Careers Vacancies

A world leader in metal-supported solid oxide fuel cell technology, Ceres’ people thrive on challenge, are excited by innovation and are at their best when not bound by the rules of conventional thinking.

We welcome high-energy individuals, whether they are experienced specialists or recent graduates looking to carve out an exceptional career. As well as being inquisitive, innovative and inspiring, ideal candidates love to work collaboratively with like-minded colleagues in the knowledge that together they can achieve amazing results.

If you would like to explore the possibility of joining our fast-paced and passionate team, please check out our current vacancies below or submit send your CV on a speculative basis by via the Open Application.

Current Openings

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Location: UK

We are happy to receive applications on an open, speculative basis.

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Principal Systems Engineer

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

The focus of the Systems team is to enable the development power generation systems and electroyser systems based on the SteelCell™, by co-operating with suppliers, OEM partners, and other functions within Ceres. This engineer will optimize the system design and exploit opportunities to maximize system performance whilst creating value for Ceres’ IP portfolio.

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Ink Formulation and Printing Scientist

Location: Horsham

The chosen candidate will support the SOC development team with expert advice and practical support in ink formulation and printing.

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Trade Secret Technical Administrator – 6-12 month contract

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

The TS Technical Administrator will assist the technical and project Trade Secret Controllers in managing Ceres documents that contain Trade Secret subject matter. You will be familiar with technical document control / library / storage systems (eg DDM) as well as having sound knowledge in either a Mechanical/Systems Engineering or Materials Science/Chemistry environment.

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Technical Administration Team Manager

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

To help set up, then lead, a team of Technical Administrators so that Trade Secrets are managed and documented in controlled manner.

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IT Support Engineer

Location: Horsham and Merstham

Work alongside the IT Manager and existing IT Support Engineers to provide support for circa 450 users, on approximately 600 desktops and laptops across two sites, utilising relevant experience to maintain internal infrastructure within a predominantly Windows-based environment.

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Finance Operations Manager- 12 month FTC

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic Finance Operations Manager to join a high-growth Green tech listed company. Reporting to the Group FC, this new role will take responsibility for and drive improvement in the Group’s Accounts Payable team and processes, working across the business to implement change. This is a visible role for a motivated person with the real ability to influence change in the business. You will have previous experience of managing and developing an AP team and implementing change in processes and systems.

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Stores Technician – 8 month contract

Location: Merstham, Surrey

The main purpose of the role is to assist in the day to day running of the warehouse and material delivery function at Ceres.The main duties include the packaging of goods ready for internal delivery between sites and external delivery to customers. There will be a requirement to assist with the transportation of material between our sites using the company vehicle.

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Principal Mechanical Engineer

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

The primary purpose of this position is to take a lead role in the creation, development and production of innovative SOFC/SOEC product designs as part of the Mechanical Engineering function group. The role requires an experienced and successful lead Mechanical Engineer with strong influencing skills who can always give clear and concise technical direction and demonstrate leading through others.

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Senior/Principal Cell Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Horsham and Merstham

The post holder will support the Cell Manufacturing Engineering Lead to schedule, plan, forecast, resource and manage all the Cell Manufacturing Engineering activities aiming at assuring delivery and quality from conception to completion. They will also have a strong delivery focus, using their technical knowledge to quickly resolve new issues. They will also have a strong background in the modern manufacturing toolbox using the methodologies of 6σ or Lean.

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Scientist – Thin Films

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

The chosen candidate will be developing innovative thin film processes to advance our “cutting-edge” energy materials development of metal supported solid oxide cells (SOC). This position requires people with technical and materials processing development skills who want to be challenged, have a passion for success, and a constant drive to exceed expectations.

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Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

The primary purpose of this position is to provide engineering design support as part of the Mechanical Design Team. This role requires a confident, enthusiastic, dynamic, determined and organised individual who is keen to develop their career in a versatile environment.With your solid understanding of mechanical engineering principles and experience of both rapid-prototyping and volume manufacturing techniques, you will be required to couple creative design flair with an attention to quality.

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Senior/Principal Stack Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Horsham and Merstham

The Stack Manufacturing Engineer will support the Stack Manufacturing Engineering Lead to schedule, plan, forecast, resource and manage all the Stack Manufacturing Engineering activities aiming at assuring delivery and quality from conception to completion. The successful candidate will have excellent people skills, taking a pivotal communication and coordination role between the various technical teams.

