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Senior Battery Engineer
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Locations
Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
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Requirements
  • BS, MS, or PhD in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or a related field
  • 3+ years experience developing electrochemical energy storage or conversion systems (e.g., alkaline batteries, electrolyzers, lead-acid batteries, lithium-ion batteries, fuel cells, flow batteries, or chlor-alkali reactors)
  • Experience with root cause and failure analysis related to the electrochemical performance of devices
  • A strong technical background in electrochemical cell design, and experience in laboratory testing of electrical or electrochemical systems
  • Solid understanding of statistical analysis and design of experiments
  • Champion for safety in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills and an ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team
Responsibilities
  • Use your in-depth electrochemical expertise to improve our ability to understand and forecast the degradation of our electrodes
  • Leverage your knowledge of electrochemical behavior and material interactions to aid in the scale up of our iron-air technology
  • Apply your broad knowledge to ensure we continue to close gaps as we drive towards a fully integrated product
  • Bring your expert knowledge of electrochemistry and engineering best practices to capture and derisk problems, interpret data, and discover device-operation, cell-design, or assembly-process improvements that help drive our technology and business forward
  • Lead the development of degradation function or gap analyses to contribute to the continuous improvement of our novel battery, with a focus on adopting and deploying root cause, failure, and problem solving frameworks
  • Work in small, cross-functional teams with materials scientists, mechanical engineers, process engineers, test engineers, technicians, and business and commercialization professionals to quantify device performance and execute gap analyses to directly inform decision-making
  • Collaborate with Product, R&D, and Manufacturing teams to understand the evolution of cell performance from bench-top to factory scale
  • Grow and teach your expertise in electrochemical testing as well as design of experiments, statistical analysis, and storytelling with data and provide regular data updates and coordinate data reviews
  • Use your experience, curiosity and empathy to support the team in a fast-paced, actively growing start-up environment
Form Energy

51-200 employees

Renewable energy semiconductor manufacturer
Benefits
  • 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