Breakthrough Energy Ventures Portfolio Company Career Opportunities

Staff Manufacturing Engineer, Assembly

Form Energy

Form Energy

Weirton, WV, USA
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023

Are you ready to rise to the challenge of climate change with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing pioneering energy storage technologies to enable the electric grid to run on 100% renewable energy, every day of the year.

Supported by leading investors such as Breakthrough Energy Ventures, ArcelorMittal, TPG Rise, MIT’s The Engine, and others, we share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage is the key to enable tomorrow’s zero carbon electric grid. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, we are deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. We need talented, hardworking individuals who share our goal of tackling the challenge of climate change. Do you want to work with us today to build a better tomorrow?

Role Description

We’re looking for a Senior / Staff Manufacturing Engineer who is looking to amplify their impact and help build a new manufacturing organization. This person will be responsible for engineering all functional aspects of our revolutionary battery cell assembly manufacturing ecosystem. Our mission is to demonstrate an unwavering commitment to engineering manufacturing excellence by seamlessly integrating a high level of engineering expertise, program management execution, process innovation, creating efficiency, ensuring quality, and defining new industry standards in battery manufacturing.

This is the opportunity to create a better world by launching our innovative battery storage system. If you've ever aspired to implement a new vision for manufacturing and industry, reshape the approach to engineering, and deploy cutting-edge manufacturing environments, then this is the ideal opportunity for you.

What You'll Do:

  • Take Full ownership of the entire Manufacturing Process Lifecycle from inception through to operationalization

  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders to deliver manufacturing programs that meet quality and industrial performance.

  • Demonstrate advanced skills in program management, including scope and management, schedule management, budget oversight, and milestone reporting

  • Apply extensive experience and expertise in problem solving methodologies to address commissioning & bring product to production

  • Lead the implementation of corrective actions for continuous improvement

  • Effectively manage and lead cross functional teams, fostering collaboration and synergy

  • Bring wealth of experience in successful managing programs associated with high volume manufacturing

  • Develop and implement strategies to optimize efficiency and output in a high volume production environment

What You'll Bring:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Proven Expertise in industrial/manufacturing program management, including scope, schedule, budget, and reporting

  • Demonstrated ability to apply advanced problem solving methodologies, to overcome complex changes

  • Substantial experience in successfully managing programs related to high volume manufacturing

  • In depth knowledge of industrial performance metrics, KPIs, and strategies for improvement

  • Strong commitment to ensuring and enhancing product quality throughout the manufacturing process

  • Proven ability to lead and manage cross functional teams effectively

  • Track record of delivering end to to end manufacturing processes with a focus on quality and performance

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Humanity is a cornerstone of Form Energy’s culture, and we make sure our compensation and benefits reflect that. Form Energy offers competitive salaries, stock options, and a holistic benefits package to ensure all employees have what they need to thrive while working here.

When it comes to you and your family’s health, we cover 100% of medical, dental, and vision premiums for full-time employees - and 80% of healthcare premiums for dependents. This starts from day one. We also offer at least 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents (up to 20 weeks for birthing parents), and generous vacation policies to give employees time to recharge when needed.

To build a clean and equitable energy future, we need everyone at the table. We strive to form a team as diverse as the communities we will serve with our technology, and are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment for all employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply to our open jobs.