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Equipment Engineer
Bulk Solids Handling
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Alameda, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • B.S. degree, and 4+ years of proven experience, 2+ years particularly with powder-handling equipment. Note that experience with pharmaceutical or food powders is largely transferable to the battery material industry
  • Practical experience with powder-handling equipment such as: conveyors, valves, hoppers, mixers, de-agglomerators, samplers
  • Ability to define test plans to qualify equipment to meet specifications
  • Awareness of applicable standards and codes, and best practices for reliability and safety, ideally including those applicable to combustible dust
  • Knowledge of controls in an industrial environment
  • Develop Sila's requirements and specifications for efficiency, material holdup, leakage / air- and dust-tightness, serviceability, reliability, contamination of product, etc and ensure they are aligned with requirements, including regulatory requirements for combustible dust
  • Identify suppliers and technology options; down-select via methodical scorecard and data collection. Development qualification plans, and support onsite or vendor-site auditing and trials
  • Review detailed designs to ensure conformance to requirements and specifications. Work with controls teams to ensure controls deployment and acceptance test plans are consistent with functional requirements
  • Develop operational SOP. Train technicians on standard processes for installation, deployment, and maintenance
Desired Qualifications
  • Solid understanding of powder characterization methods for particle size distribution, rheological parameters, and other characteristics is a plus
Sila Nanotechnologies

51-200 employees

EV Lithium-ion manufacturer
Company Overview
Sila Nanotechnologies is a provider and manufacturer of revolutionary car batteries.