BrightDrop Manager, Charging Infrastructure Enablement at General Motors

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Location: Palo Alto, California

Job Description:

Job Description

The world has changed, and we need your help to change it for the better! The General Motors BrightDrop team is tasked with developing and commercializing smarter ways to deliver goods and services. This includes zero emission solutions that will reduce congestion in cities and improve safety. BrightDrop is seeking customer-focused team members who have a passion for innovative technologies and approaches to business. Access to advanced technologies and the autonomy to challenge convention create an exciting fast-paced environment often associated with Silicon Valley start-ups.


  • 25% North America Travel

  • Engage customers directly, understanding their fleet charging infrastructure needs and developing charging infrastructure plans to support rapid adoption of commercial electric vehicles.

  • Educate customers, internal and external stakeholders regarding EVs and Charging Infrastructure

  • Manage BrightDrop Preferred Charging Infrastructure Partner relationships and support infrastructure project delivery

  • Support infrastructure deployment and operations with educational materials and training content

  • Manage go to market development as well as planning and execution of new charging and energy solutions

  • Develop strategies and partnerships to accelerate the adoption of electric commercial vehicles

  • Establish program measurement and monitor performance across leading indicators, key performance indicators, including service availability, utilization and cost

  • Develop EV infrastructure guidelines and best practices to support rapid adoption

  • Support BrightDrop in creating an industry leading customer and driver experience, integrating vehicle charging seamlessly into BrightDrop's products and software offering

  • Serve as BrightDrop's point of contact supporting all Charging Infrastructure, Public Policy and Consortium efforts

Additional Job Description

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Expert knowledge of Electric Vehicles, Charging Infrastructure, Charging Software and Technologies

  • Strong knowledge of commercial electric vehicle fleets and fleet management/logistics

  • Highly developed communication and customer relations skills

  • Ability to use software for electric fleet modeling and consulting

  • Experience managing infrastructure design & installation projects

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

  • Highly collaborative work style

  • Broad relationships with the EV and Electrical infrastructure communities

  • Ability to function autonomously in a fast-paced environment

  • Outstanding track record of delivering projects that involve multiple stakeholders

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science or Business

  • 8+ years of energy/EV infrastructure experience preferred

  • MBA or equivalent work experience preferred

About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day - individually and collectively - to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities.GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.
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