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Lab Technician, Electrolyte

Somerville, MA
4 months ago
Full time role

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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

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 DescriptionWe are looking for a Lab Technician to join our Technical Operations team to support our electrolyte workstream. In this role, you will work directly with process engineers and scientists to synthesize, document, and characterize electrochemical solutions. You will have a direct impact on Form’s effects to decarbonize the grid by supporting the production of Form Energy’s proprietary electrolytes for use in our research scale and product intent batteries.

What you'll do:

  • Use standard operating procedures (SOPs) to routinely prepare electrochemical solutions
  • Support development scientists and engineers by stocking, cleaning and maintaining key consumables and equipment
  • Make observations on process anomalies and communicate findings to our electrolyte team for collaborative analysis
  • Analyze samples and execute characterization measurements
  • Continuously improve the process for existing standard analytics protocols
  • Lead and participate in laboratory organization events

What you'll bring:

  • 1+ year experience in a wet laboratory environment
  • Familiarity with chemical hygiene, safety best practices
  • Organization skills and attention to detail
  • Flexible with changes in schedule and ability to self-manage
  • Experience using Microsoft Suite and Google Apps 
  • Ability to lift 50 lb, climb ladders and work on step stools



Besides joining a community of people working to make the world better, Form Energy commits to you equitable compensation, stock options, and offers a generous benefits package to make sure you have the support you need to thrive.
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. 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.

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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