Product Manager @ Amber Kinetics - Union City, CA

Job Overview

2 months ago

Product Manager

Amber Kinetics - Union City, CA

Amber Kinetics, Inc. is looking for a talented Product Manager to assist in aligning the development of our Flywheel Energy Storage System with the needs of the market. The ideal applicant will have a wide range of both technical and interpersonal skills, allowing them to engage with customers, business development, sales, engineering, marketing, and support functions at Amber Kinetics. This is a highly collaborative role, requiring excellent time-management, and communication skills.


  • Work collaboratively and cross-functionally with Business Development, Sales, and Engineering
  • Work with business development to articulate customer needs into a cohesive market strategy and corresponding set of features
  • Gather and prioritize product and customer requirements
  • Generate and maintain product documentation such as an, MRDs, PRDs, datasheets, and marketing presentations
  • Work with Engineering to convert PRDs into design specifications
  • Build and maintain customer economics models to identify the value proposition and determine storage sizing and optimization

Required Experience and Skills

  • B.S. in a technical field from an accredited university
  • 3-5 years of experience in product management and market research
  • Demonstrated ability to take products from concept to release in an industrial field
  • Strong communication skills across multiple disciplines. In particular, the ability to present complex technical ideas clearly
  • Must be highly self-motivated and driven to get results even when no-one is watching

Desired Experience and Skills

  • Experience with high-strength steel is a plus, chemistry, properties, production, testing, or limitations
  • Experience in the energy and energy storage industry, with demonstrated deep understanding of the various applications for energy storage

Personal Qualities

At Amber Kinetics, Inc. we value a healthy work-life balance, engineering-driven decision-making, autonomy, and agency. We offer and encourage opportunities for personal and technical growth, and the chance to pioneer new technologies and architectures to solve consequential problems. A good fit with our team is important - we value collaboration, enthusiasm, creativity, flexibility, tenacity, individual responsibility, and attention to detail.

Amber Kinetics' vision is a flywheel in every country to mitigate climate change and reduce poverty. We design and manufacture safe, environmentally sustainable energy storage solutions based on advanced flywheel technology. Our mission is to give customers the most compelling energy storage solution for a cleaner, safer, and more reliable energy infrastructure.

We offer competitive compensation and a healthy work-life balance located in Union City, CA. Amber Kinetics, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary and equity package commensurate with experience

401k matching plan

Medical, Dental, and Vision

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