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Program Manager - NPI

Milpitas, CA 95035

Job Function: Project Management Job Number: 401481

Job Description

Johnson Service Group is looking for a Program Manager for one of our Clients in the Bay Area.  This person is responsible for one or more simultaneous products that are under development for customers. One should have a background in heavy NPI with a high level of transactions, multiple discipline communication capability, well versed in managing a customer focused team, extremely detailed record keeping and pro-active. 

  • Chair customer focus team meetings to assign actions and drive customer requirements within manufacturing.
  • Overall responsible for leadership of all phases of management for the existing customer; includes interfacing with all internal partners and staff to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Coordinate the efforts of cross-functional departments as required to ensure that programs are run within the requirements of the customer needs.
  • Overall responsible for leadership of all phases of management for the existing customers.
  • Monitor all relevant department metrics and KPI’s and take associated actions where necessary.
  • Suggest and lead/participate in improvement and development measures to reduce costs gain efficiencies for all areas of responsibility.
  • Serves as the main interface between multiple manufacturing sites and customer to drive project plans to schedule and cost targets.
  • Serve as site SAP super user for area of responsibility.
  • Provides guidance and recommendations to business unit management in relation to interpretation of relevant regulations, including applicable trade reference programs, and the integration of regulatory requirements into business plans and processes.
  • Supports the Quality Management system including conformance to ISO based registrations and controls for the facility business plan based upon targeted market sectors.
  • Manages conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment, as well as partners with business executives and operations leaders to develop appropriate solutions.
  • Reviews and supports negotiations on terms and conditions for completing Contracts and Agreements to help establish strategic customer partnerships.
  • Prepares activity reports and other data input as required.
  • Manages and conducts customer Quarterly Business Review (QBR).
  • Manages customer expectation and serve as Voice Of Customer (VOC) to factory.
  • Manage and maintain account profitability.
  • Manage customer Excess and Obsolete (E&O) as well as Accounts Receivable (A/R).
  • Backlog management.
  • Accurately publish revenue projection.

  • 7 years minimum experience in a contract manufacturing or high-technology company, 10 years’ experience preferred.
  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in a technical, business, or financial discipline.
  • Previous program management experience required.
  • Must be self-directed, dependable, and motivated with excellent relationship and time management skills.
  • Establishing and supporting Lean, Six Sigma, and/or other related processes for continuous improvement of critical operational metrics across key functions.
  • CPI, CRM or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects. Ability to meet stated customer-initiated deadlines.
  • Proficient with PC-based software including SAP and Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Strong, effective organizational skills required; detail and data oriented; ability to multitask.
  • Possess excellent communication skills in both verbal and written form.
  • Ability to read, and interpret engineering instructions, schematics, technical procedures, and various reports.
  • Possess a high level of integrity in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers and employees.
  • Maintain courteous, professional, and effective working relationships with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Available to work the days and hours necessary to perform all assigned responsibilities and tasks.  Must be available (especially during regular business hours or shifts) to communicate with subordinates, supervisors, customers, vendors, and any other person or organization with whom interaction is required to accomplish work and goals.
  • This may include odd hour teleconferences with global facilities.

The program manager is expected to travel to customer and supplier sites as needed. There is a potential for international travel to other Client facilities. Percentage of travel not to exceed 25%

Salary starting at $100k DOE
** Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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