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NPI Materials Program Manager

Location: Cupertino, CA
Posted On: 02/05/2024
Requirement Code: 66912
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Here, 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


Required Skills:

o             Excel Proficiency

o             OEM Management

o             Organizational Skills

o             Program Management

o             New Production Introduction

o             Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills

o             Supply Chain Management


Additional Skills

o             Agile

o             Material Planning

o             Process Improvement

o             Build Management

o             Supplier Management

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