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Current Job Openings

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Battery Scientist

CARLSBAD, CA

American Lithium Energy in the greater San Diego area is looking for a highly motivated battery scientist/engineer to support the company’s technology development and battery manufacturing efforts. The preferred candidate must have a strong background in chemistry, or material science or engineering, and must have hands-on experience working with Li-ion and next generation cell technology.

The primary duties include supporting and developing electrode formulation through cell testing and targeted experiments, designing new experiments, and establishing procedures on optimization of cathodes, anodes, electrolytes, and separator for Lithium-Ion batteries by extending battery capacity, power, life, safety and charge performance. This position will also lead a group of technicians on cell production and will require close collaboration with the engineers in addition to external partners and customers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify, evaluate, and optimize cathode/anode composites to meet R&D objectives

  • Build cells and conduct cell testing, with a focus on rigor, repeatability, and statistical analyses in an industrial setting

  • Effectively communicate procedures, results, and uncertainties, in written documents and in-person meetings

  • Source, characterize, and evaluate materials from various suppliers

  • Work with cross-functional teams throughout the entire product life cycle, and work closely with Design Engineering, Quality, and Production to take battery product designs and changes from initial concept through prototype development and into full production

  • Contribute to technical writing of grants, patents, and reports

  • Perform other functions as required supporting R&D and production

 

Qualifications

  • PHD in chemistry, or material science, or engineering or related field with 2+ years of experience in lithium-ion RD and/or manufacturing

  • M.S. with 5+ years of experience in lithium-ion RD and/or manufacturing

  • B. S with 10+ years of experience in lithium-ion RD and/or manufacturing

  • Project management experience a plus

  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task across several teams and projects

  • Maintain rigorous and absolute adherence to safety protocols and role modeling same for all colleagues and customers

  • Ability to function autonomously to meet objectives

  • US citizen or a green card holder

  • Able to travel when necessary to fulfill objectives

 

Working Conditions

  • Wear PPE when handling chemicals

 

Physical Requirements

  • Capable of standing and walking for extended periods

  • Must be able to bend, squat, reach, and climb on a frequent basis

  • Must be able to lift, pull and push up to 50lbs

 

Job Type: Full-time

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Mechanical Engineer

CARLSBAD, CA

The Mechanical Engineer will carry out various kinds of tasks related to Li ion battery machines and production equipment, work closely with cell assembly technicians and battery scientist, write the operation procedures, make drawings, design fixtures, improve the processing efficiency, carry out the safety training on the regular basis, and serve as team member for quality control system AS 9100D.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Install and maintain machines and equipment applying engineering principles and/or according to the manuals

  • Generate and update the operation and maintenance manuals for Li ion battery production equipment

  • Diagnose and repair machines and production equipment

  • Improve the manufacturing efficiency and quality Continuously

  • Make the drawings using solid works, design and make tools and fixtures

  • Oversee the daily operation of cell assembly line to ensure smooth operation per the set standards and procedures

  • Actively train technician for using coating machine, the cell assembly machine and equipment

  • Serve as team member for AS9100D system

  • Prepare Quality Control documentations as assigned

  • Inspect and make effort that QC procedures are followed

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • BA degree in mechanical engineering

  • Must be a US Citizen or a green card holder

  • Minimum five years' related experience in Li ion battery, semiconductor or electronic device industries.

  • Demonstrates understanding of a wide variety of manufacturing and machining processes and workholding.

  • Ability to utilize internal resources to determine product requirements, generate recommendations, document findings, and communicate findings to others.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Driven to complete tasks on time with minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrates a high degree of initiative and motivation with a willingness to work independently or on a team.

 

Physical requirements

  • Capable of standing and walking for extended periods.

  • Must be able to wear PPE at work when required

  • Must be ok to work in the environment with Li-ion battery production

  • Must be able to bend, squat, reach, and climb on a frequent basis.

  • Must be able to lift, pull and push up to 50lbs.

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Machine Operator

CARLSBAD, CA

Under supervision, after training, this position will perform all job requirements in accordance with applicable Standard Operating Procedures and Safety Procedures.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Carefully read the work orders or requests

  • Follow instructions on machine operation

  • Operate crimping machine, winder, laser machine, silting machine, and sealing machine etc.

