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Technical Manager, Electrolyte Development

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 seek a Manager of Electrolyte Development to manage the discovery and development of the electrolyte component of Form Energy’s long-duration energy storage system. The Electrolyte Development team you lead will be responsible for defining high performance electrolyte constituents that are durable and compatible with all other cell components; that can be produced at scale, cost, and quality; and which have performance-based specifications that can be leveraged by our Supply Chain team to achieve industry-leading cost structures. Reporting into the Senior Manager of Cell Performance, you will use both your technical and managerial experience to lead a dynamic team that solves hard and, at times, open ended technical problems with rigor and creativity.

What You'll Do

  • Manage and grow a world-class team of scientists responsible for the discovery and development of promising new electrolyte constituents
  • Lead the electrolyte development process and strategic planning for Form Energy’s iron-air battery cell with intra- and cross-team coordination
  • Develop and execute on a cost-down strategy for electrolyte
  • Work closely within Performance and Integration and with Product Development to ensure electrolyte requirements and testing strategies capture new understanding

What You'll Bring

  • M.S. or higher in chemistry, chemical engineering or related physical science
  • 3-5 years of professional experience
  • At least 1 year in a technical management role
  • Experience with electrochemical systems required

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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