- battery cell technicians who will operate all aspects of battery cell manufacturing;
- quality technicians who will do analytical work to check incoming materials, production, and completed battery cells; and
- maintenance technicians who will carry out electrical and mechanical tasks to maintain equipment and processes.
The massive size of the 2.8 million-square-foot battery cell manufacturing facility that Ultium Cells LLC is building in Lordstown, Ohio, is visible in this December 2020 photo. The company, a General Motors and LG Chem partnership, reports it is investing $2.3 billion in the facility where it plans to employ 1,000 technicians and 100 other people.
Ultium Cells LLC plans to employ 1,000 technicians in the 2.8 million-square-foot battery cell manufacturing facility in Lordstown, Ohio, shown in the conceptual rendering provided by the company (photo at top of blog).