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Twelve

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101-250
Berkeley, CA, USA

Company Description

We're Twelve, a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2  into essential products. We call it carbon transformation.

Reinventing what it means to be a chemical company, we're on a mission to create a climate positive world and a fossil free future.

Jobs (41)

Electrochemical Test Engineer

Full time role
Berkeley, California
May 20, 2022
Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology. Job Brief The Electrochemistry team is responsible for testing the performance of membrane electrode assemblies (MEAs) for Twelve’s electrochemical CO 2 reduction process under a range of conditions. As an Electrochemical Test Engineer, you will be tasked with understanding the core operating principles that influence the electrochemical performance of our reactors. In this role, you will be designing and performing experiments that inform further improvements to the key active materials in Twelve’s CO 2 electrolyzer. This will involve setting up electrochemical tests and analyzing the data to report to project stakeholders, managing electrochemical test stands to consistently produce quality data, and taking part in experimental planning meetings. What You Will Do Perform electrochemical tests and then work up, analyze, and summarize the results Share data across cross-functional teams and participate in experimental planning discussions Manage, troubleshoot, and maintain electrochemical test stands Communicate the status of testing hardware and any issues encountered during experiments Maintain inventory of supplies as well as a clean and organized work area Champion safety in a fast-paced laboratory environment Who You Are Have a background in Chemistry/Chemical Engineering, Physics, or Materials Science Demonstrable hands-on project experience working in a research or industrial lab setting Highly attentive to detail with strong organizational and communication skills Able to follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) and work with minimal supervision Proficient in using MS Office and/or Google Suite products, as well as experience with a data analysis software Able to lift 25 lbs as required for cell assembly Twelve Benefits Medical, dental, and vision coverage Paid sick days and vacation Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience Diverse and inclusive work environment We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. Want to work with us but don't see a current opening that fits your background? Email us at talent@twelve.co.

Director, Product Development

Full time role
Hybrid (Berkeley, California)
May 13, 2022
Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology. The Productization group seeks to develop innovative new manufacturing processes and automation tools to establish Twelve as a world leader in carbon transformation. It is composed of several different teams focused on different aspects of engineering, manufacturing, new product introduction, and customer deployments of our CO2 conversion systems. Job Brief The Director of Product Development is responsible for establishing the vision and direction for the product development team and working cross-functionally to ensure successful product development transfer into production. You will set the tone for a collaborative environment that values equity of voice, inclusive behaviors and trusting teams.  You will lead a team of product development engineers and managers to introduce new products from concept to production ramp including prototype builds in working with R&D and manufacturing. What You Will Do Build, lead and ensure engineering teams have capability to meet or exceed engineering standards relative to CO2 reactor attributes: Leading the design, specification of the reactor to meet the application requirements. Leading the cross functional team, engineering, sourcing, manufacturing, and quality, etc. Leading and owning the product development process at Twelve Responsible for driving CO2 reactor system integration decisions for the manufacturing lines with respect to Packaging, Integration, Prototypes and Fabrication Responsible for all phases of CO2 reactor product development including certifications, current production, and life-cycle management. Own the product roadmap for CO2 reactors at Twelve Provide coaching, mentoring, nurturing and establish growth and development opportunities for staff Who You Are 10+ years of experience in managing industrial product development and integration departments Experience as an engineer in automotive, aerospace, or other relevant product area Experience managing multiple projects as a relevant engineering leader with direct experience The strong technical aptitude necessary to drive all aspects of CO2 Reactor development of a high technology product Experience with new product introduction tools like house of quality [HOQ], Kano model, VAVE, etc. Experience program managing high dollar value products/product development Experience working closely with all functions of an enterprise (Finance, Marketing, Sales, Engineering, Industrial Design, etc) to manage the commercial product development life cycle Excellent communication (written, spoken) at all levels of the enterprise Best in class cross-functional interaction skills and a history of driving teams to perform to highly demanding schedules/challenges Ability to coordinate the actions of a large multifaceted organization. A deep understanding of the multiple phases of a large program, how to measure performance in those stages, communicating those to Leadership and staff at large Ability to travel as needed Twelve Benefits Medical, dental, and vision coverage Paid sick days and vacation Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience Diverse and inclusive work environment We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. Want to work with us but don't see a current opening that fits your background? Email us at talent@twelve.co.

