Electrode Manufacturing Technician
Company: Natron Energy
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Natron is seeking an Electrode Manufacturing Technician to join
our Operations Team to assist in the manufacturing of battery
cells. The occupant of this position will be involved in slurry
mixing, electrode coating, slitting, and calendering. Qualified
applicants will have prior hands-on lab experience, preferably in
the field of batteries or Roll-to-Roll manufacturing. This is a
hands-on position working in a lab environment. The person for this
position has a positive, team-first attitude, carefully follows
instructions and SOPs, is meticulous and detail oriented, and is
willing to learn and master new skills. The person will be working
in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
Handling raw materials such as chemicals and battery
Clean, maintain, and prepare equipment for manufacturing and
Participate in electrode manufacturing processes according to SOP,
potentially including: 1) Mixing electrode slurries from raw
materials, 2) Operation of slot die coating process, 3) Operation
of slitting process, 4) Operation of calendering and packaging
Work with the team to help identify opportunities for process
improvement and conduct occasional experiments.
Support development of new processes and products at both a pilot
line and manufacturing level.
Maintain a commitment to safety, quality, and continuous
Complete production documentation and support transfer of materials
to next stage of processing.
Experience and Skills:
More than 3 years of experience following and executing SOPs in a
pilot or full-scale manufacturing plant that includes the use of
material processing equipment and chemical handling.
Commitment to developing and supporting a cohesive team as well as
an effective and healthy work environment.
Hands on laboratory experience working with materials or
Prior battery experience in full scale, pilot or lab settings is
Roll-to-roll processing experience is preferred.
Careful and meticulous when working with samples and when entering
Hands-on and an ability to thrive in a multi-tasking
Weekend work will be required for this role. Typical shifts are
expected to be 8 hours.
This role may require occasional domestic travel ( Flexibility is
Compensation: competitive with those of other manufacturing
supervisor positions at Bay Area start up companies.
Regular, full-time position
Natron Energy is the future of industrial power. Our battery
products solve problems for the world's largest industrial power
customers including data centers, telecom networks, EV charging
stations, and supply chains, which represent $30 Billion/year of
addressable markets. Natron has signed sales agreements for over
$50 million/year for its first commercially released and shipping
product. We have supply chain contracts in place to scale up
production by 100x over the next 2 years to meet our customers'
volume demands. Natron's fully differentiated technology is based
sodium ions, not lithium. Our patented Prussian blue electrode
materials, which deliver 6x higher power and 100x longer cycle life
than incumbent products, have no risk of fire or explosion and are
fully certified by UL. Natron batteries do not use rare earth
elements or conflict minerals, and are constructed using some of
the most widely available commodity elements on earth. We are
shipping commercial product today, and need help building the next
great battery company. A position at Natron offers you the
opportunity to move the entire energy storage industry forward
while supporting once in a generation transformations of data
networks, the electric grid, and supply chains.
Natron is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value
diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender
identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin,
genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Note: Natron's workplace is fully compliant with national and local
COVID-19 health orders and best practices. This includes strict
practicing of social distancing and PPE including masks at all
times in the workplace. As of September 2021, 100% of Natron's
on-site employees have been vaccinated against COVID-19.
Keywords: Natron Energy, Santa Clara , Electrode Manufacturing Technician, Professions , Santa Clara, California
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