Program Leader I (Penang Design Center)

Program Leader I (Penang Design Center)

Plexus | George Town, 07, MY

Posted a month ago

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Provide leadership for the creation and successful execution of product and program transfers and low complexity new product introductions (NPI) across Plexus manufacturing sites and Plexus market sectors. Lead the program of work and associated projects by working with internal and external stakeholders and subject matter experts (SMEs).
Key Job Accountabilities:

Independently lead projects that involve the transfer of PCBAs, test fixtures and or systems, excess material and or the material supply chain into a Plexus Manufacturing facility. Transition projects will involve any of the Plexus market sectors.
Create and lead the project timeline to transfer existing products and processes from the current manufacturer or customer facility to a Plexus manufacturing facility. Project scope may include a new design release to manufacturing.
Manage the existing relationships across all Plexus and customer work streams.
Lead the overall project by ensuring project success factors are clearly communicated to the project team and guide the project team through completion and execution of all project tasks. Anticipate and take advantage of potential risks and opportunities.
Own the project schedule and facilitate the appropriate meetings and review activities to ensure actions are completed on time. Set up appropriate governance and report out on key project health metrics. Review, monitor, and control the project execution to ensure key success factors are being accomplished. 

Education & Experience

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering or related field is required for this position.
A minimum of 2 years of technical program/project management experience is required.
A minimum 1 year of NPI experience from product development to manufacturing on HLA product is preferred.

Skills & Abilities

Strong project management skills and knowledge of project management principles
Possess excellent communication, leadership, organization and decision-making skills
Possess an overall understanding of the product development, product realization process, NPI and manufacturing transaction processes
Ability to work in a matrix/cross-functional/cross-region team environment
Possess strong organizational & presentation skills
Strong problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills
Being Flexible and Adaptable - Resilient and Manage Ambiguity
Must be fluent in English speaking and writing