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Advanced Manufacturing Engineer, Automation

Company: EnerVenue
Location: Stratford
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

"EnerVenue is building the batteries we need for grid-scale storage." - Forbes Launched in 2020 and now backed by $125,000,000 in Series A funding, we are quickly scaling our unique (but well-proven) grid-scale batteries for the world's clean energy present and future. Our metal hydrogen batteries advance technology that has, until now, only been used in aerospace applications like the Hubble Space Telescope and International Space Station. EnerVenue's technology brings game-changing differentiation to the stationary energy storage sector: unique durability, flexibility, safety, with cradle-to-cradle environmental and full local supply chain capabilities. Come join the clean energy revolution as part of a category-defining company. With funding and new deals with energy companies like Schlumberger, we want you to join our expanding team as build a Gigafactory and put our technology to work for customers and partners across the world. Now is the time to join EnerVenue.
We're excited to hear from you. It's an exciting time for clean energy, and an especially exciting moment to join us at EnerVenue.
Position Scope:The Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Automation reports into our growing Operations organization. This person should be highly skilled with equipment and processes, and will drive equipment development and improvement activities in manufacturing then deploy solutions at our production sites. They will be part of an operations engineering team that will develop manufacturing solutions, support standardization of sites, deploy BKMs and ECNs, support NPI activity, own start-ups, drive root cause analysis etc.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with equipment developers to specify, review, and manufacture automation assembly equipment for Enervenue products.
  • Ability to translate product architecture(drawings, models, assemblies) to manufacturing equipment and processes taking into account cost, cycle time, maintenance, etc.
  • Interfaces with CMs, upstream suppliers, and equipment suppliers to support investigation of product/component/material issues or supply constraints and assists with troubleshooting remotely and/or on-site at the manufacturing facilities.
  • Execute and report complete failure analysis and root cause corrective actions
  • Provides engineering expertise and support to CM site sustaining teams through onsite presence and issue solving
  • Own and resolve onsite issues that are beyond the capabilities of the local teams
  • Drive the investigation of product, component, and/or material issues or supply constraints and assist with troubleshooting remotely and/or on-site at the manufacturing facilities.
  • Analyze defect, yield, OEE, and other manufacturability issues, then design and run experiments to improve design, process, and system.
  • Be the engineering bridge between HQ and field sites for information flow, fanout of ECNs, updates to equipment, NPI support, etc.
  • Works with site teams, CMs, and upstream suppliers to understand assembly and finished good manufacturing processes and acts as a technical expert to ensure repeatable and reproducible quality/reliability during the life of the product(s).
  • Develop documentation to help define manufacturing procedures for running, maintaining, and qualifying equipment
  • Implement best practices for manufacturing excellence including developing standardized work instructions, value stream mapping, kaizen, troubleshooting, and escalation flow charts.
  • Manage installations and upgrades with local teams at CM sites
  • 25-30% travel US and international
    Skills and Experience Required:
    • 7+ years of experience with high volume manufacturing and process ownership
    • Expertise in automation design and assembly processes
    • Experience developing automation and/or working with integrators
    • Hands on working knowledge of different types of automation, robotics, sensors, etc. and understanding of PLC logic and programming
    • Experience writing specifications for complex integrated assembly systems
    • Working knowledge of different joining methods: Tig, Mig, Laser, etc.
    • Strong ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects while maintaining accuracy and meeting deadlines.
    • The individual should be able to balance short-term, urgent needs with long-term strategic initiatives.
    • Detail orientation with a strong quality mindset. Enjoy working in a team environment.
    • The candidate should have previous experience in the following areas: CAD/Solidworks, Design Controls, Change Control, Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFM & DFA), Lean Manufacturing, Design of Experiments (DOE), and Design/Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA).
    • Good understanding of statistical methods, six sigma methodologies, design of experiments and lean.
    • Clear verbal, written, and presentation skills, and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across all business levels and functions
      • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related technical discipline or equivalent experience.
      • Advanced degree preferred.
        Enervenue Perks & Benefits:
        • A place to grow your career. We'll help you set big goals - and exceed them
        • People. Work with talented, committed and supportive teammates
        • Equity and performance bonuses. Every employee is a stakeholder in our success
        • Excellent medical, dental and vision benefits
        • Cell phone subsidy & 401k matching
        • Boundless snacks and drinks#manufacturingjobs #manufacturingengineer #automationequipment
          At EnerVenue we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus, and the increased transmissibility with recent variants, all EnerVenue employees, whose job will be based in the United States, must provide by the first day of employment original documentation confirming full vaccination status against COVID-19 as defined by the CDC guidelines. Accommodations due to medical or religious exemptions will be considered pursuant to applicable law. If you have received an offer of employment you may submit a request for a medical or religious exemption by contacting EnerVenue's human resources department. Once reviewed, a member of our employee relations team will reach out to you to discuss.
          EnerVenue is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed (religion), gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, military status, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic characteristics, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Keywords: EnerVenue, Visalia , Advanced Manufacturing Engineer, Automation, Engineering , Stratford, California

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