Senior Staff Manufacturing Engineer

Join Form Energy as a Senior Staff Manufacturing Engineer in Weirton, WV. Contribute to developing high-volume manufacturing processes for iron-air batteries, shaping a clean energy future.

Form Energy
Form Energy
Weirton, WV, United States  UTC-05:00   On-site   Full Time   251-500   58 days ago

About Form Energy

Company Overview

Form Energy, Inc.

Somerville, Massachusetts, USA


Business Model

Energy & Utilities

Development and commercialization of multi-day energy storage systems

Manufacturing and deploying iron-air battery systems

Locations & Geography

Operations and facilities across Massachusetts, California, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, USA 🇺🇸

Company Culture

Humanity, excellence, creativity; transforming the electric grid for a sustainable future

Innovative, mission-driven, and team-oriented

Encourages personal growth and career development

Activities & Projects

Iron-air battery systems capable of storing electricity for 100 hours

Development of cost-effective, multi-day energy storage technologies

Advancing sustainable and reliable energy solutions with low environmental impact

Contact Information

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 GDE Manufacturing Engineering team, part of the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering group at Form, is instrumental in defining, designing, and deploying manufacturing equipment from prototypes to high-volume manufacturing and is invaluable to Form delivering and scaling our technology.

Form Energy is hiring a Senior Staff Manufacturing Engineer in Weirton, WV, and will report to the team’s Senior Manager. The focus of this role is on the development and automation of Form's highest volume line to date, delivering high-budget, high-volume processes at new production facilities. You can expect to work closely with industrial engineers, equipment design engineers, cell design engineers, material scientists, supply chain, operations, facilities, and machine vendors as we design, build, and ramp up equipment operations.

This is an exciting opportunity to help develop novel manufacturing techniques and be part of the growth of a fast-moving company with breakthrough technology and an incredible mission!

This opportunity is based out of Form Energy's Weirton, WV facility. Relocation assistance is available.

What you'll do

  • Conceptualize, Model and build specifications for Form’s next-gen high volume Manufacturing line. Develop automated manufacturing techniques for a wide variety of operations
  • Apply industry standards and best practices to deliver world class, safe, efficient processes that meet targets for quality and cost.
  • Partner with process engineering and R&D to validate first-in-kind production methods.
  • Work with our supply chain team to identify and partner with OEMs
  • Perform DFM (design for manufacturing) assessments in partnership with Form’s battery component design teams
  • Plan and execute on GDE-specific factory layout challenges
  • Detailed estimates and budgets as needed to set capital targets for the program
  • Be a champion for safety in the development of new equipment and processes

What you'll bring

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field
  • Proven experience in a pilot line or manufacturing NPI environment with 10+ years of experience, depending on one's level of education
  • Experience in the design and operation of automated equipment for material handling and processing
  • Experience in a variety of common manufacturing technologies, which may include roll- to-roll processing, bulk material handling, thermal processing, drying, ultrasonic welding, laser welding, and others.
  • Experience designing and modeling full production lines from Raw Material to Finished Goods.
  • Well-developed collaboration skills and experience leading project execution in cross-functional teams
  • Familiarity with Industrial robotics and automation

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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About the role

Apr 26, 2024

Full Time


Oct 18, 2024


Weirton, WV, United States

Senior (10+ years)


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