Job ID 5502

PV Technology Researcher

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Renewable Energies
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Description and Requirements

Hello! Have you ever heard of 3Sun GigaFactory?

3Sun GigaFactory is Enel's new strategic project for the decarbonization process and technological excellence in the world of renewables in Italy.

3Sun is a photovoltaic module production plant of the Enel Green Power group, called "La Fabbrica del Sole", established in Catania, in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, in 2010 and one of the largest photovoltaic production plants in Europe.

Do you want to be part of the 3Sun GigaFactory and help us lead the energy transition in Italy?

We are looking for a PV Technology Researcher, to be included in a growing and highly dynamic Innovation team, inside the world's leading renewable energy company.

What will you do:

The candidate will work in PV Technology and Industrial Process Design to ensure the technological development of advanced processes and photovoltaic devices within the framework of new 3SUN 2.0 roadmap.

Key Activities and responsibilities:

  • Development of innovative technological processes for solar cells and PV modules fabrication
  • Module assembling technologies development, including stringer, bussing, laminator and materials for assembling (ribbons, encapsulants, glasses, etc.)
  • Implementation of methodologies and tools, which include R&D quality management systems, failure modes and effects analysis and statistical process control
  • Characterization techniques based on reflectometry, ellipsometry, spectrophotometer photoluminescence, electroluminescence, optical microscopy
  • Electrical measurements by solar simulator and Reliability analysis (ageing test and reliability assessment methodology)
  • Transfer of advanced technology from R&D phase to industrialization

Knowledge and experience we are looking for:

The candidate we are looking for is a graduate with a Degree in Physic, Chemistry, Materials Science, Materials Engineering or Electronic Engineering and:

  • PhD or post PhD, in the field of materials chemistry and physic, materials technology, with particular experience in:
  • barrier layers, science of dielectric materials, amorphous, polycrystalline and crystalline materials
  • Basic tools of quality such as: Ishikawa diagram, check sheet, control chart, histogram, Pareto chart, scatter diagram and stratification
  • Deposition techniques CVD, PECVD, PVD, evaporation, sublimation
  • Materials treatment technologies by laser, thermal treatments, surface treatments and plasma treatments
  • Physics and technology of photonic and optoelectronic devices
    • Photovoltaic modules layout
    • Polymer’s chemistry
    • Experience in the field of barrier layers against moisture and impurities
    • Experience on glass technology
    • Assembling and back-end of PV modules
    • Characterization and reliability of photovoltaic modules 

Who you are:

·     Ability to work for objectives, proactive approach to the problems, attitude to take responsibility, problem solving, management of multiple tasks, priority and working in a matrix context in an international team

·     People management skills

·     Interpersonal skills and willingness to mediation and team work

·     Ability in Planning and Organization

·     Goal Oriented and Customer Oriented

·     Self-starter with a sense of initiative, energy and proactivity.

·     Innovative approach, active contribution to solutions optimization.

·     Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point), MATLAB (as a plus)

·     Good knowledge of English

·     Availability to low term abroad permanence

·     Availability to international trips

What we offer:

Permanent contract – headquarter Catania.

Who we are:

Enel Green Power is part of Enel’s Group,and manages all the generation from renewable sources in Enel’s world countries. Our pillars are sustainability and innovation. We want to build a new way of living energy, creating sustainable development and making clean energy accessible to all. A world leader in clean energy, with a total capacity of more than 54 GW and a generation mix that includes wind, solar, geothermal, and hydroelectric power, as well as energy storage facilities, Enel Green Power is at the forefront of integrating innovative technologies into renewable energy plants.

Innovation, Trust, Proactivity and Responsibility are the core values of our Organization. We are always looking for different perspectives, ideas and points of view. Each person is important to us, independently from their gender, age, nationality, ability or any other form of diversity or specificity. We are a people focused Company and we work to empower all our colleagues through development programs and lifelong learning.

We promote work flexibility recognizing the importance of well-being and work-life balance.

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