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New Product Introduction Program Manager

Program Management | Santa Clara, CA | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

New Product Introduction Program Manager 977110

A leading electronics testing and measurement company is seeking a New Product Introduction (NPI) Program Manager to join the team. The successful candidate will have to develop, drive and implement NPI plans to ensure a smooth handoff between R&D and Order Fulfillment manufacturing. The company offers a family-oriented culture and environment!

New Product Introduction Program Manager Pay and Benefits:

  • Hourly pay: $55/hr
  • Worksite: Leading Electronics Testing and Measurement Company (Santa Clara, CA 95051) 
  • W2 Employment, Group Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, PSL

New Product Introduction Program Manager Responsibilities: 

  • Develop, drive and implement NPI plans to ensure a smooth handoff between R&D and Order Fulfillment manufacturing.
  • Lead an NPI cross-functional team, being accountable and holding team members accountable for project deliverables.
  • Work closely with the R&D Project Manager to create a detailed, single-aligned NPI project schedule including key cross-functional activities and triggers.
  • Develop NPI risk assessment, including triggers and contingency plans.
  • Actively support and drive Product Lifecycle requirements throughout the NPI.
  • Communicate, track and monitor current progress toward key milestones and completion of NPI deliverables.
  • Cross-functional communications to ensure team alignment.
  • Management communications to report project metrics, status, risks, and appropriate escalations to minimize any negative impacts.
  • Develop and coordinate prototype builds and product ramp.
  • Define and track contingency/mitigation plans through closure.
  • Lead, track and communicate the product’s path to production stability.

New Product Introduction Program Manager Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years relevant experience on new product introductions or project management. 
  • Bachelors or Master Degree or University Degree or equivalent.
  • Strong understanding of product lifecycle and strong Project Management skills.
  • Ability to lead diverse and co-located teams well.
  • Manufacturing product and process understanding.
  • Ability to use positive influence to achieve cross-functional goals and keep a cross-functional team moving toward a common goal.
  • Great understanding of how to balance business risks/benefits and project risks/benefits.
  • High level of ownership, flexibility, and ability to adapt to changing environments.
  • Strong track record of successful plan execution.
  • Detail Oriented, takes initiative, self-motivated.

Job Type: 

  • 40 hours/week, 24 Month Assignment