Manager, Process Engineering

Join Form Energy, Inc as Manager of Process Engineering in Weirton, WV. Lead a team in ramping up manufacturing volumes for revolutionary battery technology.

Form Energy
Form Energy
Weirton, WV, United States  UTC-05:00   On-site   Full Time   251-500   45 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

Form Energy is hiring a Manager of Process Engineering to lead and grow the team responsible for ramping up manufacturing volumes on revolutionary first-of-a-kind production lines for our Air Cathode, a critical component of Form Energy’s Iron-Air battery. As the leader of a team of highly innovative engineers and technicians, you will be responsible for the development of manufacturing processes all the way from equipment commissioning to high volume production at Form Factory 1.

This role will report to the Senior Manager of Electrode Process. Our Electrode Process Team is a cross-disciplinary group of experts in Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering, and Manufacturing. Together, we’re responsible for designing, developing, and scaling cutting-edge electrode manufacturing processes. In this role, your leadership will make a significant and daily impact on a novel battery technology that will bring revolutionary reliability and sustainability to the electric grid. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing battery company with a direct impact in the field of energy storage and grid reliability.

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

What you'll do

  • Prioritize safety across all aspects of manufacturing, ranging from process design to scaled manufacturing
  • Grow a team of world class engineers to expand Form’s process engineering capabilities
  • Partner closely with our Manufacturing Equipment Team to design, build, install, and develop processes on first-of-kind manufacturing equipment
  • Lead a team of engineers in tackling tough challenges encountered during production ramps on these same equipment sets
  • Partner closely with our NPI-Ops team to stabilize and continuously improve manufacturing processes throughout the production ramp to high-volume manufacturing
  • Mentor, grow, and support team members with your expertise and practical manufacturing experience
  • Clearly communicate and execute on directives, plans, and schedules both up and down the leadership chain.
  • Collaborate extensively with battery and material engineers to explore the reaches of what is possible for processing Air Cathodes into a revolutionary, low-cost, energy storage medium

What you'll bring

  • 5+ years of experience in a novel manufacturing or pilot line environment
  • 2+ years of experience leading agile and versatile technical teams, preferably related to new process or product introductions.
  • A hands-on, lead-by-example management style
  • Excellent cross-functional collaboration and communication skills, especially with interdisciplinary teams across multiple sites
  • Demonstrated experience using statistical methods for making data-driven process development decisions
  • Demonstrated versatility & agility working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment; ability to wear multiple hats and quickly adapt to new information
  • Polymer or Battery Roll-to-roll processing experience is a plus

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 29, 2024


Weirton, WV, United States

5+ years


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