Engineering Technician
Posted on 3/17/2023
Sila Nanotechnologies

51-200 employees

EV Lithium-ion manufacturer
Alameda, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • At least 3 years of hands-on work experience as an Engineering Technician. An AS degree or BA/BS degree in a science, engineering, or engineering-technology subject area is preferred
  • Experience in planning and prioritizing daily work activities, collaborating with team members / internal customers, and seeking guidance as needed
  • Ability to evaluate and troubleshoot processes and equipment
  • Consistent and reliable project completion from executing routine procedures to troubleshooting equipment to continuously improving new applications and methods
  • Great communication skills (written and verbal), both with Sila employees and external contractors. Demonstrated ability to surface problems constructively
  • Run manufacturing process recipes to synthesize batches of material using wet-chemistry methods in research and pilot-scale reactors efficiently, consistently, and with attention to detail
  • Execute formulation recipes with novel materials and use lab techniques to prepare samples for characterization and testing
  • Perform measurements with analytical tools such as microscopes, mechanical testers, precision balances and other analytical methods
  • Following and improving written procedures and documenting results in electronic systems
  • Work collaboratively with other technicians, engineers, and scientists
  • Effectively communicate results and observations to teammates to troubleshoot, improve processes, prevent issues to help design next generation technologies
  • Work safely: keep a clean and safe work environment. Correct unsafe behaviors and report incidents. Understand and respect hazardous materials and processes