Job Description :
As part of the Hybid IT supply chain, the Manager of the Early Engagement Engineering (EEE) team leads a team of talented team of Taipei based engineers and program managers to secure the timely launch of Volume server products.
The team focused on early engagement from pre-concept phases through early development to the launch of the product in HPE’s global supply chain
Manage a team of 10+ direct reports including technical program managers, electrical, mechanical and manufacturing engineers
Using DFX and lean design, the EEE team is responsible for working early in the design phase to assure products manufacturable and error proofed.
The EEE team works with R&D and product management to assure designs are simplified as much as possible
Works with site enablement, regional teams, and manufacturing partners to assure the manufacturing sites are ready for the pilot & launch of Volume Server products.
The EEE team directly produces key deliverables such as assembly methods, touch time calculations, and debug guides.
Develop processes to for managing New, Unique & Different (NUD) features on new products. Work with core team managers to track NUDs, clarify actions across the engineering / supply chain teams, and improve launch predictability
The EEE team is responsible for assuring product meets ramp requirements including volume, cycle time, and yield goals.
Team drives timely resolution of issues and continues to refine processes. Secures hand-off to sustaining teams after initial ramp period of 90 days
Oversee and / or lead cross functional teams to develop new supply chain capabilities and processes.
Develops a culture of continuous process improvement through metric driven performance and disciplined engineering processes.
Builds strong working relationships with his / her peers in product management, R&D, and across the supply chain.
Communicates project status and escalates issues to direct managers, program managers, and internal and external development partners.
Provides people-care management for assigned team members, including hiring, setting and monitoring of annual performance plans, coaching, and career development;
ensures that proper knowledge and career development tools are in place to support ongoing team member and process development
Some international travel will be required (generally less than 4 -6 weeks / year
Education / Experience
Bachelor's degree in engineering discipline or related of field study. Master's degree is a plus
Minimum 10 years’ experience in Supply Chain and / or R&D new production introduction including site readiness / manufacturing supporting multiple manufacturing sites
5+ years of direct people management
Knowledge / Skills
Experience working with multi-functional product development and new product introduction teams. Strong working knowledge of phased development NPI / Product Development Process.
Strong working knowledge of Design for manufacturing and lean design principles
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience presenting at director & VP levels. Demonstrates mastery of both English and Mandarin.
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to manage multiple projects with conflicting priorities.
Willing to be accountable for activities of others without direct authority
Ability to manage projects of significant scope and complexity involving teams from multiple functions including time and risk management, resource prioritization, and project structuring.
PMI certification and Lean Six Sigma training is helpful
HPE is an equal opportunity employer / Female / Minority / Individual with Disabilities / Protected Veteran Status