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GM Energy - Commercial Charging Product Manager

Description

About GM Energy

Are you passionate about being a part of a start-up that will transform General Motors? Are you interested in entering the fastest growing industry, Energy & Power?

GM's energy team was launched in 2021 and is rapidly growing. GM Energy recently launched two product lines - Ultium Commercial and Ultium Home. These products leverage the power of the Ultium technology platform to provide integrated energy solutions for residential, commercial and utility customers. This team envisions a world with no grid outages, fully renewable energy, and decentralized energy resources. GM's resources, reach, and all-EV future can deliver that future. This disruption is backed by the bold GM vision of zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion.

Job Description

GM Energy is seeking to hire a Commercial Charging Product Manager who will support the development and launch of Ultium Commercial charging products. These products, including commercial charging solutions that are critical to expand electric vehicle and renewable generation adoption, reduce energy costs, and improve resiliency for fleet and commercial customers.

The Product Manager is a technical and business development role focused on product management and execution. This team member's primary responsibility will be to enable the execution and launch of high priority commercial charging products, with a focus on product cost and sourcing. The team member will also work to identify and propose future generation product improvements and manufacturing and supply chain innovation opportunities. Due to the nature of the small, but growing team, additional day to day responsibilities shall be expected. This position is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and growing organization in a critical role to help enable GM's vision for a Zero Emissions future.

Responsibilities:

  • Carry out day to day activity required to enable the on time and cost- effective execution of Ultium Commercial charging products.
  • Product Development

  • Track the program's adherence to agreed product requirements and identify / report if cost or scope creep occur
  • Enable issue resolution across teams and balance competing priorities from internal stakeholders to deliver a customer-centric product
  • Support the development of detailed BOM cost models, development timelines, and product availability schedules for new products
  • Work closely with engineering and supply chain to execute material sourcing and track compliance with product requirements
  • Communicate clearly with leadership to ensure awareness of progress, successes, risks, and concerns
  • Support the development of tactical action plans to successfully design and deliver energy products
  • Work cross functionally with engineering, supply chain, sales, marketing, and quality teams to reduce risks, meet product cost targets, and release products to manufacturing that are configured for efficient assembly
  • As needed, assist in the selection and qualification of new components and suppliers
  • Product Definition

  • Help define future generation product requirements and execution strategies, learning from near term product development activity while soliciting feedback and input from cross functional team members
  • With technical and commercial guidance from others, develop and obtain consensus on future product requirements, specifications and performance requirements based on qualitative and quantitative analysis of customer and market needs
  • Support or lead continuous customer empathy interviews and competitive product research
  • As needed, support energy market research and analysis to inform the team's sales and growth strategy
  • Additional Description

    Required Skills / Experience / Education:

  • 5-7 years of prior professional experience required, with preference for experience working with battery and/or energy related technologies
  • Proven ability to operate at the interface between technical and commercial teams to develop and deliver products.
  • Comfortable working effectively in a fast pace, dynamic start up environment with limited oversight
  • Strong organizational skills with proven track record of efficiently executing work to completion at a high level of quality
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal skills required to effectively collaborate, motivate, and facilitate others in group situations
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant engineering or business field preferred. Significant working and industry experience will be considered in lieu of educational degree(s)
  • Proven customer-centric focus amidst competing priorities
  • Creative and innovative mindset with a relentless focus on continuous improvement
  • Highly proficient in oral and written communication skills
  • Team player attitude internally and externally
  • Strong computer software skills, especially Microsoft Office, including MS Project
  • Willing to participate in occasional conference calls outside of typical business hours to support discussions with international stakeholder(s)
  • Demonstrated ability working with internationally based teams with cultural and language differences
  • Willing to travel 10-20% of the time, as necessary to client project, vendor, company affiliate, jobsite, and/or event locations
  • Remote: This position does not require employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. The employee's role enables them to work off-site on a permanent basis.

    GM DOES NOT PROVIDE IMMIGRATION-RELATED SPONSORSHIP FOR THIS ROLE. DO NOT APPLY FOR THIS ROLE IF YOU WILL NEED GM IMMIGRATION SPONSORSHIP (e.g., H-1B, TN, STEM OPT, etc.) NOW OR IN THE FUTURE.

    Compensation:

  • The expected base compensation for this role is $124,500 - $190,692 USD Annually
  • Actual base compensation within the identified range will vary based on factors relevant to the position.
  • Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.
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    Job details

    Title

    GM Energy - Commercial Charging Product Manager

    Employer

    General Motor

    Location

    United States

    Published

    June 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    August 27, 2023

    Job type

    Senior

    Field

    Engineering

    About the employer

    We embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all. Our diverse team of 164,000 employees bring their collective passion for engineering, technology and design to deliver on our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion.

    Together, we want to make electric vehicles for everyone and safely push transportation beyond our wildest imaginations with autonomous vehicles and advance hydrogen fuel cell technology. We are proud of our achievements so far, but there is more work to be done. Together, for everyone.

     

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