Position Overview:

Solid Power is seeking a Process Engineer II to join our talented team working to revolutionize the battery industry through the development of next-generation, all solid-state rechargeable batteries. This position is a key role in the engineering group, and critical in helping transition Solid Power technology to market.

The main responsibilities include developing and maturing Solid Power cell electrode processing equipment, processing techniques and procedures. The preferrable candidate will have experience with the design and construction of new or improved manufacturing space, experience specifically in the lithium ion battery industry is a plus. Knowledge of key processes like materials handling, fluid transport and fluid mixing along with experience handling of hazardous and flammable materials will be necessary.

This position will be involved in the execution of the cell pilot and production operations working closely with the Pilot Line Manager, Production Operators, R&D staff and other Engineers. This candidate will help install, run and improve the next levels of processing technology needed to mature Solid Power’s solid state battery technology. Excellent communication and organizational skills required.

Job Duties:

  • Work with design groups, engineering and vendors to design and install new and improved lithium ion cell processing equipment in support of technology development and process maturation.
  • Specify, purchase, commission and direct the operation of battery cell processing equipment including the implementation of in-line/off-line test methodologies for development and control of new products.
  • Collaborate with chemists and engineers on cell design and process changes.
  • Collaborate with future customers around the world to assure smooth transfer of technology when needed.
  • Develop new/novel processes to support product development.
  • Work collaboratively with leaders in other departments to meet and exceed customer deliverables.
  • Use the company’s document and change control system to properly archive technical documentation.
  • Document new capabilities with detailed SOPs and work instructions.
  • Perform and develop quality control techniques (e.g. SPC) for cell processing.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering.
  • 4+ years in a R&D or Productions environment.
  • 1+ years in a leadership position.
  • Demonstrated success in the design, construction, and commissioning of new or improved manufacturing space.
  • U.S. citizenship or Permanent Residency required.

Also Valued:

  • Experience working directly with equipment manufacturers.
  • Familiarity with mechanical and electrical fundamentals of production equipment.
  • Demonstrated emphasis on safety.
  • Hands-on experience working with hazardous materials, dry powder processes, and wet chemical/slurry and solvent-based operations.
  • Experience using PLC controlled robotics a plus.
  • Rapid learner who thrives in a fast-paced start-up environment.

Salary Range: $90,000 - $105,000/year

Benefits: Solid Power offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical/dental/vision insurance, employer paid Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance, 401k with company match, paid holidays, PTO, up to six (6) weeks paid FMLA leave, cell phone reimbursement and eligibility to participate in our equity plan. 

 

 

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