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Manager of Program Management

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  • ID: 541032
  • Posted: 7/5/2024
  • Location: Milpitas, CA
  • Category: Pro - Professional
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placeme

Description

Acara Solutions is hiring a Management of Program Management role in Milpitas, CA- Zollner role for our client located in Milpitas, CA 
a leading provider in the EMS industry, committed to excellence and innovation. Our client specializes in complex mechatronic systems and 
offers cross-sector and cross-technology systems solutions. We seek a dedicated and experienced Management of Program Management role 
to join their dynamic team.
 
Duration: Direct Hire
Salary: $120-135K per year
Hours: Day 
 
Here is what you will do:
The Manager of Program Management will manage and resolve all discrepancies including receiving, accounts payable, and non-conforming materials. They will also establish new supplier relationships and negotiate payment terms.
 
Responsibilities:
 
  • Be the Functional Manager for the Program Managers on the following:
  • Ensure Program Managers update their workbooks weekly
  • Ensure CFT meetings occur every week and NPI Kickoff, Quote Kickoff, and MRR meetings occur as needed
  • Ensure all Program Managers create and work based on their customer action trackers and internal action trackers
  • Ensure meeting minutes are published after each customer meeting
  • Excess and Obsolete (NOO) Updates
  • Weekly excess variance internal report
  • Weekly excess variance claims to customers
  • Monthly submission of report to customer
  • Address NOO issues before the end of each quarter unless otherwise noted in the customer contract
  • Ensure all purchase price variances (PPV) over a certain value are approved by the customer before execution
  • Update and review Backlog every week
  • Escalation point for all Programs
  • Keep all documentation updated such as a Project Management folder, collectible files, etc.
  • Maintain the integrity of the backlog (Demand validation, no forecast inside 60 days, etc.)
  • Maintain Accounts Receivable at a target of less than 2% of total outstanding invoices within 0-30 days, with no receivables at 31 days
  • Perform organic business development
  • Provides guidance and recommendations to business unit management with interpretation of relevant regulations, including applicable trade reference programs, and the integration of regulatory requirements into business plans and processes.
  • Interacts with internal and external customers and colleagues, and other functional areas.
  • Supports the Quality Management system including conformance to ISO-based registrations and controls for the facility business plan based on targeted market sectors.
  • Manages conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment, as well as partners with business executives and operations leaders to develop appropriate solutions.
  • Reviews and supporting negotiations on terms and conditions for completing Contracts and Agreements to help establish strategic customer partnerships.
  • May attend customer Quarterly Business Review (QBR).
 
Job Requirements

 
Required Skills / Qualifications:
 
  • BA or BS Degree (technical, business, or financial discipline)
  • Minimum 7 years' experience in a contract manufacturing or technology company
  • Previous program management experience required.
  • Supports Lean, Six Sigma, and/or other related processes for continuous improvement of critical operational metrics across key functions.
  • CPI, CRM, or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects
  • Proficient with PC-based software including SAP and Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Strong, effective organizational skills required; detail and data-oriented; ability to multitask
  • Possess excellent communication skills in both verbal and written form
  • Ability to read, and interpret engineering instructions, schematics, technical procedures, and various reports
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers and employees
  • Maintain courteous, professional, and effective working relationships with employees at all levels of the organization 
  • BA or BS Degree (technical, business, or financial discipline)
  • Minimum 7 years' experience in a contract manufacturing or technology company
  • Previous program management experience required.
  • Supports Lean, Six Sigma, and/or other related processes for continuous improvement of critical operational metrics across key functions.
  • CPI, CRM, or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects
  • Proficient with PC-based software including SAP and Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Strong, effective organizational skills required; detail and data-oriented; ability to multitask
  • Possess excellent communication skills in both verbal and written form
  • Ability to read, and interpret engineering instructions, schematics, technical procedures, and various reports
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers and employees
  • Maintain courteous, professional, and effective working relationships with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Available to work the days and hours necessary to perform all assigned responsibilities and tasks
  • Must be available (especially during regular business hours or shifts) to communicate with  persons in the organization  
  • This may include odd-hour teleconferences with global facilities.
 
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
 
  • Perform the essential functions of the job
  • Reasonable accommodations available
  • Employee is required to sit, stand, and/or walk for extended periods
  • Use hands and fingers to handle panels and boards
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Talk and hear
  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds
  • Steady hands and dexterity
  • Specific vision abilities include Close vision, Color vision, Peripheral vision, Depth, perception, and ability to adjust focus.
 
Travel:
 
  • Travel to customer and supplier sites as needed
  • Potential for international travel to customers and other Zollner facilities
  • Percentage of travel not to exceed 25%
 
 
If you are interested in this Manager Program Management role in Milpitas, CA please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Acara Solutions go to www.acarasolutions.com  If you have questions about this role, contact Lanee' Davis, at (949) 600-0313 or davisl@acarasolutions.com 
 
 
If you are interested in this Manager Program Management role in Milpitas, CA please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Acara Solutions go to www.acarasolutions.com  If you have questions about this role, contact Lanee' Davis, at (949) 600-0313 or davisl@acarasolutions.com 

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.
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