Manufacturing Team Lead

Location: USA - DE - Newark
Division: Operations
# of Openings: 1


** This is a Direct Hire Position**

Bloom Energy Employees must be in their current role for one year for transfer purposes 

The Manufacturing Team Lead is responsible for the leadership and training of technicians to support manufacturing operations and drive continuous improvement initiatives on the line. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining on-the-floor manufacturing activities while ensuring that they are performed in a safe manner and in accordance with EHS policies and procedures
  • Ensure that all quality requirements are met and that all team members are adhering to these requirements daily
  • Provide hands on assembly support to manufacturing areas and engineering projects
  • Answer technical & production questions as they arise and aide in maintaining & restoring process flow
  • Train and mentor assembly team members using a hands-on approach to ensure the team members are able to learn the techniques required to troubleshoot
  • Track the attendance of the team members and report to the Manufacturing Supervisor/Manager.
  • Responsible for running the assembly team from a process standpoint and communicating issues with the supervisor/manager as required.
  • Create, document, and sustain standardized work practices
  • Assist in creation of Yamazumi
  • Assist in production line set up
  • Identify non-value added waste within the manufacturing process and recommend cost effective solutions to eliminate waste

Education, Experience, & Skills:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office- Excel, PowerPoint
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Team player able to effectively work, motivate and lead teams
  • High school diploma required, AA preferred
  • Must demonstrate safe work practices and attention to detail
  • Experience creating standardized work
  • Experience completing station audits
  • Experience creating Yamazumi and production line set up
  • Experience completing process technician responsibilities preferred


About Bloom Energy:

Bloom Energy will make clean, reliable energy affordable for everyone in the world. Our technology, first developed for NASA's Mars Program, will dramatically change the way that the world’s energy is produced, distributed and consumed.  Bloom’s unique on-site power generation systems are among the most efficient on the planet, providing significantly reduced operating costs and producing dramatically lower greenhouse gas emissions.  Pioneering a new class of stationary fuel cells, Bloom is not just creating a new product or company; it is driving a whole new industry.  

As one of Silicon Valley’s most promising startups, Bloom was the first clean energy technology investment for Kleiner Perkins and NEA, two of Silicon Valley’s most revered venture capital firms.  The company has assembled a super-star board, experienced management team, and top-notch technical staff. Bloom Energy is growing quickly and is looking to add to its dynamic team.

The Bloom Energy Manufacturing Center of Delaware will bring 21st century American manufacturing and innovation to life, and is looking for highly motivated and qualified people to join this exciting team.  The high tech facility will combine world class manufacturing practices, and the Bloom culture of manufacturing excellence fueled by a continuous improvement mindset that will involve everyone’s input and commitment. 

Bloom is dedicated to creating an environment enriched with training programs to promote continuous improvement, job specific education, and leadership development for all levels of the organization. Our goal is to create a supportive leadership environment, and collaborative atmosphere that provides employees the tools, guidance, and support they need to thrive.   

We are looking for individuals who want to build great products, help define the next generation of manufacturing, and possess the skills, drive, and attitude to help Bloom Energy accomplish the mission of delivering clean, reliable, affordable energy to everyone in the world.

Bloom Energy is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We are committed to compliance with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. Bloom Energy makes reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable laws, for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee with a disability, who can perform the essential job functions, unless undue hardship would result.


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