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Senior Project Manager

ID:  2785
Function:  Engineering
Location: 

Agoura Hills, CA, US


We are the global test and automation specialists, powering next-generation technologies through sophisticated solutions. Behind every electronic device you use, Teradyne's test technology ensures your device works right the first time, every time! Our portfolio of automation solutions help manufacturers to develop and deliver products quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively. Together, Teradyne companies deliver manufacturing automation across industries and applications around the world!

Responsibilities

The Project / Program Manager is responsible for the successful management of cost, schedule and scope management of multiple projects or subsystems of major programs. The successful candidate must be able to manage change, escalate issues, and take an active role in getting decisions made in a timely manner.  This role has the potential to grow into a more encompassing position as a Program Manager.
 
The Teradyne Program Management Office (PMO) works with supervisors and technical teams in product development and focuses on the success of the overall project. Product development projects managed by the PMO span the technology spectrum and present unique challenges to the project teams. The PMO facilitates the timely response to these challenges and assesses any impact on program budget and schedule which will require further approval by program sponsors.
 

  • Facilitating the creation of project schedules.
  • Identify and coordinate internal/ external resources to execute the plan.
  • Integrate various engineering, marketing, applications and support groups in the initiating, planning and execution (including mid-course corrections as necessary) of projects.
  • Monitor and close programs/projects to achieve program objectives.
  • Use industry standard techniques and tools to measure progress against product and program objectives.
  • Drive proactive corrective action where required.
  • Manage scope change control activities and communicate periodic project assessment to sponsors.

Basic Qualifications & Skills

  • 10+ years of experience in project management.
  • Engineering and/or Program Management background with experience in product development in the high technology industry.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills including ability to communicate and foster communication between project groups.
  • Experience managing team elements in multiple geographic locations.

 

Education

•    Bachelors of Science
•    Association with PMI and Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
 

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