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Director of Transportation Engineering

Company: Plug Power Inc.
Location: Latham
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Director of Transportation Engineering

Status: Exempt (salaried)

Department: Engineering

Position Summary

The Director of Transportation Engineering leads a cross-functional team of engineering disciplines focused on fuel cell technology. The Transportation Engineering team is responsible for the customization of Plug Power's fuel cell platforms to specific customer needs in the automotive market. The position reports to the Vice President of Fuel Cell Engineering.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead a cross-functional team of engineers, technicians and managers
  • Provide managerial and technical leadership to the Transportation Engineering team
  • Oversee programs associated with product development, cost reduction and product improvement for fuel cell systems and fuel cell vehicles in the transportation market
  • Lead development, planning, implementation, and achievement of key performance objectives
  • Architect fuel cell systems to the applicable codes and standards for the transportation market
  • Drive technical innovation
  • Deliver products and services that meet cost, quality and time expectations by working collaboratively with Program Management and customers
  • Interface with key partners and customers to ensure delivery of quality products that meet customer needs
  • Some travel may be required
  • May perform other duties as assigned

Education and Experience

  • BS degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Systems Engineering or related field, MS or PhD preferred
  • 10 years minimum experience in the automotive fuel cell field
  • Experience managing an automotive product development team
  • Extensive experience with fuel cell systems and/or vehicle architecture
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrate aptitude for systems thinking
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong teamwork skills

Plug Power, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected status .

Keywords: Plug Power Inc., Decatur , Director of Transportation Engineering, Other , Latham, Illinois

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