Chief Operating Officer

Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Operations
Nova Scotia
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Chief Operating Officer
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Reference #SM-14465


NOVONIX is a developer and supplier of high-performance materials, and technologies for the global lithium-ion battery industry with operations in the USA and Canada. NOVONIX is comprised of two businesses: NOVONIX Battery Technology Solutions (BTS) based in Halifax and PUREgraphite (NOVONIX Anode Materials) based in Chattanooga, Tennessee. NOVONIX BTS spun out of Dr. Jeff Dahn’s lab at Dalhousie University, provides the most accurate battery cell testing in the world. Their equipment and cell testing services are used by leading battery makers, researchers and equipment manufacturers including Panasonic, CATL, LG Chem, Samsung SDI, SK Innovation, XALT Energy, K2 Energy, Bosch, Dyson, Dalhousie University, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and Helmholtz Institute. NOVONIX BTS offers an array of services including: materials development and evaluation, cell design, cell testing, and electrolyte analysis.


On behalf of our client, we are currently recruiting for a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to join their team of dedicated professionals in Halifax, Nova Scotia.


Reporting directly to the CEO, the COO will be responsible for leading the Novonix BTS business. Additionally, the COO will provide strategic oversight to the day-to-day operations of the business, working closely with senior leadership to provide direction to the management team. Utilizing your business and technical expertise along with a well-developed team, you are key in helping to drive strategy and decision making to achieve the company’s strong growth goals.


As the ideal candidate, you are a natural people leader possessing proven general management experience, ideally with an organization that has gone through significant growth. With a continuous process improvement mindset, you are well versed in operational and commercial excellence. You thrive in an environment where your team is encouraged and motivated to perform at their best. With a natural curiosity, you have an eye for both big picture thinking and day to day detail and work best in a collaborative environment. With exceptional organization and communication skills, you possess strong business acumen and are highly analytical by nature. If you are an energetic, ambitious, and innovative professional; this is the role for you. Experience managing technology-based projects will be considered a strong asset. A university degree is required; MBA preferred.


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If you have any questions, please contact Brittany Beale, Consultant, at or Scott McGaw, Partner, at If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let us know.


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