Process Development Engineer - Characterization

Devens, MA
about 1 month ago
Full time role


Electric Hydrogen

Bay Area, California, & Greater Boston, USA

Founded by experienced renewable energy technologists and backed by committed mission-driven investors, Electric Hydrogen is building solutions to help cost-effectively ...

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Job Description

Electric Hydrogen’s mission is to make molecules to decarbonize our world! Our outstanding people are our most important asset and will allow us to deliver hydrogen from renewable electrolysis for heavy industry, at prices below fossil fuels. 

As a Process Development Engineer - Characterization, you will manage the development of characterization processes and the deployment of metrology equipment to allow high-quality electrolyzer manufacturing. You will work with the research and design teams to understand core functionality requirements and then use those to create metrology procedures. You will work with equipment manufacturers and outside subject matter experts to bring in state-of-the-art metrology equipment. You will implement these procedures and corresponding equipment in our manufacturing environment to ensure repeatable and reliable electrolyzer builds. As part of the manufacturing team, a growing area within a dynamic company, you will not only work on tasks to make sure we achieve our short-term targets, but also to help us build towards our larger manufacturing goals. Daily tasks can and will be varied; our work will be focused around our goal of ensuring deep decarbonization.

You will have experience in a manufacturing environment, or working with advanced metrology or characterization techniques. The Process Development Engineer - Characterization role will report to the Manager of Manufacturing Process Engineering and is safety-focused and committed to working in a collaborative team environment to achieve manufacturing goals.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Committed to safety and able to implement safety guidelines
  • Understand the core functional requirements driving electrolyzer performance and translate them into metrology processes
  • Implement data generation and collection to allow a quality system that informs root cause identification and corrective actions
  • Work between different internal and external teams to lead process creation and implementation projects
  • Work with a high level of ownership to bring projects through to successful implementation in a manufacturing environment

Preferred Qualifications and Qualities

  • BS or higher in an engineering field, or equivalent work experience in a technical manufacturing environment
  • Deep familiarity with the following metrology and characterization processes: surface profilometry, porosimetry, thin film thickness, goniometry, viscometry, and XRD/XRF
  • 2+ years of experience with soft good characterization techniques
  • Project experience that shows excellence working within a team environment to achieve a technical goal
  • Experience developing and improving designs or processes.


Compensation & Benefits

Natick Zone
$86,000$114,000 USD

Actual base salary offered to the hired applicant will be determined based on their work location, level, qualifications, job-related skills, as well as relevant education or training and experience.​

Base salary is just one part of Electric Hydrogen’s total rewards package. We feel strongly that our team should not have to worry about having quality healthcare. In addition to the base salary offered, the hired applicant may receive:​

  • an equity grant​
  • time off programs​
  • a $75/month cell phone allowance​
  • a 4% employer 401(k) match​
  • 100% fully paid premiums for employees and their families: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term & long-term disability coverage​
  • a discretionary bonus​

Electric Hydrogen’s benefits programs are subject to eligibility requirements.

COVID-19 vaccination required for all employees and contingent workers, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved. All prospective hires will be expected to provide proof of vaccination to attend an onsite interview or at their first day of employment.

About Electric Hydrogen

Electric Hydrogen is a team of the world's experts in scaling technologies for the post-carbon world, with a proven record in transforming the grid and transportation sectors. Backed by some of the world's top venture capital firms, we design and manufacture electrolytic hydrogen systems matched to renewable power sources to create green hydrogen by splitting water. We are building a cost-effective and transformative path between renewable energy and multiple large industrial sectors. Abundant and low-cost renewable energy sources will power the world, and Electric Hydrogen technology will use this energy to decarbonize industry through sustainable materials. We were founded in 2020 and are based in California and Massachusetts.

Electric Hydrogen is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for all to belong. We are aware that people from historically underrepresented groups are less likely to apply if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We are actively working on efforts to change this social norm. If you are excited about this role, we encourage you to apply

Electric Hydrogen

Bay Area, California, & Greater Boston, USA

Founded by experienced renewable energy technologists and backed by committed mission-driven investors, Electric Hydrogen is building solutions to help cost-effectively ...

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