Careers

Enovix is looking for people with the experience, education, and desire to help develop and produce the next generation of safe, high-energy batteries. If you have the integrity, knowledge, and passion to work in an innovative, startup environment, please indicate the position of interest in an email with your qualifications and resume to careers@enovix.com.

Job Summary

Enovix is seeking a Coating Process Development Engineer who can develop and scale-up processes and equipment for coating battery electrode materials.  The Coating Process Development Engineer will be responsible for developing and sustaining roll-to-roll coating, slurry mixing, calendering and metrology operations.


Responsibilities

  • Develop processes to optimize the properties of coated electrodes.
  • Define and develop novel methods of coating and patterning thick film electrode materials.
  • Transfer existing R&D processes from bench-scale to high-volume manufacturing.
  • Interface with internal and external suppliers and customers to define thick-film coating requirements.
  • Define equipment, materials and process requirements for roll-to-roll coating, slurry mixing, calendering, slitting and metrology operations.
  • Setup and maintain SPC charts for critical process parameters.
  • Create and maintain SOPs and work instructions.
  • Lead troubleshooting efforts to understand and mitigate process and quality excursions.


Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in materials science, chemical engineering, physics, chemistry or related discipline required (master’s degree preferred).
  • Experience in an R&D or manufacturing setting developing roll-to-roll coating processes and equipment including slurry mixing, slot die coating, calendering, slitting.
  • Experience in the design, development, manufacturing or qualification of Li-ion batteries.
  • Proven track-record of solving problems in the scale-up of R&D processes to high-volume manufacturing.
  • Familiarity with SPC, DOE and FMEA methodologies.


About Enovix

Enovix is building a next-generation lithium-ion battery to increase energy density and improve safety. Our patented 3D cell architecture enables a high-capacity silicon anode to increase energy density by 30% to 80%, depending on cell size. And our patented 3D cell architecture includes features that reduce the danger of explosion and fire from thermal runaway. We’re backed by strategic relationships with Intel, Qualcomm, and Cypress and over $150 million in venture, strategic, and private funding. We’ve been awarded over 50 patents and have over 50 more pending that will create sustainable enterprise value and provide a competitive barrier for years to come.

Job Summary

Enovix is seeking equipment engineers for the development and scale up of a battery line in Fremont, CA. Equipment engineers will be responsible for developing tooling and automation as well as specifying the equipment set for the production of our unique 3D cell architecture.


Responsibilities

  • Write equipment procurement specifications (EPS).
  • Source, install, and release to production process tools.
  • Design and implement customized equipment aligned with process needs.
  • Develop preventive maintenance procedures (PMP) and instructions.
  • Support manufacturing process scale up activities.
  • Respond to down tools and trouble shoot production equipment.
  • Initiate continuous improvement plans for existing equipment.
  • Use equipment performance data to drive improvement projects.
  • Initiate statistical process controls on applicable manufacturing equipment.
  • Effectively communicate and publish learning, experimental results, etc.


Skills and Qualifications

  • Proven track record of working in a dynamic, highly creative work environment
  • 5+ Years work experience, and BS or MS degree in electronics, electrical, or mechanical engineering, or
  • 10+ Years work experience & AA degree in electronics, electrical, or mechanical engineering.
  • 5+ years of experience supporting automated manufacturing equipment.
  • 5+ years of experience with battery production or automated assembly equipment.
  • Strong fundamental understanding of assembly, joining, coating, and patterning processes.
  • Strong fundamental understanding of automation components; PLCs, pneumatics, motors, digital and analog IO, temperature controllers, etc.
  • Ability to work on many different projects—occasionally at the same time.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.
  • Excellent trouble shooting skills.
  • Eligible to work in the United States.


About Enovix

Enovix is building a next-generation lithium-ion battery to increase energy density and improve safety. Our patented 3D cell architecture enables a high-capacity silicon anode to increase energy density by 30% to 80%, depending on cell size. And our patented 3D cell architecture includes features that reduce the danger of explosion and fire from thermal runaway. We’re backed by strategic relationships with Intel, Qualcomm, and Cypress and over $150 million in venture, strategic, and private funding. We’ve been awarded over 50 patents and have over 50 more pending that will create sustainable enterprise value and provide a competitive barrier for years to come.

Job Summary

Enovix is seeking process engineers for the development and scale up of a battery line in Fremont, CA. The assembly process engineer will be responsible for the process and equipment for the definition of the electrode through the construction of the packaged cell.


Responsibilities

  • Define manufacturing processes for the assembly of lithium ion batteries using Enovix patented technology.
  • Use stage gate process to develop, characterize, and implement scale-up processes.
  • Support the equipment engineering team in the design, equipment selection, and qualification of customized equipment for high-volume manufacturing.
  • Define and develop novel methods for the patterning and assembly of state-of-the-art electrode material.
  • Work closely with the R&D team for materials selection of next generation battery materials and assembly processes.
  • Transfer existing R&D processes from lab scale to high-volume manufacturing with high-process capability.
  • Interact with customers to define process roadmap based on next generation cell requirements.
  • Drive cell yield improvements through DOE and SPC.
  • Create and maintain SOPs and work instructions.
  • Lead troubleshooting efforts to understand and mitigate process and quality excursions in a high volume, fast paced environment.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in materials science, chemical engineering, physics, chemistry or related discipline required (master’s degree preferred).
  • Experience in the design, development, manufacturing, and qualification of Li-ion batteries.
  • Proven track-record of solving problems in the scale-up of R&D processes to high-volume manufacturing.
  • Experience with SPC, DOE, FMEA and D8 methodologies required.
  • Experience interacting with customers and suppliers strongly preferred.


About Enovix

Enovix is building a next-generation lithium-ion battery to increase energy density and improve safety. Our patented 3D cell architecture enables a high-capacity silicon anode to increase energy density by 30% to 80%, depending on cell size. And our patented 3D cell architecture includes features that reduce the danger of explosion and fire from thermal runaway. We’re backed by strategic relationships with Intel, Qualcomm, and Cypress and over $150 million in venture, strategic, and private funding. We’ve been awarded over 50 patents and have over 50 more pending that will create sustainable enterprise value and provide a competitive barrier for years to come.

Internship Summary

Enovix is looking for engineering and science students currently enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs for internships during the summer of 2019. Interns will work in a hands-on research and development and pilot production environment producing and testing revolutionary 3D silicon lithium-ion cells.


Responsibilities

  • Execute experiments, design processes and tooling, and gain experience with mechanical processing and electrical testing.
  • Conduct self-contained projects that can be completed over the internship assignment and report to engineers within the company.
  • Prepare experimental plans for your work, collect and analyze process and test data, and prepare reports of your work and conclusions.
  • Deliver a final presentation at the end of the summer to the engineering team and company executives.


Skills and Qualifications

  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with other team members.
  • Interest in working in a fast-paced start-up environment.
  • Background in engineering, physics or chemistry.
  • Hands on experimental experience.
  • Programming skills for data analysis desirable (e.g. JMP, Excel, Python, SQL).
  • Exposure to design of experiments (DoE).


About Enovix

Enovix is building a next-generation lithium-ion battery to increase energy density and improve safety. Our patented 3D cell architecture enables a high-capacity silicon anode to increase energy density by 30% to 80%, depending on cell size. And our patented 3D cell architecture includes features that reduce the danger of explosion and fire from thermal runaway. We’re backed by strategic relationships with Intel, Qualcomm, and Cypress and over $150 million in venture, strategic, and private funding. We’ve been awarded over 50 patents and have over 50 more pending that will create sustainable enterprise value and provide a competitive barrier for years to come.