Project Engineer

Project Engineer

Nano One

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Nano One is changing how the world makes battery materials with a particular focus on cathode materials used in electric vehicles, energy storage and consumer electronics. We are all about lower enviro-impact, more efficient, longer lasting technology solutions to aide us all in this global energy transition. We are a fast growing, publicly traded company that is late-stage pre-commercial and scaling-up.  We need smart people to join us and help tell our story.

You are:

  • Strategic in building excellent internal and external cross-functional relationships.
  • Collaborative in nature with a good sense of leadership to carry out consultation activities with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Attentive to details, organized and have a big picture approach.
  • Creative and inventive in identifying potential solutions.

The Opportunity:

As Nano One increases its presence in Québec with the acquisition of Johnson Matthey (JM) Battery Materials Ltd. in Candiac, Québec, we are looking to add a Project Engineer to our team in Québec. Under the supervision of the LFP growth Project Manager, you will be a key member of the project team that will be responsible for growing the LFP (Lithium Iron Phosphate Cathode) business from research and development to full-scale commercialization. Through your industrial experience as well as your project management skills, you will define the project management structure and tracking tools and contribute to the development, definition, and execution of project plans for the construction of new manufacturing facilities. You will work with the internal team to identify the requirements of the new facilities and you will work with external stakeholders (engineering firms, equipment suppliers, contractors) to transform these requirements into project deliverables and take part in the projects commissioning.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement project management best practices for the company;
  • Put in place performance monitoring and management tools for the project team;
  • Build and update project plans, schedules, and budgets. Produce monthly progress reports;
  • Understand and identify the needs of the company's processes and technologies and transpose them into a large-scale production context;
  • Write preliminary specification documents and tender documents for various subcontracting mandates;
  • Lead subcontractors in the engineering, construction, and commissioning phases;
  • Contribute to risk management by coordinating risk studies throughout the life cycle of projects;
  • Collaborate with the purchasing committee to authorise project spendings and maintain relationships with suppliers.


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, chemical engineering or other relevant field;
  • Seven (7) years of project management experience in a production environment. Experience in the chemical industry would be an asset;
  • Basic knowledge in industrial electricity, automation, instrumentation and control and process chemistry;
  • Aware of risk analysis methods and concepts of process safety;
  • CAPM or PMP certification would be an asset;
  • Fluency in English and French;
  • Team player, motivated and quick to adapt to change;
  • Ability to travel locally and internationally on occasion.