Product Lifecycle Program Manager, Supply Chain 1223468

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Supply Chain
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
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The Service Provider Product Operations Team is looking for a motivated and an experienced individual (PLPM) to drive the overall cost management and product life cycle from TTQV to EOL. 

This PLPM role is highly visible role and influences Manufacturing, Engineering, and Marketing senior management in devising strategy and execution of several product solutions in worldwide manufacturing.

The selected individual will be leading key areas such as: 

-  Engineering Change Management

-  Product Quality

-  Sustaining escalations (i.e. line stop resolution, CAP accounts, AVL management, manufacturing process improvement), 

-  EOL Strategy

-  Planning development with an integrated product team.

-   Risk management (multi-source tech assessment, component, cost variance, supply chain review over product lifecycle)

-  Action planning for product field performance (quality).

-  Driving initiatives for maintaining healthy gross margins.


In this highly visible role, you will be getting an amazing and unique opportunity to work very closely with HW/SW Engineering, Product Engineers, Marketing, OPT team members, GSM, Services, Manufacturing Ops and EMS partners and will be driving regular discussions at different forums such as IPT, OPT, Quality etc.


-  You offer 5+ years supply chain experience combined with 3+years in Product Lifecycle Program Management.

-  You also bring with you, 3+ years program management experience

-  Do you have a solid understanding of Product Quality related issues (such as driving Umpires/Field notices), LTB process, Change Management, E&O, EOS/EOL strategy, Value Engineering, LTB/Inventory Dashboard Management, Compliance etc.?

-  Are you a good analytic, decision maker with strong communication skills?

-  Are you an influencer?


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