Program Manager IV
Location: Cupertino, CA/Hybrid
Duration: 9 Months
Our team is responsible for the design decisions that go into making millions of Client products' packaging. We have a diverse and inquisitive team that drives creative thought. By giving the team the resources they need to be leaders in innovation, we are also successful at driving precision. Through our collaborative process we create memorable experiences for our customers. These elements come together to make Client an amazing environment for motivated people to do the greatest work of their lives. You will become part of an Engineering Project Management Team that sets the standard in cultivating excellence, creativity and innovation. Will you help us design the next generation of revolutionary Client products
As a Packaging Engineering Project Manager you will be responsible for leading development activities, executing builds, driving testing and validation of the design, and finally handing off a high quality, first class product to mass production.
You should have at least 8 years of combined experience in project management and mechanical engineering delivering products comprised of multiple materials and high aesthetic quality
You are comfortable to drive day-to-day activities to meet overall project objectives
We look up to you to enable the development effort by creating and monitoring an efficient, streamlined process. Redirect pitfalls and develop a better course of action
Identify and direct all resources required to execute successful projects
Collaborate and facilitate communication across engineering managers, operations manager, marketing managers and our OEM partners to meet very aggressive cost, schedule, and quality goals.
Lead cross-functional communication between project teams and external vendors
Provide timely issue resolution and critical path management
Offer multiple levels of status across a wide a Telecommunications and Media company of individual contributors to executive management
Understand technical issues and drive them to closure by bringing together key partners for decision-making
Excellent communication, organizational, and leadership skills
Self-motivated and dedicated with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities
Ability to work in a high-pressure dynamic environment and demonstrate agility
Understands and deals well with rapid development cycles; remains flexible and calm in the face of ambiguity
Multinational development experiences also a plus.
Understanding CAD/Mechanical design is nice to have.
For this role we are looking for a Project/Program Manager with a minimum of 5+ years of related packaging/mechanical background. If you were a practicing engineer prior to becoming a project manager, you will add great value to this role. You are an authority of Multi-tasking and dealing with ambiguity.
As a packaging EPM, you will support cross functional teams like Operations, Mechanical Engineering, Design and Marketing. You are experienced with portable consumer electronics devices and familiar with mechanical enclosure parts. To thrive in this role, you need to have detailed knowledge of product development processes as well as a strong understanding of manufacturing processes.
Education & Experience:
Bachelors or masters degree in engineering is preferred.
MBA and/or PMP certification preferred
Mandarin fluency is a bonus.