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Associate New Product Development

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Date: Jun 26, 2022

Location(s): Houston, TX, US, 77070

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  61896 


Gexa Energy/NextEra Energy Services is one of the fastest-growing retail energy providers, delivering innovative energy solutions with affordable electricity plans, including 100 percent renewable energy plans to more than 1.1 million residential and business customers throughout North America.


Position Specific Description


NextEra Energy is a leading clean energy company. With operations in 26 states and Canada, our nearly 14,000 employees provide safe, reliable and affordable electricity to our millions of customers.


We are currently seeking an Associate, New Product Development to join our residential Innovation and New Product Development team which creates new products and services through development of new capabilities, business models, and strategic partnerships, to deliver innovative Energy Management products and services - Home Energy Management, Demand Response, Solar, Battery storage and Electric Vehicle solutions.


The ideal candidate will have a passion for developing and delivering Innovative new products and services at the intersection of energy & technology. They will work successfully with cross functional teams to launch and manage new products. They will participate in the new product development process from research, idea generation & business case creation, concept/product design, market research, testing, trials & operational readiness, all the way to successful product commercialization.


Position Specific Description

  • Responsibilities include generating new ideas and product concepts, economic analysis, vendor development, and coordination of market launch for new products
  • They will develop point of view on key industry topics via detailed regulatory/market  assessments, competitive landscape evaluation, industry/topical research, and internal/external consumer research
  • They will work with cross functional teams (Legal, Regulatory, Marketing, IT, Customer support, others) on the implementation of new products
  • They will manage key product verticals and support product optimization (product design, marketing and sales tactics/strategy) to achieve sales goals for new products
  • They will achieve product / partner targets for customer satisfaction, complaints, incidents and escalations
  • They will achieve contractual SLA's with partners and have alignment on strategic program evolution
  • The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, creative problem solver, and collaborative team player w/ a proactive approach, comfortable wearing many hats working in a startup environment.


Job Overview

Employees in this role conduct complex operational analyses and lead medium to large project teams that support informed decision making within the business unit.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conducts analyses and prepares reports that provide operation and/or technical support to business operations
  • Conducts quantitative and qualitative research to support medium to large special projects
  • Assists with process design and modification for continuous business improvement
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 2+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics
Organization:  Gexa Energy LP 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable


Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.


NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.


NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.



Nearest Major Market: Houston