Form Energy, Inc

Senior Data Engineer

Sep 04, 2023

Pittsburgh, PA

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

This data engineer role will be responsible for leading and supporting the initial operations production environment in all cell/battery assembly processes, from raw materials/chemicals to final product, while ensuring quality, efficiency, and safety. You will have a strong background in data and process engineering within an industrial operation and process development/optimization. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape and be part of the growth of a fast-moving company with breakthrough technology and an incredible mission! 

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

What You'll Do:

  • Responsible for collecting, managing, and converting raw data into information that can be interpreted by data scientists and business analysts. Data accessibility is their ultimate goal, which is to enable organizations to utilize data for performance evaluation and optimization.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and solve production issues

  • Analyze data, develop and maintain data sets and improve data quality and efficiency

  • Be a key resource for root cause analysis data needs/correlations and statistical analysis resources to the production team.

  • Develop visualizations, monitor, and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) to identify areas for improvement and ensure that targets are met or exceeded

  • Support the implementation and usage of PLM, MES, and ERP systems, as well as other tools related to manufacturing and sustainability

  • Support factory optimization efforts, capacity and yield tracking, etc.

What You'll Bring:

  • 5+ years of experience in production engineering, ideally in a cell or battery module production environment 

  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Chemical, Mechanical, Manufacturing Engineering, Computer science or related field

  • Proven experience managing projects, leading teams, and implementing data improvement activities

  • Hands-on experience with SQL database design and the ability to analyze complex data and develop effective, data driven solutions

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where changes in design and processes are expected

  • Experience with lean manufacturing principles and continuous improvement met

  • Technical expertise with data models, data mining, and segmentation techniques

  • Knowledge of programming languages  (e.g. Java and Python)

  • Data engineering certification (e.g IBM Certified Data Engineer) and statistical analysis capabilities is a plus

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.

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