Senior Engineer - EIS

Full time role
Berkeley, California
May 6, 2022
Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology. Job Brief The Electrochemistry team is responsible for testing the performance of membrane electrode assemblies (MEAs) for Twelve’s electrochemical CO2 reduction process under a range of conditions and diagnosing the limiting step in the process. In this role, you will partner closely with our scientists and engineers to advance our understanding of the electrochemical reaction that is occurring within our CO2 electrolyzer using electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) as a tool. What you will do Design and conduct experiments to deepen our understanding of the CO2 conversion process Analyze impedance results and correlate EIS features with components within the CO2 conversion process Partner with other teams to identify the limiting steps in our conversion process Build experimental approaches and integrate EIS into regular tests Provide recommendations on how we improve our CO2 conversion process Who you are Degree in a STEM field required (chemistry or chemical engineering preferred) Masters with at least 3 years of relevant experience OR PhD You have strong electrochemistry background (fuel cells, water electrolysis, etc.), and are familiar with AC impedance You have driven projects that involved EIS as a core tool You have demonstrable hands-on experience in a research or industrial lab, with experience setting up electrochemical measurement systems You are familiar with electrochemical instruments (such as potentiostats, frequency response analyzers and power supplies) You have strong technical communication skills and are adept at working with cross-functional groups You are capable of thinking and planning strategically, while also keeping your eye on the crucial details and ensuring strong execution Twelve Benefits Medical, dental, and vision coverage Paid sick days and vacation Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience Diverse and inclusive work environment We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. Want to work with us but don't see a current opening that fits your background? Email us at talent@twelve.co.

Events Manager

Full time role
Hybrid (Berkeley, California)
Apr 30, 2022
Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology. Job Brief Twelve is seeking an events manager to bring to life Twelve’s company events. This individual will report to Twelve’s Chief of Staff. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment and is a creative problem solver, scrappy, organized, and fun. Sound like you? Read on! What you’ll do: Plan, oversee, and execute company-wide and team events of different sizes and scales, ensuring in-person and digital events run smoothly, even from afar Expertly craft every aspect of an event and be a strategic thought partner in developing future programs and agendas Actively build and improve processes and minimize risks Source and negotiate with vendors and suppliers Develop content for event materials Manage day-of logistics and guest experience Ensure each event is representative of company culture and values Assist with other projects and tasks as needed and capacity allows Who you are: An excellent communicator with experience in hospitality, event planning, and/or event coordination A collaborative team player with leadership skills and a can-do attitude Detail-oriented with excellent time management skills, with the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team A creative visionary with a track record of successful, impactful events Ability to remain calm under pressure without losing a customer-service oriented attitude Passionate about employee experience, customer experience, and combating climate change Experience with graphic design a plus Twelve Benefits Medical, dental, and vision coverage Paid sick days and vacation Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience Diverse and inclusive work environment We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. Want to work with us but don't see a current opening that fits your background? Email us at talent@twelve.co.

Inventory Control Specialist

Full time role
Berkeley, California
Apr 26, 2022
Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology. Job Summary Twelve is seeking an Inventory Control Specialist to join our Engineering Team. In this role, you will be responsible for organizing our inventory of off-the-shelf products, custom engineered parts and subsystems, and other materials. You will play a key role in the design and development of our inventory control processes and procedures. You will work closely with our engineering, procurement, and facilities teams to plan out future storage spaces, implement inventory tracking strategies, and find opportunities for process improvement. This is a full time role based in Berkeley, CA What you’ll do Work with Twelve’s Engineering team to organize parts, assemblies, and materials. Develop and implement inventory control procedures to track company wide inventory. Supervise onsite inventory levels and communicate low stock items. Manage and maintain inventory system records. Perform frequent cycle counts for consumable inventory items. Plan out future storage spaces across our expanding facilities. Track and maintain an inventory of standard parts for key projects. Assist by highlighting frequently used items and adjusting order quantities. Help forecast lengthy lead time items for future project demand. Ensure both physical and digital record keeping match at all times. Become the point of contact for inventory knowledge and storage locations. Who you are Experience working with technical products such as mechanical hardware, sensors, electronics, pumps, etc. Ability to organize a wide range of parts and components. Ability to independently plan, schedule, and carry out work assignments. Ability to Initiate, document, and improve inventory control practices. Experience using inventory control systems and ERP platforms. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Highly motivated professional who thrives in a collaborative team environment. Detail oriented with a solutions-based mentality. Able to lift 50 lbs. Twelve Benefits Medical, dental, and vision coverage Paid sick days and vacation Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience Diverse and inclusive work environment We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. Want to work with us but don't see a current opening that fits your background? Email us at talent@twelve.co.

