Breakthrough Energy Ventures Portfolio Company Career Opportunities

Senior Welding Engineer

Form Energy

Form Energy

Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Posted on Saturday, December 23, 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 seeking an experienced Senior Welding Engineer to join our dynamic team. You will have a strong background in resistance, ultrasonic, and/or laser welding, coupled with extensive experience in production and manufacturing environments. You will be responsible for troubleshooting welding issues, developing robust welding processes, and ensuring the highest quality standards in our manufacturing operations.

This opportunity is based out of Form Energy's Eighty Four, PA facility. Relocation assistance is available.

What you'll do:

  • Welding Process Development:

    • Lead the development and optimization of welding processes, focusing on resistance, ultrasonic, and laser welding techniques.

    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate welding processes into production lines.

  • Troubleshooting:

    • Investigate and resolve welding-related issues to minimize downtime and maintain efficient production.

    • Implement corrective actions and preventive measures to address welding defects and inconsistencies.

  • Quality Assurance:

    • Establish and enforce quality standards for welding processes to ensure the production of high-quality products.

    • Conduct regular audits and inspections to identify opportunities for improvement.

  • Production Support:

    • Provide technical support to production teams, ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of welding processes.

    • Collaborate with production personnel to address real-time welding challenges and optimize production output.

  • Technology Integration:

    • Stay abreast of industry trends and advancements in welding technology.

    • Evaluate and recommend the adoption of new welding technologies to enhance efficiency and product quality.

What you'll bring:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in welding engineering, with a focus on resistance, ultrasonic, and/or laser welding processes.

  • Bachelor's degree in Welding Engineering, Materials Science, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.

  • Proven experience in a manufacturing or production environment, with a track record of successful process development and optimization.

  • Strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to analyze and resolve complex welding issues.

  • Familiarity with relevant industry standards and best practices.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams.

  • Experience with project management and the ability to lead and execute welding-related projects.


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.