eMotorWerks is an Enel Group company revolutionizing the electric vehicle (EV) charging market with its grid-integrated JuiceBox charging stations and JuiceNet IoT platform. JuiceNet-enabled devices maximize charging speed and efficiency while providing drivers and fleet managers intuitive control and visibility via mobile apps and online dashboards. By shifting when and how much electricity connected stations draw from the grid, eMotorWerks helps utilities and grid operators reduce electricity costs, ease grid congestion, and maximize the use of solar and wind power. Its partnerships with EVSE and EV manufacturers also allows eMotorWerks to grow the EV charging ecosystem, provide an extensive aggregation cloud platform for grid balancing and optimization, and to deliver new value streams through its energy services.

eMotorWerks is an innovative Silicon Valley provider of IoT electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions built upon a disruptive business model: by selling our market-leading JuiceBox smart grid EV charging stations into a rapidly-expanding electric vehicle market, we provide immediate benefit to EV owners and charging station operators while simultaneously delivering valuable, cloud-based load management services to utilities and grid operators. As a result, drivers receive fast, network enabled charging and eMotorWerks receives multi-year “grid services” revenues.

Contractor Role

The Hardware/Firmware Project Manager is responsible for leading the cross-functional project teams to deliver projects with maximum transparency and predictability. The Project Manager will troubleshoot and resolve issues to deliver safe & effective results that meet external and internal customer requirements.

The Project Manager will be responsible for and will be required to support multiple projects, and will involve managing other cross-functional team members to ensure all procedures and tasks, are carried out to the highest standard.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Build, maintain and extend relationships across the department in a heavily matrixed environment and with all project stakeholders.

  • Activity and resource planning,
  • Organizing and motivating a project team,
  • Timeline management,
  • Resource time tracking and allocation,
  • Analyzing and managing project risks,
  • Cost estimating and developing project budget,
  • Ensuring alignment to customer specifications,
  • Monitoring team progress against timelines/deliverables,
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques,
  • Managing reports and necessary project documentation,
  • Communicating of project status (health, project timeline, issues and risks, etc.) to appropriate stakeholders on a frequent basis

Other Characteristics

Ability to function in a dynamic, fast-paced start-up environment

Ability to juggle multiple issues and projects and meet deadlines without reminders
Must be available to meet the operational needs of the business (eMotorwerks is a global operation - will require some early AM and late PM conference calls due to various time zones)
Responsible and reliable, capable of working alone as well as part of a team,

Must have excellent troubleshooting skills with a strong business orientation focus,
Flexible and adaptable to change, to meet the needs of the product management team,
Motivated team player,
A natural leader--demonstrated experience leading multi-national project teams to completion of projects

Experience / qualifications:

B.S. in a technical discipline or equivalent experience preferred but NOT essential
5+ years’ experience in Project Management

Skills and Abilities:

Ability to learn and share new skills and to apply them efficiently,
Good people management/leadership skills with the ability to share skills and knowledge with others and to provide constructive feedback to team members,
Be able to motivate a team to achieve results,
Have a well-developed sense of self-accountability,
Proficiency in Microsoft office and Google suites, experience with enterprise management software a plus (e.g., Atlassian, Asana, etc.)

Strong attention to detail
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge in Software development is a plus.