Analyst - Battery Raw Materials (Remote)

Chicago, Illinois
Feb 22, 2024
Mar 19, 2024
Engineering, Battery
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Description

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate eager to help leading companies and governments transition to a low carbon, sustainable future by collecting, analyzing and delivering the data and insights that our clients need to navigate this change.

We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced candidate who will be responsible for the collection, analysis and delivery of battery raw materials data and forecasts. Your efforts will make a real difference in helping Fastmarkets to achieve its ambitious growth plans and grow the Renewable Energy practice.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced and innovative environment, have a can-do attitude, advice and can juggle a wide variety of tasks and projects.

Principal Accountabilities

To support forecasts of battery raw materials:

Contribute to the collection and production of data on the mining and refining of battery raw materials - BRMs (including lithium, cobalt, manganese, graphite and nickel) for the US and Americas for electric vehicle (EV) and energy storage systems (ESS) manufacturing

Collect and analyze BRM demand data for the US and Americas by region, production facility, process and end-use

Analyze and report on the impact of US policy and regulations (such as the Inflation Reduction Act) on domestic and global BRM value chains and EV markets

Collect and report on global and domestic macro and micro economic data and fiscal policy that impacts forecasts for BRMs, such as GDP, inflation, interest rates, import/export tariffs/duties, inventories, and sales, etc.

Prepare, calculate, maintain and update short-term, medium-term and long-term forecast models in partnership with colleagues

Showcase Fastmarkets BRM analysis and data with clients and prospects in the Americas

Grow Fastmarkets network across the batteries value chain in the Americas region

To provide support for external and internal users of Fastmarkets' forecasts of battery production capacity:

Assist the forecast and analytics team with content for subscription and consulting projects

Support the product team's development of forecast products

Data contributions for presentations at industry events and forums, particularly those targeting the Americas region

Engagement with clients