Staff Equipment Engineer, NPI Operations

Pittsburgh, PA
18 days ago
Full time role


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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

We’re looking for a Staff Mechanical Engineer to join a new manufacturing equipment team, responsible for developing novel equipment used to manufacture electrodes for Form Energy’s commercial product.

In this role, you will initially focus on the development of inspection equipment for the production of electrodes and work on equipment substation prototypes to define equipment architecture and processes. You will be responsible for the development and sustaining of manufacturing equipment maintenance to deliver equipment at new production facilities. Your wealth of experience with equipment design and ability to collaborate cross functionally will enable you to become deeply entrenched in the intersection of equipment design, process engineering, and materials engineering. This position will allow you to be an integral part of designing a disruptive, world-class technology and ensuring the quality of manufactured high performance electrodes. Come join us and contribute to our mission of energy storage for a better world!

This opportunity is based out of Form Energy's Eighty Four, PA facility. Relocation assistance is available. 

What You'll Do:

  • Own equipment availability in the line and lead a team of maintenance techs to both sustain and improve line performance

  • Provide design for manufacturing (DFMA) feedback to the cell and materials engineering teams 

  • Design and document robust equipment and processes capable of a high level of safety, uptime, and quality

  • Collaborate with process and controls engineers in the start-up and debugging effort for manufacturing equipment and processes at new production sites

  • Train technicians and other users on new manufacturing equipment and processes

  • Work with a diverse set of teams inside and outside the company to achieve overall manufacturing success

  • Be a champion for safety in the development of new equipment and processes

What You'll Bring:

  • BS required in Mechanical Engineering or related field

  • 5+ years of experience in manufacturing equipment design, build, and commissioning 

  • Experience in computer-aided design (CAD)

  • Experience in the design of bulk materials dispensing equipment and processes used in die filling and/or coating processes 

  • Experience in the design of high speed, high accuracy motion systems, robotics and automation systems

  • Familiarity with metrology and high volume inspection equipment

  • Fabrication experience is a must

  • Experience and familiarity with PLC hardware selection, programming, troubleshooting, and configuration for automated systems

  • Experience designing electrical and pneumatic controls systems, specifying electrical and pneumatic control components, and designing the mechanical layout of an electromechanical and/or pneumatic controls system

  • Interdisciplinary communicator, across a range of engineering and business functions

  • Knowledge of statistical methods as applied to experimental design and process development

  • Demonstrated track record of innovative hardware design and engineering

  • Battery experience is a plus 

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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.

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