R&D Equipment Engineer

Full time role
Berkeley, California
Apr 16, 2022
Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology. Job Brief Twelve is a fast-paced startup with a growing research team. As an Equipment Engineer you will be responsible for selecting, installing, and commissioning new research equipment. In this role, you will work in collaboration with other teams at Twelve across various disciplines to improve our equipment and processes for making CO2 electrolyzers. You will help troubleshoot and maintain existing research equipment, as well as direct and mentor technicians. An ideal candidate will have deep experience with lab equipment and their supporting utilities. They likely have filled a whiteboard with piping designs, wandered the virtual halls of McMaster-Carr, and developed strong opinions on fastener head types. They will be an agile problem solver that is motivated by new challenges and a fast-paced environment. What you will do Support researchers in the selection and installation of analytical and process equipment Research, procure, install, and commission support equipment such as heaters, chillers, and pumps Work with researchers to troubleshoot and improve laboratory equipment Design and install safety systems such as toxic gas or LEL monitors Develop and maintain engineering documentation such as P&IDs, SOPs, etc. Develop and oversee maintenance programs for research and production equipment Mentor laboratory and maintenance technicians in installing and maintaining equipment Collaborate with lab managers and facility project managers in planning new laboratory spaces Who you are You have 6+ years of relevant experience OR 2 years of experience and a BS degree in a STEM field You have experience installing and commissioning laboratory and process equipment: Designing and installing process piping for chemicals, compressed gas, exhaust and vacuum systems Selecting and installing support equipment such as recirculating heaters, chillers, vacuum pumps, etc. Experience in a variety of piping systems and the use of hand and power tools You have worked in a processing or laboratory environment and have familiarity with analytical equipment You have strong communication skills and the ability to thrive in a dynamic and collaborative environment You are a natural problem solver with good mechanical intuition You have experience organizing work and directing technicians You have familiarity with safety regulations and best practices, especially pertaining to toxic and flammable chemicals Twelve Benefits Medical, dental, and vision coverage Paid sick days and vacation Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience Diverse and inclusive work environment We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. Want to work with us but don't see a current opening that fits your background? Email us at talent@twelve.co.

Patent Engineer

Full time role
Remote
Apr 16, 2022
Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology. Job Brief As a Patent Engineer at Twelve, you will work with engineers and researchers to identify innovations and coordinate with outside counsel to prepare, file, and prosecute patent applications. In this role you will also work with the Director of IP to assess the related patent landscape and continually optimize Twelve’s patent strategy. This is a great opportunity for a self-starter who is passionate about green technology and has a desire to join a rapidly growing team and highly innovative company. What You Will Do Actively assist in preparing, filing, and prosecuting domestic and foreign patent applications Be responsible for communicating with and directing prosecution activities of outside counsel Work with the technical team to identify patentable innovations and draft invention disclosures Perform freedom-to-operate and patentability analyses across multiple related technology fields including but not limited to polymers and polymer membranes, electrochemistry, electrolysis, material fabrication processes, and plant design Assist the Director of IP in developing Twelve's patent strategy Become familiar with and continually keep abreast of the competitive landscape related to CO2 electrolysis technology Educate and train employees on invention disclosure and patent process workflows Communicate IP strategy and status of the portfolio to the management team Develop and maintain a broad understanding of Twelve’s business including research, products, and product development Who You Are 5+ years of experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications Patent agent or attorney preferred You have a Masters or PhD degree in chemistry or chemical engineering, preferably with a focus on polymer chemistry You are familiar with electrochemical technologies (e.g. batteries, fuel cells, electrolyzers) Familiarity with government grants and contracts is a plus You have outstanding verbal and written communication/presentation skills You are adept at working with cross-functional teams and multiple stakeholders Twelve Benefits Medical, dental, and vision coverage Paid sick days and vacation Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience Diverse and inclusive work environment We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. Want to work with us but don't see a current opening that fits your background? Email us at talent@twelve.co.

