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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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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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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Project Manager – 6 month contract

Location: Horsham

Reporting to the Programme Manager, the Project Manager will be responsible for delivering an internal programme relating process and material production maturity. The ideal candidate for this role will be a confident, enthusiastic, versatile, determined and organised individual who is keen to develop their career in a dynamic environment; he/she is likely to have previous project management experience in a technical organisation.

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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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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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Graduate Test Engineer

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

As a Graduate Test Engineer, we will develop you to become an expert in the testing of fuel cells and electrolysers using a wide range of high-tech test equipment. 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 all areas of the business. If this excites you and you are naturally inquisitive and an able communicator, this could be the perfect role for you.

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Principal Test Engineer – Lead Investigator

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

The Lead Investigator will have a minimum of 7 years’ post-graduate industrial experience and extensive experience of operating and programming test automation systems. They will directly support Ceres in the development of its solid oxide technology through the execution of test plans for verification, validation and development testing and ensure auditable data is produced in line with company quality processes.

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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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Stack Build Technician (Temp to Perm) – night or early/late shift

Location: Merstham, Surrey

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. Please note that this role would not suit a commute by public transport.

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Senior/Principal Electrical Engineer – 12 month contract

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

The Senior or Principal level Electrical Engineer will be the point of contact for key customer programmes, where occasional off-site customer facing, and control calibration support will be required. Key tasks will be development of fuel cell power system and fuel cell electrolyser system, electrical power architectures, implementation of these system into prototypes and demonstration systems.

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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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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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Senior Test Engineer

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

We are looking for a highly-motivated Engineer to join a high-performing, fast paced and expanding Test Team. As a Senior 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 have a proven ability to understand and communicate complex engineering concepts and a track record of investigating and resolving challenging issues.

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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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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

Manufacturing Production Engineer focused on supporting and developing the current cell and stack 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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Stack Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Merstham, Surrey

The Stack Manufacturing Engineer will be focused on supporting and developing all Fuel Cell Stack products and processes, whilst working as part of a cross functional team including Mechanical Engineering, Quality, Health and Safety, Test and Systems. This role will work closely with Mechanical Engineering to be instrumental in the development of new Stack designs. Ensuring Design for Manufacture and supporting development builds for verification tests, feeding back on improvements required and driving those changes forward into design released products.

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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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Senior/Principal Electrical Engineer

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

The Senior or Principal level Electrical Engineer will be the point of contact for key customer programmes, where occasional off-site customer facing, and control calibration support will be required. Key tasks will be development of fuel cell power system and fuel cell electrolyser system, electrical power architectures, implementation of these system into prototypes and demonstration 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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Project Manager (permanent)

Location: Horsham

Reporting to the Programme Manager, the Project Manager will be responsible for delivering an internal programme relating process and material production maturity. The ideal candidate for this role will be a confident, enthusiastic, versatile, determined and organised individual who is keen to develop their career in a dynamic environment; he/she is likely to have previous project management experience in a technical organisation.

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