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Senior Program Manager

American Battery Solutions
Hudson, MA
  • Posted: August 09, 2022
  • Full-Time

Job Summary

The ABS Energy Storage Solutions Senior Program Manager is responsible for defining/managing the technical timing and cost elements of engineering development projects while being the primary interface between stakeholders and the internal/external engineering, manufacturing, quality, and supply chain teams. The Senior Program Manager will be responsible for leading multidiscipline New Product Development (NPD) teams in project execution and phased product delivery. The ideal candidate will take ownership of all elements of project delivery.


  • Lead multi-functional core teams from concept through commercialization for the execution of NPD engineering projects.
  • Develop, communicate, and lead the execution of project management plans, scope, schedules, and budgets.
  • Schedule and conduct team meetings and design reviews; manage work plans, communicate tasks and expectations to project team members; capture and drive closure of actions and open issues.
  • Develop, reconcile, and maintain project budgets and monthly spending forecasts, identify discrepancies and lead replanning activity as needed.
  • Drive towards rapid identification and resolution of engineering-related performance, project and product cost, project risk, timing, manufacturing, and supply chain-related issues.
  • Document and track compliance to requirements along with developing and leading technology solutions to address identified gaps.
  • Identify and help to resolve resource allocation issues and priorities to ensure the program is staffed appropriately, completed on time, and within budget constraints.
  • Support development and management of Engineering project budget and goals; ensure that product cost targets are met.
  • Plans and executes ESS launch process, managing deliverables, risks, and decisions using a Phase Delivery process.
  • Participate and contribute to Program Management Process and Quality Management System; Utilize, develop, and improve NPD project methods, process, and toolkits, and acts as an ambassador of the Project Management Process and governance within the organization.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Predictable and reliable attendance.

Position Qualifications

  • BS in Electrical and/or Mechanical engineering or other relevant engineering disciplines.
  • MS level post-graduate degree or MBA desired.
  • PMP Certification or demonstrated competency in managing complex projects.
  • 5 - 10 or more years managing technical product development projects.
  • Experience and knowledge in energy storage project/product development is highly desired.
  • Ability for domestic and international travel as required (15 – 20%).

Key Competencies

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, growing, dynamic environment.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and listening communication skills.
  • Proactive and collaborative approach to problem-solving.
  • Practical business acumen.
  • Product and process vision.
  • Desire to develop and install process disciplines.
  • Flexible/adaptable/dynamic
  • Demonstrated personal leadership and a positive can-do attitude.

Physical Requirements / Working Conditions

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Works in a temperature-controlled office environment, with occasional work in outdoor weather conditions, and in industrial/lab environments.
  • Prolonged periods sitting or standing at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Video conference calls/meetings with domestic and international employees, vendors, and manufacturing partners during or outside of normal business hours.
  • Ability to adjust focus, especially due to concentration on a computer screen.
  • May be required to travel to and navigate a variety of domestic and international sites to perform assignments.
  • The ability to see and respond to dangerous situations.

Why Join Us

American Battery Solutions (ABS) provides comprehensive benefit plan options at no cost, competitive salary, and equity eligibility to all associates. ABS is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Benefits Overview

  • Paid time off includes 3 weeks of vacation, 15 holidays, sick time, and parental leave.
  • 100% company-paid medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability life insurance.
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA) offerings.
  • Company provided 401K savings plan with matching contributions to help you save for retirement.
  • Voluntary benefits offerings.
  • Tuition assistance.
  • Employee Referral program.
  • Employee development and career growth opportunities.

About Us

Here at American Battery Solutions, we are developing the next generation of battery energy storage systems that will power the vehicles of today…and tomorrow! Our team works with the latest technologies and battery chemistries engineering, testing, and manufacturing batteries to power the world’s electric propulsion transition. At ABS you may get a chance to work on a project for an autonomous warehouse robot or an autonomous lawnmower, or you may work on a battery for a fleet of delivery vehicles or a transit bus, or even an EV start-up or a massive grid energy storage system. Our team is led by some of the industry’s most experienced battery experts, but we pride ourselves on developing the next generation, a diverse team who will become tomorrow’s battery experts.

The Location - Hudson Massachusetts

American Battery Solutions - Energy Storage Division is conveniently located in Hudson Massachusetts directly across from the 290 and 495 freeways. This location is uniquely positioned less than one mile from downtown Hudson, as well as being close to downtown Marlborough offering numerous restaurants, parks, shopping, and many other attractions.

Many companies chose this area due to the unbeatable balance between top notch skills, lower cost of living, and its central location. American Battery Solutions is roughly 45 min drive from downtown Boston, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and parts of Connecticut.

Competitive sports programs, woodlands, as well as safe and entertaining nightlife are all located within minutes of the ABS facility. Hudson mass was awarded winner of “America’s Main Streets” by a national organization which promotes locally owned businesses. Whether you are looking for hiking, mountain biking, sports lakes, access to Boston, or just a fantastic meal, Hudson, ma has something for everyone.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills that may be required of the employee. Management reserves the right to add, remove, or otherwise alter these duties, responsibilities, and skills at any time.


American Battery Solutions


Hudson, MA
01749 USA



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