Lab Services Technician

Full time role
Berkeley, California
Apr 16, 2022
Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology. Job Brief As a Lab Services Technician, you will work with the other members of the lab services team to provide safe and effective laboratory facilities in support of our research teams’ needs. This includes providing hands-on support in managing chemical supplies, compressed gas systems, safety equipment, and preventative maintenance of specialized lab equipment. We will provide you with on-the-job training in areas specific to our equipment. This position is an incredible opportunity to learn about laboratory maintenance and management, which includes environmental health and safety, project management, and operations. As part of the lab services branch of facilities, you will see how your work makes an impact on the big picture every day. What you will do Perform preventative maintenance, calibration, and inspection of lab equipment Prepare chemical solutions for research teams Identify and implement improvements to inventory management and receiving Help with manual tasks around the lab, such as organizing lab benches and stockrooms, performing inventories, and general maintenance Perform weekly maintenance on safety equipment Handling and record keeping for hazardous waste Coordinate with external service providers to support the lab needs Monitor gas inventory and change out gas cylinders Who you are We recognize that experience comes in different forms, many skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. Even more important than your resume is a clear demonstration of skill, dedication, and ability to learn. A stand-out candidate would show broad technical abilities, including but not limited to the following areas: Experience working in a lab environment (either in previous jobs or in a class setting) Experience in chemical handling Strong computer skills (web apps, communication platforms, Google Docs) Experience working with compressed gases and pressurized fluids Strong desire and curiosity to learn new things You are able to lift up to 50 pounds Twelve Benefits Medical, dental, and vision coverage Paid sick days and vacation Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience Diverse and inclusive work environment #zr We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. Want to work with us but don't see a current opening that fits your background? Email us at talent@twelve.co.

Assistant Lab Manager

Full time role
Berkeley, California
Apr 16, 2022
Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology. Job Brief If the prospect of working in a dynamic laboratory environment with individuals dedicated to developing world-saving and life-changing technologies sounds exciting, this might just be the job for you. As an Assistant Lab Manager at Twelve, you will work closely with the EHS & Lab Manager and lab users to establish and maintain systems, policies, and programs to ensure smooth lab operation. You will work with lab technicians to provide hands-on support in managing chemical supplies, compressed gas systems, safety equipment, and preventative maintenance of specialized lab equipment. You will have opportunities to use your creativity to find and implement solutions to challenges in operations, site management, and safety. There is also the potential to grow into having people management responsibilities within this role. We are looking for someone that is driven, self-motivated, and enthusiastic about advancing their career in our rapidly expanding startup. What you will do Take ownership in maintaining a safe and efficient laboratory environment by collaborating cross-functionally Manage lab vendors (PPE providers, lab equipment maintenance and calibration services) Perform preventative maintenance, calibration, and inspection of lab equipment Prepare chemical solutions for research teams Work with procurement teams to manage the inventory of lab consumables Support creation, implementation, and communication of lab policies Establish and execute systems to support general site management: Managing records for safety regulatory compliance Managing janitorial and maintenance vendors Interfacing with property management Coordinating on and off-site storage for equipment and consumables Managing employee site access and security systems Support the Environmental, Health, and Safety program by: Managing communication with equipment and process users Coordinating and/or tracking execution of safety action items Researching solutions to improve lab safety Who you are We recognize that experience comes in different forms, many skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. Even more important than your resume is a clear demonstration of skill, dedication and ability to learn. A stand-out candidate would show broad technical abilities, including but not limited to the following areas: The idea of a dynamic, fast pace working environment is exciting to you Enjoy problem solving, especially in unique and new ways Strong ability to manage and prioritize your time and workload Strong verbal and written communication skills Proficiency with common office suites required Experience using web tools for communication, project management, file management, calendar scheduling, etc. Strong desire and curiosity to learn new things Previous experience in a laboratory setting is preferred but not required Some people management experience is preferred Motivated to grow your career in the laboratory operations and management field Twelve Benefits Medical, dental, and vision coverage Paid sick days and vacation Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience Diverse and inclusive work environment We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. Want to work with us but don't see a current opening that fits your background? Email us at talent@twelve.co.

