Breakthrough Energy Ventures Portfolio Company Career Opportunities

Manufacturing Associate

Form Energy

Form Energy

Pittsburgh, PA, 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 are looking for a hands-on individual to help us develop our core technology by contributing to our Advanced Manufacturing organization. In this role, individuals will work directly with our technical team manufacturing cathodes. You will be responsible for operating pilot scale manufacturing equipment as we prepare for our first major installations.

We are running a multi-shift operation and hiring 12 hour day and night shifts.

This opportunity is currently based out of Form Energy's Eighty Four, PA location and will transfer to the Weirton, WV location during Q1 of 2024.

What You'll Do:

  • Inspect, organize and prepare raw material, components and hardware

  • Track material usage to provide traceability, perform inventory cycle counts

  • Operate pilot scale manufacturing equipment

  • Follow standard operating procedures and document process conditions and deviations

  • Work with the technical team to troubleshoot processing issues

  • Collaborate with the technical team to improve production processes

  • Maintain process conditions in a fashion that facilities cleanliness and productivity for other team members

What You'll Bring:

  • 0-5 years of experience relating to working with chemicals in laboratory or production environment

  • Familiarity operating small to medium sized equipment

  • Experience with general chemical hygiene

  • Experience wearing PPE in a production environment

  • Solid communication skills within a group of peers and broader organization

  • Positive attitude and appetite to learn and grow

  • Willingness to share ideas to contribute to organizational and technical problem solving

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to be on your feet for extended periods



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.