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Process Development Engineer

AM Batteries

AM Batteries

Software Engineering
Chelmsford, MA, USA
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

AM Batteries, Inc., located in Chelmsford, MA, is focused on the development and commercialization of technologies that revolutionize battery manufacturing technology to enable a much greener and lower-cost battery manufacturing process. AM Batteries is seeking self-motivated, enthusiastic candidates to join this extraordinary journey to bring the next-generation lithium-ion battery manufacturing technologies to the marketplace.

Job Description

AM Batteries is seeking a skilled Process Development Engineer to join a highly experienced team dedicated to industrializing the next generation of lithium-ion battery manufacturing technologies. The position is open at both intermediate and senior levels, depending on experience.

The successful candidate will bring valuable experience in process development, with a preference for expertise in web handling systems, specifically in battery electrode coating. The incumbent is expected to be a self-motivated individual willing to perform hands-on work in a dynamically changing environment and will be responsible for the development of processes, and documenting process information and results. The team will work together to develop a robust knowledge base.

Responsibilities

  • Development and Optimization of Mechanical Processes: Work on the development and optimization of mechanical processes to enhance efficiency and quality.
  • Hands-on Operation of Pilot Coating Line: Actively engage in hands-on operation of the pilot coating line, ensuring the seamless execution of processes.
  • Identify Improvement Opportunities: Proactively identify and analyze improvement opportunities for processes, equipment, and the pilot space.
  • Support Projects: Collaborate with the team to provide support for various projects as needed, contributing to the overall success of the development initiatives.

Required Qualifications

  • Educational Background: Bachelor's or Master's (preferred) in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or a related field in Material Engineering.
  • Professional Experience: 3+ years of relevant experience in process development.
  • Specialized Skills: Experience with roll-to-roll processes, web handling, or coating processes/equipment is preferred.

Soft Skills

  • Proven ability to contribute to innovative solutions and troubleshoot challenges in the design and implementation of process equipment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate effectively within a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment, demonstrating adaptability and a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Ability to take initiative and demonstrate a high level of autonomy in tasks and projects
  • Excellent organizational skills to manage tasks and responsibilities efficiently.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401k plan
  • Employee stock option