Business Development Manager, Energy Storage Jobs in Walnut Creek, CA at Canadian Solar

Title: Business Development Manager, Energy Storage

Company: Canadian Solar

Location: Walnut Creek, CA

Salary: $80K – $100K*

Category: Energy & Utilities

Job Description


Company Summary:

Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ) is a vertically-integrated manufacturer of solar cells, modules and custom-designed solar power applications. Canadian Solar’s world-class team of professionals works closely with our customers to provide them with solutions for all of their solar needs. Founded in 2001, Canadian Solar is one of the world’s fastest-growing companies in the solar industry and has been listed on the NASDAQ since November 2006. Canadian Solar is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Title: Business Development Manager, Energy Storage, America

Reports to: Vice President, Global Sales, MMS

Location:Walnut Creek

Position Summary:

The Business Development Manager, Energy Storage, America, is responsible for specifying, planning and growth of new product and solution in the Energy Storage segment of Solar Market. This role is in a key position to formulate innovative product solution and will form productive and sustainable relationships with external and internal business partners (both suppliers and customers) to ensure the ongoing and focused development and success of our business expansion.


Collect & understand customer needs, market trends and input from across organizational leadership to align product strategy and roadmap in the Energy Storage market segment.

Develop and engage early adopter customer in testing and launching of new Energy Storage product and solutions

Carry out feasibility studies/business plans for product or service improvement, customizing, re-modeling and new product / sales / service development

Assess operational issues in regards to competitiveness, staying current in terms of trends, innovations and pricing while staying up to date with external and internal developments in the environment for identifying new market segments

Align with internal development and delivery team or external supplier to ensure consistency in product and schedule expectation. Conduct and participate in midterm and final product design review to asses product quality

Align and help develop product after service strategy with internal and external service partner

Work with field marketing and sales team in managing product launch process


Minimum 5 year’ experience in Storage and solar industry

Proven track record of business development experience

Confident with decision making in regards to determining Product guidelines, purpose, following through and completion

Understanding of financial reports including budgetary guidelines and Product expenditures

Entrepreneurial background in a Sales capacity

Can-do personality, competitive and driven

Excellent interpersonal relations and demonstrated ability to work with others effectively in teams

High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts

Self-motivated and able to work independently and proactively without supervision.

Excellent organizational, strategic, planning and implementing skills

Ability to travel as required – expected travel requirement app. 50-60%.

Compensation and Benefits:

Canadian Solar offers a competitive salary plus fully comprehensive benefits and performance bonus package based on an annual objective achievement. Our generous benefits package includes a 40…


About Canadian Solar

Canadian Solar Inc. is a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: CSIQ) that manufactures solar PV modules and provides turn-key solar energy solutions. Founded in 2001 in Canada by Dr. Shawn Qu, Canadian Solar (NASDAQ: CSIQ) operates as a global energy provider with business subsidiaries in over 24 countries on 6 continents. Besides serving as a manufacturer of solar PV modules and provider of solar energy solutions, Canadian Solar has a geographically diversified pipeline of utility-scale power projects. With the company’s recent acquisition of Recurrent Energy, Canadian Solar’s total project pipeline is now 20.4 GW, including an increase in the late-stage project pipeline to 2.4 GW. Including two state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Ontario, Canadian Solar employs nearly 9,000 workers worldwide. This translates to more than 16 GW of panel shipments, or approximately 70 million PV modules, in the past 15 years. Together with Recurrent Energy, Canadian Solar is ushering the way into a new era of clean, competitive, mainstream power. Canadian Solar production facilities in Canada, China, Indonesia, Vietnam and Brazil are structured for the manufacturing of ingots, wafers, solar cells, solar PV modules, solar power systems and specialized solar products.