Operations Program Manager



11-50 employees

Advanced software for comprehensive battery management and optimization

Data & Analytics

$160,000 - $190,000

Health, dental, and vision care, 401K savings plan, and unlimited vacation policy included.

Mid, Senior

San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain/Operations discipline or equivalent experience. MBA or relevant certifications such as PMP or Six Sigma are a plus.
  • 5+ years of experience in Program or Project and Process Management.
  • 2+ years in high-growth enterprise software or technology firms.
  • Proven experience in program management within a technical environment, preferably in battery testing or related industry.
  • Proficiency in project management tools and software, including Jira and Asana.
  • Develop and execute strategic plans to optimize operational efficiency within the battery lab, aligning with company objectives and industry best practices.
  • Drive business planning initiatives to enhance insights and decision-making processes, leveraging operational data from the battery testing activities.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of operational strategies with broader organizational goals and initiatives.
  • Implement performance metrics and KPIs to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of operational processes, identifying areas for improvement and innovation.
  • Lead continuous improvement projects to streamline operations, reduce costs, and enhance overall productivity in the battery lab environment.
  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders, including clients, suppliers, and internal teams, to foster collaboration and achieve operational excellence.
  • Manage relationships with external battery testing vendors, overseeing the selection process, negotiating pricing, and ensuring compliance with testing protocols, project requirements and delivery timelines.
  • Develop and manage program schedules, technical issues, design release management and resource needs with engineering and cross-functional teams

Zitara is a forward-thinking company that leverages a blend of physics and machine learning to provide in-depth insights into battery performance and safety, thereby enabling companies to make informed decisions about battery selection and maintenance. Their unique approach not only mitigates safety risks but also enhances product reliability, contributing to the broader goal of promoting renewable energy. With a focus on reducing waste and cost, Zitara's commitment to solving complex battery challenges sets them apart in the industry.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth