Creating Opportunity through Community.

Leverage our network to build your career.
Tell us about your professional DNA to get discovered by any company in our network with opportunities relevant to your career goals.

Production Operator (Coating)

Solid Power

Solid Power

Louisville, CO, USA
Posted on Monday, January 15, 2024
Position Overview:

Solid Power is seeking a 2nd Shift Production Operator (Coating) to join our talented team 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 team environment. This position will work closely with the other production operators / technicians and engineers to help set up, operate, tear down equipment used in slurry preparation, coating, electrode fabrication and cell assembly operations.

Job Duties:

  • Follow safety, quality, and standard operating procedures for cleaning and maintaining Solid Power’s production equipment.
  • Setup, operate, tear down, and maintain slot die coater and mix delivery system to meet electrode production quality and throughput demands with rigor and attention to detail.
  • Assist in maintaining production equipment, workspace, and dry room in proper working conditions following 5S protocol.
  • Support root cause analysis of process upsets, equipment failures and customer complaints to identify & implement corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Maintain operational and quality documentation of manufacturing process, asset capabilities and capacities.
  • Ensure product quality specifications are appropriately established and maintained throughout production.
  • Lead/Participate in cross functional problem-solving and improvement teams at the department level.
  • Utilize a methodical approach to problem solving, both independently and as a coating team, to recognize and implement solutions during production runs and through the manufacturing process.


  • At least 3-5 years of previous experience as a coating operator on a thin film/paper roll-to-roll processing.
  • Experience with slot die, cascade die or curtain die fluid application methods on a roll-to-roll coating process required.
  • Experience with other fluid application methods on a roll-to-roll coating process highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of common industrial processes and testing protocols for thin coatings.
  • BS or technical degree preferred.
  • Hands-on experience working with hazardous materials, dry powder processes, and wet chemical/slurry and solvent-based operations.
  • Experience with battery unit operations is desirable as is clean-room experience, preference for candidates with experience running mixing, coating or other roll to roll equipment.
  • Experience using PLC controlled robotics a plus
  • Experience in the printing field a plus
  • Rapid learner who thrives in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • The candidate must be responsible, self-motivated and capable of running a team, with a history of stable employment and performance
  • The candidate will regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Availability to work 2nd Shift, which is 1:30pm to 12:00am, Tuesday through Friday

Salary Range: $24.05-$30.29/hour

Application Deadline: 02/29/2024

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, PTO, cell phone reimbursement and eligibility in our equity incentive and bonus plans.

No soliciting from staffing agencies. Thank you!