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VP Operations

Thea Energy

Thea Energy

Kearny, NJ, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Thea Energy is seeking an experienced, organized, and motivated Vice President to lead operations. This position will collaborate across an interdisciplinary team to grow a scalable, processes-driven organization as the Company works to integrate numerous first-of-a-kind technologies. The VP Operations will be responsible for building out a world-leading company capable of tackling one of the most consequential and cutting-edge technologies of our generation - fusion energy.
The Thea Energy team is comprised of self-motivated, innovative, and collaborative individuals with an excitement for solving complex problems. This is a challenging position that requires a high degree of autonomy, and the ideal candidate must be able to move quickly. A proven track record of leading systems engineering, excellent communication skills, and a passion for new technologies and innovation is required.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Design and implement corporate strategies, plans and procedures necessary for the ongoing growth and development of Thea Energy in alignment with organizational vision
  • Set comprehensive goals for spanning first-of-a-kind fusion technology projects to drive performance and growth
  • Drive strategic initiatives and tactical actions that deliver results to improve program cost and schedule performance. Ensure program milestones and performance goals are achieved
  • Oversee daily operations of the Company, including making critical decisions for programs and managing Company labs
  • Work closely with the CEO and other leaders to support new and ongoing initiatives
  • Drive quality, efficiency, and design excellence
  • Establish policies that promote company culture and long-term goals
  • Champion our company values, DEIA, and workforce development initiatives
  • Author reports and presentations to the internal and external stakeholders covering all matters of importance
  • Manage relationships with stakeholders including investors, partners, and vendors

Ideal Experience & Skillsets:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field or higher
  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated strategic leadership, planning, and change management skills
  • Strong communication, collaboration, interpersonal, analytical, problem solving, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to innovate, execute, and flourish in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional work ethic
  • Prioritization of safety above all else
  • Ability to wear many different hats
  • Team player who is excited to help others

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive health benefits (e.g. medical/dental/vision)
  • Employee equity stock options
  • Open vacation policies
  • Work-life balance
It’s not necessary to meet all of the skillsets outlined above. Please feel free to send us a note and tell us why you would still be a great fit for this role or Thea Energy.
Diversity and Inclusion:
Thea Energy is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a company of diverse backgrounds. By creating a diverse environment, we will bring new ideas and approaches to solving some of the world’s hardest (and most important) problems. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, family or marital status, age, disability, veteran’s status, or other characteristic protected by applicable laws and regulations.