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Sr. Robotics Engineer

Solid Power

Solid Power

Other Engineering
Louisville, CO, USA
Posted on Sunday, November 12, 2023
Position Overview:

Solid Power is seeking a Senior Robotics Engineer to join our talented team of engineers and scientists working to revolutionize the battery industry through the development of next‐generation, all solid‐state rechargeable batteries. Solid Power is a dynamic, fast‐paced, collaborative and innovative team environment. The preferred candidate will have the ability to independently drive industrially automated machinery improvements from design through testing. The candidate must have extensive experience with SolidWorks modelling. They must have experience with pneumatic/hydraulic systems. They must have experience with electrical/pneumatic actuators. They must have experience with sensors including vision systems, proximity switches, barcode readers/writers, and safety equipment, Keyence preferred. They must have experience with robotic equipment, Fanuc preferred. This position requires the ability to work both directly with other engineers in a collaborative environment to collectively solve problems, as well as independently, taking an idea of how a machine should work and fully developing the hardware.

Job Duties:

  • Provide technical expertise to independently ensure up-time, increase efficiency, and implement process improvements on Solid Power’s pouch cell manufacturing equipment.
  • Work directly with manufacturing engineers, quality personnel, and cell development team members to design, coordinate fabrication, assemble and test improvements to Solid Power’s pouch cell manufacturing equipment.
  • Generate industrial manufacturing machine specifications.
  • Generate Capital Expense project schedules, requirements, and budgets for industrial automation equipment.
  • Lead the validation of industrial automation equipment in the form of Site Acceptance testing (International or domestic) and Factory acceptance testing, including the detailed documentation of compliance with specification requirements and the creation/execution of action items lists.
  • Provide technical expertise to ensure Solid Power has industrial manufacturing equipment capable of making the best battery materials and pouch cells in the world.
  • Assist with Process Hazard Analyses and implement the appropriate layers of safety procedure to comply OSHA and PSM standards
  • Create engineering models and drawings, from the ground up, to manufacture industrial battery equipment.
  • Troubleshoot any mechanical issues made by vendors or other robotics engineers.
  • Ensure compliance with budgets, schedules, work plans, and performance requirements for robotics projects at Solid Power.
  • Develop the skills of junior robotic engineers to increase Solid Power’s depth of knowledge.
  • Work closely, collaboratively, and effectively with other departments and team members


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field required.
  • At least 10 years of experience in a related field required.
  • The ability to independently design, develop, test, and troubleshoot all aspects of mechanical systems and equipment for industrial manufacturing.
  • Must be a hands-on and dynamic engineer who can both turn wrenches on the machine floor and perform design work and calculations at a desk.
  • Advanced technical knowledge of and experience with integrating PLCs, machine design, electrical controls, industrial networks, servo motors, VFDs, sensors, vision systems, and robots.
  • Advanced technical knowledge of implementing industrial machine safety systems including hard guarding, interlocks, light curtains, and area scanners.
  • Must have practical experience with, and be capable of applying and interpreting, Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) in engineering drawings.
  • Sufficient technical experience to coordinate the manufacturing of all aspects of industrial automation equipment.
  • Sufficient technical experience to specify and coordinate the procurement of purchased parts for industrially automated machinery.
  • Sufficient technical experience and competence to identify others who have analytical and problem-solving skills for troubleshooting various industrial manufacturing equipment.
  • Rapid learner and self-motivated who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative start-up environment.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and organizational skills with a strong attention to detail.
  • Registered PE in the State of Colorado preferred
  • Ability to lift 10-20 lbs, up to 50 lbs occasionally.

Salary Range: $110,000 - $140,000/year

Benefits: Solid Power offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical/dental/vision insurance, employer paid Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance, 401k with company match, paid holidays, Unlimited PTO, cell phone reimbursement and eligibility in our equity plan.

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