About The Role – You Will:
Lead new product development initiative projects from start to finish.
Develop and track to project budgets and target dates.
Develop and maintain project schedules.
Identify key requirements needed from cross-functional teams and external
Guide cross-functional teams to assure all milestones are monitored and
met on schedule.
Identify both risks and issues and facilitate issue resolution across
departments and escalates as appropriate.
Communicate project status and results to external customers, management,
and internal customers through frequent contact and communication efforts.
Adhere to and enforce project processes, methodologies and program
Provide oversight and coordination with Engineering, Production, Marketing
and other teams and business units throughout the product development
Participate in design reviews internally and with external suppliers and
Work with the engineering team to ensure specification compliance in the
areas of the design, system performance and delivery criteria.
Lead milestone stage gate reviews and other required meetings with
internal and external teams.
Partner with the Supply Chain team to ensure inventory for prototype
development is ordered, received, and managed.
Create regular status reports summarizing status of projects including
financials, risks, mitigations, contingencies and impact to revenue and
present to leadership team.
Understand customer delivery requirements and revenue targets to guide
decisions to achieve the desired outcome.
Capture the lessons learned and facilitate cross-functional meetings to
share and address findings.
About Our Group
As strategic partners, the Proterra team strives to ensure that our
values, culture and engagement always allow us to do great things for our
We strive to provide the highest-level service and support to our clients
each and every day.
We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients,
partners, and own team.
We treat each other with respect, and always try to have a little fun
This position will be part of the Battery Supply chain team that supports
Proterra's Manufacturing and Engineering operations.
You will report to the Director of Operational Excellence, Powered and
collaborate with teams of Engineers, Product Managers, Supply Chain,
Sales, Quality Assurance, and other Proterra resources .
Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques
to influence at all levels of the organization.
Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and
Strong organizational, analytical and project management skills combined
with technical aptitude.
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and
credibility, and act with complete integrity.
Detail-oriented, resourceful, and diligent.
Strong time management and organizational skills.
Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
Adaptable, results oriented, and effective at managing change, and proven
team building capabilities.
Skilled at managing conflict and effectively working through to quick
Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, metric-driven environment.
Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.
Your Experience Includes
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business, or equivalent experience
Experience in all stages of New Product Introduction (NPI) including
ideation, concept, prototype, design, pre-production and volume
Lean, Six Sigma and other Continuous Improvement process experience
Location: Greenville, SC
Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal
employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment
without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information,
veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions,
including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected
by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates
in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).