Breakthrough Energy Ventures Portfolio Company Career Opportunities

Shipping and Receiving Associate

Form Energy

Form Energy

Weirton, WV, USA
Posted on Friday, January 19, 2024

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 Shipping and Receiving Associate to support our manufacturing and warehouse operations. Reporting to the Warehouse Manager, you will be responsible for making sure our facility runs smoothly and to support operations. The ideal candidate will be both able to independently execute day-to-day operations activities as well as be willing to roll up their sleeves to quickly tackle supply or inventory shortage issues. Bringing a positive attitude and aptitude for problem solving, you will work closely with all members of the Form Energy team to provide a great and safe place to work. This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual to shape and be part of the growth of a fast-moving technology start-up with breakthrough technology and an incredible mission!

This role will begin training in Eighty-Four, PA for a duration up to eight weeks. This position will require some flexibility with hours.

What you'll do:

  • Manage, track, and maintain all incoming and outgoing shipments with an electronic inventory system to ensure proper quantities of hardware and consumables inventory.

  • Load, unload, inspect, organize, log and distribute or safely store components and hardware.

  • Support the shipping of items including wrapping, logging, marking items for shipment, and executing economical freight shipments.

  • Pull orders from the warehouse area and help to deliver material to the production area utilizing forklift between multiple buildings.

  • Collaborate and communicate with logistics and service providers involved in shipping and receiving of products.

  • Work with purchasing to identify items to be asset tagged; tag and enter information in asset log.

  • Expected to regularly lift up to 50 lbs and other duties as assigned.

What you'll bring:

  • Cloud-based ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system experience, such as Oracle, SAP, Microsoft Dynamics 365 highly preferred.

  • Freight and parcel shipping experience preferred.

  • Prior forklift experience preferred, willingness to learn and be recertified on forklift required.

  • Experience working hands-on with frequent bending, stooping, sitting and standing.

  • Strong communication skills within a group of peers and the broader organization.

  • Flexible person with the ability to shift gears quickly and come back to the original task as needed.

  • Organized and detail-oriented individual.



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.