Senior Product Manager

Peak Energy

Peak Energy

Product
Burlingame, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2024

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 Staff Product Manager to join our Product team and play a crucial role in driving the development and deployment of our sodium ion based large-scale energy storage systems. The product manager will lead business-critical efforts focused on product strategy, market analysis and customer engagement. This role requires a deep understanding of battery technology, market trends, and customer needs, as well as the ability to collaborate cross-functionally to drive product development and commercialization.

Responsibilities:

  • Product Strategy: Develop and execute a comprehensive product strategy and detailed roadmap for Peak’s utility-scale sodium-ion battery systems, aligning with the company's vision and market needs.
  • Market Analysis: Conduct thorough market research and competitive analysis to identify opportunities, trends, and customer requirements.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Work closely with engineering, manufacturing, sales, and marketing teams to ensure successful product development, launch, and lifecycle management.
  • Customer Engagement: Engage with key customers and stakeholders to guide Peak’s product validation efforts and ensure product-market fit by improving Peak’s understanding of how its products are deployed and monetized.
  • Requirements Definition: Define detailed product requirements, specifications, and use cases, translating customer needs into actionable tasks for engineering and design teams.
  • Performance Monitoring: Create, track and analyze product performance metrics, identifying areas for improvement and implementing necessary changes.
  • Innovation: Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory changes to drive continuous innovation and improvement in our product offerings.
  • Leadership: Provide strategic guidance to Peak’s engineering and commercial teams, fostering a culture of collaboration and excellence.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business or a related field
  • 6+ years of experience in product management, preferably with a focus on batteries, energy storage or related industries.
  • Technical background in battery energy storage systems, including familiarity with battery chemistries, energy management systems, and grid integration technologies.
  • Experience with market research, competitive analysis, and customer engagement.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Understanding of project and requirements management methodologies, tools, and best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple workstreams simultaneously, prioritize tasks, and drive results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Passion for renewable energy, sustainability, and driving positive environmental impact through technology innovation.
  • Ability to travel occasionally as needed.
  • Eligible to work in the U.S.

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.