Mechanical Engineer II/III

Pittsburgh, PA /
Technology – Advanced Manufacturing /
/ On-site
Are you ready to rise to the challenge of climate change with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing pioneering energy storage technologies to enable the electric grid to run on 100% renewable energy, every day of the year.

Supported by leading investors such as Breakthrough Energy Ventures, ArcelorMittal, TPG Rise, MIT’s The Engine, and others, we share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage is the key to enable tomorrow’s zero carbon electric grid. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, we are deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. We need talented, hardworking individuals who share our goal of tackling the challenge of climate change. Do you want to work with us today to build a better tomorrow? 

Role Description
We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer II/III to join the Manufacturing Engineering team, a group responsible for meeting the mechanical design and development needs of the entire Advanced Manufacturing organization.

Members of the Manufacturing Engineering team scope, design, fabricate, and build fixtures and tooling for rapid prototyping with teams building Form’s pilot manufacturing plant to productize, manufacture and deliver our battery storage systems at scale. If you enjoy collaborating with others to design and build equipment for a variety of complex manufacturing problems, this role is for you!

This opportunity is based out of Form Energy's Eighty Four, PA location (Greater Pittsburgh Area).

What You'll Do:

    • Design, build, and qualify new fixtures, tools, and equipment for rapid prototyping
    • Develop functional design requirements in close collaboration with cross-functional members of Form’s Advanced Manufacturing and broader technology teams 
    • Run an iterative design process, confirming that mechanical and light control requirements are achieved
    • Perform hands-on machining parts and building equipment prototyping of your designs
    • Work with manufacturing engineers and technical operations to transition designs from the prototype stage to high-volume internal production
    • Work with Sustaining Engineering Teams for continuous manufacturing improvements

What You'll Bring:

    • Passion for our mission, sustainability, and climate change
    • Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science, or related field
    • 1 - 4 plus years of industry experience in mechanical design/engineering
    • Hands-on experience machining, fabricating, and building equipment
    • Proficient in computer-aided design (CAD), we use SolidWorks
    • Excellent communicator across a range of engineering and business functions
    • Battery experience is not required!

Besides joining a community of people working to make the world better, Form Energy commits to you equitable compensation, stock options, and offers a generous benefits package to make sure you have the support you need to thrive.

We cover 100% of employee premiums and 80% of dependent premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance for full time employees. We offer a flexible Paid Time Off program and every employee, regardless of gender identity or expression, is eligible for 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. A full listing of our benefits is available on our careers page

At Form Energy, we are working toward a 100% renewable energy future for everyone in the world. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees and are seeking to build a team that reflects the diversity of the people we hope to serve with our revolutionary products. Form Energy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.