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Mechanical Engineering Opportunities

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

As part of Ceres growth and success, we are keen to hear from Individuals who are seeking a career within an exciting, challenging and rewarding environment, where the primary purpose of this position is to create, develop and verify product designs as part of the Mechanical Engineering function group. This role requires a confident, enthusiastic, determined and organised individual who is keen to develop their career in a versatile environment.The successful candidate will have excellent technical and communication skills, taking a pivotal role in solving improving and verifying product designs. They will have a flair for structuring information and an attention to detail. They will also have a strong delivery focus, using their technical knowledge and mechanical engineering tools to ensure that designs meet requirements and to minimise risk.

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Manufacturing Process Technician (contract) – Night Shift

Location: Merstham, Surrey

To operate a variety of manufacturing processes under controlled conditions and to monitor and record quality control data.

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Stack Build Technician – Contract (shifts)

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

The Stack Build Technician will have hands-on experience in mechanical assembly/fitting and come from a production-build background. They will have an up-to-date working knowledge of workshop equipment and TIG welding experience. They will use these skills to assemble, build and fabricate fuel cell stacks and balance-of-plant components to agreed specification against planned delivery targets.

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Planning Lead

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

This Planning Lead will have strong project, planning and resource management skills. They will be responsible for leading a small team to manage all production planning activities within Ceres for both the Merstham and Horsham plants. A key part of this role is the effective optimisation of both current, future and development capacity.

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Information Security Advisor

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

As the Information Security Advisor, you will be the primary point of contact for Information Security queries and will play a key role in establishing new controls and processes. You will spearhead the Information Security operational movement for the business, such as achieving Cyber Essentials Plus certification and monitoring Information Security Compliance on internal systems and processes.

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Test Engineer

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

As a Test Engineer, you will directly support the development of the solid oxide technology through the execution of test plans for verification, validation and development testing. The role will require you to work closely with the Test Capability and Test Strategy Teams to develop robust test plans and ensure the test stands are capable. The successful candidate for this position will be naturally inquisitive and an able communicator.

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Principal Scientist – Thin Films

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

The chosen candidate will be leading and developing innovative thin film related chemistry, materials processing and deposition technology development to advance our “cutting-edge” energy materials development and processing, thereby supporting the development of metal supported solid oxide cells (SOC). This position requires a scientist with world class expertise on thin film technologies and solid experience in industry related to thin film based products. This unique position is for individuals who want to be challenged, have a passion for success, and a constant drive to exceed expectations.

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Facilities Project Engineer

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

The Facilities Project Engineer role will require the applicant to work with all Ceres Power staff members across the Horsham site, travel to other sites when requested. They will be required to support the all business function that will enable staff to develop and manufacture the Fuel Cell Module.

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Production Engineer

Location: Merstham, Surrey

Manufacturing Production Engineer focused on supporting and developing the current cell and stack manufacturing processes and equipment. In addition the post holder will support the development, installation and commissioning of new processes and equipment.

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Cell Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Horsham and Merstham

Cell Manufacturing Engineer focused on supporting and developing the current cell manufacturing processes and equipment. Will also support the development, installation and commission of new processes and equipment internally and at customer sites. Assist in specifying plant layout, materials flow and materials storage for existing production lines and any new manufacturing sites.

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CAE Engineer

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

The primary purpose of this position is to develop and optimise Ceres Power’s stack and system designs using Computer Aided Analysis (CAE) techniques. For this role we are seeking candidates with a strong background in CFD, CHT, thermal fluids CAE analysis. This is a highly complex and technical role requiring someone capable of grasping difficult concepts and using them in CFD/Flow/Thermal simulations to enable the team to make informed decisions relating to current and future SOFC and SOEC systems.

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Manufacturing Process Technician (contract) – Early/Late Shift Pattern (M)

Location: Merstham, Surrey

To operate a variety of manufacturing processes under controlled conditions and to monitor and record quality control data.

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Senior Scientist – Energy Materials

Location: Horsham

Refine and develop the scientific understanding behind Ceres’ SOC technologies. Propose and drive activities to elucidate the fundamental mechanisms and limits associated with the SOC designs.

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