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Senior Research and Development Mechanical Engineer

Company: Form Energy
Location: somerville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally low cost energy storage. Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $100M to date.We are seeking an R engineer to join the internal Form Futures group, which develops early-stage ideas that could later be incorporated into our primary product or become a second product. This engineer will work across multiple projects, owning prototyping, mechanical design, and system design that may include management of fluid flow as well as basic electrical connections. This role will be dynamic, requiring creativity and rapid learning over complex multi-disciplinary problems. The ideal candidate will have experience at the R / prototyping phase in industry and be comfortable with hands-on work as well as CAD design and writing code to interface with instruments. The ideal candidate will have experience not only with design but also with machining, fabrication, 3D printing, and de-bugging system builds. Experience setting up and programming data acquisition systems, using (for example) microcontrollers, PLCs, or National Instruments products, will be useful in this role. Prior experience in battery or energy storage systems is a plus.What you'll do:Work across multiple projects on a small teamOwn mechanical and system design on this teamDesign from scratch, collaborating with scientistsIterate to meet evolving specificationsLearn with the larger mechanical engineering team at FormJoin data reviews and design for decision-quality dataBuild and troubleshoot prototypesDesign SOPs for others to followDocument your work for future learningWhat we're looking for:BS required (MS preferred) in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or similar field7 years of multi-disciplinary system design and building experience in industrial RExperience designing, building, troubleshooting systems that include fluid flow, and associated instrumentationExperience with basic electrical hook-up design, build, and troubleshootingProficient with SolidWorks or similar CAD packageU.S. Work Authorization is Required.Compensation, Benefits, and Perks Form Energy is committed to equitable compensation and we offer a generous benefits package to make sure you have the support you need. We cover 100% of employee premiums and 80% of dependent premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance. 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. We offer a 401k and all employees are granted stock options. 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.

Keywords: Form Energy, Somerville , Senior Research and Development Mechanical Engineer, Other , somerville, Massachusetts

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