PDS Tech Inc NPI Materials Program Manager in Cupertino, California
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking NPI Materials Program Manager in Cupertino, CA.
Great ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly.
Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish.
A successful NPI Materials Program Manager is a natural leader and facilitator; is driven, organized, detail oriented and a supply chain expert; excels in program/project management; thrives in an ambiguous environment; is an innovator and strives for continuous improvement in all aspects of the role; manages through relationships and influence.
This role is responsible for material planning, forecasting, and readiness to enable technology development, new product development, supply qualification and factory readiness. This role is a primary interface between Engineering, Operations, Finance, Procurement, and Supplier/Manufacturing Partner(s).
Lead materials budget planning and spend management through partnering with Finance and Engineering
Lead clear to build (CTB) for pre-production build phases
Propose optimized supply planning to ensure on-time build schedule. Drive closure of materials issues
Work closely with Engineering to manage multiple or alternate source qualifications through build management
Lead NPI materials process improvement
Lead daily or weekly supply planning meetings with Manufacturer Partners
- BS/BA with 3 - 5 years or comparable professional experience
NPI (New Product Introduction) supply chain management experience
Project/Program management skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Detailed oriented and excellent organizational skills
Demonstrated ability/experience working in constantly changing environment
Ability to multi-task and set priorities
Proficiency in Excel
Technical expertise and prior OEM management experience a plus
Knowledge in Agile, SAP, Oracle, Numbers, Keynote, and Pages a plus
PMP, APICS, CSCP or CPIM a plus
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.