TITLE: Commercialization Manager (Technology)
LOCATION: Des Plaines, IL
DESCRIPTION: GTI is seeking a Technology Commercialization Manager. This individual will be at the forefront of GTI’s efforts to monetize its clean energy technologies and solutions. You will be involved in establishing and managing commercialization programs for high-value projects, based on their intellectual property. The incumbent will work across the GTI organization; with R&D teams and IP counsel to identify strategic programs; use techno-economic tools to establish the value of the technology; grow purposeful relationships and develop these into commercial partnerships through innovative commercial models that create value for GTI and its partners. The position reports to the VP of Commercialization and requires collaboration across the entire GTI Enterprise.
We are proud of what we do because our work matters. GTI is working toward solving global energy challenges in transitioning to a low-carbon economy. We have a proven track record in producing innovative ideas and commercializing solutions to deliver clean and reliable energy. At GTI, we deliver innovative technology products and solutions for safe, efficient, and responsible energy.
So, what does that mean for you? You will work in a positive and respectful work culture that fosters growth, collaboration, and opportunity. You will be supported by competitive compensation, incentives, and benefits, while enjoying purposeful work that drives improvement of delivering clean energy to the world.
GTI offers generous benefits, competitive salaries, career advancement, and the opportunity to work alongside a professional R&D environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Travel and Work Location
Our Strategy & Commercialization Division is a hybrid team across different time zones. Although candidates local to Des Plaines, IL are preferred, this position has been granted approval by the SVP of Corporate Strategy & Innovation to be fully remote. This position does require travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time.
The health and safety of our employees is a top priority for GTI. To comply with Presidential Executive Order 14042 (“EO14042”) on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, we are requiring that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. You will be required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated on your first day of employment. If you need an accommodation based upon a disability or sincerely held religious belief, we have a process to consider such requests and you may initiate that process by contacting Human Resources.
Other duties as assigned
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering; advanced degree such as MBA preferred
5-10 years’ experience with technology development and monetization, leveraging customer relationships to drive commercial success
A proven track record of establishing and developing authentic relationships with potential technology/commercial partners leading to the successful launch of new products, services, or businesses
A proven track record in managing several projects simultaneously, with multi-disciplinary dimensions
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)