Process Operator

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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

We are seeking multiple skilled and detail-oriented Process Technicians or Operators to join our New Product Introduction (NPI) operations team. As a Process Technician, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the efficiency, quality, and safety of our battery production processes. Your controls or process expertise will contribute to the development, optimization, and maintenance of production equipment and processes, ultimately supporting the production of high-performance batteries. This is a unique opportunity to have a direct impact on a brand new battery technology!

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

What You'll Do:

  • Monitor and maintain production processes, equipment, and parameters to ensure consistent quality and efficiency.
  • Conduct regular audits and data analysis to identify deviations, trends, and opportunities for process enhancements.
  • Troubleshoot equipment issues, implement corrective actions, and identify areas for improvement both independently and cross-functionally.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of process parameters, maintenance activities, product performance.
  • Contribute to the development of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and work instructions (WIs).
  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines, promoting a culture of safety throughout the facility.
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with team members and supervisors, providing updates on process performance and project statuses.

What You'll Bring:

  • 3+ years experience monitoring processes in an assembly, production, or related industry
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with a solid understanding of manufacturing equipment and processes.
  • Familiarity with process control systems, data analysis, and statistical methods.
  • Excellent problem-solving and root cause analysis skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex technical issues.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with a commitment to maintaining accurate records and documentation.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills for effective collaboration within a dynamic production environment.
  • Adherence to safety protocols and a proactive approach to promoting a safe working environment.
  • Can do, hands-on attitude to problem solving and dedication to continuous improvement activities.

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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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