Sr. Product Manager, Energy Warehouse at ESS
Wilsonville, OR, US

Note: ESS is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our employees and community therefore we require COVID-19 vaccinations as a condition of employment. 


Catalyzing a cleaner future.

ESS is a globally recognized leader in sustainable energy storage and is consistently identified as one of the most innovative and exciting technology players in energy storage. It is poised to be one of the fastest growing energy technology companies in the world, with projects already across 4 continents and an upcoming public offering. The ESS vision is about enabling the decarbonization of the grid by enabling us to achieve up to 100% of our electricity from clean, sustainable renewable energy.


These are ambitious goals, and we are pursuing them with passion. At ESS, we are leading the energy transition, creating the sustainable energy solutions of the future to help individuals, businesses and communities change energy into lasting value.


ESS is seeking a dynamic Senior Product Manager to support our Energy Warehouse product line. This position will report to the Sr. Director of Product Management. This role is critical to the success of the organization and requires a motivated and dedicated individual with a product-focused mentality to integrate all near and long term technical and product development initiatives into a cohesive product strategy and go-to-market plan for sustainable growth


What you’ll do at ESS.

  • Create and maintain a product roadmap for the Energy Warehouse (EW)
  • Recommend pricing for the EW, including optional packages, and track costs as they evolve over time
  • Maintain a library of competitive information and adjust product strategy to suit
  • In concert with program management, drive successful programs through ensuring organizational alignment and definition of relevant, meaningful product requirements
  • Develop deep knowledge of issues and perspective key decisions with the executive team
  • Plan and lead execution of product and solution launches
  • Become a trusted partner of other internal teams, including engineering, finance, manufacturing, and supply chain to ensure organizational product alignment and cross-company communications. 
  • Collaborate with key 3rd party partnerships to ensure ESS’s customers receive an integrated, tuned solution that meets their needs
  • Own migrating product roadmap within approved timelines using approved strategies (e.g., sales channel development, manufacturing plans, EPC support, after sales support).
  • Actively support customer engagement and sales cycles with Sales team.


What you bring to the Table.

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or the equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • Proven ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects, and execute in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with a strong ownership mentality.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally and influence positively a diverse group of executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in product management or similar fields.
  • Understanding of battery energy storage system applications and operational strategies a plus.
  • Able to travel up to 20% of the time to international and domestic locations, as needed, per project.
  • Strong negotiation, facilitation, and consensus building skills.
  • Able to wear a variety of protective equipment as required by safety procedures and regulations.

We’d love to see:

  • Demonstrated success in product management roles in any of the following fields is preferred:
    • Battery energy storage systems, fuel cells, etc.
    • Electric utility based B2B products
    • PV systems and solutions for commercial customers
    • Large scale system (hardware, firmware, or software) integration.
    • Distributed energy resource integration or controls.


What ESS Offers

In addition to the value of working with and helping grow a global reaching clean technology, ESS offers a Company assisted medical, dental, and vision coverage; flexible spending account; 401k; 8 paid holidays; competitive PTO accrual; an approved PPE reimbursement.


As an equal opportunity employer, we are open to considering every qualified candidate who is eligible and legally authorized to work in the United States on a full or part-time basis, without a need for sponsorship.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.