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Production Technician

Emeryville, California
Job Type
14 Feb 2021
The Role

Cuberg is commercializing a next-generation lithium metal battery to power the rise of electric mobility. Our battery technology provides huge benefits in terms of energy density, power, and safety, all in a format that allows for rapid scaling. We are ramping up production of commercial battery cells and are seeking a Production Technician to be directly involved in operating and expanding the manufacturing process.

Ideal candidates are detail- and process-oriented, have prior hands-on technical 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.

  • Ensure the required materials are available for production
  • Inspect and test raw materials and finished product for quality defects
  • Perform and document battery pouch cell assembly operations daily
  • Set up and operate semi-automatic equipment for increased throughput
  • Package cells for shipping
  • Inspect assembly equipment regularly and report issues to management
  • Provide technical guidance and identify solutions for equipment troubleshooting
  • Perform regular preventative maintenance on equipment
  • Maintain accurate and clear documentation records
  • Suggest improvements to process quality and efficiency
  • Gather data and report to senior staff members
  • Assist engineers in developing, building, or testing prototypes or new products, processes, or procedures
  • Apply lean manufacturing principles to eliminate waste in the production process or apply six-sigma to reduce output variation

  • AS degree or above in a technical field preferred
  • 1+ year experience in a start-up or pilot production environment is preferred
  • Experience with batteries or semiconductors is a plus
  • Experience with CAD software is a plus
  • Experience with lean or six-sigma is a plus
  • Comfortable and able to work in a clean dry room environment (ISO Class 7)
  • Strong attention to detail, documentation, and standard operating procedures
  • Capable of working in a controlled environment glove box, following all safety and cleanliness requirements
  • Capable of working independently to a production schedule
  • Able to stand or sit for long periods of time and perform hand intensive repetitive assembly of products as part of a fast-paced production team
  • Experience with soldering/wiring and hand/power tools for test fixture fabrication
  • Above-average fine manual dexterity and visual acuity for cell fabrication
  • Working knowledge of Excel and Word
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with cross-functional teams

  • Start date immediate
  • Hours full-time
  • Competitive stock option package
  • Comprehensive health/dental/vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan and FSA with matching contribution
  • Snacks, coffee and tea
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  • Job Reference: 231850038-2
  • Date Posted: 14 February 2021
  • Recruiter: Cuberg
  • Location: Emeryville, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent