Senior Staff Manufacturing Engineer, Manufacturability

Berkeley, CA
20 days ago
Full time role


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 Description

Form Energy is hiring a Senior Staff Mechanical Engineer, Manufacturability to help drive our product development and manufacturing development effort. As part of our Assembly Advanced Manufacturing team, you will work closely with the engineering design team to develop manufacturing-ready products and create initial manufacturing processes. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape and be part of the growth of a fast-moving company with breakthrough technology and an incredible mission!

What You'll Do:

  • Drive our new product designs towards manufacturability in partnership with the design team, suggesting new design-fabrication solutions and assembly strategies 

  • Develop & source initial build tools and processes to support prototype builds

  • Participate in hands-on prototype builds

  • Generate and collect Design for Manufacturability (DFM) feedback and build learnings to inform the product design and manufacturing development

  • Translate prototype build tools and processes into initial pilot/production capability at Form Factories in partnership with the New Product Introduction (NPI)/Ops team

What You'll Bring:

  • 7+ years of experience in a new product hardware design & manufacturing environment

  • BS or greater in mechanical engineering

  • Demonstrated experience in developing assembly processes and tools for new products

  • Demonstrated experience providing DFM feedback and driving cost out of product design by making it more manufacturing-ready and suggesting novel assembly processes/strategies

  • Experience working with large assemblies featuring electrical and plumbing connections a plus

  • Experience with metal welding and joining a plus

  • Strong Solidworks skills

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills


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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