Posted on 
Aug 3

Supervisor, Validation

Position Overview

This position is the Validation Sustainment Team Supervisor within Proterra’s Greenville Test and Validation team.  You will be responsible for managing technicians and drivers supporting multiple validation activities and engineering assets.

About the Role – You Will:
- Lead team members in exceeding safety goals.
- Work closely with validation team program management, internal validation team members, and other internal and external customers.
- Consistently and effectively communicate with customers on progress, vehicle status and milestones.
- Manage the day to day drivers and technician team member schedules and activities
- Must be able to able to lead others in a dynamic environment. Validation is an ever-changing environment which requires the ability to be flexible and responsive to situational changes.
- Lead team in VCR’s, vehicle inspections and operator feedback documentation.
- Maintain engineering assets, develop and maintain asset uptime and mileage KPI’s.
- Provide technical leadership on engineering assets.
- Provide site maintenance and operational improvements.
- Support the validation team to meeting on-time delivery of projects and project milestones.
- Work with the Director of Validation and entire validation team in processes improvements.
- Other duties as assigned by management.
- As a leader in the validation team there is the expectation to support off standard shift operations, weekends or remote work with a Lead by Example attitude.

About Our Group

  • As strategic partners, the Validation team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us to do great things for our company.
  • We strive to provide the highest-level service and support to our clients each and every day.
  • We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team.
  • We treat each other with respect, and always try to have a little fun every day!
  • This position will be part of the Validation and Test team that supports Proterra’s Transit, Power, Energy, and Manufacturing operations.
  • You will report to the Director of Test and Validation and collaborate with other validation team members, Program management, engineering leaders across all Proterra business units.
  • This position will be located at the Proterra Validation Center

About You

  • Work as the face of the company maintaining the highest level of safety at all locations.
  • Lead by example, self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization with ability to function highly effectively in a fast moving, innovative environment.
  • Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity.
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful, diligent and able to work independently.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Have an eye for process improvement.
  • Excellent English communication skills.

Your Experience Includes
- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, operations or equivalent relevant experience
- 5+ years of experience in engineering, validation, or fleet operations management
- Preferred experience in validation teams and operations
- Proven record of continued growth in professional skills and responsibilities
- Proficient in creating and managing schedules utilizing the scheduling software tools
- Bus or heavy vehicle validation experience preferred; test experience on vehicle, components and systems
- Experience with leading team members in an operational setting with team members and assets in a validation setting.

Travel: Up to 10% of the time
Location: Greenville, SC

Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Description

Position Overview

This position is the Validation Sustainment Team Supervisor within Proterra’s Greenville Test and Validation team.  You will be responsible for managing technicians and drivers supporting multiple validation activities and engineering assets.

About the Role – You Will:
- Lead team members in exceeding safety goals.
- Work closely with validation team program management, internal validation team members, and other internal and external customers.
- Consistently and effectively communicate with customers on progress, vehicle status and milestones.
- Manage the day to day drivers and technician team member schedules and activities
- Must be able to able to lead others in a dynamic environment. Validation is an ever-changing environment which requires the ability to be flexible and responsive to situational changes.
- Lead team in VCR’s, vehicle inspections and operator feedback documentation.
- Maintain engineering assets, develop and maintain asset uptime and mileage KPI’s.
- Provide technical leadership on engineering assets.
- Provide site maintenance and operational improvements.
- Support the validation team to meeting on-time delivery of projects and project milestones.
- Work with the Director of Validation and entire validation team in processes improvements.
- Other duties as assigned by management.
- As a leader in the validation team there is the expectation to support off standard shift operations, weekends or remote work with a Lead by Example attitude.

About Our Group

  • As strategic partners, the Validation team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us to do great things for our company.
  • We strive to provide the highest-level service and support to our clients each and every day.
  • We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team.
  • We treat each other with respect, and always try to have a little fun every day!
  • This position will be part of the Validation and Test team that supports Proterra’s Transit, Power, Energy, and Manufacturing operations.
  • You will report to the Director of Test and Validation and collaborate with other validation team members, Program management, engineering leaders across all Proterra business units.
  • This position will be located at the Proterra Validation Center

About You

  • Work as the face of the company maintaining the highest level of safety at all locations.
  • Lead by example, self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization with ability to function highly effectively in a fast moving, innovative environment.
  • Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity.
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful, diligent and able to work independently.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Have an eye for process improvement.
  • Excellent English communication skills.

Your Experience Includes
- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, operations or equivalent relevant experience
- 5+ years of experience in engineering, validation, or fleet operations management
- Preferred experience in validation teams and operations
- Proven record of continued growth in professional skills and responsibilities
- Proficient in creating and managing schedules utilizing the scheduling software tools
- Bus or heavy vehicle validation experience preferred; test experience on vehicle, components and systems
- Experience with leading team members in an operational setting with team members and assets in a validation setting.

Travel: Up to 10% of the time
Location: Greenville, SC

Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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