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Staff Welding Process Engineer

Company: Form Energy Inc
Location: Weirton
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Are you ready to build Americas 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, its a chance to be part of something extraordinary. And right now might be the most exciting moment in the companys 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 - youve come to the right place.Role DescriptionForm Energy is hiring a Staff Welding Process Engineer to join our world-class Anode Process team. Our Anode Process Team is a cross-disciplinary group of experts in Material Science, Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering, and Manufacturing. Together, were responsible for designing, developing, and scaling cutting-edge electrode manufacturing processes for Form Energys Iron-Air multi-day battery.As a Staff Welding Process Engineer, you will play a crucial role in establishing qualified and validated processes on novel, first-if-kind equipment sets. Your work will be critical to the properties, safety, performance, and function of our Iron anode, the core technology behind Forms battery technology. We are looking for someone who has hands-on experience developing new technologies from concept to scaled implementation, and a proactive, interdisciplinary approach to problem-solving. You will make a significant and daily impact on a cutting-edge battery technology that will revolutionize the electric grid and bring major change to grid reliability and sustainability. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing battery company with a direct impact in the field of energy storage and renewables.This opportunity will be initially based out of Form Energy's Eighty Four, PA facility, with a transition to nearby Weirton, WV. Relocation assistance is available.What you'll do:Prioritize safety across all aspects of manufacturing, ranging from process design to scaled manufacturingLand, commission, and develop automated processes on novel first-of-kind high-volume welding equipmentTrain operators, technicians, and fellow engineers on the processes youve developed.Optimize and qualify safety and product-critical welding processes in compliance with the appropriate standards and codesConceptualize and prototype innovative metal joining methods and architectures for next-generation electrodesWork with equipment vendors to design equipment and scale welding methods for these novel architecturesWhat you'll bring:Bachelors degree in Metallurgy, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Welding Engineering, or a related field.4+ years of experience in welding engineering, metallurgy or a related field, with a focus on automated welding in a manufacturing environment.Comprehensive familiarity with welding industry standards (ASME and/or AWS) and best practices.Experience with welding processes, such as Laser Welding, Ultrasonic Welding, and Resistance Welding.A collaborative, cross-functional approach to solving tough problems and delivering highly capable production processes.Experience using statistical methods for making process development decisions.Subject matter expertise regarding: weld specification, weld qualification testing, mechanical testing, destructive weld characterization, and non-destructive testing using ultrasonic and eddy current method.#LI-Onsite#LI-AB1Humanity is a cornerstone of Form Energys 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 familys 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.by Jobble

Keywords: Form Energy Inc, Pittsburgh , Staff Welding Process Engineer, Engineering , Weirton, Pennsylvania

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