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Process Engineer

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Job Description

Vehicle power and data have been moved the same way for over 100 years.

This is a new day. At CelLink Corporation, our Team Members are designing, developing, and manufacturing flexible circuits that fundamentally change the transmission of power and data. Lower weight, higher performance, smaller mass, and lower overall system price all drive toward CelLink’s goal of a cleaner environment and more affordable technology.

At CelLink, we are electrified at the prospect of contributing to a technology that is and will be changing mobility for a cleaner and brighter future. We work with very dedicated people on challenging projects that change everyone’s future for the better. If you are eager to create, to learn, and to apply your knowledge, we are looking forward to you joining us on our electrifying mission.

Process Engineer

Duties for this position include:

  • Lead multiple interdisciplinary technology projects from ideation phase through full implementation with minimal oversight.
  • Achieve results through working with and guiding less experienced engineers and technicians.
  • Developing novel, robust processes for manufacturing flexible circuits.
  • Evaluating new materials for flexible circuits; interfacing with vendors and suppliers to co-develop the best solutions for our products.
  • Working hands-on with high-volume manufacturing and R&D tools; Qualifying new tools and processes on the manufacturing line.
  • Identifying key process metrics and establishing statistical process control at workstations.
  • Developing and implementing metrology methods to measure tool health and process performance data.
  • Documentation of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and training staff to perform processes correctly and safely.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree or higher in Materials Science, Physics, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or related field.
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience working in a high-volume manufacturing or equivalent environment preferred.
  • Solid background in statistical methods, systematic experiment design, and related software (e.g. JMP, Minitab, etc.)
  • Ability to synthesize and interpret complex data sets to understand physical phenomena and support data-driven decisions.
  • Ability to safely and confidently operate and troubleshoot custom manufacturing and metrology equipment.
  • Independent problem solver with a desire to learn new skills and new technology.
  • Strong organization skills and detail-oriented mindset.
  • Able to adapt to changing requirements in a fast-paced start-up setting.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong work ethic, and ability to work in a collaborative team environment.

Plusses:

  • Knowledge of and process experience with pressure-sensitive, UV curable, thermoset, and thermoplastic adhesives and their processing (i.e. lamination).
  • Prior experience with roll-to-roll processing.
  • Prior experience with lithography or related circuit patterning technology.
  • Prior start-up experience.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

Working Conditions/Hours:

Salaried Exempt

Physical Demands – Office and Manufacturing Environment

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms and pull/push; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds without assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment –

Includes both a typical office environment, with minimal exposure to excessive noise or adverse environmental issues, and a shop environment, with exposure to high noise levels from operating machines, physical hazards from moving equipment and machine parts, nuisance dust, and skin exposure to chemicals used to run/maintain machines.

PPE

  • May be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment, including but not limited to safety glasses, safety shoes, bump-caps, gloves, hair nets, masks, & clean-room frocks while adhering to the prescribed safety procedures.

The base pay is just one part of CelLink's total compensation package and is determined within a range. The pay range is designed to support your career progression as you learn, grow, and develop within your role. Your base pay range will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.
At CelLink, we believe that each employee should have the opportunity to become a CelLink shareholder through participation in CelLink's discretionary employee stock option plan. You'll also receive comprehensive medical and dental coverage and other great benefits.
Note: CelLink benefits, compensation, and employee stock programs are subject to eligibility requirements.

San Carlos, CA Base Pay

$95,000—$140,000 USD

At CelLink, we believe diversity and inclusion among our teammates are essential to our success. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees while building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We are an equal-opportunity employer. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. CelLink participates in the E-Verify program in specific locations as required by law.

CelLink was founded in 2012 and entered volume production in 2018. CelLink provides electrical systems to the world's leading EV manufacturers, traditional automotive OEMs, and tiered suppliers. The company has raised approximately $315M in funding through private investment and multiple grants from the US Department of Energy. CelLink’s investors include 3M, Atreides, BMW, BorgWarner, Bosch, D1 Capital, Fidelity, Fontinalis Partners, Ford, Franklin Templeton, Lear, Park West, SK Telecom, Standard Investments, T. Rowe Price, Tinicum, and Whale Rock.

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