General Purpose :
Lead Operation teams in planning and executing new product ramps
Drive ramp readiness with Engineering, Planning, Procurement, and Product Marketing teams.
Plan capacity, ramp plan, and drive materials readiness to ensure part availability, quality and cost
Communicate requirements, schedules, and supply plans to facilitate technical readiness with supply chain teams
Leading all communications, upward and downward through the organization; raising key issues and options for resolution with executive teams.
Position Summary, Responsibilities and Expectations :
Manage all aspects of new supplier bring-up, qualification, capacity planning, assurance of supply and execution to project timelines / schedules
Handle component readiness to ensure part availability, quality and cost
Manage schedule health by driving weekly meetings with manufacturing partner for build planning and readiness, with input and support from cross-functional leads.
Track readiness / risks : work with procurement teams and engineering teams on material down-selections, technical and production risks
Communicate system requirements and schedules to facilitate technical readiness with cross-functional teams.
Report out on program updates on a weekly, monthly basis to all levels of the organization.
Manage multiple complex programs - program management, facilitation, work prioritization, planning and task delegation
Collaborates with cross-functional teams and manufacturing partner to record, drive and ensure resolution of all technical and process issues.
Influence product cost and product margin through material usage optimization projects.
Essential Skills and Experience :
5+ years of experience in manufacturing, supply chain management or product development in a hardware company.
5+ years of experience in managing cross-functional projects and programs with tight deadlines
Working knowledge of all factory operations including IQC, SMT, Assembly, Test, and Packing
Results oriented and attention to detail.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to present to management.
Ability to travel up to 25%.
Tenacious problem solving & issue resolution skills
Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills
Ability to influence across multiple functional teams
Flexibility to adapt to dynamic and rapidly changing environments
Driven and motivated by accomplishing extraordinary objectives
Excellent communication (written & oral), interpersonal and presentation skills, along with strong analytical and project management skills.
Prior experience in PC gaming peripherals a plus