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Staff Quality Engineer

Form Energy

Form Energy

Quality Assurance
Somerville, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 5, 2023
Are you ready to rise to the challenge of climate change with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing pioneering energy storage technologies to enable the electric grid to run on 100% renewable energy, every day of the year.
Supported by leading investors such as Breakthrough Energy Ventures, ArcelorMittal, TPG Rise, MIT’s The Engine, and others, we share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage is the key to enable tomorrow’s zero carbon electric grid. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, we are deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. We need talented, hardworking individuals who share our goal of tackling the challenge of climate change. Do you want to work with us today to build a better tomorrow?
Role Description
As a Staff Quality Engineer based in Somerville, MA, you will be at the forefront of developing and implementing novel quality processes at Form Energy. You will work with cell development, product, and manufacturing engineers to integrate new prototypes and processes into quality systems. You will initially focus on solutions to the pilot production environment and then support the deployment of those systems to the at-scale production environment. This role is an excellent opportunity to help define quality systems for our growing manufacturing efforts and assist with the development of new products!

What You'll Do:

  • Develop, document, and implement quality control protocols and processes for raw materials, work in progress materials, and finished product across L0 processes in Somerville, MA
  • Be the first responder to quality issues on the pilot line(s), owning, managing, and developing the NCR system
  • Provide design for quality feedback to the product engineering teams
  • Gather and communicate quality and process capability data to the broader team and collaborate with process and manufacturing engineers to improve those metrics
  • Own the creation of quality systems to improve data quality for our subscale R&D processes
  • Manage Quality Technician(s) to perform incoming and other quality inspections

What You'll Bring:

  • 5+ years experience in manufacturing quality control or metrology
  • Experience using industry standard metrology and test methods
  • Experience using statistical analysis to measure process performance
  • Experience setting up new quality processes in a pilot manufacturing environment and/or with a novel product in an established manufacturing environment
  • Experience working with product engineers providing Design for Quality feedback a strong plus
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering or other related field
Besides joining a community of people working to make the world better, Form Energy commits to you equitable compensation, stock options, and offers a generous benefits package to make sure you have the support you need to thrive.
We cover 100% of employee premiums and 80% of dependent premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance for full time employees. We offer a flexible Paid Time Off program and every employee, regardless of gender identity or expression, is eligible for 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. A full listing of our benefits is available on our careers page.
At Form Energy, we are working toward a 100% renewable energy future for everyone in the world. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees and are seeking to build a team that reflects the diversity of the people we hope to serve with our revolutionary products. Form Energy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.