Product Manager-Energy Storage

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It’s a Mission, not a Just a Job. As a multi-billion dollar leader of disruptive change in the automotive electronics technology industry, Visteon is shaping the future (while contributing to a cleaner environment) through pioneering innovations in its electrification product line — including electrification control electronics, power electronics and energy storage.

The mission of this role is to make this vision a reality by designing, developing and implementing innovative solutions that meet customer requirements with a focus in energy storage.

How You Will Spend Your Days

  • Assisting pursuit teams to assemble quotes and present technical design review materials
  • Being the bridge between the customer and Visteon’s technical teams:
    • Building relationships with customers’ technical engineering teams
    • Analyzing customer requirements and communicating to global product development team
    •  Partnering with internal product teams during key planning and development activities
    •  Attending and coordinating all customer meetings
    • Providing technical support from product demonstration, problem analysis, systems integration analysis, etc. to create an innovative system solution
    • Investigating issues and roadblocks to ensure customer satisfaction and policy alignment
    • Communicating effectively with multiple levels of customer stakeholders
    • Managing the change control process
    • Anticipating and managing day-to-day activities related to overall product success
  •  Designing, developing and implementing customer products:
    •  Prototyping
    •  Running product demonstrations
    •  Leading application testing
    • Aligning cyber security, safety, feature development and validation team to the customer’s solution
    •  Ensuring product integration into customer systems

Technical Knowledge, Skills and Experiences

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or equivalent (Master’s preferred)
  • Experience and proven capability in development of complex industrial electrification products or utility-scale applications, preferably in areas of system design, control, and monitoring
  • Knowledge of related safety and test standards, such as ISO, UL, IEC standards, and utility grid interconnection standards and regional grid codes is desirable
  • Familiarity with DC/DC or AC/DC convertor operation or controls is desirable
  • Knowledge of or history working with major component suppliers in the battery storage or solar industry, such as inverters, PV panels, or lithium-ion batteries
  • Ability to conduct electrification product analysis based on the customer needs
  • Strong electronics design and development experience (e.g., circuit design and electrical analysis)
  • Hands on experience in electrification hardware design, development and testing (and/or software development, debugging and testing)
  • Ability to support DFMEA development and necessary analysis with global engineering team
  • 5 plus years of experience in related technology domain
  • Experience in design and development of automobile components or system
  • Relevant business experience including familiarity with negotiating contracts including pricing, protecting IP and terms and conditions
  • Familiar with requirements analysis and development
  • Previous experience in successfully designing and developing industrial control products

The Mindset and Key Behaviors You’ll Need to Bring

Visteon is a high-growth, fast-paced and entrepreneurially-spirited company – and will only hire people who profile the same.

  • Entrepreneurial Spirit:
    • Recognizes how subtle changes in the market or industry could impact the performance of the department and communicates strategic concerns to leadership
    • Considers how different approaches to an existing process or method might be better, tying together seemingly disconnected information
    • Demonstrates excitement regarding the opportunity to participate in new and uncertain business ventures, displaying confidence about what can be accomplished
  • Systems / Critical Thinking
  • Processes different types of information, which require complex analysis, correctly identifying key trends; uses incisive questioning to gain a deep understanding of issues and their wider impact; quickly generates appropriate solutions informed by previous experience
  • Prepares well-written material for a range purposes; highlights the key facts and critical points behind an argument
  • Works well with complex data and evaluates information effectively; makes full use of the latest technology and ensures others on the team do the same
  • Adaptability:
    • Is positive and optimistic about what the team can achieve; recovers quickly from setbacks and helps other team members to move on
    • Appreciates the need for change, addressing ambiguous or uncertain situations directly; easily adapts to changing circumstances or demands, and helps others on the team to accept the unknown
    • Seeks feedback related to own and team performance; deals constructively with criticism
  • Collaboration:
    • Interacts well with people across teams; communicates with enthusiasm and networks effectively
    • Establishes rapport and puts people at ease; develops long-lasting relationships within and across teams
  • Communication:
    • Convinces people by making a strong case, bringing other people on the team to understand and agree with the presented viewpoint; negotiates effectively to get the best outcomes for self and the team
    • Articulates information clearly, explaining complex information effectively and confidently in presentations to existing and new team members
    • Challenges others to consider and discuss established views or assumptions that require further thought; effectively argues own perspective.
    • Demonstrates cultural sensitivity
  • Elevates the Performance of Others:
    • Shares learning and growth opportunities within team when they arise and encourages others to work outside of their comfort zone by taking on new development opportunities
    • Finds opportunities to individually coach others, providing specific insights and tips to enhance skills, knowledge or work performance
    • Proactively provides ongoing constructive, behaviorally-oriented feedback to others within the team to increase future performance
    • Delivers individual and group feedback to support performance and development
    • Leads with empathy and respect toward all employees and partners

Requisition Number: APPLI011388

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