Team Leader, Field Applications Engineer, Solar/PV - Germany & Austria

Sales Germany


Description

Enphase Energy is a global energy technology company and leading provider of solar, battery, and electric vehicle charging products. Founded in 2006, Enphase transformed the solar industry with our revolutionary microinverter technology, which turns sunlight into a safe, reliable, resilient, and scalable source of energy to power our lives. Today, the Enphase Energy System helps people make, use, save, and sell their own power. Enphase is also one of the fastest growing and innovative clean energy companies in the world, with approximately 68 million products installed across more than 145 countries.
 
We are building teams that are designing, developing, and manufacturing next-generation energy technologies and our work environment is fast-paced, fun and full of exciting new projects.
 
If you are passionate about advancing a more sustainable future, this is the perfect time to join Enphase!
About the role
As a Field Applications Engineer Team Leader, you will be a regional leader for our Field Applications Engineering team in Germany and Austria, responsible for pre-sales technical support, as well as on-site installation and commissioning of new products, such as our IQ Battery technology. 
 
This role will be home office based, with a team of six Field Applications engineers based across the region. Alongside managing the team there will be some customer and site visits and occasional visits to our office and lab in Frankfurt and other Enphase locations to work with colleagues. 
What you will do
  • Manage a team of Field Applications Engineers based across Germany and Austria, responsible both people management and technical leadership
  • Be a member of the Germany & Austria management team alongside managers from other functional departments responsible for the same region
  • Support the Sales Organization with battery and PV technical expertise and deep product knowledge 
  • Provide clear Customer Technical Requirements feedback to Product Management and Product Development Teams 
  • Develop and deliver documentation such as: design guides, line diagrams, standard bills of materials, technical briefs, best practices, and training 
  • Provide onsite and remote commissioning training and support for install partners for PV and battery storage systems 
  • Support new product launches and introductions 
  • Execute customer-facing New Product Introduction (NPI) field activities 
  • Coordinate and execute field testing and feedback collection for new hardware and software 
  • Close cooperation and alignment with Customer Support and Field Services to deliver a best-in-class Customer Support Experience 
Who you are and what you bring   
  • A minimum of 8 years’ technical and 2 years of PV industry experience.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a team supervisor or manager.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience - preferred.
  • Fluent in German (minimum C1 level) and English (minimum B2 level) - essential.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Process-focused, highly organized and comfortable in a fast-paced, results-driven environment.
  • Relevant local electrical qualifications/licenses preferred.
  • Practical and hands-on experience and expertise with distributed PV, battery storage, EV charging, heat pumps and energy management applications.
  • Hands-on expertise in troubleshooting electrical systems and data networks using tools such as multi-meters, power quality analysers, data acquisition etc. 
  • Strong knowledge of local electrical and system regulatory codes.
  • Experience working remotely with strong self-management and interpersonal skills and a proven record of establishing and maintaining working relationships with customers, peers, and managers.
  • Willingness to travel locally, domestically and at times internationally as needed.
  • A passion for the renewable sector

We are building teams with highly talented individual contributors and leaders who design, develop, and manufacture next-generation energy technologies. Our work environment is fast-paced, fun, and full of exciting new projects.
 
If you care about our planet and are passionate about creating a more sustainable future, this is the perfect time to join Enphase. 
All CVs must be submitted in English.