Battery Operations Technician - Swing Shift

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

WHO YOU ARE As a Technician in the Battery Operations group, you will be a part of the team that converts Sila materials into lithium-ion battery concepts, assembling and testing those batteries. You are an attentive, diligent and curious associate who will help create and demonstrate the next generation of battery materials. You are someone who takes ownership of your work, strives for perfection and is passionate about achieving team goals and objectives. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES * Prepare and characterize chemical mixtures and other materials to be used in lithium-ion batteries * Assemble lithium-ion batteries and test them on battery cyclers * Fabricate mechanical fixtures, undertake tool maintenance and perform cable management * Record work and keep data updated in an online database * Manage inventory and maintain a tidy and effective work area * Work collaboratively with other technicians, engineers, and scientists and effectively communicate results to troubleshoot, correct, and prevent issues KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS * Ability to work carefully and safely with materials and equipment * History of consistently completing tasks efficiently and to a high standard * Knowledge of basic laboratory equipment and computer operation * Logical thought process and desire to learn; 'can-do' attitude * Like to work as part of a team while also capable of solving problems alone * Flexibility to work swing shift hours and accommodate occasional adjustments * Lithium ion or other electrochemical cell R&D lab experience would be nice * Associate's degree preferred PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS * Able to adapt work schedule as needed by the team to achieve operations targets * Able to lift, push or pull up to 20 lbs * Able to work in a laboratory using glove boxes and fume hoods * Pass a respirator fit test and be able to wear respiratory protection every day * Wear personal protective equipment including, but not limited to, a lab coat, gloves, safety glasses, and steel toe safety shoes * Repetitive use of hands - light to forceful handling of material

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