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Senior Machine and Equipment Safety Engineer

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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 looking for a Machine and Equipment Safety Engineer to further develop and support our Machine and Equipment Safety program in alignment with appropriate authorities having jurisdiction and applicable ISO standards. This position will support machine and equipment safety across all of our locations while being stationed at our Weirton, WV Form Factory 1 and our nearby Eighty Four, PA Pilot Manufacturing Plant location, with up to 25% travel to MA/CA locations. A self-starter, you will proactively mitigate new hazards and roll up your sleeves to quickly respond to critical situations in the most effective and efficient manner. Taking a collaborative approach, you’ll work closely with all teams to provide a great and safe place to work. This is an exciting opportunity to shape and be part of the growth of a fast-moving technology start-up with breakthrough technology and an incredible mission!

This opportunity is based out of Form Energy's Eighty Four, PA facility. Relocation assistance is available.

What you'll do:

  • Define company-wide safety guidelines for the following and ensure equipment meets said guidelines: robot safety/plc safety/LOTO practices/Laser safety/Lifting devices/conveyor speeds/guarding/equipment isolation requirements
  • Preparation of explosion protection documents
  • Identify/assess risk during the design review and PFMEA
  • Review equipment and test safety devices
  • Develop and maintain lists by site of EHS critical equipment to ensure proper PM schedule
  • Recommend safety mitigations based on acquired experience
  • Consult on risk mitigation tools and participate in Pre-Startup Safety Reviews
  • Perform various and regular safety inspections of the facility and key equipment
  • Implement Exposure Protection (e.g. NFPA) procedures and develop related concepts
  • Support SAT/FAT specifications development
  • (Preliminary) acceptance of machines and suppliers premises when possible

What you'll bring:

  • 5+ years experience supporting pilot manufacturing R&D, Manufacturing or Engineering functions
  • Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in evaluating safety-related control systems according to ISO13849, ISO 12100 and other applicable regulations
  • Proven results working within robot safety/plc safety/LOTO practices/Laser safety/Lifting devices/conveyor speeds/guarding/equipment isolation requirements
  • Extensive knowledge of hazards around manufacturing tooling; knowledge of explosion protection
  • Advanced degree in Safety, Chemistry, or Engineering preferred
  • ASP/CSP/CHMM or similar safety certifications preferred

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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.

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