Senior Project Manager

Job Post Index 2403FA-Sy##
Location Sunnyvale, CA
Description: Description
  • Responsible for managing the programming, planning and activation of Quality Engineering projects under the general supervision of the Director.
  • Ensures the completion of projects are in scope, on schedule, within budget, and meets all program objectives.
  • Works collaboratively with other Operations Product Quality team to facilitate Engineering and Operations Management maximize efficiencies, achieve annual goals.
  • Manages key Lean Quality projects such as reduction in rework, reduction in quality notifications, etc., and improves product quality processes attending Kaizen events, process mapping, 5s, or other lean tools.
  • Works with management to identify new process improvement opportunities in the areas of product quality, cost, performance, and preventive and predictive maintenance.
  • Evaluates and analyzes current process metrics and performance to identify areas requiring improvements.
  • Analyzes and identifies opportunities to reduce process variation, improve process capabilities and optimize process performance.
  • Develops process improvement initiatives to increase operational efficiency and productivity.
  • Facilitates the deployment of new and changed processes to provide improved results.
  • Develops standard procedures and policies to be followed by the Engineers.
  • Trains and guide resources
  • Works with various teams to reduce process and business variations.
  • Assists Managers in management for capital projects.
  • Prepares project presentations for management when needed.
Skills: Qualifications
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or a related field
  • Advanced degree (Master’s in Engineering or a related field) preferred
  • Is familiar with the Gemba process and product quality improvement on the production floor.
  • Minimum 10+ years of progressive hands-on experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Lean training and experience required.
  • Green belt or higher is a preferred qualification.
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), and planning skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, and reasoning)
  • Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines, and reporting

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