Moxion Power Co.

Mobile Energy Storage Technology

Battery Cell Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Richmond, CA
Job Type
6+ years
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About the role

About Us

You know those loud, dirty, and inefficient generators found at construction sites, conferences, and entertainment venues? Moxion has developed a commercial-scale, all-electric version that is powerful, silent, and emissions-free. We’re pioneering mobile energy storage technology and leveraging vertical integration and a software-enabled service model to deliver last-mile electrification for our customers and communities. The Moxion team is a passionate group of humans who care about the environment and want to use technology to make a real impact at scale. Come build the first distributed utility with us, propelling the biggest energy transformation of our lifetime!

The Role

As an early member of our engineering team you will play a key role in the design and commercialization of our energy systems. You will lead the battery cell selection process, manage vendors, coordinate cell specific testing and characterization activities, and assess new technologies. The battery cell is the heart of our products and this person has the opportunity to sculpt it into a functional work of art.

What you'll do:

  • Work with battery cell vendors to assess technology and product fit.
  • Manage suppliers to ensure the battery cells meet our expectations.
  • Manage a external test sites to perform cell characterization
  • Support our test lab in setting up internal testing capabilities
  • Root cause analysis potential cell failures
  • Create and run a design verification plan (DVP) for Moxion’s battery cells
  • Assess new technologies and provide guidance on readiness to Moxion's future products
  • Create cell inspection criteria to support manufacturing and supply chain.
  • Perform on-site cell supplier audits
  • Train and mentor others at Moxion about cell technology to improve integration
  • Perform, lead, and train detailed requirements management including tool chain, analysis, decomposition, communication, tracking, and compliance across the product.

Skills to be successful:

  • PHd in Materials Science from an accredited university
  • Experience working at a battery cell supplier in an R&D environment
  • Experience working in battery cell applications engineering
  • Strong Understanding of the commercially available and upcoming chemistries as well as their strengths and weaknesses
  • Ability to quickly adapt to change
  • Demonstrated execution on real products at scale
  • Detailed understanding of the physical construction, manufacturing processes, and chemical composition of battery cells and formats.

Nice to haves:

  • Multi-lingual in Korean, Japanese, Mandarin

At Moxion you get

Health, dental, and vision coverage, unlimited PTO, competitive equity & compensation packages, free coffee and snacks, flexible work from home policy, access to Mountain Hardware, Columbia, Sorel, & Prana employee stores and discounts, credit to company swag store, investment in professional development courses, and parental leave program.

We Value

People are at the core of Moxion’s values. We care about growth for our people and team, this translates to an open and transparent culture. Moxion believes that diversity is as core to our business as the underlying products and technology we’re developing. Diversity in people leads to diversity of thought, and different perspectives from which to draw from, often resulting in a new or unique way of approaching or solving a problem. Diversity drives innovation.

Moxion is looking for candidates who identify with different races, religions, national origins, age groups, genders, or gender identities, and we don’t discriminate against marital status, physical or mental disability, health or medical conditions, military and veteran status, genetic information, and other classifications that may or may not be protected by law. If you can bring a unique perspective or experiences to our company, please apply. If you require any accommodations throughout the process please let us know.

Why you should join Moxion Power Co.

Moxion Power manufactures commercial-scale electric generators and provides temporary-power-as-a-service to customers in the construction, events and entertainment, data center, and electrified transportation industries. Our battery gensets have the same dimensions, run-times, and performance capabilities as traditional trailer and skid mounted diesel generators, with the added benefits of being clean, perfectly-quiet, and offering superior load flexibility. Moxion's logistics team remotely monitors our gensets and provides battery charging/swapping services so our customers never have to worry about running out of power. Moxion has signed LOI’s with several of the largest construction firms in California and is backed by Energy Impact Partners, Y Combinator, Liquid 2 ventures and Tamarack Global. Moxion's founding team has backgrounds in vehicle electrification, battery manufacturing, renewable energy project finance, and construction.

Moxion Power Co.
Team Size:120
Location:Richmond, CA
Paul Huelskamp
Paul Huelskamp
Alexander Meek
Alexander Meek