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Cell Assembly Technician- 1st Shift

Natron Energy

Natron Energy

holland, mi, usa
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Natron Energy is seeking Cell Assembly Technicians to join our Operations Team to assist in the manufacturing of Sodium Ion Battery Cells. The occupants of this position have the potential to be involved in our Notching, Stacking, Welding/Fill, Degas, Bring Up, EOL/Edgefold, or Thickness/Testing processes. Qualified applicants will have prior hands-on experience, preferably in the field of batteries or Roll-to-Roll manufacturing. This is a hands-on position working in a dry room environment. The person for this position has a positive, team-first attitude, carefully follows instructions and SOPs, is meticulous and detail oriented, and is willing to learn and master new skills. The person will be working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.


  • Handling materials such battery electrodes, separators, and battery cells.
  • Clean, maintain, and prepare equipment for manufacturing and experimental processes.
  • Operate within the cell assembly manufacturing processes according to SOP, potentially including: Notching, Stacking, Welding/Fill, Degas, Bring Up, EOL/Edgefold, or Thickness/Testing
  • Work with the team to help identify opportunities for process improvement and conduct occasional experiments.
  • Support development of new processes and products at both a pilot lin. This includes training others once fully trained.
  • Maintain commitment to safety, quality, and continuous improvement.
  • Complete production documentation and support transfer of materials to next stage of processing.

Experience & Skills:

  • More than 3 years of experience following and executing SOPs in a full-scale manufacturing plant that includes the use of material processing equipment and chemical handling.
  • Commitment to developing and supporting a cohesive team as well as an effective and healthy work environment.
  • Hands on laboratory or production experience working with materials and chemicals.
  • Prior battery experience in full scale, pilot or lab settings is preferred.
  • Roll-to-roll processing experience is preferred.
  • Careful and meticulous when working with samples and when entering data.
  • Hands-on and an ability to thrive in a multi-tasking environment.
  • Computer proficiency using excel or MES systems.


  • This is a full time, permanent position.
  • Employees must work on site in Holland.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Position requires the ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Able to operate and handle power tools.
  • No physical limitations to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including respirators when required.

Compensation & Pay Transparency:

  • Disclaimer: The actual salary of a successful applicant may vary from posted ranges based on the candidate’s experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, internal equity and alignment with market data, and other legitimate business reasons, including, but not limited to, compliance with applicable immigration law prevailing wages.
  • In addition, Natron Energy has a strong benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k Plan with Match, Life Insurance, Parental Leave Benefits, Discretionary Time Off (DTO) and Paid Time Off (PTO) for Exempt and Non-Exempt employees respectively, and 11 paid holidays.
  • The salary range for this position is a minimum of $19 and a maximum of $23 per hour.