Sheet Metal Fabrication Manager

About Us:

Xerotech is a battery technology company that is solving one of the greatest challenges of our generation, industrial electrification. Our talented team is making an impact on a global scale, driven by a shared vision of a fully electric future. We thrive in a fast-paced, energetic and innovative culture where no two days are the same. We take on big challenges and we appreciate every opportunity to learn along the way. When you join Xerotech, you join a team with a thirst for innovation and a hunger for the fun that comes from turning an industry on its head.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with the right skillset.

Your Challenge:

Enable Xerotech to produce high precision, quality and output variation on aluminium sheet metal fabrications. Produced using world class punch, folding and welding technologies in a highly automated system to reach a lights-out production on 90% of our produced parts.

Your Profile

  • Min. 10 years’ experience at a high level in metal fabrication for a world class organisation in automotive, aerospace, marine or military
  • Aluminium Welding in tank or other water tight vessel fabrication
  • Understanding and application of IATF 16949 or other quality systems and its importance to the business e.g. Experience with NPI, DFx, Six Sigma etc
  • Thorough understanding Test Standards for Aluminium joining methods
  • Experience managing a small team of direct reports
  • Project management experience from cradle to grave
  • Equipment validation and sign off experience

What We Believe:

People first, always

At Xerotech we value all cultures and backgrounds and truly believe that diversity drives innovation. We are growing fast, that means you will grow fast and one day you can say you were there at the beginning.

what we need

We are going to build our battery housings and sheet-metal components in-house. We are looking for someone to lead this effort. You will need to build the team, buy the equipment and run the operation.

You will have to go from an empty shell building to a state of the art production facility in less than 12-months and reach an annual single-shift production run-rate of 2000 packs per year within 18-months.

We are one of the most advanced battery manufacturers in the world. You will be expected to bring one of the most sophisticated sheet metal fabrication operations in the world to Xerotech and likely have a background in automotive, aerospace or defence applications.



We will be building a fully automated Trumpf manufacturing line to support this activity including:

Automated Laser Welding

Automated Bending

Turret Punching

Role 2021-2023 – Design, Fitout, SOP and Serial Production at Claregalway Complex

Role 2023-2025 – You will be expected to scale this production operation to 20x larger scale by 2024 Q4

Quality is non negotiable

Whether developing new products or writing copy, we expect thoroughness, high standards, and the interminable curiosity to challenge the status quo, taking impactful risks along the way. See an innovative way to do something? Do it.

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