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Would you like to help revolutionize the battery industry?

Amprius Technologies is revolutionizing the battery industry. We are an innovative and growing company located in the heart of Silicon Valley and our team members are highly creative, motivated and collaborative. We believe that teamwork and unlimited imagination deliver the best solutions. Would you like to help revolutionize the battery industry? If so, view our open positions below and submit your resume to jobs@amprius.com

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Summary

The highly experienced Senior Industrial Project Manager will lead, coordinate, and facilitate the design, development, and realization of a mass production system for silicon anode manufacturing with Amprius’ capital equipment partners.  This is a highly visible position and requires an individual with a strong track record of success in the management of complex manufacturing equipment development and realization. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead and coordinate the realization of a mass production system in collaboration with our capital equipment partners.
  • Develop, own, and drive a detailed project plan and manage every aspect of project execution – from start to finish – in collaboration with our capital equipment partners.
  • Develop detailed schedules, track, and assure execution to plan and budget.
  • Establish close working relationship with capital equipment partners and be responsible for granular information flow.
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders and steer technical focus, as required.
  • Proactively raise awareness of and track technical problems, delays, etc. 
  • Use proven methods and tools for technical project management, including Microsoft Project, Fishbone Analysis, FMEA, 5Y, etc.
  • Detailed project status reporting to management on a frequent basis.  

Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Engineering (Industrial Engineering preferred)
  • 5+ years in technical project management of industrial equipment development
  • Experience in automation, mechanical design, or process equipment for mass production is highly desirable. 
  • Highly experienced and strong track record of success in leading complex industrial engineering projects. 
  • Extremely detailed and organized.
  • Excellent communication skills and very seasoned in presenting project plans and status reports to senior management.
  • Strong work ethic, highly accountable, and comfortable in a highly visible position.
  • Demonstrates strong teamwork skills and thrives in collaborative work environments.

To Apply

Please send your resume and a short cover letter (pdf) to jobs@amprius.com and include “Senior Industrial Project Manager” in the subject line.

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Summary

Amprius Technologies is looking for an experienced, creative and highly motivated Battery Manufacturing Engineer to join our Manufacturing group. This position develops, scales, and enables manufacturing solutions for lithium-ion cells containing Amprius’ proprietary silicon anode.

Job Responsibilities

  • Key role in lithium-ion cell manufacturing.
  • Key role in developing and implementing scalable cell assembly equipment and methods.
  • Source, evaluate, and qualify cell assembly equipment and processes for error free introduction to the manufacturing line.
  • Key role with cell component and manufacturing equipment suppliers to drive improvements and resolve manufacturing issues.
  • Responsible for critical inputs to manufacturing cost reduction.
  • Responsible for specifications of all assembly processes and establish training procedures for technicians and operators.
  • Troubleshoot cell production problems and drive root-cause corrective actions.
  • Manage process control systems to ensure quality results.
  • Maintain active role on internal continuous improvement.
  • Use proven improvement tools such as lean manufacturing and six sigma to realize efficiency gains in cell production.
  • Mentor and supervise lab technicians as required.
  • Perform equipment calibration and maintenance per manufacturer’s guidelines.

Qualifications

  • BS (advanced degree preferred) in Mat. Sci., Chemistry, Chem E., Mech E., or EE.
  • 3+ years in production environment for lithium-ion cells.
  • Hands-on knowledge of and significant experience in cell assembly and components.
  • Strong understanding of the electrochemistry of lithium-ion cells.
  • Takes initiative and is able to work with little or no supervision.
  • Strong work ethic, highly accountable, and able to take ownership of critical projects and functions.
  • Demonstrates strong teamwork skills and thrives in collaborative work environments
  • Able to work in a dry room environment as needed
  • Committed to environmental, health and safety requirements

To Apply

Please send your resume and a short cover letter (pdf) to jobs@amprius.com and include “Battery Manufacturing Engineer” in the subject line.
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Summary

A Senior Equipment Maintenance Technician will join our Manufacturing group and maintain, troubleshoot, and repair, as needed, process equipment for chemical vapor deposition (CVD) tools. The ideal candidate will have significant experience as a maintenance technician in vacuum systems and electronics for semiconductor, solar, or related manufacturing environments.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair plasma and thermal CVD process equipment.
  • Execute preventative maintenance procedures and support ongoing improvements in equipment uptime  
  • Monitor and support all facilities for CVD operation, including all gases, CDA, and PCW
  • Operate CVD process equipment to support production, as needed
  • Improve maintenance procedures, establish and maintain maintenance logs, and maintain spare part inventory.
  • Support maintenance of all production equipment, including glove-boxes, assembly machines, ovens, etc.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in a semiconductor or similar production environment
  • Expertise in vacuum systems, leak testing, thermal and/or plasma CVD, sputtering, dry etch, or related technologies 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic electronics and ability to troubleshoot electrical systems
  • Able to lift and carry a minimum of 25 pounds and climb ladders
  • Willing to work alternative or compressed work-week schedule (12h shift with alternating 3 & 4 day work-week)  
  • Strong work ethic, highly accountable, and good communications skills
  • Committed to environmental health and safety

To Apply

Please send your resume and a short cover letter (pdf) to jobs@amprius.com and include “Senior Maintenance Technician” in the subject line.

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Summary

The Battery Assembly Technician uses various equipment and hand tools to produce Amprius Technologies’ proprietary silicon anode Li-Ion cells.  The candidate must be reliable and able to work well in a team, as well as have experience with mechanical assembly.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Use small equipment and hand tools to produce components and battery cells.
  2. Operate large equipment safely and efficiently
  3. Measure materials with micrometer, mass scale, digital multi-meter, and caliper
  4. Visually evaluate defects from a list of standard defects
  5. Input data into quality management software
  6. Assemble components into a physically complete cell

Qualifications

  1. Exceptional manual dexterity and efficiency
  2. Proficient with hand tools and production equipment
  3. Follow standard work instructions and recommend improvements
  4. Basic computer skills and ability to enter data accurately
  5. Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs.
  6. Responsible for quality of tasks performed
  7. Keep work area clean and well organized

To Apply

Please send your resume and a short cover letter (pdf) to jobs@amprius.com and include “Battery Assembly Technician” in the subject line.

 

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