Senior Chemical Engineer

Join Form Energy, Inc as a Senior Chemical Engineer in the United States. Be part of a groundbreaking team transforming the energy landscape for a better world.

Form Energy
Form Energy
Berkeley, CA, United States  UTC-05:00   On-site   Full Time   251-500   USD 124k–139k   28 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

We’re looking for a Senior Chemical Engineer to join the Cell Chemical Engineering team within our Cell Engineering organization. In this role, you will improve our product integration and lead of Form Energy’s long-duration energy storage system.

Why is electrolyte so important? It touches all components of our cell. The Electrolyte Engineering team offers you a unique opportunity to interface with various internal teams, including R&D, Cell Design, Cell Performance and System Design.

You will rely on your electrochemical engineering experience to lead the efforts on identifying and solving crucial design, performance and cell-system interface problems. Your success in this position will play a critical role in solving pressing and often open-ended technical problems with rigor and creativity.

What you'll do

  • Collaborate with Cell Design and DevTest Teams to plan and own experiments to de-risk product cell designs.
  • Analyze experiments to quantify performance, validate designs, and facilitate collaboration between R&D, engineering, cell engineering, and system engineering to establish requirements for cell engineering design or performance.
  • Provide high-quality data analysis for electrochemical tests.
  • Design and conduct experiments to understand the impact of material selection on cell design, performance, cost, and safety.
  • Establish processes and define system requirements to maintain chemical specifications throughout the battery's service lifetime.

What you'll bring

  • PhD or MS with 3+ years of professional experience in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science or a related field is required
  • A strong technical background in electrochemical analysis and test data interpretation
  • Experience leading root-cause analysis projects
  • Demonstrated experience with product integration requirements setting
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team

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 29, 2024

Full Time


Oct 18, 2024


USD 124k–139k

Berkeley, CA, United States

3+ years


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