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NPI Materials Program Manager

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

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.

 

Description

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

 

Education

-  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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