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Associate Technician, R&D

Somerville, MA
2 months ago
Full time role

Company

Form Energy

Somerville, MA, USA

We are developing a new class of cost-effective, multi-day energy storage systems that will enable a reliable and fully-renewable electric ...

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Job Description

Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing cost-effective multi-day energy storage systems to enable the global electricity system to run on 100% low-cost renewable energy, every day of the year. Driven by Form’s core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, our team is deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. We seek to transform the energy landscape and do our part in making the world better for all. We are supported by leading investors who share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage will be a key enabler of tomorrow’s zero carbon electric system.
Role Description We are looking for a hands-on individual to help us develop our core technology through the processing of experimental cell assembly and maintenance requests. In this role, you will work as a part of our Technical Operations team and coordinate directly with various engineering teams learning how to set up, perform, and troubleshoot experiments. A successful candidate will be curious, inquisitive, and excited to learn best in class practices from senior technicians and engineers. This position offers an exciting opportunity for an individual to sharpen their technical skills and start an impactful career working on a breakthrough technology.

What you'll do:

  • Inspect, organize, and prepare device components and hardware for experimental assembly
  • Complete high-quality work from various teams adhering to individual timelines 
  • Document and organize device assembly notes and status for performance traceability
  • Perform routine investigative teardowns of cell fixtures to capture physical material characteristics following cell testing
  • Facilitate installation and assembly of new equipment or tools to increase process efficiency
  • Maintain laboratory conditions in a fashion that facilities cleanliness and productivity for all lab users
  • Get mentored by experienced Senior Technicians
  • Collaborate with our world-class scientists and engineers to provide creative solutions and improvements

What you'll bring:

  • Aptitude for hands-on, high quality, and detail oriented work
  • Interest in working with tools ranging from delicate laboratory instruments to machinery such as hydraulic presses, wrenches, power washers, or powered hand tools
  • Familiarity with organizing and maintaining hardware inventory
  • Written and oral communication skills within a group of peers and broader organization
  • Comfort using digital tools. We use Asana, Slack, Confluence, and GSuite among others.

U.S Work Authorization is Required.
Form Energy is committed to equitable compensation and we offer a generous benefits package to make sure you have the support you need. We cover 100% of employee premiums and 80% of dependent premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance for full time employees. We offer a flexible Paid Time Off program and every employee, regardless of gender identity or expression, is eligible for 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. We offer a 401k and all employees are granted stock options. A full listing of our benefits is available on our careers page
At Form Energy, we are working toward a 100% renewable energy future for everyone in the world. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees and are seeking to build a team that reflects the diversity of the people we hope to serve with our revolutionary products. Form Energy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Form Energy

Somerville, MA, USA

We are developing a new class of cost-effective, multi-day energy storage systems that will enable a reliable and fully-renewable electric ...

View Company Profile