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Process Development Technician

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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 are seeking Process Development Technicians to join our world-class Anode Process team. This team is responsible for developing and validating processes used to manufacture the iron electrodes used in Form Energy’s Iron-Air multi-day battery. This role is embedded directly in the process engineering team and will support various anode manufacturing efforts. In this role, you will participate in experiments and production trials at pilot scale and work to develop and improve novel electrode manufacturing techniques. You’ll work closely with equipment design engineers, operations, and facilities teams to design, develop, and scale a novel electrode manufacturing processes for Form Energy’s Iron-Air multi-day battery.

This role provides an exciting opportunity to make a significant and daily impact on a cutting-edge battery technology that will revolutionize the electric grid and bring major improvements to grid reliability and sustainability.

This role will start in Eighty Four, PA and then transition to Weirton, WV in 2024 upon completion of our factory construction.

What you'll do:

  • Conduct engineering trials and data collection with careful attention to to detail
  • Partner with our Anode Equipment Team to fine-tune and optimize new equipment with a focus on safety and process capability
  • Document and improve the process steps required to deliver a large volume of quality product-scale anodes to be used in Form Energy’s batteries.
  • Be a champion for safety in the development of new equipment and manufacturing processes
  • Facilitate the transfer of knowledge and new processes from the Process Engineering Team to the Operations team through in-depth training and on-the-floor operations support
  • Problem-solve and troubleshoot novel challenges on first-of-its-kind production equipment

What you'll bring:

  • 5+ years of experience as a development technician or similar role in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Experience executing manufacturing trials with diligent attention to detail and a high standard for quality
  • Hands-on experience with medium to large equipment and desire to roll up your sleeves and fill the gaps where necessary
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills with a positive get-it-done attitude
  • Experience working with tools to fabricate and assemble manufacturing fixtures and components in a production setting.

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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.

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