Manufacturing Associate, Night Shift

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Are you ready to build America’s clean energy future with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is an American energy technology and manufacturing company. We are pioneering a new class of iron-air batteries to enable our electric grid to run on renewable, reliable, and affordable energy, every day of the year.

Form Energy has been recognized by TIME as “One of the Best Inventions of 2023” for its battery technology and by MIT Technology Review as a “Top Climate Tech Company to Watch”. We are making rapid progress on our mission of delivering energy storage for a better world, and are growing just as rapidly to meet demand. Our team has more than doubled in size in the past year, and continues to expand every day. We have signed contracts with leading electric utilities across the United States. Pilot production of our iron-air batteries has already begun, and later this year, production will take off to high volumes at our new factory in West Virginia.

Working for Form Energy is more than just a job, it’s a chance to be part of something extraordinary. And right now might be the most exciting moment in the company’s history to join. We are assembling a team of some of the most talented and motivated individuals across the country. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, our team is determined to deliver on our mission and transform the energy landscape for the better.

Feeling energized to make a meaningful impact on the world? Then keep reading - you’ve come to the right place.

Role Description

Form Energy is looking for hands-on manufacturing associates to help us develop our core technology by contributing to our Manufacturing Operations organization. You will be responsible for operating manufacturing equipment and assembling products with newly developed processes and technology as we prepare for our factory launch in 2024. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape and be part of the growth of a fast-moving company with breakthrough technology and an incredible mission!

This role is based in Weirton, WV at our Form Factory 1 facility.

What you'll do:

  • Inspect, organize and prepare raw material, components and hardware

  • Operate manufacturing equipment as assigned and trained per work instructions and in accordance with all safety standards.

  • Optimize production output by ensuring timely reporting of downtime (block, starved, or breakdown), quality (rework or scrap), and cycle-time (deviation from the standard).

  • Work with the technical team to troubleshoot processing issues

  • Update productivity records, shift updates, maintenance logs, and pre/post shift checklists as needed using the established tools or software

  • Maintain a clean, safe workspace per 5s standards

  • Continuously improve processes and suggest modifications to enhance productivity, efficiency, and product quality.

What you'll bring:

  • 3+ years of experience working in a manufacturing production environment; chemical handling is a plus

  • Experience operating small to medium sized manufacturing equipment

  • Experience with good general manufacturing practices (GMPs)

  • Solid communication skills within a group of peers and broader organization

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to be on your feet for extended periods

Form Energy is an authorized DoD SkillBridge partner and welcomes all transitioning military members to apply.


Humanity is a cornerstone of Form Energy’s culture, and we make sure our compensation and benefits reflect that. Form Energy offers competitive salaries, stock options, and a holistic benefits package to ensure all employees have what they need to thrive while working here.

When it comes to you and your family’s health, we cover 100% of medical, dental, and vision premiums for full-time employees - and 80% of healthcare premiums for dependents. This starts from day one. We also offer at least 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents (up to 20 weeks for birthing parents), and generous vacation policies to give employees time to recharge when needed.

To build a clean and equitable energy future, we need everyone at the table. We strive to form a team as diverse as the communities we will serve with our technology, and are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment for all employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply to our open jobs.