Director of Cell Engineering

EnPower, Inc.
Indianapolis, Indiana
May 01, 2024
May 18, 2024
Position Type
Director, Engineer
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Description

You will lead a team responsible for creating design specifications and implementing process improvements for current and next generation batteries. You like challenges, you take pride in your work, you're a detail-oriented technical leader that manages numerous projects simultaneously, delivers results on-time that exceed expectations, and you accomplish all of this within budget. Moreover, when there are risks, you are transparent and communicative. You're passionate and knowledgeable about: batteries, clean energy, advanced materials, powder processing, reel-to-reel coating, or related fields, sciences, technologies, and the link between product design and manufacturability.


Lead both the R&D and Product Development teams to achieve short-term and long-term objectives.

Develop and implement design change management process that complies with industry quality certifications and ensure seamless handoff of design to manufacturing

Lead techno-economic evaluation of capital and operating expenses for current and future product designs.

Hire strategically, coach, and support talent through consistent feedback, navigation of challenges, and celebration of wins.

Manage the company's technology roadmap and strategy to ensure alignment with its mission and business goals.

Build on the company's IP portfolio strategically and implement programs internally to ensure a culture of innovation while maintaining focus on product quality and performance.

Operate effectively in a rapidly evolving market that requires decisive, customer-focused decisions and ownership for the outcomes.

Drive efforts in R&D that result in technology advances that sustain and/or broaden EnPower's competitive advantage

Support the budgeting and forecasting process and manage technical resources.

Understand customer requirements, customer interactions, and oversee development of products and solutions that showcase the company's innovation, optimizing its potential for commercial success

Evaluate emerging technologies and identify opportunities for incorporating and acquiring the latest technology through collaborations and M&A.

Spearhead and lead company's collaborations and funded projects with research institutions and partners, including creating a network of research partners for EnPower.

Other duties as assigned