Thermal Battery Engineer - Solar Thermal Energy Storage

Freshape was established with the vision of building a better world tomorrow.

Today, we are a dynamic and growing company specialized in high-tech solutions for distributed and sustainable energy devices.

We are currently looking for a highly motivated Thermal Battery Engineer to join our team in our new brand offices in Ecublens – Lausanne Area.


• Conceptualize, design, and implement innovative process engineering strategies to support the development of our sustainable and Eco-friendly products

• Development of experimental prototypes and thermal simulation models

• Design and construction of experimental test facilities for prototype performance characterization

• Planning and execution of experimental campaigns to validate simulation results

• Cooperation with other team members to achieve technology and/or system integration

• Assessment of components within the pilot-level and mass-production

• Contribution to our IP strategy and patent activity to grow our patent portfolio


• Master or Ph.D. degree in Thermal/Mechanical/Energy/Process Engineering

• Excellent knowledge in applied heat and mass transfer of energy systems

• Knowledge in phase-change heat transfer, i.e., two-phase flow and evaporation, is highly desirable

• Experience in 3D CAD design process (Solidworks), and at least one of the followings: i) experimental skills, ii) process flow simulations, or iii) structural analysis

• Hands-on experience in conceptualizing a novel idea to realizing Proof-of-Concepts (POCs) and/or prototype demonstrations

• Innovative out-of-the-box thinking and good problem-solving skills

• Knowledge in design and implementation of control applications is an asset

• Proficient level in English

Why should you apply (now)?

• Come join a creative and international team dedicated to finding innovative solutions to a sustainable and Eco-friendly future for all of us

• Be part of a dynamic, multidisciplinary team working in close relation with R&D to develop and integrate brand new technologies into tomorrow’s products

• Contribute actively to the final product, with your ideas and initiatives. At Freshape, we value creativity and reward it

• Embrace opportunities within Freshape(90% of our managers were promoted through organic growth)

• Work in brand new offices and laboratories, close to Lausanne (Ecublens)