Company: Shell
Skills: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Education: Masters Degree
Location: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Where do you fit in?

In the Power team within Shell's Projects & Technology organization you are going to be part of the Electrification Group that develops Products to decarbonise fossil-based energy in industrial processes through electrification. You will be reporting to the Team Lead Electrification Products.

The Electrification Group includes a wide range of experts over the different areas of electrification from renewable generation to the various uses of renewable power to decarbonise industrial processes. The Electrification Products Team has a strong focus on electro-thermal (e.g. Power to Heat) product-based solutions, along with electro-mechanical applications and a growing focus on electro-chemical solutions.

What's the role?

As a Product Manager, you will be leading a multi-disciplinary team in the conception, development and market introduction of commercially attractive product-based solutions for the electrification of industrial processes from renewable power.

More specifically, the role requires that you:
  • Management of the new product introduction life cycle: conception, development, demonstration, commercial deployment and operational experience
  • Lead cross functional teams from within the Power team, other specialist teams across Shell and external partners to deliver product-based solutions to firm schedule and budgetary commitments
  • Maintain knowledge of current and emerging electrification technologies
  • Build and maintain knowledge of the technical and commercial characteristics of power systems (generation to industrial usage)
  • Contribute to the definition and update of the electrification product roadmap to deliver strategic goals
  • Lead market, competitor, customer and use-case analyses to develop specifications for product based-solutions
  • Lead techno-economic/business modelling of product-based solutions at the use-case level
  • Manage the screening, selection, qualification, integration and activities of suppliers and partners throughout the development to market introduction life cycle
  • Lead the set-up and incubation of execution capabilities to commercially delivery product-based solutions
  • Bring product-based solutions knowledge to the identification and pursuit of commercial opportunities
  • Direct component and system level testing to validate and demonstrate product-based solutions and their interfaces within larger integrated end-to-end solutions
  • Facilitate the application of 'agile' based product design and development to meet product specifications
  • Apply Shell's procedures for development and project execution to deliver the targeted outcomes with a continuous focus on quality, risk management and value creation
  • Drive continued improvement in product-based solutions
  • Drive HSSE excellence always for personnel, operations and in the inherent design of the product-based solutions

What we need from you
  • Master's degree or higher in Electrical engineering, Mechanical engineering, Chemical engineering, physics or related discipline with strong components of electrical power and thermal design
  • Substantial experience in the development and design of equipment or key components in electro-thermal applications or similar
  • Has passion and commitment to using your knowledge and experience to help the energy transition and decarbonization of society through economically attractive solutions
  • Understanding of electrification technologies and power systems
  • Experience in the development and deployment of equipment to meet stringent customer and market specifications
  • Commercial abilities and experience
  • Project management skills in a gated new product introduction setting
  • Experience of 'agile' development techniques with a focus on design for cost and manufacture
  • Ability to fluently move your focus from macro techno-economic requirements and trade-offs to technical considerations as required
  • Leadership skills gained through delivery of outcomes in a matrix organization
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Relationship management experience with technical and non-technical collaborators (internal/external)
  • Collaborative style with a commitment to an inclusive work culture and DEI

Company Description

Shell Nederland BV is a platform for international collaboration, with Shell offering direct employment to around ten thousand people in the Netherlands alone, including roughly 2,800 non-Dutch employees from around 80 countries. Diversity is key at Shell Nederland, and our employees reflect the innovation that stems from a diverse workforce. By joining Shell Nederland, you will benefit from an unrivalled industry-leading development programme that will see you tap into a pool of expert knowledge that will help propel your career. Shell Nederland is the holding company of most Shell companies operating in the Netherlands. Shell Nederland also has an advisory and coordinating role in numerous areas.

An innovative place to work

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