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Project Manager

Alsym Energy

Alsym Energy

Waltham, MA, USA · Woburn, MA, USA · Massachusetts, USA · United States
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Job Title: Technical Project Manager/ Program Manager

Job Summary: Alsym Energy is looking for a self-driven and motivated Project/Program Manager with a passion in the field of energy storage. In this position, the candidate will have an opportunity to drive rapid and innovative advancements in materials and processes for next-generation energy storage technologies. The successful candidate will be responsible for active R&D efforts and will work closely with a team of engineers and scientists to deliver products with demanding performance requirements. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background in chemistry, materials science, or a related field, combined with proven project management skills and a passion for innovation.

Industry Background: Energy storage systems is a rapidly emerging field. Over the last few years, supply-chain constraints and significant safety incidents arising from lithium-ion batteries globally have resulted in a dramatic increase in costs and reduced confidence in the reliability of the technology. Alsym is working on an exciting proprietary battery technology that is expected to compete with state-of-the-art lithium-ion batteries while offering the technology at a fraction of the cost and with inherent non-flammability.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Materials Science, Engineering, Chemistry, or a related field.
  • PhD in a related field will be a bonus.
  • 5+ years of industry experience in project management, preferably in a research and development environment.
  • A product-driven mindset will be crucial for successful execution of the responsibilities.
  • Strong understanding of materials science principles, characterization techniques, and processing methods. Familiarity with relevant software tools and databases.
  • Proven ability to plan, execute, and deliver complex projects on time.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and team-building skills.
  • Ability to analyze complex problems, identify root causes, and develop effective solutions.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adjust to changing priorities.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage comprehensive project plans, including timelines, resource allocation, and risk mitigation strategies.
  • Lead and motivate cross-functional teams consisting of scientists, engineers, technicians, and other stakeholders to achieve project objectives.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to the team, ensuring that projects are executed in accordance with scientific principles and industry best practices.
  • Facilitate effective communication and collaboration between team members, stakeholders, and external partners.
  • Identify and resolve technical and operational challenges that may arise during the course of the project.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed records of project activities, results, and learnings.
  • Identify opportunities for process optimization and implement improvements to enhance project efficiency and effectiveness.

Compensation, Benefits, and Perks:

We are committed to providing equitable compensation and a healthy working environment for our employees with a benefits package that provides the support that you need. We offer premium medical insurance cost through Blue Cross Blue Shield, dental insurance through Bento Dental, offer a flexible Paid Time Off program, and maintain a firm Harassment Policy that includes Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, & Gender Protections. Every employee is also eligible for PFML, 401k, and stock options. A full listing of our benefits may be provided after an offer has been issued.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity & inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.