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Project Planning & Management Specialist

Ultium Cells
Warren, OH
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Ultium Cells Overview:

Ultium Cells is a joint venture lithium-Ion automotive battery cell manufacturing plant between LG Energy Solutions and General Motors. This new construction high-technology plant will have the latest battery cell manufacturing technology. The investment in this new business venture represents a commitment of more than $2.3 Billion. It will be among the largest battery cell manufacturing plants in the world. Ultium Cells will produce battery cells for General Motors North American electric vehicle applications.

The Ultium cell partners include LG Energy Solutions; the world’s largest manufacturer of automotive battery cells in the world and General Motors a global company committed to delivering safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around.


Job Description:

Ultium Cells seeks a Project Planning & Management Specialist who is responsible for timeline management, Project planning and process improvement. The candidate will dig into complex process and specification of battery equipment to analyze co-relation of process and set the operation and management plan. This role also will be able to communicate with cross-functional teams and individuals within the company.


Job Responsibilities Include, But Not Limited To:

  • Yearly project development planning including logistics, installation, operation and communication of action planning with the cross functional teams
  • Project management including schedule, changes, risks and issues 
  • Planning strategies to improve equipment efficiency and availability
  • Co-creation of documentation with relevant teams associated with process and operation to improve efficiency and capability.
  • Analyze and review top notch battery technology to improve operation
  • Reviewing and Application of Smart Factory based on the latest technology.
  • Set a plan and coordinate the activities of employees engaged in the production or processing of goods including maintenance and safety


Qualifications and Competencies:


  • Bachelor's Degree required, Engineering or Engineering Technology preferred
  • +3 Years Practical Project Management and Planning.
  • Ability to work well with individuals and teams across the company to achieve team goals and targets
  • Ability to work well in a team environment a requirement
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills
  • Commitment and desire to learn our complex battery manufacturing processes with the goal of becoming a go-to resource for technical problem-solving discussions
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Driven by objectives/KPI’s; consistent; and high personal ownership to upholding accountability to established standards and practices



  • Knowledge in the automotive or/and battery industry and manufacturing
  • Project Management Certification
  • Knowledge and experience of Smart Factory
  • Korean language capability

Total Rewards Information:

We offer market-competitive compensation including base pay and incentive compensation opportunities based on the achievement of Company goals.  We offer employees paid time off to refresh and recharge. Our total rewards program is designed to enrich your life at work and includes the following benefits:

  • Blue Cross – Blue Shield Health Care
  • Competitive Dental and vision insurance 
  • 13 paid holidays annually
  • Tuition Assistance for continuing education
  • Vehicle Discount Program on General Motors branded vehicles
  • Communication Stipend for Personal Cell Phone
  • Comfortable air-conditioned work environment


Ultium Cells LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

We extend equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.

Ultium Cells


Warren, OH
44481 USA



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