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Lab Manager, Program Management Analyst

Location: Austin, TX
Posted On: 02/14/2023
Requirement Code: 62735
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At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible. We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies - building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center.
Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the ?€?extra mile?€? to achieve unthinkable results. It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world. If you have this type of passion, we invite you to look at the opportunities available to come join our team.
Lab Manager, Program Management Analyst
The Role:
This position is a critical role to maintain the day-to-day operations of the Diagnostics labs in Austin. The Lab Manager will manage our DIAGs labs to world class standard and will ensure that all lab projects and requests are completed in a timely manner. Bring ups are one of the most exciting phases of the product life cycle. The lab manager will organize and prepare the Diagnostics lab for bring up and post silicon execution. AMD's environment is fast paced, results oriented and built upon a legion of forward-thinking people with a passion to deliver the best products! We have competitive benefit packages and an award-winning culture. Join us!
The Person:
A successful candidate will have solid knowledge of how engineering labs are managed. The lab manager needs to be highly organized and a methodical lab space planner to allocate test stations that meet each program demands. Must be able to travel by vehicle (15-20 minutes' drive) between Austin AMD Sites and have a valid driver's license. The candidate must have some technical background and interpersonal confidence to manage the Diagnostics labs and enable the facility to meet our aggressive roadmap demands. Additionally, previous experience in lab management is an asset.
Key Responsibilities:
• Provides Diagnostics Lab Management Services to meet project execution schedule and requests by the Diagnostic Engineers/Program Managers.
• Maintain & Organize lab infrastructure.
• Provide end to end ownership for space planning, equipment and infrastructure purchases and setup of new and existing Diagnostic labs to execute simultaneous roadmap programs.
• Engage with Facilities for installation of work benches, racks, test farms, lighting, equipment installations, space modification and other building related needs in the labs.
• Be an advocate for lab safety and maintain housekeeping rules in the lab.
• Must maintain space efficiency in the labs.
• Drive standardized, best practices and processes across all Diagnostic labs.
• Lead optimization efforts for maximum utilization of space, power, and cooling.
• Ensure all Diagnostics labs conforms to ISO ESD standard and pass all internal and external lab inspection/ISO audits.
• Ensure compliance with safety, quality controls, equipment calibration, capital equipment asset tagging/tracking, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD), and preventative maintenance.
• Use asset management systems to update locations of test equipment.
• Maintain test equipment and ESD calibrations.
• Schedule and perform a quarterly joint lab inspection with the Site EHS Representative. Will also submit EHS checklist to Site EHS Rep every month.
• Use Job Safety Analyses (JSAs) to understand potential safety hazards/recommendations for common tasks in the lab. Will also work with the Site EHS Representative to develop and update JSAs when changes occur.
• Enforce all AMD, Security, IT, and EHS policies in the labs.
• The DIAGs Lab Manager must respond to incidents that happen within their lab.
• Approve/Remove user access to the lab and maintain access list of lab users in their area.
Preferred Experience:
• Prior Lab Management experience of managing a sophisticated and professional engineering lab.
• Experience in using an asset management system for tracking systems, monitor system health, and lab system utilization.
• Proven interpersonal, organizational, analytical, and project planning & execution skills.
• Experience working in a fast-paced technical organization and multi-site environment.
• Must have great Space Planning skills.
• Good knowledge of Engineering Lab Test Equipment • Hands-on experience, analytical & systematic approach to problem solving.
• Knowledge on 6S, EHS, ISO9001 and other best practice measurement.
• Proficient knowledge of Windows OS and Office.


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