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Cummins Inc. PEM Electrolyser Research Scientist in Mississauga, Ontario

PEM Electrolyser Research Scientist


We are looking for a talented PEM Research Scientist to join our team specializing in hydrogen fuel cell power systems technology for our # NewPower Business Unit in Mississauga, Ontario.

  • Involved with all aspects of Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) electrolyser stack development program.

  • Participates in the design, improvement, outsourcing, selection, evaluation and testing of PEM Electroyser stack and their subcomponents.

  • Plans and monitors performance test and durability test of PEM Electrolyser stack.

  • Processes and reviews test data, generate test reports, and presents test result internally and externally.

  • Collaborates with suppliers of stack subcomponents, including MEA, GDM, BPP, gasket, and hardware.

  • Provides technical support to sub-system and system testing.

  • Conducts literature and patent research for the latest technology development and breakthrough.

  • Perform routine diagnostics and maintenance on the test components and equipment.

  • Development of stack product platform for commercial applications.

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

  • Maintain environmental health and safety within the research laboratories


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

  • Phd or a Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering or Materials Science.

  • Experience in product design, prototyping, validation, or industrial research and development

  • Understanding of fluid thermodynamics, heat transfer, two phase flow and corrosion science

  • Strong material characterization skills (SEM, TEM, XRD, XRF, FTIR, etc)

  • Extensive experience of electrochemical diagnostic methods (EIS, CV, LSV etc...)

  • Excellent knowledge of Applied Electrochemistry and experience in designing and testing procedures for electrochemical systems and data interpretation

  • In depth understanding and experience of AST protocols for fuel cells or electrolysers

  • 5 years R&D and experience in PEM fuel cell or water electrolysis. Industry experience is preferred.

At Cummins, we are committed to the principles of diversity and employment equity under the Employment Equity Act, and we strive to ensure that our workforce reflects the diverse nature of Canadian society.

Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law.

The successful candidate will be subject to our Pre-Employment Background Screening process that consists of a Criminal Background Check as well as Education and Work Experience Verification.


Primary Location Canada-Ontario-Mississauga-Canada, ON, Mississauga, Hydrogenics Admiral

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Oct 13, 2021, 3:26:19 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210001PI