CIC energiGUNE is a research center specialized in energy, electrochemical storage (batteries and supercapacitors), thermal energy solutions and hydrogen, a member of the Basque Research and Technology Alliance BRTA and a strategic initiative of the Basque Government. CIC energiGUNE is a reference in knowledge transfer and was created in 2011 to generate fundamental excellence knowledge useful for the Basque business network.

CIC energiGUNE has a dynamic research team of more than 130 researchers and is extremely well equipped with a wide range of up-to-date facilities that are fully available to all the research community. In 2019, the European Commission has awarded CIC energiGUNE with the ´HR Excellence in Research´ label, which reflects the center´s commitment to implement fair and transparent recruitment and appraisal practices, and certifies its salutary work environment.

For more details on CIC energiGUNE's research activities please visit our website at



The Cell Prototyping group at CIC energiGUNE is searching for a laboratory technician to engage in the research and development of new generation Li ion batteries.


  • Perform both routine experiments, such as those having greater complexity.
    • Inks formulation
    • Preparation of slurries and rheological characterizations
    • Laminates
    • Cell assembly
    • Cleaning the machinery and the tools of leftover material. Usually composed by chemical components and organic solvents, in a safety mode.
    • Handle the waste materials according to the established safety and environmental protocols.
    • Electrochemical characterizations
  • Participate actively in projects and support the group activity.
  • Support preparing reports or technical documentation.
  • Search and select new accessories according to the needs and possibilities.
  • Ensure the proper functioning of the equipment, including the performance or supervision of preventive and corrective maintenance, internal calibrations, etc.
  • Modification proposals both for the installations and the process equipment according to the technical documentation and at the level of the technician.
  • Internal training activities related to their knowledge.
  • Incident reporting
  • Support students’ activities.



We are offering a 12-month contract and professional development opportunities with a competitive salary within the category.

Access to a complete set of existing laboratory infrastructure and equipment to ensure a fruitful stay and the fullfilment of the objectives in due time. 

Candidates will join an integrated, enthusiastic, and multidisciplinary institute making high quality research and impactful contributions to the energy and sustainability fields.

CIC energiGUNE will also help smooth the transition for you and your family, providing a welcome program that offers help with accommodation and addresses other aspects to help you integrate into the local environment (such as free language courses, help with schools for children…).

CIC energiGUNE is located close to the city of Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain), in the heart of the Basque Country. The Basque Country is the region with the highest R&D investment in Spain, with more than 20.000 researchers. The basque research ecosystem comprises a solid and collaborating community composed of universities, technology and cooperative research centers.

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All applicants are invited to submit detailed curriculum vitae at this webpage.


The selection process ends once a candidate is selected.

CIC energiGUNE is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.


  • Higher vocational education or degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials science, Engineering or other scientific disciplines in a related field.
  • Demonstrated self-motivation and ability to work independently.
  • A good team player who can collaborate with other groups, academic and industrial partners.
  • Systemic problem-solving skills.
  • Hability to communicate effectively in English in a multidisciplinary environment.
  • It will be positively valuated background in these fields:
    • dispersion and inks formulation.
    • Printability tests and analysis
    • printing technologies such as coating, screen printing etc.
    • Characterization of inks and / or coatings (rheology, peeling test, etc)

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