Position Overview:

Solid Power is seeking a skilled associate to join our talented team working to revolutionize the battery industry through the development of next generation materials and production of all solid-state rechargeable batteries.  The preferred candidate will have hands-on experience in Quality systems deployment and driving a high-quality culture across the organization with data and development of systems, processes, and people.  A strong background in compliance auditing, problem solving, Quality Management Systems, and SAP is a plus. This position is critical to ensuring Solid Power products are delivered to the market with the highest quality.  The QA Specialist possesses a strong knowledge of both ISO 9001 and IATF 16949.

 Job Duties:

  • Serve as a subject matter expert in one or more of the quality systems used within the business unit. Responsible for implementation and deployment of internal systems/processes necessary to meet certification, regulatory and/or customer requirements.
  • Communicate effectively with R&D, production, maintenance, warehouse, and other functions to enable process and/or product optimization, problem prevention, ensure Quality systems are performing optimally, and identify and apply best practices across multiple sites.
  • Develops / reviews and revises metrics / measurements that monitor key quality control points to assure alignment among production capabilities, laboratory method capabilities, and customer needs.
  • Possess a high comfort level in leading and implementing organizational change and identifies deviations from accepted practice.
  • Assist in compliance and customer audits in addition to leading internal audits.
  • Write, revise and review work instructions, training tools, and forms.
  • Ensure EHS compliance and a strong safety culture exists and is demonstrated within the department. Ensure training compliance for yourself.
  • Utilize problem solving and 6 sigma skills, lead and implement process improvements, 5S. Provide statistical information for quality improvement.
  • All additional responsibilities as directed and required by quality/regulatory management.

Qualifications/ Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) or commensurate work experience in chemical or battery manufacturing. A bachelor’s degree in engineering or science is preferred.
  • Ability to understand both business and manufacturing processes to identify needs and opportunities for improvement.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of management both internally and externally.

Preferred Experience:

  • Implementing Quality Management Systems (e.g., IATF 16949, ISO9001), expertise in automotive standards. CQE / CQM a plus.
  • SAP S4 Hana Quality Management software implementation and other relevant Quality software tool experience (SharePoint, PowerBI, PowerApps, etc.).
  • Six Sigma Green Belt, or higher, certification preferred.

Physical Requirements (with or without accommodation):

  • Prolonged periods of sitting and standing.
  • Occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds.
  • Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as necessary including, but not limited to eye protection, hair net, gloves, face mask, coveralls, full-face respirator or PAPR. 

Salary Range: $60,000 - $85,000 annually

Application Deadline: 06/01/2024

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 bonus and equity plans. 

The employer will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

All offers of employment at Solid Power are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

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