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Battery/Cell Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Enzinc
Location: Richmond
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Imagine your impact. At Enzinc, we know batteries are the key to a clean energy future. Bring your engineering A-game, problem solving prowess,and battery know-how and prepare to unleash innovation. Our talented team is inspired by creating massive impact, not marginal improvements. The people who work here value teamwork and transparency, drive and diversity, respect and results. We learn from each other and stretch the boundaries of what's possible with batteries for mobility and stationary energy storage.YOUR IMPACTAs our Battery/Cell Manufacturing Engineer, you will design, develop, and validate our manufacturing equipment and process. You'll work with the cross-functional teams and work closely with design engineers to take the battery cell design from initial concept through prototype, into full production. Enzinc is developing a state-of-the-art zinc cell and battery that will revolutionize the industry. You will be part of that industry defining development. If the thought of getting in on the ground floor of an organization and making it an industry leader appeals to you, this just might be the right job for you.

  • 5-10 years' experience in manufacturing, more than 10 preferred
  • Experience transitioning products from design to prototype to production
  • Background designing mechanical equipment, fixturing, and tooling in CAD (Fusion preferred SolidWorks and Catia is also a plus) or other 2D/3D software modeling tools
  • Experience manufacturing batteries and cells, using anode/cathode coating equipment, stacking equipment and conveyance systems preferred
  • Background developing manufacturing processes for new and unique battery and cells
  • Experience introducing new equipment and new processes into a production environment (APQP is a plus)
  • Experience developing automated manufacturing equipment and hand build fixtures and equipmentDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Develop and Design manufacturing line layouts for equipment and fixtures
    • Define the manufacturing plan for the production facility
    • Develop manufacturing processes and conduct PFMEAs
    • Collaborate with small teams on in-house development of novel and complex automation equipment
    • Characterize and validate new equipment and fixtures for production implementation
    • Design production workstations for ergonomics and efficiency
    • Drive design for manufacturability (DFM)
    • Develop Work instructions with the Design Engineers for operators
    • Identify and spearhead root cause analysis for process quality and performance issues
    • Be the subject matter expert and support the manufacturing team to succeed including training, documentation and trouble shooting
    • Design and develop equipment and process specs, validate vendor's abilities to deliver on schedule and support production
    • Ensure design team prioritizes design for manufacture (DFM) to solidify the assembly process is profitable, repeatable, and high quality
    • Solve technically complex problems during commissioning and full production operation
    • Develop new manufacturing technologies that address production problems and outputEDUCATION AND SKILLS
      • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or other engineering discipline
      • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
      • Able to work in high paced environment while managing competing demands and tight deadlines with many projects simultaneously
      • Strong problem-solving skills and aptitude to learn then teach systems quickly
      • Communicate effectively with direct team and with production and design teams
      • Attention to detail with effective data management and highly organized
      • Creative and critical thinker
      • Self-starter who is willing to get their hands dirty
      • Team player who is excited by rapid development cycles
      • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as neededOTHERLocation: Richmond, CABenefits:
        • Medical, dental and vision insurance
        • 401k
        • Employee Stock Plan
        • Cutting Edge R&D/ Manufacturing EnvironmentWork involves sitting, walking, and lifting up to 35 pounds. Enzinc is committed to diversity and inclusion. Advancing energy technology requires a workforce as diverse as the populations who'll benefit from a cleaner future. Our culture and values are shaped by engineering best practices: we are curious, open, creative, transparent, respectful and always learning from each other.

Keywords: Enzinc, Richmond , Battery/Cell Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Richmond, California

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