Senior Electrical Design Engineer, Capital Projects

Full time role
Remote
Apr 14, 2022
Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology. The Capital Projects Team develops, coordinates, and directs projects for the design, construction and operation of processing plants utilizing Twelve’s proprietary technology. We work closely with both Business Development and R&D to implement and scale up our technologies, utilizing EPC contractors for the engineering and construction of demonstration and commercial plants. Job Brief In this position, you will be responsible for electrical design deliverables for the design and construction of process plants utilizing electrolyzers and other unit operations to capture, process, and convert CO2 into a myriad of value-add products. As part of the Capital Projects technical team, you will partner closely with R&D and production teams to help develop and continually improve electrical designs for 1MW and larger systems and support projects through the design and execution phases. You will both develop and evaluate technical engineering documents for the design and construction of plants from pilot to commercial scale. What You Will Do Develop electrical engineering documents around the electrical design for electrolyzer plants that are 1MW and larger, including electrical schematics, harness drawings, wiring diagrams, and electrical equipment and instrument specifications. Work with process and controls engineers on control system design for commercial plants utilizing medium and low voltage systems Complete FEL 2-3 electrical engineering deliverables Interface with EPC companies, vendors, engineering companies, and subject matter experts to design and build large production plants to ensure product is designed and built to appropriate standards. Collaborate with R&D and business development to integrate improvements to Twelve’s core technology into commercial process designs Review and approve electrical equipment data sheets, Load lists, I/O lists, cause and effect tables, P&IDs, rectifier and other electrical equipment specifications, and detailed design engineering documents produced by EPCs and engineering contractors. Participate in safety studies, such as arc flash and HAZOP studies Provide support to on-site electrical construction teams and assist with plant start-up activities Who You Are Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or related STEM degree Experience with system scaleup and electrical design for commercial plants, from kW to MW size. Experience with specifying and operating electrical equipment such as rectifiers/converters, large power transformers, switchgear (LV and MV), busbars, control systems, MCCs, protections systems, batteries and controls hardware. Excellent with engineering studies and calculations such as load flow, short circuit analysis, Motor starting, relay coordination, arc flash and grounding studies. Experience with NEC, NFPA, IEC, NEMA, ANSI, IEEE, UL, CSA, CE and BS standards. Ability and enthusiasm to work as part of a highly collaborative, dynamic, and diverse team Someone with EPC experience on large scale engineering and construction projects Twelve Benefits Medical, dental, and vision coverage Paid sick days and vacation Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience Diverse and inclusive work environment We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. Want to work with us but don't see a current opening that fits your background? Email us at talent@twelve.co.

Director, NPI Engineering

Full time role
Berkeley, California
Apr 13, 2022
Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology. The Productization group seeks to develop innovative new manufacturing processes and automation tools to establish Twelve as a world leader in carbon transformation. It is composed of several different teams focused on different aspects of manufacturing, new product introduction, and customer deployments of our CO2 conversion systems. Job Brief The Director of New Product Introduction is responsible for establishing vision and direction for the NPI team and working cross-functionally to ensure successful product development transfer into production. You will set the tone for a collaborative environment that values equity of voice, inclusive behaviors and trusting teams.  You will lead Operations NPI team to introduce new products from concept to production ramp including prototype builds in working with R&D and manufacturing. What You Will Do Lead Operations NPI team to introduce new products from concept to production ramp including prototype builds to manufacturing and working with suppliers Managing and coordinating NPI activities between all functional groups including design engineering, Supply Line Management, Product Engineering and Operations for a successful new product transfer Working with each functional group and the Ops NPI team to identify, prioritize, and act on meeting project timelines and risk management Working with Finance and supply line groups to develop, analyze, monitor, and meet cost structures and models Lead the Operations teams in developing and implementing product transfer plans Delivering project status reviews to senior management and peers Support of the product development mindset and continuous improvement is integral to this role Partner with Engineering and global supply chain teams to define and influence vendor selection that meet short term and long term strategies at Twelve Establish and define business processes that yield smooth transition between design teams and manufacturing Provide coaching, mentoring, nurturing and establish growth and development opportunities for staff Who You Are Intellectual honesty and agility, with the ability to pivot based on shifting priorities and balance multiple projects seamlessly in a fast-paced environment, are key Bachelor’s degree with 15+ years of experience OR Master’s/Doctoral degree with 12+ years of experience in Engineering, Chemistry, Science, or related field and 4+ years managing people Minimum of 5+ years of experience in new product introduction Ability to adapt project plans, schedules throughout the project to respond to ever changing requirements Ability to support multiple cross-functional project tracks (swim lanes) concurrently in a fast-paced environment Strong leadership skills including the ability to operate at all levels in the organization Excellent communication skills with proven leadership capabilities and a bias for action Experience in working in diagnostics, electrolyzer/fuel cell, chemical, or automotive industry Experience with new product introduction tools like house of quality [HOQ], Kano model, VAVE, etc. Twelve Benefits Medical, dental, and vision coverage Paid sick days and vacation Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience Diverse and inclusive work environment We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. Want to work with us but don't see a current opening that fits your background? Email us at talent@twelve.co.

Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Full time role
Berkeley, California
Apr 8, 2022
Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology. The Productization group seeks to develop innovative new manufacturing processes and automation tools to establish Twelve as a world leader in carbon transformation. It is comprised of several different teams focused on different aspects of manufacturing, including process development and automated manufacturing equipment design. Job Brief The Manufacturing Engineering Manager will be designing new manufacturing lines for new electrolyzer systems and components. You will work closely with internal team members and external vendors to deliver What You Will Do Designing new manufacturing lines Developing capacity plan to meet sales projections Specifying equipment used in manufacturing operations Liaising with internal stakeholders and equipment suppliers to deliver new manufacturing lines Optimizing performance of manufacturing at Twelve Overseeing all work instructions and training of production staff Overseeing change management with engineering and production Developing and leading a team manufacturing and process engineering specialists Who You Are Minimum 10+ years of experience in a manufacturing engineering role Minimum BS in an Engineering field Experience with all phases of the product development process, from prototyping to manufacturing line qualification Experience in design and integration of mechanical fixtures and electromechanical testers Experience implementing automated manufacturing Experience with setting up new manufacturing lines and/or manufacturing plants Experience in low volume, large system manufacturing and high volume component manufacturing Excellent teamwork skills with proven ability to cultivate collaboration across multiple disciplines Proven success recognizing critical issues and driving them to closure by taking coordinated action Twelve Benefits Medical, dental, and vision coverage Paid sick days and vacation Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience Diverse and inclusive work environment We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. Want to work with us but don't see a current opening that fits your background? Email us at talent@twelve.co.

Lab Technician

Full time role
Berkeley, California
Mar 30, 2022
Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology. The fabrication team is a dynamic part of Twelve’s technical team and is responsible for manufacturing the core component of our CO2 electrolyzer. The team works collaboratively to translate research ideas into functioning systems. Lab Technician Job Brief (part time or full time) As a Lab Technician at Twelve, you will help with making components of Twelve’s CO2 electrolyzer by coating catalyst formulations onto substrates. You will work with a team to make coating formulations and deposit by using a  wet chemistry coating setup. Quality control and attention to detail are key to success in this role and to Twelve’s forward progress. What you will do Prepare coating solutions for daily fabrication Measure dry ingredients by weighing on a scale Measure wet ingredients by pouring into measuring cylinders or using pipettes Use mixing equipment to mix solutions for coating Measure quality of solutions by sampling and running quality tests on lab equipment Operate coating tools to deposit solutions onto substrates Communicate status of the coating equipment with process engineers and other team members Use a microscope to measure sample properties based on training Clean and maintain fabrication tools Who you are You’re excited about growth and looking for a position that will give you opportunities to grow your skills in the clean energy space, practice communication and teamwork You have experience working in a lab or manufacturing environment You have high attention to detail and strong organizational skills You have great communication ability to effectively work with a team of technicians and engineers Twelve Benefits Medical, dental, and vision coverage Paid sick days and vacation Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience Diverse and inclusive work environment #zr We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. Want to work with us but don't see a current opening that fits your background? Email us at talent@twelve.co.

Chief People Officer

Full time role
Remote
Mar 24, 2022
Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology. Job Brief Our People Team is comprised of HR and Talent Acquisition professionals and our Chief People Officer will oversee both.  Currently, these teams are about 15 people and growing.  Twelve is building an organization that mirrors the future we want to live in: motivated to become fossil-free, optimistic that we can do this if we all work together, inclusive of diverse backgrounds and experiences uniting to build a first of its kind system.  As our Chief People Officer, you will take ownership over continuing to build a team and culture representative of these values. What You Will Do Partner with the Founders and Executive Team to bring our values to life through a people operating system Oversee Talent Acquisition and HR teams Drive innovation by building an inclusive culture across a wide range of employees, including engineers and scientists Develop people programs for both in-office and in-factory workforces Own all People Programs, from talent attraction to talent development, as we scale from 100 to 500 over the next few years Lead with your head and your heart Who You Are Want to build a company that is turning back the clock on climate change Have scaled technology companies through multiple stages of growth, including companies of 500+ employees Coach executives, develop leaders, and build cohesive teams and communications Build equitable, inclusive, and diverse organizations Craft employee experiences that attract and retain top talent including scientists and engineers Bring your expertise and best practices to adapt and create unique programs designed for us Twelve Benefits Medical, dental, and vision coverage Paid sick days and vacation Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience Diverse and inclusive work environment We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. Want to work with us but don't see a current opening that fits your background? Email us at talent@twelve.co.

