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MES Program Manager - EnerVenue

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Job Title
MES Program Manager
Job Location
Louisville, KY
Job Description

“EnerVenue is building the batteries we need for grid-scale storage.” - Forbes

Launched in 2020 and now backed by $125,000,000 in Series A funding, we are quickly scaling our unique (but well-proven) grid-scale batteries for the world’s clean energy present and future. Our metal hydrogen batteries advance technology that has, until now, only been used in aerospace applications like the Hubble Space Telescope and International Space Station. EnerVenue’s technology brings game-changing differentiation to the stationary energy storage sector: unique durability, flexibility, safety, with cradle-to-cradle environmental and full local supply chain capabilities. Come join the clean energy revolution as part of a category-defining company.

With funding and new deals with energy companies like Schlumberger, we want you to join our expanding team to build a Gigafactory and put our technology to work for customers and partners across the world. Now is the time to join EnerVenue.

We’re excited to hear from you. It’s an exciting time for clean energy, and an especially exciting moment to join us at EnerVenue.

The Program Manager - Manufacturing Test Equipment is a Shelbyville, Kentucky-based engineer that reports into our growing Operations organization.  This person will Program Manage the Test Equipment and Test Processes for EnerVenue; this includes the Production Test Equipment installed in the manufacturing locations. This person should be highly skilled/hands-on with electrical battery testing and development of appropriate equipment to verify performance.  He/she will be part of an operations engineering team that will develop manufacturing solutions, support standardization of sites, deploy BKMs and ECNs, support NPI activity, own start-ups, drive root cause analysis etc.

  • Act as Technical Program Manager/Advanced Manufacturing Engineer for EnerVenue Test Processes and Equipment
  • Program Manage the design, qualification, installation, start-up, and continuous improvement of the EnerVenue Test Equipment
  • Engage with all business functions including R&D, Product Engineering, Advanced Mfg Engineering, Production, Quality, and EHS
  • Be the energy storage electrical test expert for the business
  • Works with equipment developers to specify, review, and develop hardware and software for testing EnerVenue energy storage products
  • Ability to translate test requirements to scalable manufacturing equipment and drive customization of equipment and SW to support production.
  • Specifies and develops test algorithms and data analysis in collaboration with internal customers and suppliers
  • Creates production-worthy, scalable solutions for implementation across all factories.
  • Lead design, build, qualification, installation, and debug of Production Test Systems
  • Specify and deliver required training for test equipment maintenance including Spare Parts Lists
  • Investigates improvement opportunities with field engineers to modify test protocols, limits, etc.
  • Develops electrical test solutions that fulfill requirements from UL, ISO, IEC, etc. for testing batteries.
  • Interfaces with R&D, Field engineers, site teams, and equipment suppliers to assist with troubleshooting remotely and/or on-site.
    • Execute and report complete failure analysis and root cause corrective actions
    • Provides expertise and support to production site sustaining teams through onsite presence and issue solving
    • Own and resolve onsite issues that are beyond the capabilities of the local teams
  • Be the engineering bridge between HQ and field sites for information flow, fanout of ECNs, updates to equipment, etc.
  • Develop documentation to help define test protocols and architecture
  • Manage installations and upgrades with local teams at sites worldwide
  • Up to 30-40% travel, both US and international

Skills and Experience Required:

  • 7+ years of experience with working in high volume manufacturing environment supporting product testing in the battery space or equivalent
  • Must have industry knowledge of battery testing protocols, specifications, equipment, etc.
  • Must understand the workings and architecture of an ESS and how it functions with a BMS, BMU, etc.
  • Experience with BMS/BMU design and controller architecture
  • Development experience of test equipment required or equivalent
  • Ability to read electrical schematics and work through troubleshoot design problems
  • Strong commitment to goals and team-first attitude
  • Strong analytic problem-solving skills
  • Strong ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects while maintaining accuracy and meeting deadlines.
    • The individual should be able to balance short-term, urgent needs with long-term strategic initiatives.
    • Detail orientation with a strong quality mindset. Enjoy working in a team environment.
  • Writes plans, co-develops procedures, and analyzes data for validation activities.
  • Working coding skills in a scripting language such as Python for data analysis and visualization
  • The candidate should ideally have previous experience in the following areas: Total Productive Maintenance, Change Control, Lean Manufacturing, Design of Experiments (DOE), and Design/Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), statistical methods, and six sigma methodologies.
  • Clear verbal, written, and presentation skills, and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across all business levels and functions


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering or related technical degree. Advanced degree preferred.

Salary Range:

$120,000 - $150,000

EnerVenue is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed (religion), gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, military status, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic characteristics, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

For US geography, (not Bay Area specific) The starting base pay for this position is as shown below. The actual base pay is dependent upon a variety of job-related factors such as professional background, training, work experience, location, business needs, market demand and competitive market practice.  Therefore, in some circumstances, the actual salary could fall outside of this expected range. This pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.

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EnerVenue Headquarters Location

Fremont, CA

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EnerVenue Company Size

Between 20 - 100 employees

EnerVenue Founded Year


EnerVenue Total Amount Raised


EnerVenue Funding Rounds

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  • Series A

    $100,000,000 USD

  • Seed

    $12,000,000 USD

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