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Staff Process & Equipment Engineer

Company: Cuberg
Location: San Leandro
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

The Staff Process Engineer will have a large impact in commercializing Cubergs next generation cell. Responsibilities include leading projects and teams to scale pouch cell assembly processes while improving production throughput and yields. This role is extremely cross functional, from collaborating with cell design/systems on cell requirements to working with business development to understand forecasted demands. Ideal candidates are detail-oriented, have prior cell assembly experience in a production environment, take pride in the quality of their work, and work well in a fast-paced, collaborative, and dynamic startup environment. Join us in building the future of energy. About Cuberg builds high-performance energy solutions based on next-generation technology for the worlds most demanding battery applications. Cuberg technology, paired with the manufacturing excellence of parent company Northvolt, will help give rise to a new generation of mobility businesses and decarbonize hard-to-abate segments of the transportation industry. Cuberg technology uses a lithium metal anode and proprietary liquid electrolyte to simultaneously solve the interlocking challenges of battery performance and manufacturability. While incumbent battery technologies, such as lithium-ion, can be too heavy and low-performing for use in aircraft, Cubergs battery cells are lightweight and high-performance. The technology is also compatible with industry standard manufacturing methods, enabling scalability, reliability and traceability across the value chain. Cuberg and Northvolt believe that complete electrification will require a revolutionary spirit and a practical mind. We wont just design the worlds best batterieswe will ship them at scale. Responsibilities + Act as a cell manufacturing process subject matter expert by have a deep understanding of high volume automated pouch cell assembly equipment and processes + Work with external vendors to design new cell assembly equipment and bring inhouse through robust proof of concept trials, detailed design reviews, and qualifications + Collaborate with various teams (cell design, systems, quality, production, materials) and perform experiments to determine root cause in cell failures + Plan and execute hands-on technical work using advanced statistical techniques including Design of Experiments (DoE) and Statistical Process Control (SPC) + Identify and address opportunities to continuously improve our products and processes; and assess for regulatory, quality, ergonomic, safety, environmental, and cost impact + Collect and manipulate data from material suppliers, equipment telemetry, and electrochemical performance data to determine significant correlations affecting product quality Requirements + Bachelors Degree in Engineering or equivalent in relevant experience + 8+ years of hands-on engineering experience with battery cell assembly processes + Proven history of documenting and communicating work effectively + Proficient in mechanical design, GD&T, and tolerance analysis + Experience in high-speed web handling systems + Experience with forming/molding laminate materials a plus + Demonstrated ability to: + Apply engineering fundamentals and statistical tools to development, optimization, and troubleshooting activities; + Prioritize, plan, and drive multiple projects concurrently from development to completion against agreed upon timelines and deliverables; + Work independently and collaborate effectively as part of a team, including influencing across functions; + Identify critical issues and failure modes, creating a framework of action to address these issues and assess root cause including effective risk-based decision making; + Leverage critical thinking to navigate technical and project uncertainties Benefits + Generous stock options + Group health benefits that provide strong support for employee well-being and preventative care, including comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and flexible savings account plans + A retirement program that helps build future financial security through both traditional and Roth 401(k) options with employer matching + Generous paid time off plans to renew and refresh through vacation, personal leave, holidays, and parental leave The target US compensation range for this full-time position is $92,000-$192,000 + equity + benefits. Compensation ranges are determined by level, role and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the target for new hire total cash compensation (base + bonus), individual pay is determined by additional factors including relevant job-related skills, experience and additional factors. Your recruiter will be happy to share more about about the salary range during your hiring process

Keywords: Cuberg, San Leandro , Staff Process & Equipment Engineer, Engineering , San Leandro, California

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