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Mechanical Engineer I

Ion Storage Systems
Beltsville, MD
  • Over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Mechanical Engineer I Job Description

Ion Storage Systems creates batteries that are safer, lighter, and enable form factors with tighter packing density that enhance system performance. We are backed by leading venture capital firms including Alsop Louie Partners, Clear Creek Investments, VoLo Earth Ventures, and Toyota Ventures and recently closed an oversubscribed Series A funding round in mid-2022 to enable the growth of the team and commercialization of the technology.

We offer an inclusive environment with opportunities for growth and believe that a thriving workspace leads to a thriving company. We hope you will contact us to learn more and to be a part of our diverse, collaborative team!

We are looking to add a full-time Mechanical Engineer I to our team in Beltsville, MD. This position reports to the Mechanical Engineer III and will work intimately with R&D and Manufacturing to help development the first generation of ION's state-of-the-art solid-state battery technology. The Mechanical Engineer I will support specific development projects related to design and manufacturing challenges.


Design and develop battery cell components and assemblies

Develop component and system verification procedures

Support battery cell prototyping and fabrication efforts

Support product development efforts using engineering best practices such as DFMEA, Decision Matrices, and Design of Experiment

Maintain detailed documentation for all phases of work

Required Experience:

0-3 years of product development or manufacturing experience

Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field

Required Skills:

Experience working in R&D labs and manufacturing environments

Excellent problem solving skills

Familiarity with CAD software such as Solidworks or Creo

Experience with fabrication of small, precision parts

Department: Cell Engineering

Location: Beltsville, MD

*This role is fully in-person

Reports to: Mechanical Engineer III


In addition to a competitive salary, we offer the following company benefits:

Medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance

Stock options in an early-stage company

Company and floating holidays

17 days of PTO to start, with increase upon tenure

401k plan with a 4% company match beginning after first paycheck

Wellness allowance of $1k annually

Company Description

Ion Storage Systems Inc., located in Beltsville, MD, is a rapidly growing company commercializing its breakthrough lithium metal battery technology based on discoveries made at the University of Maryland. The company is committed to developing products that will impact everyday life on a global scale. Our technology improves product performance and safety in a variety of applications including, defense and aerospace, consumer electronics, electrified transportation, and renewable energy storage. Our team is made up of innovative, driven & creative individuals who are passionate about their work. The company offers an inclusive environment, growth opportunities and encourages work/life balance.

To all recruitment agencies: Ion Storage Systems, Inc. will not accept agency resumes for this role. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs email, or to any Ion Storage Systems employees or any other company email address. Ion Storage Systems is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Ion Storage Systems, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, ancestry, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.

*Eligibility to work in the United States is required prior to starting, as is proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

The company offers an inclusive environment, growth opportunities and encourages work/life balance.

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Ion Storage Systems


Beltsville, MD
20705 USA



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