Factorial Energy is transforming battery technology to enable safe, scalable, and high-performance cells for electric vehicles. Operating out of its world-class research and development facility in Woburn, MA. Factorial holds a portfolio of solid-state innovations, including its segment-leading FEST™ (Factorial Electrolyte System Technology)

Factorial Energy’s business is growing rapidly. The transition from the lab scale manufacturing to automation pilot line, and beyond, requires the company to hire a director of manufacturing. This person will manage the day to day operations to meet or exceed company objectives, and continuously improve on manufacturing practices. This Candidate will start in Cheonan, South Korea for the first 6-9 months. 

Responsibilities includes:
• Responsible for the effective planning, directing, and coordination of all functions within and outside the Manufacturing department to support company’s business objective and schedule.
• Providing oversight for the strategic projects within manufacturing operations to bring the operation excellence to the next level in terms of efficiency, predictability, and productivity.
• Ensure timely execution of manufacturing for products according to the battery cell industry and company quality standards across all manufacturing workflows.
• Assess manufacturing capacity requirements on an ongoing basis, build up and adjust the resources as needed • Lead cross functionally to drive continuous improvement in terms of efficiency, predictability, productivity, and product quality
• Grow and establish the manufacturing infrastructure, including, setup and implement the battery cells production planning and control system; setup the robust materials consumption and forecasting system from the manufacturing side; setup and implement the equipment and tooling maintenance schedule and execution system from the manufacturing side; setup and implement the document control system; etc.
• Ensure compliance for all equipment and process calibration and preventive maintenance
• Develop manufacturing strategies to minimize product cost. Drive cost savings and cost reduction programs through improved process controls, automation, and improved material utilization.
• Recruitment, training, performance management, and professional development of manufacturing personnel. Establish the full ready team for the automation pilot line production by the end of year.
• Implement and optimize manufacturing procedural standards, as well as implementing company policy within manufacturing function.
• By all means, maintain a safe manufacturing practice.


  • Proven experience and track record as executive level manufacturing lead
  • Technical/engineering background is preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Should be able to work in South Korea for 6-9 months.

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