NPI Program Manager

  • Location:
    Shanghai, China
  • Area of Interest
    Supply Chain
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    *None
  • Job Id
    1219392
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Who You'll Work With

New Product Program Manager (NPPM): The accountable team leader for overall coordination of product line introduction with heavy emphasis on all development activities from pre-CC to GAC.

What You'll Do

·       Manage Engineering relationships. Act as primary interface to Engineering Product teams.

·       Comprehensive analysis and mitigation of business and technical risks for Product Operations and Engineering.

·       Early engagement and assessment of MFG issues for new business or product ideas prior to concept commit to scope project and create robust project plan.

·       Lead project team engagement and execution to enable various offer enablement, including HW, SW subscription, and bundles.  

·       Managing programs from concept to Launch with strong program management fundamentals. Manages the lifecycle of the compliance to all the defined quality gates. Influence manufacturing capacity / capability, design stability, risk planning.

·       Supplier selection, development and monitoring. Optimal supply chain design, development and evolution.

·       Report on schedule, cost and resources throughout the project, accountable for overall scope, cost, quality, and delivery for program.

·       Plan and implement risk, communication and stakeholder management while driving issues to timely resolution. Oversee and prioritize risk mitigation strategies (multi-source tech assessment, component, cost variance, supply chain review, and input)

·       Actively seeks and incorporates best practices and results from post-project assessments into new products

 

Who You Are

·       10 or more years working experience.

·       Extensive background in Prod/Mfg Operations, Quality and Supply Chain Management. Experience in High Tech Telecommunications or Networking Equipment industry highly desired.

·       Experience of working in a New Product Introduction (NPI) MFG environment with Contract Manufacturers and ODM/JDM suppliers. Experience in Product Life Cycle Management is a plus.

·       Extensive experience in process development

·       Energetic, outstanding ability in learning. Must be comfortable working in dynamic and changing environment

·       Excellent executive level communication and influencing skills

·       Demonstrated experience leading with cross-functional impact

·       Exceptional Collaborator & Team skills

·       Exceptional oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with internal and external stakeholders

·       Basic knowledge or experience in SW development, release, and subscription model

Requires BA/BS degree or equivalent training plus 8+ years NPI, Process Development & Program Management experience. MBA degree is a plus.

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