Hardware Engineering Program Manager (HW EPM)
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Hardware Engineering Program Manager (HW EPM) responsible for planning and execution of system prototype builds from concept to product ramp and working with system electrical engineering teams to release and validate new board/flex designs.
- 3+ years experience in hardware engineering or operations program management
- Proven ability to effectively manage factory build events and vendors
- Leadership skills and ability to inspire and lead cross-functional teams
- Excellent communication, organizational and leadership skills
- Superior attention to detail
- Ability to manage complex build matrices and detailed build planning
- Self motivated and proactive with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities
- Understands and deals well with rapid development cycles and constant change; remains flexible and calm in the face of uncertainty
- Ability to support international travel for build events
- Planning and execution of product prototype builds, including materials planning and factory readiness
- Establish daily build schedule and distribution plan for identified builds to support overall project plan for in-region and local builds
Successful candidates will have a proven track record of managing complex hardware product builds down to details, ability to drive resolution of technical build blockers with cross-functional teams, and be the primary interface to contract manufacturing partners for the program. Partner closely with cross-functional teams to understand key design changes requiring validation to accurately integrate engineering validation needs into the system build matrix. Provide clear executive level updates on build progress in the form of build reports. Drive development timelines for new boards and flexes and manage internal review process and release to vendors. Primary point of contact for the program with our CM partners, provide clear direction on requests to the factory.
Education & Experience
BS degree in engineering required, electrical or mechanical engineering preferred.