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Product Manager - Ultium Commercial

Company: General Motors
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAbout GM EnergyAre 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?GMs 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. GMs 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.Why Work for UsOur culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open workspaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests and make it a priority to join in efforts that give back to our communities.Job DescriptionGM Energy is seeking to hire a Product Manager who will support the development and launch of Ultium Commercial products. These products, including stationary energy storage, 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 business development role focused on product management and execution. This team members primary responsibility will be to enable the execution and launch of high priority energy 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 GMs vision for a Zero Emissions future.Our culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open workspaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests and make it a priority to join in efforts that give back to our communities.Responsibilities:

  • Carry out day to day activity required to enable the on time and cost-effective execution of Ultium Commercial energy products, including stationary energy storageProduct Development
    • Track the programs 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 suppliersProduct 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 teams sales and growth strategyAdditional Job DescriptionRequired Skills / Experience / Education:
        • Proven ability to operate at the interface between technical and commercial teams to develop and deliver products
        • Comfortability to operate 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
        • Bachelors degree in a relevant engineering or business field. Significant working and industry experience will be considered in lieu of educational degree(s)
        • 4-6 years of prior professional experience required, with preference for experience working with battery and/or energy related technologies
        • Proven customer-centric focus amidst competing priorities
        • Creative and innovative mindset with a relentless focus on continuous improvement
        • Ability to learn and understand battery technology, energy concepts, and power systems to make technical and business recommendations to leadership
        • Ability to learn and understand stationary energy storage engineering standards, policies, regulatory standards, and procedures and their implications on product requirements
        • 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 locationsCompensation:
          • The expected base compensation for this role is: (86,460 - 141,060 USD Annual) .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.Benefits:
            • Benefits: GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, GM vehicle discounts and more.#LI-Remote, #gmremoteThis is a remote position, the selected candidate can reside and perform the work from anywhere within the United States. We are unable to consider candidates who require sponsorship.About GMOur vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.Why Join UsWe aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day individually and collectively to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.Benefits OverviewThe goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others: Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents; Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family; Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement; Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing; Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.Diversity InformationGeneral Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.Equal Employment Opportunity StatementsGM is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. GM is committed to providing a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and advancing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, all practices and decisions relating to terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment are made without regard to an individual's protected characteristics. For purposes of this policy, protected characteristics" include an individual's actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, weight, height, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com or call us at 800-865-7580. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.We are leading the change to make our world better, safer and more equitable for all through our actions and how we behave. Learn more about:Our Company (https://search-careers.gm.com/ourcompany)Our CultureHow we hire (https://search-careers.gm.com/howwehire)Our diverse team of 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. We are looking for adventure-seekers and imaginative thought leaders to help us transform mobility.Explore our global location sThe policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com .In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

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