Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

Arlington, VA, USA / Alpharetta, GA, USA / Houston, TX, USA / San Francisco/Mountain View CA, USA
Supply Chain and Logistics – Manufacturing /
Full-time /
Hybrid
About Fluence: Fluence Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services, and optimization software for renewables and storage. With a presence in over 47 markets globally, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable energy storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ Platform, which delivers AI-enabled SaaS products for managing and optimizing renewables and storage from any provider. Fluence is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids.
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OUR CULTURE AND VALUES

We are guided by our passion to transform the way we power our world. Achieving our goals requires creativity, diversity of ideas and backgrounds, and building trust to effect change and move with speed.

We are Leading
Fluence currently has thousands of MW of energy storage projects operated or awarded worldwide in addition to the thousands of MW of projects managed by our trading platform—and we are growing every day.

We are Responsible
Fluence is defined by its unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and integrity.

We are Agile
We achieve our goals and meet our customer’s needs by cultivating curiosity, adaptability, and self-reflection in our teams.

We are Fun
We value the diversity in thought and experience of our coworkers and customers. Through honest, forthcoming, and respectful communications we work to ensure that Fluence is an inclusive and welcoming environment for all. 

Responsibilities
·        Assist Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (AME) Project Manager with NPI (new product introduction) tasks related to the design and launch of new manufacturing production equipment.
·        Coordinate prototype manufacturing activities including prototyping, purchasing/logistics, schedule, budget, etc.
·        Create and maintain AME deliverables related to new production such as PFD, PFMEA, QCP, manufacturing BOMs, etc.
·        Participate in design reviews and DFA/DFM reviews to influence design regarding manufacturability.
·        Serve as liaison between contract manufacturer (CM), engineering, and procurement when developing component packaging requirements.
·        Develop and track manufacturing KPIs in support of company goals/initiatives.
·        Support company initiatives including, but not limited to, cost reduction and quality targets.
·        Travel 25-50% depending on stage of production maturity; to include possible international travel
·        Other tasks as necessary at the discretion of {AME Project Manager} or AME Management
·        Develop, support, evolve, and train intra/interdepartmental Fluence manufacturing procedures 

What does the ideal candidate bring to Fluence?

    • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering or equivalent education.
    • 4+ years’ experience in a manufacturing or process engineering role.
    • The successful candidate will have broad and deep experience within product development and manufacturing within an OEM and/or Tier I supplier community.
    • Hands-on experience in a manufacturing environment, particularly with high volume, low-mix production.
    • Experience in a manufacturing NPI role preferred.
    • Knowledge of manufacturing metrics such as OEE and yield and experience establishing or tracking KPIs.
    • Knowledge of quality methods and requirements including APQP or stage gate release processes, ISO9001, TS16949, and global OEM development systems.
    • Ability to travel to CM locations with little advanced notice.
    • Familiarity with metal fabrication and welding technology, standards, techniques, and methods
    • Lean Six Sigma certifications
    • Excellent influencing, negotiation skills at multiple organizational levels
    • Strong analytical skills and ability to form opinions based on data aggregation.  Must be able to analyze complex program requirements, identify key phases and workstreams
Here are some of the benefits of joining our digital transformation team:
·        Competitive salary and benefits package
·        Collaborative and supportive work environment
·        Opportunities for professional development and growth
·        Chance to make a real difference in the world

Fluence IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or familial status.