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Cummins Inc. Manager, Alkaline Water Electrolysis R&D in Oevel, Belgium

Manager, Alkaline Water Electrolysis R&D


Manager – Research & Development (Alkaline Water Electrolysis)

We are looking for a talented, technically minded individual, to join our team specializing in Alkaline Electrolysis, leading Research & Development from our headquarters in Belgium.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Oversees all aspects of alkaline electrolyser stack development program including:

  • Development of stack product platform for commercial applications across multiple electrolyser product lines

  • R&D for next generation stack designs and material options

  • Testing, validation and development of next generation stack materials including membrane, MEA, GDM, electrodes, BPPs, flow geometry and stack hardware

  • Works with product development teams to reduce stack cost for future electrolyzer systems while achieving market driven requirements for performance, durability and total cost of H2 production; translate technical requirements into development plan, budget, resource planning, detailed tasks, milestones and deliverables.

  • Responsible for design calculation of fluid thermodynamic properties include flow rate, temperature and pressure, species composition.

  • Responsible for design of detailed channel geometries including incorporating the results from CFD and FEA into the plate design process.

  • Coordinate stack product development and performance goals with commercial road map

  • Oversee product development of the electrolyzer stack using phase-gate process.

  • Prepare funding proposal, work with funding agencies, monitor and report project progress.

  • Provides guidance for Service including stack diagnostic expertise

  • Manages environmental health and safety within the research laboratories

  • Determine staffing levels and skills needed to meet present and future goals;

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Strong academic track record in relevant technical disciplines

  • Prior Technical Specialist or entry level Technical/Engineering Management equivalent work experience in a product, technology or engineering service role with demonstrated success leading projects and influencing outcomes through either direct or indirect reporting relationships.

  • Must have a demonstrated track record of technical problem solving, quality decision making, providing technical direction and leadership to a project team(s) and conflict resolution.


Primary Location Belgium-Antwerp-Mol-Belgium, Oevel, Hydrogenics Europe NV

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Mar 26, 2021, 4:35:31 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210001A3