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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

We are looking for motivated Manufacturing Engineers passionate about deploying and scaling manufacturing systems. This is an exciting opportunity to design and build a new class of battery manufacturing. In this role, you will conceptualize, design, deploy and ramp various manufacturing stations & lines.

This work will include participating in hands-on trial builds, setting up workstations and training technicians at new production facilities. You’ll work with design engineers, supply chain, operations, safety, facilities, assemblers, and a host of other teams and outside suppliers and consultants. As we manufacture our products for the first time, expect a slew of surprise issues that will need rapid root cause investigation and resolution demanding critical thinking, persistence, and collaboration. It’s going to be an exciting ride building something from nothing, and we hope you join us in making giant batteries for deployment on the grid!

This role will be located at Form Factory 1 in Weirton, WV, which is just a short drive outside of Pittsburgh, PA

What you'll do:

  • Own the build, purchase, and/or deployment of manufacturing workstations and equipment ranging from initial manual benchtop stations to highly automated systems.

  • You are responsible for designing and deploying your manufacturing lines. From concept to hand over to operations.

  • Partner with the product design team to drive Design For Manufacturing (DFM) considerations.

  • Design and document robust processes/standard operating procedures capable of a high level of safety, uptime, and quality

  • Assist in the debug and resolution of time-sensitive issues with manufacturing equipment and processes as they arise

  • Train individuals on new manufacturing equipment and processes

  • Work with a diversity of teams inside and outside the company to achieve overall manufacturing success

What you'll bring:

  • BS in Engineering; advanced degree is a plus but not required

  • 0-4 years experience in a manufacturing or engineering environment

  • Experience purchasing and setting up manufacturing equipment

  • Experience writing Standard Operating Procedures/Work Instructions and other manufacturing documentation

  • Experience working with design engineers and providing DFM feedback



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.