Lab Supervisor

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Berkeley, CA, United States

Posted on: 2023-01-06

Category: renewables

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Full time

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About the company:

Form Energy is developing a new class of cost-effective, multi-day energy storage systems that will enable a reliable and fully-renewable electric grid year-round. Our pioneering battery technology will entirely reshape the global electric system and give it new form.

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We’re always looking for outstanding people to join our team. If you’re interested, please visit

Are you ready to rise to the challenge of climate change with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing pioneering energy storage technologies to enable the electric grid to run on 100% renewable energy, every day of the year.

Supported by leading investors such as Breakthrough Energy Ventures, ArcelorMittal, TPG Rise, MIT’s The Engine, and others, we share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage is the key to enable tomorrow’s zero carbon electric grid. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, we are deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. We need talented, hardworking individuals who share our goal of tackling the challenge of climate change. Do you want to work with us today to build a better tomorrow? 

Role Description
Form Energy is seeking a Lab Supervisor for our Berkeley, CA site to support our technical teams and enable our research and development efforts towards our mission of decarbonizing the electric grid. You will roll up your sleeves and collaborate with the Site Operations team including EHS and Facilities to stand up new lab processes and ensure a safe and organized work environment. This is an exciting opportunity to shape and be part of the growth of a fast-moving technology start-up, with breakthrough technology, and an incredible mission.

The salary range for this role is $104,000-$141,000. The range listed is what we reasonably expect to pay for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and may be modified in the future. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, depth of experience, certifications, and specific work location. This may be different in other locations due to differences in the cost of labor.

Besides joining a community of people working to make the world better, Form Energy commits to you equitable compensation, stock options, and offers a generous benefits package to make sure you have the support you need to thrive.

We cover 100% of employee premiums and 80% of dependent premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance for full time employees. We offer a flexible Paid Time Off program and every employee, regardless of gender identity or expression, is eligible for 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. A full listing of our benefits is available on our careers page

At Form Energy, we are working toward a 100% renewable energy future for everyone in the world. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees and are seeking to build a team that reflects the diversity of the people we hope to serve with our revolutionary products. Form Energy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

What You'll Do:

  • Establish lab housekeeping, routine maintenance of safety equipment and best practices
  • Support lab equipment installation and maintenance programs by managing projects and working with the technical teams to define requirements
  • Improve the culture of safety in the workplace through signage, communications and SOPs
  • Maintain lab supplies and PPE for all lab users and engineers on site
  • Support EHS’s hazardous waste management program and other safety trainings 
  • Use cloud-based softwares to process requests and maintain equipment and chemical inventories/SDSs
  • Coordinate gas cylinder orders for the site and safely transport them to points of use
  • What You'll Bring:

  • Experience in a lab environment with an emphasis on operations, chemical hygiene and best safety practices
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously where priorities are changing
  • Organized, proactive and holds themselves accountable for results
  • Cross functional communication skills
  • Ability to learn cloud based organizational tools 
  • Nice to have: Experience with compressed air, gas cylinders, lab equipment, and handling hazardous waste
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