Mechanical Design Engineer

Website Form Energy

Mechanical Design Engineer Job Highlights

Title Mechanical Design Engineer
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Engineering/IT
Location Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Company Form Energy

Company Profile

Form Energy is a technology and manufacturing company that develops and commercializes pioneering energy storage technologies to enable the electric grid to run on 100% renewable energy.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer with expertise in tooling design and manufacturing line sustainment; and a strong background in component manufacturing, dimensional inspection, tooling design, and process development using Six Sigma methodologies.

Requires a detailed approach to validate and deploy tooling, modify existing tooling, and design pneumatic systems to support manual to fully automated assembly lines.

Play a crucial role in ensuring the efficiency, reliability, and quality of our manufacturing processes.

Education Level

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field from a College/University
  • Advanced Degree (a plus)

Work Experience

  • Proficiency in CAD software for 3D modeling and tooling design, with experience in additive manufacturing techniques.
  • Experience with pneumatic system design, integration, and specialized fixturing for precision applications.
  • Proven experience in tooling design, component manufacturing, dimensional inspection, quick prototyping, 3D printing, and Poka-yoke methodologies.


  • Develop and implement dimensional inspection protocols to ensure product quality, adapting methodologies to unique manufacturing requirements.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives, adapting tools for precision applications like welding, resin delivery, and trimming systems.
  • Lead the design and development of precision tooling and tooling systems with pneumatic function, incorporating Poka-yoke methodologies for enhanced reliability.
  • Troubleshoot tooling-related issues promptly and implement modifications.
  • Utilize CAD software for tooling design, ensuring compliance with industry standards and leveraging advanced manufacturing techniques.
  • Utilize metrology equipment and statistical analysis for maintaining tight tolerances in manufacturing processes.


  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to addressing manufacturing challenges.
  • Familiarity with industry standards and regulations related to tooling, manufacturing processes, and advanced manufacturing technologies.
  • Strong background in process development and Six Sigma methodologies, adaptable to agile development environments.


  • Competitive compensation
  • Stock options granted to all employees
  • Company sponsored 401k
  • Access to an annual budget for professional development
  • Employee Resource Program
  • 100% employer-sponsored coverage life insurance, short and long-term disability policies
  • 100% of medical, dental, and vision premiums covered for employees
  • Health insurance coverage begins first day of employment
  • Generous vacation policies
  • Access to a Health Savings Account
  • Access to mental health counseling services
  • 80% of the total medical, dental, and vision premiums covered for dependents
  • At least 12 weeks of paid parental leave, and up to 20 weeks for birthing parents
  • Access to a Health Flexible Spending Account
  • Access to a Dependent Care Account
  • Access to a Commuter Benefits Account
  • Access to an Adoption Assistance Flexible Spending Account

Employer’s Statement

Form Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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