Breakthrough Energy Ventures Portfolio Company Career Opportunities

Machine Shop Supervisor (FF1 Maker Space Coordinator)

Form Energy

Form Energy

People & HR, Operations
Weirton, WV, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 20, 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're hiring a supervisor to lead our Form Factory 1 Maker Space (machine shop). In this role, you will play a key part in enabling quick fabrication turnaround for our manufacturing and design teams. Our ideal team member will be able to prioritize and delegate mission-critical projects to our team of machinists and can collaborate with stakeholders on creative solutions to manufacturing problems or fabrication needs.

This opportunity is based out of Form Factory 1 in Weirton, West Virginia. Relocation assistance is available.

What you'll do:

  • Supervise a small team of machinists and project coordinators

  • Delegate daily tasks and priorities to team members

  • Work with customers/stakeholders to determine requirements for component manufacturing and fabrication projects

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design parts or solutions to manufacturing or design issues

What you'll bring:

  • Supervisory background, experience managing a small team of technicians

  • Strong, hands-on knowledge of the equipment within a machine shop, experience of manufacturing precision parts to tight tolerances on CNC machines, lathes and mills

  • Project management experience a plus

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment

  • Excellent communication skills and proactive team player

Form Energy is an authorized DoD SkillBridge partner and welcomes all transitioning military members to apply.



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.