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Job Description

Are you ready to build America’s clean energy future with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is an American energy technology and manufacturing company. We are pioneering a new class of iron-air batteries to enable our electric grid to run on renewable, reliable, and affordable energy, every day of the year.

Form Energy has been recognized by TIME as “One of the Best Inventions of 2023” for its battery technology and by MIT Technology Review as a “Top Climate Tech Company to Watch”. We are making rapid progress on our mission of delivering energy storage for a better world, and are growing just as rapidly to meet demand. Our team has more than doubled in size in the past year, and continues to expand every day. We have signed contracts with leading electric utilities across the United States. Pilot production of our iron-air batteries has already begun, and later this year, production will take off to high volumes at our new factory in West Virginia.

Working for Form Energy is more than just a job, it’s a chance to be part of something extraordinary. And right now might be the most exciting moment in the company’s history to join. We are assembling a team of some of the most talented and motivated individuals across the country. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, our team is determined to deliver on our mission and transform the energy landscape for the better.

Feeling energized to make a meaningful impact on the world? Then keep reading - you’ve come to the right place.

Role Description

The MRB (Material Review Board) Quality Technician based in Weirton, WV will perform a vital role as a hands-on inspector at Form Energy supporting operations. You will work closely with the Production, Quality, and Engineering teams in our pilot operations to support the production of our products. This is an excellent opportunity to play a special role in the early development and initial production of Form Energy’s new products.

This opportunity is based out of Form Factory 1 in Weirton, West Virginia.

What you'll do:

  • Conduct detailed inspections of incoming materials, components, and finished products to identify defects, non-conformities, and deviations from quality standards.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of inspection results, including photographs and detailed reports.
  • Collaborate with the quality control team to resolve material quality issues and determine disposition (accept, reject, or rework).
  • Perform rework tasks on defective components or products to bring them into compliance with quality standards.
  • Utilize various tools, equipment, and techniques to repair or modify materials as necessary.
  • Maintain comprehensive records of all rework activities on a MES (Manufacturing Execution System) System, including work performed, materials used, and time spent.
  • Collaborate with the MES team to make any necessary process changes in order to meet engineering specifications.
  • Collaborate with the production and quality teams to identify root causes of defects and non-conformities, and propose process improvements.
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives to enhance product quality and efficiency.
  • Provide training and guidance to other team members on rework processes and best practices.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including production, quality control, and engineering, to resolve material-related issues promptly.
  • Be a champion for safety in all of your work.

What you'll bring:

  • Previous experience (3+ years) in a manufacturing or production environment, with a focus on material review and rework processes
  • High school diploma or equivalent; post-secondary education or technical training in a related field is a definite plus
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to identify defects and quality issues
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and in a team
  • Experience using and inputting data into computerized systems, preferably experience with MES systems.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with team members
  • Ability to lift and carry materials weighing up to 30 pounds

Form Energy is an authorized DoD SkillBridge partner and welcomes all transitioning military members to apply.


Humanity is a cornerstone of Form Energy’s culture, and we make sure our compensation and benefits reflect that. Form Energy offers competitive salaries, stock options, and a holistic benefits package to ensure all employees have what they need to thrive while working here.

When it comes to you and your family’s health, we cover 100% of medical, dental, and vision premiums for full-time employees - and 80% of healthcare premiums for dependents. This starts from day one. We also offer at least 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents (up to 20 weeks for birthing parents), and generous vacation policies to give employees time to recharge when needed.

To build a clean and equitable energy future, we need everyone at the table. We strive to form a team as diverse as the communities we will serve with our technology, and are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment for all employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply to our open jobs. logo

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