Manager – Manufacturing Technology
Updated on 5/16/2023
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Experience Level
  • 8+ years of equipment development experience, ideally in a materials-focused industry
  • 2+ years of experience managing a team responsible for custom equipment design and development internally and/or with equipment suppliers
  • Demonstrated experience in driving down manufacturing costs while maintaining or improving product quality for complex electromechanical assemblies
  • Experience gathering data, validating, and debugging/troubleshooting new manufacturing equipment
  • Experience working with design engineers and providing DFM feedback for new products/prototype builds
  • Willingness to perform hands-on build and testing of workstations and equipment when necessary
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills and readiness to interact with a wide range of other professionals and suppliers
  • Experience in powder handling and roll to roll manufacturing processes
  • Hire world class engineers to expand Form's equipment development capabilities and bandwidth
  • Lead and manage a team working to specify, design, develop, de-risk, and commission novel manufacturing equipment in close collaboration with the Process Development team
  • Create systems to rapidly develop equipment from concept to deployment on our production lines
  • Troubleshoot and resolve early process & equipment issues, performing modifications and improvements to the process & equipment
  • Build relationships and communicate with a broad group ranging from assemblers/operators on the line to other engineers and departments within Form to resolve issues quickly and iterate rapidly towards successful solutions
  • Define and implement best practices for manufacturability assessment, design for manufacturing, manufacturing cost modeling, and manufacturing partner qualification
Form Energy

51-200 employees

Renewable energy semiconductor manufacturer
  • 100% of medical, dental, & vision premiums
  • HSA & Flexible FSA
  • Generous PTO
  • Employee resource program
  • Parental leave
  • Commuter benefits account
  • Stock options
  • Equity
  • 401k
  • Profession development budget
  • Life & disability insurance
Company Core Values
  • Humanity
  • Excellence
  • Creativity