Engineering Program Manager

Somerville, MA
2 months ago
Full time role


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Job Description

Are you ready to rise to the challenge of climate change with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing pioneering energy storage technologies to enable the electric grid to run on 100% renewable energy, every day of the year.
Supported by leading investors such as Breakthrough Energy Ventures, ArcelorMittal, TPG Rise, MIT’s The Engine, and others, we share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage is the key to enable tomorrow’s zero carbon electric grid. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, we are deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. We need talented, hardworking individuals who share our goal of tackling the challenge of climate change. Do you want to work with us today to build a better tomorrow? 
Role DescriptionAs part of the Engineering Program Management (EPM) team you are responsible for ensuring the successful delivery of our development programs. EPMs take ownership of key initiatives and programs to drive technology development with a balance of programmatic and technical expertise.  You will contribute to program management systems and structures based on best-practices and your personal experience to effectively integrate with and support Form Energy’s world-class technical team.

What You'll Do:

  • Manage complex technical projects that enable engineering teams to be successful and yield development progress
  • Support development programs and projects from early stage exploration, product integration and development through NPI
  • Contribute to dynamic and agile schedules, helping driving technology development programs to milestones while managing and communicating schedules across multiple teams
  • Proactively identify and frame key program-level decisions and work with stakeholders to develop decision-quality options; facilitate progress by ensuring appropriate organization, resourcing, and prioritization of key efforts
  • Interface with multiple teams to ensure project deliverables are accomplished
  • Implement planning and communication tools that track and communicate program plan and status across the organization; leverage those tools to inform and contribute to data-based strategic decisions
  • Collaborate across the organization to proactively identify and highlight critical-path dependencies, risks, and opportunities 

What You'll Bring:

  • At least 3 years of project/program management experience delivering complex programs and projects in a fast paced, highly fluid environment; experience in a manufacturing organization strongly preferred 
  • Excellent planning, collaboration, and facilitation skills to manage complex cross-functional projects and take ambiguous assignments to completion
  • A blend of business and technical knowledge allowing for big-picture vision and the ability to dive deep into specific challenges
  • An ability to influence through clear, well-structured, and concise communications tailored to each appropriate audience, including experience presenting to executive level management on program status, recommendations, and priorities
  • Ability to work independently in an ambiguous environment
  • Meticulous, with a strong attention to detail
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in an engineering or related field
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally on a quarterly basis

  • Bonus: Experience with stationary storage technologies

Besides joining a community of people working to make the world better, Form Energy commits to you equitable compensation, stock options, and offers a generous benefits package to make sure you have the support you need to thrive.
We cover 100% of employee premiums and 80% of dependent premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance for full time employees. We offer a flexible Paid Time Off program and every employee, regardless of gender identity or expression, is eligible for 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. A full listing of our benefits is available on our careers page
At Form Energy, we are working toward a 100% renewable energy future for everyone in the world. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees and are seeking to build a team that reflects the diversity of the people we hope to serve with our revolutionary products. Form Energy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We are developing a new class of cost-effective, multi-day energy storage systems that will enable a reliable and fully-renewable electric ...

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