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DOE Grant Manager | Sila | Alameda, CA

About Us

We are Sila, a next-generation battery materials company. Our mission is to power the world’s transition to clean energy. To create this future, our team is building a better lithium-ion battery from the inside out today. We engineer and manufacture ground-breaking battery materials that significantly increase the energy density of batteries, while reducing their size and weight. The result? Smaller more powerful batteries that can unlock innovation in consumer devices and accelerate the mass adoption of electric cars to eliminate our dependence on fossil fuels. We’re tackling one of the biggest challenges of our time every day, and together we’re redefining what’s possible. Are you ready to be a part of a team committed to changing the world?

Who You Are

As a Technical Program Manager, you will be critical to Sila’s success in scaling our advanced manufacturing technologies to meet the skyrocketing demand for next-generation batteries to support consumer devices and electric vehicles. This includes managing the execution of government grants enabling Sila to develop advanced manufacturing technologies that drastically increase throughput and reduce costs. You work cross-functionally with Sila’s teams in Process & Equipment Development, Capital Projects, Materials Development, Battery Engineering and Development, Product Management, Research, Supply Chain, Operations, Quality, and Finance. You will ensure tight coordination and alignment while driving plans to meet project objectives.

Responsibilities And Duties

  • Plan and lead program details to meet tight deadlines
  • Communicate and coordinate closely with development teams and partners
  • Drive progress, prioritize key critical activities, and proactively manage risks
  • Streamline and optimize reporting mechanisms and processes
  • Prepare budget and write required reports
  • Monitor expenditures and track results
  • Cultivate strong, collaborative relationships and promote a supportive program team environment

Knowledge And Skill Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a technical field
  • 5+ years of relevant industry work experience
  • Experience in handling government grants or equivalent
  • Adept at collaborating with both technical and business groups
  • Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal)

Feel free to reach out to Celia Cheng at Sila if any questions. Make sure to mention WCS and the role of interest when applying.

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