Our ability to develop a breakthrough energy storage technology depends most strongly on the quality of our team. For this reason, building an extraordinary team is our highest priority. Natron is building a team of world-class entrepreneurs, engineers, and scientists to solve challenging problems in the fields of battery commercialization, product development,  manufacturing, and materials science. Together, we will build the batteries that enable the next generation of industrial and grid storage systems. If the opportunity to do this interests you, please apply.

Open Positions


 

Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Natron is seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer to support the upgrade and ramp up of its battery cell pilot line in Santa Clara. Critical activities include process development, yield improvement, troubleshooting, introducing and qualifying new processes and equipment, determining robust operating conditions for all processes to facilitate transfer to contract manufacturers, and assisting contract manufactures with absorbing Natron processes. Key process steps include precision punching of electrodes, ultrasonic welding, pouch forming, vacuum sealing, electrolyte dispensing, and implementation of automated data collection for manufacturing execution and quality monitoring. The person for this position is capable of executing complex process engineering projects involving designed experiments, Taguchi robust optimization methods, and six-sigma techniques for process development and improvement.

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Applications Engineer

Natron is looking for a self-starting, talented Applications Engineer with experience in battery and uninterruptable power systems (UPS).  Customers are rapidly integrating Natron’s batteries into their products, and need guidance and support to identify optimal specifications for their applications.  As a member of the Products Team, this role will have a close connection with Business Development and Sales, working with both customers and internal resources to get products into the field.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience working as an applications engineer in battery systems.

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Senior R&D Technician (Electro-Mechanical)

Natron is seeking a Senior R&D Technician to assist in the assembly of battery cells, modules, and packs. The senior technician will have significant prior experience working with batteries, power electronics, and/or other electro-mechanical systems. Further experience working with electronics and chemistry or materials in a laboratory environment is preferred. The person for this position has a positive, team-first attitude, carefully follows instructions and SOPs, is meticulous and detail oriented, and is willing to learn and master new skills. The person will be working in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

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Battery Manufacturing Technician

Natron is seeking a Battery Manufacturing Technician to prepare battery electrodes and other cell components, assemble battery cells, operate pilot equipment, perform measurements on materials, electrodes, and cells, and record measurement test data. This is a hands-on position involving lab work including working in a glove box. Qualified applicants will have prior industrial experience as a R&D or process technician and/or hands on experience working in a chemistry laboratory, materials laboratory or battery assembly operation. The person for this position has a positive, team-first attitude, carefully follows instructions and SOPs, is meticulous and detail oriented, and is willing to learn and master new skills. The person will be working in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

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Battery Test Technician

Natron is seeking a Battery Test Technician to assist in the testing of battery cells, modules and packs. The occupant of this position will be configuring battery test instruments, setting up batteries for testing, performing tests, and logging test data. Qualified applicants will have prior hands on lab experience, preferably in the field of batteries or electronic hardware device testing. The person for this position has a positive, team-first attitude, carefully follows instructions and SOPs, is meticulous and detail oriented, and is willing to learn and master new skills. The person will be working in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

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