Commercial Product Manager, Energy Storage

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Position Overview:

The Distributed Energy (DE) team develops, invests in, and delivers distribution-connected solar and battery energy storage system (BESS) projects in North America. The DE team offers the full spectrum of BESS and PV+BESS solutions – from integrated ESS hardware and software, project development and investment to asset management and operations. The Product Manager, Energy Storage, is responsible for strategic oversight for the successful commercialization of Q CELLS integrated Energy Storage System (ESS) offerings in the Commercial and Industrial and Community-scale Storage and Solar-plus-Storage segments.

The Product Manager, Energy Storage, would be responsible for successful commercialization of Q CELLS integrated ESS offer in the Commercial and Industrial and Community-scale Storage and Solar-plus-Storage Segment.

This position will be based in San Francisco, CA office and travel up to 20% may be required. Working hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm or 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be responsible for Q CELLS Energy Storage offer in the Commercial & Industrial Segment
  • Own Energy Storage market research, competition analysis, and supplier tracking
  • Work with the supply chain team on long-term vendor partnerships.
  • Manage product cost and pricing.
  • Drive cross-functional efforts with Sales and Marketing to design, position, and launch any new programs within your footprint.
  • Manage Third Part ESS product offering that are integrated with GELI.
  • Be product expert on all ESS product related questions for RFP and solution sales with project developers.
  • Answer all high-level Hardware and System Level questions related questions to solution sales and internal project development.
  • Provide guidance to the sales team on product features and applications.
  • Co-ordinate with the internal software product team to ensure hardware and software integration.
  • Be the champion of product documentation, marketing collaterals, tools, and processes required by the Sales team to be successful.
  • Work with the marketing team to create marketing content such as case studies, brochures, and external presentations.
  • Manage new product launch process.
  • Be an expert on product offerings like product warranty, performance guarantee and specifications related questions about the products.
  • Attending and responding to Critical Sales question in urgent manner.
  • Manage customer facing documents for all the supported products.
  • Other duties as assigned.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3-5 years of hardware product management experience in the Solar and/or Storage segments.
  • Strong communication skills with a proven track record in building relationships and working in cross-functional collaborative teams.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-moving dynamic, environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in engineering, or other related fields
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time, either nationally or internationally

Hanwha Q CELLS America Inc. (“HQCA”) is headquartered in Irvine, CA, and handles sales for the North American region. It is a subsidiary of Hanwha Q CELLS Co. Ltd., one of the world’s largest and most recognized photovoltaic manufacturers for its high-performance, high-quality solar cells and modules. It is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea (Global Executive HQ) and Thalheim, Germany (Technology & Innovation HQ). Through its growing global business network spanning Europe, North America, Asia, South America, Africa and the Middle East, the company provides excellent services and long-term partnership to its customers in the utility, commercial, government and residential markets. Hanwha Q CELLS is a flagship company of Hanwha Group, a FORTUNE Global 500 firm and one of Top 10 business enterprise in South Korea.
The Distributed Energy (DE) team develops, invests in, and delivers distribution-connected battery energy storage system (BESS) projects in North America. The DE team offers the full spectrum of BESS and PV+BESS solutions – from integrated ESS hardware and software, project development and investment to asset management and operations.

Hanwha Q CELLS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.