Manufacturing Engineer

Menlo Park, California
Apr 12, 2024
Apr 30, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Manufacturing Engineer - $115,000-$165,000 - Menlo Park, CA (with up to 10% travel)

The Role

Do you possess over a decade of hands-on experience assembling electro-mechanical parts in manufacturing settings? Are you adept at fostering effective communication across diverse levels and functions? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

Element Energy, a dynamic startup reimagining energy storage and battery management, is seeking an experienced Manufacturing Engineer to join our growing team.

You will plan and manage of all aspects of hardware fabrication. This includes overseeing the electro-mechanical assembly for cables/harnesses, PCBs, structures, and mechanisms integral to battery packs and energy storage systems.

If you're ready to contribute your expertise to shaping the future of clean energy, we invite you to apply now.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain awareness of daily/weekly tasks/assignments to deliver products within the budgetary and schedule constraints.
  • Work closely with the Manufacturing Technicians and Manufacturing Test Technicians to ensure successful hardware fabrication and test.
  • Understanding of writing work instructions for fabrication of electro-mechanical assemblies and specialized test equipment.
  • Understanding and experience in Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Design of Experiments (DOE) and Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA) is a must. Experience troubleshooting process problems in a technical environment.
  • Strong electro-mechanical assembly and wiring/cabling knowledge.
  • Ability to operate overhead crane structures is preferrable.
  • Ability to interface with all levels of Engineering, Quality Assurance and Production teams.
  • Ability to generate assembly work instructions for assembling hardware and test equipment.
  • Ability to identify discrepancies and errors in paperwork.
  • Ability to demonstrate general technical knowledge in manufacturing including interpreting complex engineering drawings, schematics, and diagrams.

The Company

Element Energy, a groundbreaking startup, is at the forefront of energy storage and battery management innovation. Our game-changing algorithms and patented control systems tackle critical issues of battery safety and performance that are key to the multi-billion-dollar industries of large-scale grid storage and electric vehicle batteries. Our products not only reduce the risk of severe battery fires, but also enhance performance and lifespan, contributing significantly to the global shift towards renewable energy and the electrification of everything.

The Person

  • B.S. or M.S. degree or equivalent in Industrial, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering, or related field
  • 10 years of relevant experience in a manufacturing/production environment assembling electro-mechanical parts, components, final assemblies, large scale integration preferably in battery packs or energy storage systems.
  • Must be a creative thinker with excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate across levels and functions.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Must be flexible, which includes working independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to travel up to 10%.