Energy Vault is the creator of renewable energy storage products that are transforming the world’s approach to utility-scale energy storage for grid resiliency. Applying conventional physics fundamentals of gravity and potential energy, the system combines an innovative crane design that lifts specially designed, massive composite blocks with a proprietary, cloud-based software platform which orchestrates the storage and discharge of electricity. Utilizing eco-friendly materials and manufacturing processes at unprecedented economics, Energy Vault is accelerating the shift to a fully renewable world.
As Manager, Procurement, you will manage relationships with suppliers, from initial outreach and selection through purchasing and delivery of key components for our towers. Leveraging your engineering background, you will also collaborate regularly with your technical colleagues at Energy Vault to understand our energy storage systems and requirements. You will also utilize your knowledge of industry trends and patterns for commodities and more specialized parts and machinery.
you will do
Perform research on our company, product, industry, partners, stakeholders, and suppliers.
With your understanding of technical requirements, search out, vet, establish, and maintain relationships with suppliers throughout our scaling up in production.
Travel to the supplier locations frequently, to the USA headquarters in Westlake Village, CA infrequently, and international travel occasionally where appropriate; total travel up to 60%.
Shape a culture of collaboration, innovation, constant improvement, excellence, transparency, open mindedness, humility, integrity, efficiency, joy, compassion, and fulfillment.
Candidate should possess
BS in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related; MS preferred.
7+ years of relevant experience, preferably in industrial construction, utilities, energy, or similar.
Comfort building processes from scratch and improving existing ones.
Shrewd negotiation skills and keen ability to balance cost savings with relationship management.
Solid understanding of design to costs, innovative ideas, and long-term cooperation.
A passion for carbon neutrality by 2050.
At Energy Vault we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. We believe inclusion creates opportunity for collaborative excellence through diversity of thought. We invite individuals of all genders, races, identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations, national origins, abilities, protected veteran status, religions, educational and socioeconomic backgrounds to explore employment with our organization.
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