Staff Engineer - Electrochemical Methods

Full time role
Berkeley, California
Mar 22, 2022
Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology. Job Brief The Electrochemistry team is responsible for testing the performance of membrane electrode assemblies (MEAs) for Twelve’s electrochemical CO2 reduction process under a range of conditions and diagnose the limiting step in the process. In this role, you will lead the electrochemical diagnostics project and be responsible for designing and conducting electrochemical tests, analyzing CO2 reduction products, applying proper diagnostic tools to understand the CO2 reduction process, analyzing experimental results to guide future directions, assisting with development and optimization of the reactor for the CO2 conversion process, and managing relevant subprojects. What You Will Do Design and conduct experiments to help understand the CO2 conversion process Apply electrochemical diagnostic techniques to identify areas of improvement Analyze and interpret experimental results Share data with cross-functional areas and facilitate discussions to guide experimental planning Document operating procedures for various diagnostic techniques Lead a team of electrochemical engineers and manage the diagnostics project Troubleshoot issues occurred during the test/on test stands Prepare presentations and report on progress at internal meetings Who You Are Degree in a STEM field required (chemistry or chemical engineering preferred) Masters with at least 5 years of relevant experience OR PhD with at least 2 years of working experience You have strong electrochemical background, and are familiar with electrochemical techniques You have demonstrable hands-on experience in a research or industrial lab, with experience setting up electrochemical systems You are familiar with electrochemical instruments (such as potentiostats, frequency response analyzers and power supplies), and chemical analysis tools (such as HPLC and GC) You have strong technical communication skills and are adept at working with cross-functional groups You have exceptional time management, facilitation, and organizational skills You are capable of thinking and planning strategically, while also keeping your eye on the crucial details and ensuring strong execution Twelve Benefits Medical, dental, and vision coverage Paid sick days and vacation Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience Diverse and inclusive work environment We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. Want to work with us but don't see a current opening that fits your background? Email us at talent@twelve.co.

Lead Electrochemist

Full time role
Berkeley, California
Mar 22, 2022
Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology. Job Brief The Electrochemistry team is responsible for testing the performance of membrane electrode assemblies (MEAs) for Twelve’s electrochemical CO2 reduction process under a range of conditions and diagnose the limiting step in the process. In this role, you will partner closely with our scientists and engineers to advance our understanding of the electrochemical reaction that is occurring within our CO2 electrolyzer.  You will lead a team of domain experts who are passionate about electrochemistry. What you will do Design and conduct electrochemistry experiments to deepen our understanding of the CO2 conversion process Partner with other teams to identify the limiting steps in our conversion process Lead a team of electrochemical engineers across our diagnostics team Share discoveries with cross-functional areas and facilitate discussions to guide experimental planning Provide recommendations on how we improve our CO2 conversion process Who you are Degree in a STEM field required (chemistry or chemical engineering preferred) Masters with at least 5 years of relevant experience OR PhD with at least 2 years of working experience You have strong electrochemistry background (fuel cells, water electrolysis, etc.), and are familiar with electrochemical techniques/methods such as EIS, ECSA You have demonstrable hands-on experience in a research or industrial lab, with experience setting up electrochemical systems You are familiar with electrochemical instruments (such as potentiostats, frequency response analyzers and power supplies) You have strong technical communication skills and are adept at working with cross-functional groups You have exceptional time management, facilitation, and organizational skills You are capable of thinking and planning strategically, while also keeping your eye on the crucial details and ensuring strong execution Twelve Benefits Medical, dental, and vision coverage Paid sick days and vacation Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience Diverse and inclusive work environment We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. Want to work with us but don't see a current opening that fits your background? Email us at talent@twelve.co.

Director of Accounting

Full time role
Remote
Mar 22, 2022
Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology. We are currently looking for a Director of Accounting to join our team.  This role will lead the accounting, payroll, and accounts payable processes at Twelve.  The ideal person has scaled these functions in a prior role. This is a full-time, remote position located in the US. Job Brief In this position, you will be responsible for maturing the month-end close process, implementing operational metrics, and building a team to support these efforts. The ideal candidate is motivated to deliver timely execution of organized tasks against a high bar of quality and accuracy while maintaining balance for individuals on the team. What You Will Do Execute month-end Close to create monthly GAAP financial statements Create and maintain controls throughout all financial processes Adjust financial processes to accommodate changes in business strategy, size of teams and to optimize the implementation of new technologies Identify process improvement opportunities Execute annual audit, tax filings and other financial compliance obligations Create culture, build a team, and develop accounting and finance personnel Who You Are You have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance You spent at least 4 years in public accounting You have experience maturing financial processes at a manufacturing company You have direct management experience You have strong communication skills You are experienced in creating stakeholder relationships in a remote environment You have exceptional time management and organizational skills You are adept at working with multiple stakeholders while maintaining process and structure You love the details You learn and adapt quickly, and thrive in a fast-paced startup environment Twelve Benefits Medical, dental, and vision coverage Paid sick days and vacation Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience Diverse and inclusive work environment We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. Want to work with us but don't see a current opening that fits your background? Email us at talent@twelve.co.

