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: All

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

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Mechanical Engineer

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

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) – 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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TPM Engineer – early/ late shift and night shift

Location: Merstham, Surrey

Manufacturing Maintenance Engineer focused on supporting and developing the current cell and stack manufacturing processes and equipment. Will also support the development, installation and commissioning of new processes and equipment.

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Group Financial Accountant

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

Support the Group Financial Controller in the reporting of financial data and the day to day responsibilities of maintaining the Group’s financial records and reporting procedures. This includes statutory and management reporting, the completion and reconciliation of key control accounts within timescales set by the Group Financial Controller in order to meet the business and finance department requirements.

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Patent Counsel

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

The Patent Counsel, who will have a background in physics or engineering, will report to the Head Patent Counsel and assist with all aspects of the IP Function in Ceres Power, working in our R&D/pilot plant facility directly alongside our brilliant inventors and engineers. The role will be varied and stimulating, involving both internal IP generation, portfolio management, IP project management and external competitor due diligence. The role is permanent, full-time and based in Horsham.

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Project Manager

Location: Horsham

The Project Manager will deliver projects to time, cost and quality by defining detailed project plans, liaising with internal resources to ensure milestones are met, acting as a prime point of contact with the key customers and suppliers, and addressing all necessary factors to ensure project success. 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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Process Team Leader

Location: Horsham

The primary purpose of this role is to lead a team of highly skilled and knowledgeable scientists and technicians developing the next generation of Ceres Power’s core technology. Your team will provide expert advice into projects regarding materials processing and selection. They will also be involved in innovating and developing the next generation of materials processes for new energy devices from TRL/MRL 1 to 6. Core areas of expertise will include screen print ink formulation, printing, ceramic sintering and densification, sol-gel and colloid formulation and other thin film formation techniques. You will be responsible for ensuring that projects are properly resourced, and that the team provide high quality work. Your goal will be to develop the team to be world class scientists and engineers. To grasp this opportunity, you will have to demonstrate that you have the potential to be a dynamic, determined, confident and enthusiastic leader.

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Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Lead

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

The primary responsibility of this position is to Lead projects focused on increased production capacity, cost reduction, new process implementation, and continuous improvement. This position involves close interaction with numerous engineering disciplines and hourly functions. Ability to work in a team environment is a must. This position holder must also be comfortable in a fast paced, dynamic work environment. A strong sense of detail along with a skillset in organization and multitasking is needed to succeed within this role.

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Principal Scientist – Analytical Expert

Location: Horsham

As a recognised expert in microscopy, materials analysis and spectroscopy, the chosen candidate will be working within the analysis group and multiple cross functional teams in the company to advance our innovation, development and improvement of metal supported solid oxide cells (SOC).

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Forthcoming Opportunities in Ceres' new Energy Materials Department

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

At Ceres we are passionate about clean energy for a clean world and our people are as innovative as our technology. We employ the most talented people in a business environment that is stimulating, rewarding and purposeful.Our new Energy Materials department will be looking for well-qualified scientists with strong commercial experience. Full details will be added in the next few days but in the meantime please take a look at some of the challenging jobs on offer.

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IP Paralegal

Location: Horsham, W Sussex

The IP Paralegal will report to the Head Patent Counsel and will work cohesively with a friendly in-house team of IP attorneys and analysts supporting a wide range of IP capture, prosecution and management activities alongside our talented scientists and engineers. The role requires an experienced patent/TM paralegal familiar with electronic IP management systems, who will be primarily responsible for docketing all biblio data & deadlines associated with Ceres portfolio, issuing reminders and reports thereon, and refining Ceres’ policies and procedures going forward.

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Principal Metallurgist

Location: Horsham

As a recognised metallurgist with experience in industry, you will apply theoretical knowledge, industrial knowhow and advanced experimental methodology to advance our understanding of performance and ageing related to metallic components of the Ceres technology. You will be required to lead a small team of metallurgists with line management support and technical direction. Develop models of through life performance. Represent Ceres in engagements with metal suppliers. Support the development of the Solid Oxide Cell technology

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