Business Development Engineer at Millibatt, Inc.
About the role
Business Development Engineer
Los Angeles, CA
Temporarily remote / In-person with Covid-19 vaccination
Full Job Description
If you are passionate about sales and emerging technology, are a self-starter finding new opportunities to solve customer challenges, this is an ideal opportunity! Millibatt is a fast-growing company with the leading technology in microbatteries for IoT and biomedical devices. The ideal candidate will have established customer relationships and knowledge to promote the sale of electronic and electrical components.
Qualify, develop, and maintain successful B2B accounts and customer relationships worldwide
Provide effective and consistent communication internally and externally with management
Complete CRM reporting, forecasting and customer analysis
Periodic participation in trade shows
Find creative solutions to problems relating to circuit design and testing
Communicate with external partners and customers; keep them up-to-date on Millibatt’s product offerings
Interface with Millibatt’s manufacturing team to track and plan inventory
Manage shipments of samples, prototypes etc. to and from customers and partners
Update technical marketing documents including product guides, white papers, etc.
Communicate electrical measurements on sensors, communication boards, energy harvesters, MCUs and PMICs in combination with batteries
Plan and execute product demos including online videos and webinars
3-5 years previous success in B2B sales or new business development or Application Engineering is required
Electrical Engineering degree or relevant work experience
Solution-focused sales approach and detail oriented
Self-starter with high motivation and desire for sales success
Familiarity with wireless communication protocols: Bluetooth, Zigbee, LoRa, etc.
Ability to test, program and debug development kits via I2C etc.
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Familiarity with the basics of battery chemistry and principles of operation preferred
A positive attitude; capable of working independently and adapting to changing priorities.
Why you should join Millibatt, Inc.
Founded in late 2015, Millibatt raised over $4M in funding and developed patent protected 3D batteries for IoT and biomedical sensors. Millibatt's 3D battery technology was developed at UCLA for over 20 years until the founders finished up the project in 2015, founded Millibatt, and licensed the technology to bring to the wearables, medical, and IoT market. Millibatt's 2nd generation product, high power coin battery was launched in September 2020, and is being tested and evaluated in emerging applications in trackers, earbuds and health monitors. The batteries are in the process of getting UN certifications for safe shipping internationally. Our technology is ready to scale up and get into customers’ products.
We are a team of 4, a small and very agile team that takes care of multiple projects independently. Our manufacturing demand is increasing and we are looking for our 5th person to help us on the Sales front managing customer prospecting, qualification, and support customers with engineering problems. If you are the right person to do this, please join us and help us bring batteries to the emerging IoT market and let's grow together at Millibatt!