  • Operate vacuum pump and vacuum oven

  • Work with co-worker to on electrode cleaning and cell assembly

  • clean and maintain the mixer and other machines

  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Qualification

  • Have very good mechanical sense and at least one year of machine operation experience

  • Very responsible, good attention to details

  • Handy, resourceful and neat

  • Must be a team player

 

Physical requirements

  • Capable of standing and walking for extended periods.

  • Must be able to bend, squat, reach, and climb on a frequent basis.

  • Must be able to lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds.

  • Need to wear PPE like Masks or respiratory mask, goggle and gloves

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Electrical Engineer

CARLSBAD, CA

The electrical Engineer will work with mechanical engineers to develop, evaluate, and improve manufacturing methods and outputs through equipment installation, design, product testing, and equipment repair and maintenance. You will need to balance this sustaining activity with concurrent Manufacturing and Quality initiatives. This is a hands-on position requiring machine installation, testing, vendor facing communications, and design work with focus on providing support for electrical work of the company's daily operation. 

 

Duties and responsibilities

  • Install and maintain production equipment applying engineering principles and according to the manuals

  • Work with other engineers in set up equipment electronically for production lines

  • identify electrical problems for company’s testing equipment, production equipment and fix the problems in a timely manner

  • Provide support in improvement of manufacturing efficiency and quality

  • Working with QC engineer on safety aspects of machine installation, operation and maintenance

  • Oversee the daily operation of cell production lines to ensure smooth operation per the set standards and procedures

  • Train technician for using new machines

  • Create related Quality Control documentations and product documentations and records

  • Inspect and make effort that QC procedures are followed

  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

  • BA in electrical engineering or equivalent, Must be a US Citizen or a green card holder

  • Minimum five years’ related experience in electronic industries, direct experience in Li ion industry is preferred

  • Familiarity with pneumatics, basic automation, motion control.

  • Demonstrates understanding of a wide variety of manufacturing and machining processes and workholding.

  • Ability to utilize internal resources to determine product requirements, generate recommendations, document findings, and communicate findings to others.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Driven to complete tasks on time with minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrates a high degree of initiative and motivation with a willingness to work independently or on a team.

 

Physical requirements

  • Capable of standing and walking for extended periods.

  • Must be able to wear PPE all the time at work.

  • Must be ok to work in the environment with Li-ion battery production

  • Must be able to bend, squat, reach, and climb on a frequent basis.

  • Must be able to lift, pull and push up to 50lbs.

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Manufacturing Quality Control Engineer

CARLSBAD, CA

The role of the Manufacturing QC engineer is to manage and maintain the company's quality system and standards. Knowledge of industry and governmental quality regulations is needed to conduct activities involving quality control, assurance and compliance with applicable regulatory requirements. This personnel will oversee and manage design transfer and process transfer activities, conduct internal audits, review quality data according to existing documents and procedures, and initiate corrective actions as needed. In addition, this role will champion continuous improvement throughout the organization. Acute attention to detail and regular communication with the design team and production team are a must.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversee and manage design transfer and process transfer activities for lithium-ion battery manufacturing 

  • Provide engineering support and lead troubleshooting activities on the production line. Perform systematic and documented Root Cause Analyses for failures and implement Corrective Actions.

  • Perform analysis to understand and improve processes, reduce failures, and improve yields.

  • Participate in design reviews and pre-validation assessments of new products and processes, and ensure the process has adequate and appropriate process controls and documentations.

  • Work with Product Development team to ensure all aspects of Design Transfer activities are being met and comply with the requirements of the quality management system and external regulatory agencies

  • Ensure that all equipment, instrumentation, and software is maintained in a validated state. Ensure compliance with current regulatory requirements.

  • Review proposed changes by performing risk assessments, providing guidance, support, and assessing the adequacy of verification and validations and DHF documents

  • Participate in and author sampling plan development and data analysis for design verification, new/existing product test methods and incoming inspection; ensure predetermined requirements are met

  • Communicate results effectively, guiding the team through data and observations on critical process decisions.

  • Coordinate with cross-functional project teams to ensure timelines are met and assist the team to balance costs, timeline, and performance.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) or Masters degree (M.S.), preferably in a scientific discipline or life sciences

  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills

  • Technical and administrative abilities required to carry out routine job requirements.

