MBA Intern, Supply chain (Summer 2023)

Number of employees

200

Somerville, MA or Berkeley, CA, USA

Posted on: 2023-01-12

Category: renewables

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Employment type:

Internship

Experience required:

Intern

Salary

Salary not provided

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.

Learn more about Form Energy at https://www.formenergy.com.  

We’re always looking for outstanding people to join our team. If you’re interested, please visit https://formenergy.com/careers/.

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
We are looking for an MBA summer intern to enable Form’s multi-day energy storage technology development and scale-up. You will execute high priority strategic projects on behalf of the Supply Chain organization, often juggling multiple critical efforts in the day-to-day. This role will be responsible for synthesizing complex, evolving sets of data and information from both internal and external sources, and translating them into actionable tasks and outputs to support Form’s rapid development. You will manage both internal and external touch-points while creating and executing strategies to streamline business processes, drive down costs, and mitigate existential risks to Form’s research, development, & commercialization.

The successful candidate will bring quantitative rigor, creative thinking, and a gritty work ethic to solve complex problems across the company, while developing positive and productive relationships with internal stakeholders and external vendors alike. This position is part of the rapidly growing Supply Chain organization, and will report to the Staff Global Supply Manager. It will engage cross-functionally with many teams, including Cell Development, Advanced Manufacturing, Technical Operations, Facilities, Finance, Business Development & Analytics, and more.

The salary range for this role is $32.20 - $35.65 per hour. 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:

  • Conduct market research, develop POVs, generate analyses, and create should-cost models for critical battery components to flag high-priority opportunities and supply risks
  • Develop holistic cost models and strategic risk assessments around Form’s product(s)
  • Build and maintain robust tracking tools for relevant commodities and indices
  • Analyze spend and execute cost-down initiatives across critical OpEx & CapEx areas
  • Identify, evaluate, onboard, and negotiate with new vendors in many categories
  • Support Environmental and Social Governance (ESG) and policy analyses
  • Optimize and execute general business processes to maximize Form’s efficiency
  • Communicate insights to key stakeholders around Form, including upper management
  • What You'll Bring:

  • Quantitative, analytical, data-driven decision maker 
  • Actively pursuing 2-year MBA program; concentration in supply chain management a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, business, supply chain, finance, engineering or other quantitative discipline
  • 2+ years of professional experience in consulting, supply chain, procurement, or mechanical engineering
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize efforts, and effectively communicate progress and strategic roadmaps
  • Superior analytical and verbal communication skills; high proficiency in Excel a must
  • Must be able to work in the US and travel globally as necessary
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