VP of Battery Pack Manufacturing

Job title : VP of Battery Pack Manufacturing
Location : San Diego
Job-type : Permanent
Salary : 280000
Salary high : 280000
Salary low : 250000
Reference : EH4

​Piper Maddox specializes in the Renewable Energy industry, covering the Solar, Energy Storage, Grid Edge, E-Mobility, Wind, & Energy Efficiency markets. We are looking for a Battery Manufacturing Professional to join a well-backed business that is developing a platform technology that can enable a battery to have high power density and high energy density across a range of markets and applications, including EV/Transportation, E-Mobility, & Aerospace.

Title: VP of Manufacturing, Battery Pack

Type: Full-time, permanent position - relocation will be provided

Location: San Diego, CA


  • Manage the overall battery pack development process, including defining project milestones, resource allocation, and budget management.

  • Develop and execute comprehensive validation plans to ensure the performance, reliability, and safety of battery systems.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to establish and drive the battery technology roadmap, ensuring alignment with business goals and market trends.

  • Mentor and guide a team of battery engineers, providing technical expertise, coaching, and professional development opportunities.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with key suppliers, overseeing procurement activities, negotiating contracts, and managing supplier performance.

  • Provide regular updates to senior management through detailed progress reports, highlighting key achievements, challenges, and proposed solutions


  • Hands-on, technical experience in battery pack development for Electric Vehicles, understanding the engineering cycle from the cell level to integration level.

  • Experience in the design, development, and production of battery packs, with a focus on high-voltage systems.

  • 2+ years of management experience.

  • Strong understanding of battery pack design principles, including component selection, thermal management, electrical integration, and safety considerations.

  • In-depth knowledge of lithium-ion battery technology, including cell chemistry, performance characteristics, aging mechanisms, and failure modes.

  • Experience with battery testing and validation, including performance characterization, environmental testing, and safety testing.

  • Familiarity with industry standards and regulations related to battery pack design, such as ISO 26262, IEC 62133, and UL 2580.


  • Salary $250,000 - $280,000 + equity

  • Collaborative working environment and fantastic culture

  • Medical Coverage

  • 401k with company match

  • Relocation package can be provided

If you are interested in this role, please click apply now to be considered!