ion batteries (ideally in the automotive industry but not essential)

  • You will have strong knowledge and understanding of electrochemical properties and materials chemistry, idea from both a commercial and research based Li-ion energy storage cell technology background.

  • Additional knowledge in supercapacitor technology would be an asset.

  • Prior experience in a leadership or management role, leading projects as well as providing guidance to less experienced members of the team

  • The ability to work collaboratively, and communicate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

  • PhD, Masters of Science, Bachelor of Science or equivalent degree in engineering, chemistry or physical sciences required.

Compensation and Benefits

In return we can offer a salary between £46,320 - £63,690 (dependent on experience).

Plus a wide range of competitive benefits including:

  • Cummins Contributory Pension Scheme

  • 12% variable annual bonus

  • Assisted Healthcare scheme

  • Healthshield

  • Cummins Rewards

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Flexible working hours

At Cummins, we are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and we are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applicants equally. No employee or potential employee will receive less favourable treatment because of any protected characteristic.

Ready to think beyond your desk? Apply for this opportunity to start your career with Cummins today.


Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Milton Keynes-UK, Milton Keynes, Precedent House

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Oct 8, 2018, 9:51:25 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180001S4