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Staff Supplier Industrialization Engineer

Company: Form Energy
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: May 8, 2024

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 DescriptionIn this role, you will be responsible for supporting the development of new products from the concept phase through full-scale production. You will be involved in early-stage engineering and manufacturing builds along with engaging suppliers from prototype volume through high-volume production. You'll have the chance to work with a cross-functional team including Technical Program Managers, Systems Engineering, NPI Operations, and Advanced Manufacturing, as well as numerous other teams to manage the risks associated with early development builds.What you'll do:Own the technical relationship with the Supplier to develop manufacturing processes for custom enclosure, module structure, and auxiliary systems (ducting, tanks, fans) to meet volume and quality requirementsSolicit, compile, and present DFx feedback from external suppliers' teams to Form's Mechanical Systems Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing and NPI Operations teamsSupport Global Supply Managers as the technical point of contact for RFx efforts as well as developing the technical data package used for soliciting bids from suppliers.Fulfill the role of a project manager, mentoring suppliers to adhere to industrialization timelines and updating internal program management teams on supplier progressMotivate suppliers to stay on - schedule during the initial Start of Production (SOP), while also supervising supplier resources to guarantee Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) aligns with Form Energy targetsLead drawing reviews to ensure proper GD&T practices are followed and all necessary callouts and notes are presentWhat You'll Bring: -BS degree in mechanical/ manufacturing engineering or related field7+ years of experience in New Product Introduction (NPI) -Experience with structural welding (AWS D1.1) and developing robotic welding processes in a high-volume manufacturing environment.Strong experience in GD&T, technical data management, and change management with external suppliers.Experience with sheet metal panel forming and panel assembly for large-scale welded assemblies (ex. 40' shipping container).Experience with the design and building of custom enclosures for energy storage systems that include interfaces for auxiliary systems (plumbing, HVAC, electrical distribution).#LI-Hybrid#LI-KK1Humanity 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.Compensation Range: $164.4K - $183.6KLocationBerkeley, CATypeFull timeDepartmentOperationsSupply ChainCompensationCalifornia$164.4K - $183.6KThe range listed is what we reasonably expect to pay for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and may be modified in the future. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, depth of experience, certifications, and specific work location. This may be different in other locations due to differences in the cost of labor.

Keywords: Form Energy, Berkeley , Staff Supplier Industrialization Engineer, Engineering , Berkeley, California

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