PDC Operations Staff Member. Responsible for the NPI Engineering transition from Product Release, and for enabling robust High-Volume Manufacturing in a rapidly growing and dynamic business environment, through the following domains:
  • NPI Program Management - managing NPI transition from development to production. Driving Operational readiness through PDP (Product Development Process)
  • Industrial Engineering - defining and implementing Mfg. line design, supporting workflow processes, working area standards and infrastructures
  • Supplier Engineering - driving suppliers from NPI to production. Leading, qualifying and maintaining suppliers’ robust volume manufacturing capabilities and infrastructure
  • Manufacturing Engineering - leading Operations’ ECOs management and implementation. Design and execution of mfg. jigs and setups

Key Responsibilities

Serves as primary functional contact and technical expert on the senior leadership team to set the strategic direction for the Engineering organization as well as to ensure the tactical execution of commitments for all the engineering domains. Plans, directs and is accountable for all activities and results of organizational goals and AOP objectives. Primary interface and escalation path to multipleOrganization functions for all NPI & Supplier Engineering/Quality deliverables. Collaborates with technical authorities and other operational staffs/leaders to develop and ensure Operational excellence goals of quality, scalability, flexibility, and effectiveness. Maintains effective relationships with R&D functions, key internal customers, and support organizations. Utilizes deep understanding of industry, supplier dynamics and market trends to determine sources of leverage. Key stakeholder in evaluation, qualification, & selection of suppliers.Understands contractual framework and helps sourcing in contracting with suppliers executing to AOP. Maintains continuous awareness of ongoing supplier performance in assigned commodity/service areas. For all high impact suppliers, participate in scorecard development and quarterly business reviews Leads problem resolution/escalation arising from supplier performance issues for assigned commodities and services. Leads and fosters a culture of continuous improvement, employee engagement and open communications. Provides leadership to achieve goals & effectively assigns work to subordinate staff, providing for professional development in addition to maximum productivity for the group

Leadership & Interpersonal Skills
  • Proactive approach, Identifying and Taking ownership for leading tasks or resolving problems within domain.
  • Methodologic & Process oriented approach. Driving innovation, effectiveness, and continuous improvement.
  • Ability to manage multiple activities facing cross function interfaces, maintain effective relationships and building trust and alignment on workplans according to organizational priorities.
  • Driving employee development and building professional expertise

Functional Knowledge and Experience
  • Experience in multidisciplinary R&D and Engineering processes.
  • High Technical capabilities, Demonstrating in depth comprehensive understanding within own discipline and wide knowledge of others.
  • Experience working with Suppliers through Development/ Engineering transitions and Sustained manufacturing processes.
  • Experience:>10 Years in relevant professional positions including management experience.
  • Education:Engineering Bachelor's Degree, as a minimum



Bachelor's Degree




Years of Experience:

10 - 15 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information


Yes, 20% of the Time

Relocation Eligible:


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Employee Benefits:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Paternity Leave
  • Custom Work Station
  • Disability Insurance
  • Gym/ Wellness Reimbursement
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Maternity Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • On Site Gym/ Fitness Classes, Clinic (Site Dependent) 

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