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Equipment Engineer 2, Cell Assembly

Cuberg

Cuberg

San Leandro, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023

Cuberg has an exciting job offer for an Equipment Engineer to join our bold Equipment Design & Manufacturing team in San Leandro. In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in building one of the first large scale American battery factories. Cuberg will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

The Equipment Engineer will need to be the main technical contact point for next generation of processing equipment from conceptual phase all the way through to commissioning . This position is instrumental to scale up Cuberg’s operations in America.

Reporting to Equipment Engineering Manager you will be part of a dynamic, cross-functional team which will operate within the fields of Mechanical, Electrical, Controls, Connectivity & Sensing, working intimately with the R&D department for cell design and our production team.

The ultimate goal of this very important team is to create the best equipment strategy to enable the production of the world's best performance battery.

This is a unique opportunity to be a part of a totally new team, contributing with ideas and solutions. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in America and see the results of your work!

The Equipment Engineer will need to be the main technical contact point for next generation of processing equipment from conceptual phase all the way through to commissioning. This position is instrumental to scale up Cuberg’s operations in America.

Ideal candidates are detail-oriented, have prior production engineering experience, 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 is commercializing next-generation battery technology to power the future of electric mobility. The company was acquired in 2021 by Northvolt, a global supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems. As Northvolt's Advanced Technology Center operating in Silicon Valley, Cuberg is developing and commercializing lithium metal batteries, building an innovation ecosystem around lithium-ion technology, and leveraging Northvolt's state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities to rapidly scale up production of advanced batteries.

Responsibilities

  • Develop detailed specifications and validation activities for specific equipment
  • Ensure equipment meets all relevant internal specifications
  • Lead and participate in technical design reviews
  • Set the critical equipment characteristics to achieve the best safety, performance, manufacturability, and cost efficiency
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Develop and maintain document structure within PLM systems
  • BSc or MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering or other relevant field such as Mechatronics / Design / Industrialization etc.
  • Experience within Assembly Machines, Laser Welding, Metrology, Controls and Automation is preferable
  • Working experience in equipment design and/or Project Management
  • Experience from manufacturing industry, cell manufacturing is a plus
    • Experience in 2D & 3D Modeling
    • Strong understanding of the supporting processes and associated technologies
    • Excellent English written and oral skills
  • Who are you as a person?

    • Highly organized and result-driven
    • Passionate & purpose driven
    • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
    • Exceptionally good problem-solving skills
    • Has a can do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
    • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, including generous stock options, to help you and your family build a healthy and secure future.

  • 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 San Francisco / Bay Area cash compensation (base + bonus) range for this full-time position is $110,000 - $145,000 + equity + 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