Analytical Lab Technician

6K Energy · North Andover, Massachusetts
Department 6K Energy
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation DOE

Analytical Lab Technician

6K Energy is a high-tech start-up focused on the application of 6K Inc.’s groundbreaking microwave plasma technology platform, UniMelt®, to develop unique, cutting edge, battery materials such as NMC, LFP, LTO, silicon anode, and more. 6K’s UniMelt plasma technology transforms engineered materials into revolutionary products that advance industries across additive manufacturing, renewable energy, aerospace, and consumer electronics all with sustainability at its core.


6K was recently recognized by Forbes as Best Startup Employer for 2022. We are backed by a world-renowned investor group including Koch Strategic Platforms, Energy Impact Partners, Anzu, Volta Energy Technologies, launch Capital, and Material Impact. 6K has raised more than $250M to date.

We are actively seeking team members who would bring a strong work ethic and personal integrity to our fast-paced dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to challenge the boundaries of traditional manufacturing.




We have an immediate opening for an Analytical Laboratory Technician to join our battery materials characterization team. In this position, you will be working in a high-volume laboratory environment alongside engineers and scientists, conducting a wide range of material characterization tests on lithium-ion battery materials in support of development and scaleup activities.


  • Perform sample preparation for ICP-OES
  • Operate and maintain instrumentation such as ICP-OES, BET, Tap Density, or Titrations
  • Accurately record and report results of analytical tests
  • Maintain a clean and organized lab environment by following all onsite safety and 5S protocols.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Materials Science or related field is preferred
  • 0-3 years’ experience working in an analytical or wet lab setting (experience using an ICP-OES preferred)
  • Experience with handling hazardous materials such as mineral acids
  • Able to work independently and under minimum supervision
  • Able to multi-task and manage time efficiently



Equal Opportunity Employer

At 6K we believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion, or sexual orientation. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law. We are also committed to providing veteran employment opportunities


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  • Location
    North Andover, Massachusetts
  • Department
    6K Energy
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