Process Engineer, Electrolyte

Somerville, MA
3 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

Form Energy is hiring a Process Engineer to support our electrolyte production processes for in-house battery prototypes in Somerville, MA. As part of our Development Operations team, you will drive continuous improvement of our processes, prepare and maintain process documentation, and be a champion for safety in the lab and manufacturing space. You’ll work closely with equipment design engineers, cell design engineers, material scientists, operations, facilities, outside consultants, and process technicians. As we design, build, and ramp up equipment operations, expect to become deeply entrenched in the intersection space of equipment design, process engineering, and materials engineering, as the team works with our Electrolyte Development teams to align quality and procedures between lab scale processes and high volume 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:

  • Sustain electrolyte process value stream and integrate new processes and formulations from cross-functional teams

  • Support the technology transfer process between cross-functional groups to align process across between lab-scale and product-intent electrolyte 

  • Define, measure, and track resource needs and quality of processes, and identify and implement process improvements 

  • Establish standard process controls and KPI reports for data monitoring and troubleshooting

  • Prepare and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and train technicians, process engineers, and scientists on new manufacturing equipment and processes

  • Work with a diversity 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:

  • 1+ years of experience in a process-oriented position in chemical or material R&D lab or pilot production environment  

  • BS required in Chemical Engineering or related field

  • Experience using statistical methods for making process development decisions

  • Experience sourcing and qualifying process equipment

  • Experience designing safe processes involving hazardous chemicals and dusts

  • Strong interdisciplinary communicator, across a range of engineering and business functions

  • Demonstrated track record of innovative development and engineering


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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