Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to any of these and you ll fit right in here at Leading Internet / New Media Company. We are a smart team of doers that work passionately to apply cutting edge advances in robotics and software to solve real-world challenges that will transform our customers experiences in ways we can t even imagine yet.
The Leading Internet / New Media Company Robotics (AR) Operations organization manufactures high-quality robotics and gets the right materials to the right place at the right time to enable our automated solutions. It s a fast-paced operation that works cross-functionally with teams across Leading Internet / New Media Company globally, and is driven by data and performance indicators. The Operations Technical Program Manager will be responsible for taking new products and technology into production. The role will own cross-functional communications, strategic planning for manufacturing from prototype to high volume, KPI development, and cost-reduction initiatives. In this position you will be responsible for scoping and delivering large projects end-to-end for manufacturing, supply chain and test; collecting business and systems requirements from internal and external customers; writing specifications; driving project schedules from design to full production. You will be expected to clearly communicate goals, roles, responsibilities, and desired outcomes to internal cross-functional and remote project teams. As a NPI Technical Program Manager, you will provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints.
Manage AR Operations NPI programs and strategic planning
Manage major projects and initiatives within Operations (beyond NPI)
Develop and manage integrated schedules and project plans.
Work closely with commodity management and engineering teams to drive prototype and production material.
Coordinate with design engineering to drive release of product design documents.
Provide regular updates to senior leadership teams across multiple sites and functions.
Coordinate the development of manufacturing tools, processes, and infrastructure.
Facilitate successful internal and external alpha and beta testing
Drive development of program specific quality plans across multiple teams.
Write business and operational planning documents for the project teams.
Identify and recommend programs across the AR Operations department on behalf of NPI programs.
Bachelor s degree.
5+ years experience involving program management in a complex technology context, with manufacturing experience. Robotics, and/or product development experience a plus.
Ability to deliver multiple projects or programs with aggressive schedules.
Experience and proven skill in written and verbal business communications, including writing white papers, designing organizational communications, reporting metrics, generating useful management and control reports, and articulating business cases for executive audiences.
Experience managing a technology product from concept through delivery.
Familiar with all facets of Operations manufacturing for high volume products, including but not limited to automated/semi-automated manufacturing line, tooling development and qualification, End of Line testing, and Quality systems.
Experience working with engineering teams to define, scope, and prioritize product requirements to ensure operational and manufacturing success.
Has managed and/or worked effectively to influence large teams. Able to work well across functional groups, and successfully influence others to get things done.
Strong grasp of project management tools. Oracle ERP experience is a plus.
Able to travel periodically based on program needs.
MBA or advanced Engineering degree preferred.
Uses a strong analytical approach to problem-solving.
Ability to devise frameworks and mechanisms to resolve work streams and prioritize projects.
Experience in manufacturing/operations/supply chain analysis, and/or process improvement (eg. Lean-Six Sigma).
Self-motivated and able to solve problems independently and in team settings.
Willing to roll up sleeves and do what needs to get done to consistently deliver results.
Leading Internet / New Media Company is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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