Manufacturing Technician at Energy Storage Systems
Portland, OR, US
1.0 Job Description
Energy Storage Systems (ESS) is a fast-growing, venture-backed, clean technology start-up,
located in Portland, OR. ESS has developed an advanced flow battery technology for
commercial, industrial, and utility applications.
ESS is looking for a motivated, hard-working Manufacturing Technician to join our team. This
person is responsible for integrating plumbing, electrical, and sub assembly of battery systems.
Detailed job descriptions include:
• Ability to prep and terminate cables.
• Assemble and leak check plastic plumbing assemblies.
• Install electrical conduit and junction boxes.
• Layout and wire electrical panels.
• Responsible for the safe and efficient assembly of battery modules and other
electrochemical devices in a high quality and repeatable manner.
• Work with mechanical and manufacturing engineers to improve battery assembly process
and quality.
• Set up, operate and maintain test equipment to evaluate performance of assemblies and
record results.
• Operate drill press, grinders, engine lathe, or other machines to fabricate jigs, fixtures and
mountings to improve stack assembly manufacturing process.
• Perform in-process QC inspections to ensure the quality of the work performed and the
functionality of the component and/or module.
• Maintain production and test equipment.
• Ability to follow written and verbal work instructions
2.0 Desired Skills & Experience
• Experience with high-volume manufacturing environment.
• Worked in build-in-place capital equipment environment where many components were
assembled into an enclosure.
• Familiar with data entry and has used Excel
• Detailed note taker with attention to detail
• Good interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with a small, dynamic
• U.S. Citizenship or permanent residency.