NPI Operations Program Manager

Manufacturing Offsite US, California


Description

Position at Logitech

Your Contribution:

Be Yourself. Be Open. Stay Hungry and Humble. Collaborate. Challenge. Decide and just Do. These are the behaviors you’ll need for success at Logitech. In this role you will:

  • Manage Operations Strategic Programs per assignment
  • On assigned New Product Introduction (NPI) projects, report challenges/risks and align with stakeholders to:
    • Achieve on-time launch and improve time-to-market
    • Maintain source data for NPI Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
    • Continuously improve processes
    • Facilitate operations readiness on all upstream deliverables
    • Identify and mitigate operational risks
    • Smooth out yield and ramp via the rigor of milestone requirements and Design for X (i.e. Design for Manufacturing, Design for Test, Design for Cost, etc.)
  • Train key resources on Playbook and Product Launch Center navigation when applicable
  • Administrate Product Launch Center as a source of truth for schedule, tasks, compliance, finance, and documents
  • Facilitate cross-functional alignment between Operations, Business Group (BG), Engineering, and other key stakeholders
  • Engage and facilitate with external customers and partners as needed
  • Apply NPI processes with structure and flexibility
  • Kickoff NPI setup in Product Launch Center (PLC) and manage through entire product launch
  • Report NPI high-level risks
  • Facilitate NPI post-completion for lessons learned

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Key Qualifications:

For consideration, you must bring the following minimum skills and behaviors to our team:

  • 5+ years’ work experience related to electronics manufacturing, automated test development for electronics, and new product introduction processes.
  • Advanced user of project management tools such as MS Project or similar
  • Ability to interact professionally with senior staff, internally and internationally.
  • Strong interpersonal skills as an influencer and team player.
  • A proven cross-functional leader who has demonstrated the ability to facilitate problem solving sessions across the organization
  • General knowledge on cross-functional areas affecting New Product development: engineering, BOM structure/ cost, compliance, go-to-market
  • Good knowledge of operational areas: sourcing, supply chain, manufacturing, demand/supply planning
  • Excellent skills in logical thinking, quantitative analyses, and problem solving
  • Must have well-developed verbal and written communication and facilitation skills.

In addition, preferable skills and behaviors include:

  • Willing to strive through ambiguous project status to clarity
  • Highly result-driven, self-motivated, and passionate
  • Proven ability to practice out-of-box within a structured framework

Education:

  • BSME/BSEE or equivalent work experience
  • Project Management Certification (PMP) Credential is a plus

    Your Contribution:

    Be Yourself. Be Open. Stay Hungry and Humble. Collaborate. Challenge. Decide and just Do. These are the behaviors you’ll need for success at Logitech. In this role you will:

  • Manage Operations Strategic Programs per assignment
  • On assigned New Product Introduction (NPI) projects, report challenges/risks and align with stakeholders to:
    • Achieve on-time launch and improve time-to-market
    • Maintain source data for NPI Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
    • Continuously improve processes
    • Facilitate operations readiness on all upstream deliverables
    • Identify and mitigate operational risks
    • Smooth out yield and ramp via the rigor of milestone requirements and Design for X (i.e. Design for Manufacturing, Design for Test, Design for Cost, etc.)
  • Train key resources on Playbook and Product Launch Center navigation when applicable
  • Administrate Product Launch Center as a source of truth for schedule, tasks, compliance, finance, and documents
  • Facilitate cross-functional alignment between Operations, Business Group (BG), Engineering, and other key stakeholders
  • Engage and facilitate with external customers and partners as needed
  • Apply NPI processes with structure and flexibility
  • Kickoff NPI setup in Product Launch Center (PLC) and manage through entire product launch
  • Report NPI high-level risks
  • Facilitate NPI post-completion for lessons learned
  •                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

    Key Qualifications:

    For consideration, you must bring the following minimum skills and behaviors to our team:

  • 5+ years’ work experience related to electronics manufacturing, automated test development for electronics, and new product introduction processes.
  • Advanced user of project management tools such as MS Project or similar
  • Ability to interact professionally with senior staff, internally and internationally.
  • Strong interpersonal skills as an influencer and team player.
  • A proven cross-functional leader who has demonstrated the ability to facilitate problem solving sessions across the organization
  • General knowledge on cross-functional areas affecting New Product development: engineering, BOM structure/ cost, compliance, go-to-market
  • Good knowledge on operational areas: sourcing, supply chain, manufacturing, demand/supply planning
  • Excellent skills in logical thinking, quantitative analyses, and problem solving
  • Must have well-developed verbal and written communication and facilitation skills.
  • In addition, preferable skills and behaviors include:

  • Willing to strive through ambiguous project status to clarity
  • Highly result-driven, self-motivated, and passionate
  • Proven ability to practice out-of-box within a structured framework
  • Education:

  • BSME/BSEE or equivalent work experience
  • Project Management Certification (PMP) Credential is a plus