Director of Project management (R&D, NPI) for Environmental Sensor Startup company in Newark, Ca.

r&d, project manager
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description






Director of Project management (R&D, NPI) for Environmental Sensor Startup company in Newark, Ca.


Summary


High visibility position in a fast-growing vertically integrated company. In this critical role, you will be responsible for Technical/Business Program Management of multiple product lines responsible for the development projects from initial proposal phase through production launch.


Responsibilities



  • Establish and maintain a standard set of practices, processes and templates for managing cross-functional team projects consistently and efficiently to reduce project related risk and costs

  • Design and Implement system and tools to enable rapid NPI for product development teams, and provide departments loading and expense data to enable project allocation decision making

  • Report new product introduction (NPI) project status to senior management on a regular basis, effectively communicating risk assessment to support effective decision making
    Identify, scope and lead cross-functional process improvement projects impacting product development efficiency and on-time execution in collaboration with other departments and teams.

  • Facilitate negotiation and conflict resolution across all levels and departments, assigning actions and escalating as needed. Work with industry experts to stay aligned to latest project management best practices and trends, document and train the company staff.


Must Have Skillsets



  • 5+ Years of Project Management experience, Operational Planning, and process improvement in a fast paced environment.

  • BS in Information Systems, Engineering, Business Management or related

  • 5 years of experience directly managing engineering teams and operations teams

  • In-depth experience with highly technical projects preferably in the semiconductor industry from design initiation through shipment

  • Expertise in project management where process or structure does not exist

  • Strong communicator who can effectively communicate at all levels within the Company

  • Ability to influence and negotiate with cross-functional teams


Desired Skillsets



  • Experience working with a variety of project management and business analytic tools

  • Strong communicator who can effectively communicate at all levels within the Company

  • Ability to influence and negotiate with cross-functional teams

  • Sense of urgency to meet internal customer requirements

  • High level of integrity in creating and honoring commitments

  • Proven ability to drive change and create rapid, measurable improvements

  • Intermediate to advanced Excel, PowerPoint and Data Analysis skills


Type: Direct Hire


Location: Newark, Ca



Posted By

Sandra Montes

1999 S. Bascom Avenue, Suite 800 Campbell, CA, 95008

Contact
Dice Id : 10365912
Position Id : 5929116
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