New Products (NP) CapEx Engineering Program Manager

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Hardware

Summary

Posted: Oct 5, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114381296
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Key Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of finance
  • Impeccable organizational, multi-tasking, and management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written

Description

The NP CapEx EPM is responsible for coordinating equipment requirements between Engineering and OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer). The NP CapEx EPM will work with new product and product ops teams to support product launch and sustaining activities. The PM will work with Engineering to understand the impact of cycle time changes and be responsible for adjusting forecasts accordingly. The PM will verify equipment demands from OEM and coordinate with the business team to ensure equipment is put on order and tracked to delivery. The PM will coordinate with appropriate business and procurement teams to ensure support from equipment vendors regarding setup, installation, repairs and maintenance. The NP CapEx PM creates overall project budget; compiling budget requests from OEM and Quality teams and generate capitalization plan based on project schedules. PM also tracks expenditures by project. A NP CapEx PM is responsible for coordinating with cross functional partners, to ensure program equipment needs are met. Program managers are confident leaders capable of working with multi-functional teams to identify risks, explore solutions, reach consensus and execute mitigations quickly. This requires an in-depth understanding of development and manufacturing process. The PM must respond quickly to changes to the overall goals, schedule, and/or architecture. EPMs must be fearless leaders capable of working with cross-functional teams to identify risks, explore solutions, reach consensus and execute mitigations as quickly and efficiently as possible. As this requires an in-depth understanding of development and manufacturing process. The role includes the following main duties: Drive cross-functional teams towards consensus of requirements Calculate ROI of change in process/equipment requested by OEM or internal teams Provide monthly/quarterly budget updates and capitalization plan Succinctly communicate overall equipment status to the management team Work with new product teams to support product launch and sustaining activities Understand the impact of cycle time changes and be responsible for adjusting forecasts accordingly Verify demands and lead the business team to ensure equipment is tracked to delivery Work with appropriate business and procurement teams to ensure support from vendors regarding setup, installation, repairs and maintenance Build overall project budget, compile budget requests, and generate capitalization plan based on project schedules Respond quickly to changes to the overall goals, schedule, and/or architecture Travel internationally to support project execution

Education & Experience

BS/BA degree in business or technical field MBA a plus

Additional Requirements

  • Experience in manufacturing or test engineering is preferred
  • Willingness and ability to travel internationally - 25%