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Staff Manufacturing Engineer



Other Engineering
San Leandro, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 13, 2023
Cuberg builds high-performance energy solutions based on next-generation technology for the world’s most demanding battery applications. Cuberg technology, paired with the manufacturing excellence of parent company Northvolt, will help give rise to a new generation of mobility businesses and decarbonize hard-to-abate segments of the transportation industry.Cuberg technology uses a lithium metal anode and proprietary liquid electrolyte to simultaneously solve the interlocking challenges of battery performance and manufacturability. While incumbent battery technologies, such as lithium-ion, can be too heavy and low-performing for use in aircraft, Cuberg’s battery cells are lightweight and high-performance. The technology is also compatible with industry standard manufacturing methods, enabling scalability, reliability and traceability across the value chain.Cuberg and Northvolt believe that complete electrification will require a revolutionary spirit and a practical mind. We won’t just design the world’s best batteries—we will ship them at scale.
  • Run the Production Validation phase for cell product development to ensure successful launch of cell manufacturing.
  • Review cell product designs, BOMs, and equipment designs to evaluate completeness, accuracy, and manufacturability.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to quickly develop root cause analysis and corrective actions as issues arise.
  • Analyze cell manufacturing processes to identify and execute upon projects for improving safety, quality, efficiency, and cost.
  • Use of statistical methods and process monitoring such as SPC and lean methodologies to evaluate and improve manufacturing processes.
  • Lead Change Control for cell design and process to ensure all proposed changes are fully validated before being implemented.
  • Create, update and maintain process documentation such as work instructions, PFMEAs, Control Plans, time studies, capacity analyses, and process flow charts.
  • Implement Lean Manufacturing fundamentals and line balancing improvements while also ensuring ergonomic material handling and equipment operation.
  • Develop processes that comply with international standards for manufacturing.
  • Promote active problem solving and data driven decision making.
  • Clearly communicate project goals and timelines.
  • 8+ years of experience in a highly regulated (ISO, AS9100) battery manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with GD&T, reading technical drawings, and understanding technical design documentation.
  • Experience with Gage R&R, SPC, DOE, RCCA/CAPA, FMEA, and correlation studies.
  • Proven track record of launching battery cell products into production and driving significant efficiency improvements and cost reduction efforts.
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams.
  • Scale up of production processes for new processes and product designs.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages to help you and your family build a healthy and secure future.

  • 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

The target US compensation range for this full-time position is $127,000-$194,000 + equity + benefits. Compensation ranges are determined by level, role and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the target for new hire total cash compensation (base + bonus), individual pay is determined by additional factors including relevant job-related skills, experience and additional factors. Your recruiter will be happy to share more about about the salary range during your hiring process.