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Engineering Technician

Redwood Materials

Redwood Materials

Software Engineering
Sparks, NV, USA
Posted on Friday, September 15, 2023

About Redwood Materials

Redwood Materials was founded in 2017 to create a circular supply chain for electric vehicles and clean energy products, making them more sustainable and driving down the cost for batteries. We’re doing this by developing and deploying new technologies to increase the scope and scale of recycled and sustainable materials in the global battery supply chain.

Mechanical Engineer

Redwood Materials is seeking an entrepreneurial Mechanical Engineer to support pilot projects and commercial scale production operations. This engineer will be responsible for leading continuous improvement projects across multiple manufacturing lines.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Lead the specification, procurement, and implementation of capital equipment.
  • Design tooling and fixtures.
  • Review and provide input on new process/equipment designs.
  • Partner with mechanical development team to transition newly developed processes and equipment into manufacturing.
  • Create and own process work instructions and standard operating procedures.
  • Train manufacturing personnel on new processes and equipment.
  • Analyze process data and metrics and drive improvements on safety, quality, and cost.
  • Trouble-shoot and solve process and equipment issues.
  • Identify and execute continuous improvement projects.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong mechanical aptitude, including understanding of dimensioning and tolerancing.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills; previous project management experience preferred.
  • Prior experience leading capital acquisition processes.
  • Experience with industrial scale processes and equipment, including automation.
  • Detailed oriented with an analytical and structured approach to problem solving.
  • Experience with statistical data collection, analysis, and reporting.
  • Experience with structured capital process, including process/equipment validation.
  • Technical writing experience.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft office software.
  • Solid Modeling 3D CAD experience preferred.
  • A passion for sustainability and making the world a better place!

The position is full-time. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

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