Corporate Project Finance Manager

Full time role
Remote
Mar 22, 2022
Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology. We are currently looking for a Corporate Finance Manager to join our team.  This role will lead project financing at Twelve as we deploy our technology at scale.  The ideal person has negotiated and priced project financing for a variety of projects in their career. This is a full-time, remote position located in the US. Job Brief In this position, you will be responsible for financing large-scale project deployments. The ideal candidate has experience pricing debt at a clean technology company. What You Will Do Lead the finance component of all project deployments Work closely with Business Development, Project Development and Capital Projects teams to evaluate upcoming projects and provide all financing support Create and execute controls to gain approvals at key milestones in each project Create metrics to track the success and challenges of project financing at Twelve Oversee debt accounting and forecasting processes post-deal close Fulfill the compliance requirements of all company debt Add to the culture of the growing Finance organization Who You Are You have a bachelor’s degree You have executed at least one large project financing deal You have experience maturing financial processes You have strong communication skills You are experienced in creating stakeholder relationships in a remote environment You have exceptional time management and organizational skills You are adept at working with multiple stakeholders while maintaining process and structure You love the details You learn and adapt quickly, and thrive in a fast-paced startup environment Twelve Benefits Medical, dental, and vision coverage Paid sick days and vacation Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience Diverse and inclusive work environment We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. Want to work with us but don't see a current opening that fits your background? Email us at talent@twelve.co.

Prototype Equipment Technician (Fab/Chem)

Full time role
Berkeley, California
Mar 18, 2022
Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology. Job Summary As an Equipment Technician, you will be responsible for assembling and debugging  characterization tools and fabrication equipment for our CO 2 conversion processes. You will both help maintain existing infrastructure, and assist with development and prototyping of new test equipment and methods. We will provide you with on the job training in areas specific to our equipment. What you’ll do Build equipment and instrumentation supporting our CO 2 conversion processes. Assemble and test subsystems relating to gas delivery, water flow, power delivery, and temperature control. Troubleshoot and repair equipment such as pumps, pressure regulators, flow controllers, valves, power supplies, and characterization tools. Calibrate and perform scheduled maintenance on test equipment. Follow design documentation, and help document new procedures for others. Observe best practices and use practical judgment to maintain a safe work environment. Who you are You have experience working on hands-on projects and can demonstrate, either through professional or hobbyist experience, at least 2 of the following: Experience with basic hand and power tools. Experience working with compressed gasses and pressurized fluids. Experience with electrical/wiring work. Basic machine shop experience (e.g. milling machine, saws, grinding, drilling) Hands-on experience building or repairing machines like engines, pumps, scientific equipment, etc. Strong desire and curiosity to learn new things. Able to lift 50 lbs. Twelve Benefits Medical, dental, and vision coverage Paid sick days and vacation Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience Diverse and inclusive work environment We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. Want to work with us but don't see a current opening that fits your background? Email us at talent@twelve.co.

Prototype Equipment Technician (Scaleup/CO)

Full time role
Berkeley, California
Mar 18, 2022
Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology. Job Summary As an Equipment Technician, you will be responsible for assembling and debugging new test platforms for investigating CO 2 conversion, as well as maintaining existing infrastructure, and assisting with development and prototyping of new test equipment and methods as needed. We will provide you with on the job training in areas specific to our equipment. What you’ll do Build equipment and instrumentation for testing CO 2 conversion processes. Troubleshoot and repair test equipment such as pressure regulators, flow controllers, valves, pumps, power supplies, and gas chromatographs. Assemble and test subsystems relating to gas delivery, water flow, power delivery, and temperature control. Calibrate and perform scheduled maintenance on test equipment. Follow design documentation, and help document new procedures for others. Observe best practices and use practical judgment to maintain a safe work environment. Who you are You have experience working on hands-on projects and can demonstrate, either through professional or hobbyist experience, at least 2 of the following: Experience with basic hand and power tools. Experience with electrical/wiring work. Basic machine shop experience (e.g. milling machine, saws, grinding, drilling) Experience working with compressed gasses and pressurized fluids. Hands-on experience building or repairing machines like engines, pumps, scientific equipment, etc. Strong desire and curiosity to learn new things. Able to lift 50 lbs. Twelve Benefits Medical, dental, and vision coverage Paid sick days and vacation Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience Diverse and inclusive work environment We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. Want to work with us but don't see a current opening that fits your background? Email us at talent@twelve.co.

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