Position: Operator

 

About Imprint energy

We are developing a new battery technology that aims to power billions of connected devices and sensors. Imprint’s products will enable the proliferation of powered Internet of Things devices. We’ve developed innovative materials and processes to print ultrathin, flexible, safe batteries that are perfect for smart labels, smart pill bottles, smart band aids and more. Imprint and its manufacturing partners are starting to scale up and print thousands of batteries at a time. Imprint has received recognition for its thought leadership and accomplishments: MIT Technology Review Innovators under 35, 50 Smartest Companies, and multiple Best Product and Innovation awards. See www.imprintenergy.com.

Imprint Energy Core Values:

  • Awesome team player

  • Trustworthy

  • Data driven

  • Enthusiastic

 

Job Description

You are the person that makes our battery prototype line run smoothly and efficiently. You will meticulously prepare materials, diligently perform quality checks, and accurately perform process operations and small-scale assembly for our batteries. You will master metrology and characterization and value the power of the data that you manage. You embrace your responsibilities and have a growth mindset. You are passionate about the quality of your work, and you have a strong desire to continually improve in all ways.  You thrive on team collaboration, especially with Imprint’s scientists and engineers. You enjoy being the person that everyone trusts and reaches out to because you are reliable. You are extremely observant, detail-oriented, and suggest improvements for your process operations. Imprint Energy's expectations of our employees, partners, and affiliates are rooted in our core company values.  You exude these and are an ambassador of Imprint Energy's brand and values.

 

Role responsibilities

  • Follow work instructions to manufacture laminates, subassemblies, and complete batteries

  • Operate screen printer to create battery components

  • Perform metrology and other characterizations of battery subassemblies

  • Conduct electrical tests for battery performance

  • Follow all safety guidelines and regulations

  • Achieve quality goals and production targets

  • Maintain tool inventory, preventative maintenance schedule, and stock consumable supplies

  • Record observations and communicate feedback to improve battery manufacturing

  • Develop leadership skills and knowledge to manage all print, metrology, and assembly operations

  • Support chemical and waste management

  • Take care of our lab as if it is our home - keep the lab clean, safe, and organized

 

Requirements

  • Work eligibility in the US with GED or high school diploma or greater

  • 1-5 years of industry experience in a machine operator or lab technician role

  • Safe, efficient, and clean laboratory work practices

  • Attention to detail and disciplined habit of following procedures and recording measurements and observations

  • Ability to work and communicate with a small team in a dynamic, fast-moving environment with minimal supervision

  • Punctuality and maintain a regular work schedule

 

Highly Desirable

  • Background in electronics manufacturing e.g. screen or stencil printing, printed electronics (PCB), SMT, etc.

  • Familiarity with solution deposition techniques such as slot die coating, doctor blading, curtain coating, etc.

  • Experience following standard operating procedures (SOP) and work instructions (WI)

  • Hands-on worker who can think and operate independently, but collaborate with team members effectively

  • An explorer’s curiosity, a handyman’s resourcefulness, and optimist’s outlook.

 

Compensation

  • Salary and equity incentives

  • Health Insurance

  • Retirement Plan