Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Senior NPI Manager

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024
About Fluence: Fluence Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services, and optimization software for renewables and storage. With a presence in over 47 markets globally, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable energy storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ Platform, which delivers AI-enabled SaaS products for managing and optimizing renewables and storage from any provider. Fluence is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids.
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About the Position:
Location: Arlington VA/Alpharetta GA, Houston TX (Hybrid)
· Lead cross-functional teams through complex projects from concept to launch, ensuring timely completion and adherence to budget.
· Manage the NPI process, coordinating activities across departments, overseeing scheduling, resource allocation, and risk management.
· Foster collaboration and resolve conflicts to motivate high-performance teams, ensuring project success.
· Drive continuous improvement in NPI process efficiency and cost reduction initiatives.
· Develop strategic plans aligned with company KPIs, analyzing BOMs for cost reduction opportunities.
· Forecast CAPEX expenditures and assess supplier capability using standard tools.
· Execute NPI pilot builds, ensuring performance specs are met and issues resolved.
· Optimize product designs for manufacturability, cost, and performance.
· Develop methodologies for cost calculations and execute manufacturing strategies.
· Stay updated with industry trends and monitor KPIs to report to senior management.

What does the ideal candidate bring to Fluence?

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering. A master's degree is preferred.
  • 10+ years’ experience in manufacturing or an engineer role, with increasing levels of responsibility
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing processes, supply chain processes, logistics, and procurement.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with experience presenting to executives, stakeholders, and cross-functional teams
  • Proficiency in project management tools and software.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of quality management systems and regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Team player with the ability to collaborate across departments and functions.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Travel up to 25% of the time, including international travel.
Here are some of the benefits of joining our team:
· Competitive salary and benefits package
· Collaborative and supportive work environment
· Opportunities for professional development and growth
· Chance to make a real difference in the world
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