  • Excellent communication and writing skills, patience, professionalism, and ability to effectively interact with staff and management.

  • Ability to communicate ideas and knowledge effectively and clearly to other individuals and teams.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Self-starter with ability to work independently under pressure and react quickly to changing priorities

  • Mentor team members in qualification/validation technical aspects, and compliance requirements

 

Experience

  • Eight (8) years minimum direct applicable experience, with relevant experience in AS 9100D or ISO 9001 regulated environment

  • Working experience in Li ion battery industry with knowledge of ISO and AS 9100D guidance documents and regulations and standards

  • Thorough understanding of industry regulations ISO QM Standards. 

  • Knowledge of design control principles

  • Thorough understanding of Statistical Methods for Quality Assurance

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Supply Chain Manager

CARLSBAD, CA

This position will oversee the Procurement and Logistics Departments to ensure optimization of American Lithium Energy Corp’s supply chain. This role will be responsible for overseeing the departments’ overall supply chain strategies, including vendor and supplier sourcing, procurement of raw materials, contract negotiation, reducing costs, developing and monitoring KPI’s, and managing department budgets.

 

Duties and responsibilities

  • Promote the design, development, and implementation of best-in-class procurement and logistics strategies while driving continuous improvement

  • Provide strategic leadership and oversight for the procurement and logistics teams, ensuring that they are aligned with the company's vision and goals

  • Develop and mentor a high-performing team of procurement and logistics professionals, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excellence

  • Develop, monitor, and analyze procurement and logistics metrics to identify trends, risks, and opportunities

  • Develop and implement risk management strategies for procurement and logistics, including contingency planning and mitigation strategies

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders, including other departments, customers, suppliers, and regulators to deliver efficient and effective solutions to challenges related to business operations

  • Collaborate with Material Management Group at the plants in Mexico and make visits to the plant as needed

  • Manage the vetting process for potential suppliers and drive vendor accountability

  • Improve the overall supply chain process by reducing costs, maintaining high quality products, and on time deliveries

  • Review and report to management monthly performance, planning, risks, and opportunities

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or related field

  • 6+ years of strategic Supply Chain Management experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Proven success in developing and implementing procurement and logistics strategies that deliver cost savings, process efficiencies, and drive revenue growth.

  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire cross-functional teams and create a culture of high performance.

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to influence senior executives and external stakeholders.

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to use data to drive decision-making, with a deep understanding of procurement and logistics best practices and industry trends.

  • Advanced understanding of ERP (SAP preferred)

  • Advanced level of experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

 

Physical requirements

  • Capable of standing and walking for extended periods.

  • Must be able to wear PPE all the time at work.

  • Must be ok to work in the environment with Li-ion battery production

  • Must be able to bend, squat, reach, and climb on a frequent basis.

  • Must be able to lift, pull and push up to 50lbs.

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Lab Technician

CARLSBAD, CA

Under supervision of a battery scientist/Lead technician, this position will perform battery process and assembly work. Perform all job requirements in accordance with applicable Standard Operating Procedures and Safety Procedures.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Carefully read and follow the work orders or requests

  • Learn and be able to use all special tools and equipment properly

  • Learn and accurately cut electrodes based on battery design/fill the electrolytes/calendar the electrodes based on request

  • Performs any electro-mechanical assembly-type functions, using hand or automatic tools.

  • Perform checks and measurements using test equipment

  • Report defective materials or questionable conditions to the supervisor

  • Creates and maintains documentation & records of work performed.

  • Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations.

  • Other duties such as project management as assigned

Qualification

  • High School graduate or equivalent

  • Very good attention to details

  • Handy, resourceful, and alert

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Works well with electronically devices and semi auto machines

  • At least 1 years manufacturer working experiences

Working conditions

  • Wear assigned PPE while handling electrode and battery

  • Wear a mask all the time inside the building

Physical requirements

  • Capable of standing and walking for extended periods.

  • Must be able to bend, squat, reach, and climb on a frequent basis.

  • Must be able to lift, push and pull up to 30 pounds.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Flexible schedule

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Vision insurance

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