In support of Brooks Semiconductor Solution Group, the Program Manager will be responsible for the predictable execution of prioritized programs, measured by time to market, execution of agreed specifications and meeting or exceeding cost and quality targets.
The Program Manager is responsible for:
Leading cross functional teams through deliverables that will include market requirements, initial concept, through development and verification testing, into manufacturing and product launch
Ensuring that programs are properly resourced
Defining and establishing risk mitigation strategies to achieve objectives
Communication of program status to stakeholders
Owning the PDI process
The Program Manager will be responsible for the execution of Brooks Customized Product (CUSP), Continuous Improvement Programs (CIP), and Design in Win (DIW) Programs.
Key activities include early interaction with appropriate team members to develop resource leveled project plans, including risk assessment and mitigation and then executing through the development life cycle. The Program Manager will spend significant time with key functional leaders working to align on program priority.
The Program Manager will lead cross functional teams, which may include the following disciplines: Design Engineering, Product Management, Supply Chain & Logistics, Manufacturing & Test Engineering, Materials, Planning, Quality, Document Control, Service, Finance, and outsourced Contract Manufacturing partners.
Owns and conducts the Product Change Management (PCM) process for Program Intake, including conducting weekly meetings with a cross-functional team. Program Manager is also responsible for determining if a feasibility study is required for a program and conducting the Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) scoping, among other tasks.
Manages multiple revenue driving programs (CUSP, CIP, DIW) ensuring that supporting functions are fully engaged.
Ensures all programs are delivered on time, to specification, at cost targets with great quality.
Leads cross functional teams to identify and mitigate risk to achieve program deliverables.
Communicates status of programs to goals and drives decisions to mitigate risk with clarity and speed. Must be a highly effective communicator with the cross functional team and investment stakeholders.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline with 8+ years of engineering and/or technical program management experience
Proven experience leading cross functional team, to execute execution resulting in successful product solutions.
Demonstrated ability of delivering results, inspiring action to clear and concise objectives and effective communication with all levels of the organization.
Recognized as a leader and a highly effective communicator at all levels of the organization.
Extensive experience with MS Project, including resource loading and leveling
Familiarity with common industrial product regulatory compliance regulations such as CE, ROHS, REACH, NRTL, etc.
Familiarity with project management industry standard practices and able to promote best practices
PMP certification desirable
BROOK LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES
Builds an Accountable and Collaborative Culture
Builds and models a culture of Teamwork and Employee Value, where questioning and constructive challenge are the standard to foster openness and candid dialogue
Encourages accountability and responsibility that enables others to act with integrity and conviction
Promotes partnership and communication
Leads with Customer Focus and Strategic Agility
Sets and clearly articulates a compelling vision inspired by Customer Focus
Develops bold strategic plans and drives achievement
Recognizes opportunities and challenges and modifies strategy accordingly
Addresses current needs while planning for the future
Clearly communicates the need for change and is proactively responsive to the resistance it can evoke
Addresses the conflict and ambiguity inherent in change; creates alignment
Asks insightful questions and links ideas in order to assess the complexities of the environment; explains them in simpler terms. Helps to “map” the terrain so others can navigate the journey.
Develops Organizational Capability
Engages employees by inspiring passion for growth and continuous improvement; inspires individuals to reach their full potential
Builds and fosters effective teams in a global matrix organization
Empowers, delegates and develops talent in consideration of business and development needs
Leads others to seek better ways of doing things.
Fosters and environment of breakthrough solutions, and enables others to do the same
Operates from a framework of possibility; cultivates an environment of idea generation