Breakthrough Energy Ventures Portfolio Company Career Opportunities

Production Engineer

Form Energy

Form Energy

Weirton, WV, USA
Posted on Saturday, December 16, 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

The Manufacturing Operations team at Form is focused on maintaining high-volume manufacturing lines to operate at the highest possible efficiency, quality, and reliability to produce Form Energy's utility-scale multi-day energy storage system. We are looking for entry-level engineers who want to contribute to the new generation of energy storage and manufacturing.

We're hiring hands-on multidisciplinary engineers to join the Manufacturing Operations team. In this role, you will play a key part in helping us optimize and develop future process and equipment to manufacture products at Form Factory 1. Our ideal team members exhibit an ability to creatively identify and solve manufacturing line bottlenecks in a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary environment and should have at least one of the following core skills and experiences: process development engineering, mechanical design engineering, controls engineering, electrical engineering.

What you'll do:

  • Analyze and optimize manufacturing processes to enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and improve overall productivity. Identify opportunities for automation and implement technological solutions to streamline production workflows.

  • Conduct root cause analyses for recurring issues and implement corrective & preventive measures.

  • Collaborate with quality assurance teams to address any production issues and implement corrective actions.

  • Feedback challenges in manufacturing to our design engineering and advanced manufacturing counterparts for iteration in future products or designs.

  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for manufacturing processes, standard operating procedures (SOPs), and engineering designs.

What you'll bring:

  • Degree in Mechanical, Chemical, or Electrical Engineering or related field

  • 1-2 years of experience

  • Internship experience in manufacturing desired

  • Machine shop experience and proficiency in CAD a plus

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent communicator across a range of engineering and business functions

  • Project management experience a plus

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment



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.