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Technical Program Manager, Cell

Peak Energy
On-site
Denver, Colorado, United States CO

About the Company:

Peak Energy is the first American venture to advance globally proven Sodium-Ion battery systems as the storage standard for the new era of renewable energy on a resilient grid. 

Sodium-Ion is cheap, readily available and safe, making it the leading contender in a rapidly evolving market.  

Our leadership team is powered by decades of expertise in scaling gigawatt-level innovation at world-class companies such as Tesla, Northvolt, SunPower, Fluence, and Enovix. We are backed by strategic investment and product partners such as TDK Ventures and Eclipse Ventures.  

We are a team of engineers, operators, entrepreneurs, and partners driven by a shared ambition to set the new performance standard for renewable energy and grid resilience. 

About the Job:

Peak Energy is looking for a Technical Program Manager to join our Cell Engineering team and play a crucial role in driving the development and deployment of our sodium ion based large-scale energy storage systems. This role will lead cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality, reliable, and efficient sodium ion cells that meet the needs of our customers and contribute to the advancement of renewable energy storage. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Lead the sodium ion cell program from concept through commercialization, ensuring projects are completed on time, within scope, and within budget.  
  • Develop detailed project plans, including timelines, milestones, and resource allocation, and manage project execution against these plans. 
  • Work on cell product development plan and programs and execute new product integration of our cell product. 
  • Collaborate with the Cell R&D team, Energy Storage Systems Engineering team, Manufacturing Engineering team, and Product teams to define project requirements, specifications, and deliverables. 
  • Coordinate and communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, including suppliers, customers, and regulatory bodies. 
  • Identify and mitigate risks and issues that could impact project success, implementing corrective actions as necessary. 
  • Track program progress, prepare status reports, and present updates to senior management and other stakeholders. 
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance program management processes and methodologies. 
  • Stay updated on industry trends, advancements in sodium-ion cell technology, and competitive landscape to inform strategic decisions. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, materials science, chemistry, or a related field; advanced degree preferred. 
  • 8+ years of experience in program or project management, preferably in energy storage, battery technology, or related industries. 
  • Experience in product management or product development.  
  • Strong technical background in battery technologies, with specific experience in sodium-ion cells highly desirable. 
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and communication skills, with the ability to manage cross-functional teams and complex projects. 
  • Proficiency in project management tools and methodologies (e.g., Agile, Scrum, PMP certification is a plus). 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to identifying and addressing challenges. 
  • Passion for renewable energy, sustainability, and driving technological innovation. 
  • Eligible to work in the U.S. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • PMP or other relevant certifications in project management are a plus.
  • Experience in Agile or Scrum methodologies. 

 

At Peak Energy Technologies Inc., we believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace makes us a more capable, innovative, and competitive company. We welcome people who represent diversity in their backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. Peak Energy Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, aiming to reach our company’s full potential by cultivating an inclusive workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.