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Senior Manager, Technology

Company: Nuvera
Location: Billerica
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title Senior Manager, Technology Job Family Job Description Nuvera Fuel Cells, LLC is a manufacturer of heavy-duty, zero-emissions hydrogen fuel cell stacks and engines for mobility applications. With facilities located in the U.S. and Europe, Nuvera provides clean, safe, and efficient products designed to meet the rigorous needs of industrial vehicles and other transportation markets. Nuvera is a subsidiary of Hyster-Yale Group, Inc., which designs, engineers, manufactures, sells, and services a comprehensive line of lift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed globally primarily under the Hyster-- - and Yale-- - brand names. Hyster-Yale Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. (NYSE:HY). Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. and its subsidiaries, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, employ approximately 7,600 people worldwide. We are seeking a Sr. Manager, Technology to join our team. This role will structure the various areas of technology and research into a sound roadmap for Nuvera progress and ensure strategic integration and leadership of core technologies to keep Nuvera at the forefront of the PEM fuel cell industry. The person in this role will be responsible to widen our base of technical knowledge and deepen the pool of talent: create and cultivate highly motivated teams within Centers of Excellence for core electrochemical materials, cells, stacks and operating processes. Drive Nuvera's visibility as leader in the FC technical world, enable the participation in collaborations and funding opportunities. Essential Job Responsibilities: People: Build a world-class team and supervise staff in fuel cell and electrochemical compressor technology development. Ensure team is high-performing and delivers world class stacks to the business given an environment of constant adaptation and broadly defined objectives. Technology Strategy: Develop core technology & intellectual property roadmaps to maintain Nuvera's leading position in PEM fuel cells, engines and compressors (including patents & trade secrets). Required to establish novel plans for development of technology solutions with few or no precedents within broadly-defined policies and objectives. Technology Readiness: Ensure new technology is fully developed and proven using Technology Readiness Assessments (TRA) to establish Technology Readiness Levels (TRL) as required for introduction into Nuvera's products. By definition, new technologies are evaluated in Stack Design: Specify, design, analyze, verify and validate electrochemical stack components (level-0). Lead the performance of scientific and engineering calculations to determine necessary materials, geometry, assembly, tolerances and operating conditions for stacks. Strategic business recommendations regarding supply chain strategy for core ECP materials and components. Competitive/Industry Analysis: Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry trends, competitive technologies and advanced government and university research. Keep Nuvera "in the know" regarding the state-of-the art in PEM fuel cells and compressors. Product Line Strategy Group (PLSG): Provide technological input, background, perspective, recommendations and readiness/risk data to the PLSG in setting the long-term product roadmap. Required Job Qualifications (unless otherwise noted): Educational Background M.S. in salient engineering/technical field or MBA with technical background, PhD Previous Work Experience 15+ years of industry-specific experience Special Skills, Experience and Abilities Leadership/Management: Outstanding leadership skills - organizational and people development, teambuilding, goal setting, delegating, influencing. High level of conflict management experience and acumen. Outstanding organizational skills and project management experience - project planning; schedule, budget, and people management; reporting; contingency planning & risk mitigation. Effective at managing multiple, concurrent development projects Demonstrated thought leadership in the area of hydrogen and fuel cells Business: Passionate curiosity and disposition to learn. Strong business acumen and familiarity with financial and economic analyses (NPV, ROI, etc.). High degree of customer orientation. Attention to detail. Personal/Communication: Positive outlook; high level of self-assurance; enthusiasm and commitment; "can-do" attitude Proven facility for engaging cooperatively with a broad range of stakeholders, including other key Nuvera decision makers (Managers, VPs, and CEO), suppliers, service providers, development partners, government agencies, prospective investors, strategic partners and customers. Superior interpersonal and communications skills. Proven ability to professionally communicate and interact with diverse people and cultures. Effective at self-managing personal behavior and response to challenging situations and conflict Technical: Solid grounding in scientific and engineering fundamentals and methods. Solid understanding of materials, design, analysis, fabrication/ prototyping, manufacturing processes, simulation, experimentation and data analysis. Deep understanding of electrochemical technology. Keen problem-solving acumen. Physical requirements/Work environment Manufacturing floor/Lab/Office Environment Travel Required Position requires up to 20% travel and the ability to work effectively in a variety of industries and environments. Nuvera Fuel Cells, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Nuvera participates in e-Verify. Job ID JC605 Employment Type Full time Work Hours 40 Travel Required Primary Location Nuvera US Billerica, MA Address 129 Concord Road Building 1 Zip Code 01821 Field-Based No Relocation Assistance Available No We are an equal opportunity employer with an excellent benefit package including medical, dental and life insurance, 401(k) and profit sharing. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

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