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Engineering Program Manager

ID:  3939
Function:  Engineering
Location: 

North Reading, MA, US


Organization & Role

Teradyne is a global leader in the manufacturing of Automated Test Equipment (ATE). Behind every electronics device you use, Teradyne’s leading-edge test technology ensures your device works right the first time. Our portfolio of automation solutions helps manufacturers develop and deliver new products quickly, efficiently and cost effectively. Teradyne companies deliver manufacturing automation across industries and applications around the world.

 

The Storage Test Unit of Teradyne has a need for an Engineering Program Manager. The position is at the company’s corporate headquarters located in North Reading, MA.
We’re looking for a veteran program manager with a design engineering background that can drive a program, and its entire cross functional team, from its initial conception all the way to its production and deployment. The candidate must be able to energize, organize, and direct all team players. They must be comfortable with a fast-paced environment and be capable of quickly adapting to changes of the rapidly growing business.


The Program Manager will be responsible for the cost, schedule, and organizing the development of major subsystems, as well as providing succinct program status to steering committee members. Additionally, the role will involve continuous contribution and development of PM processes, templates, and organization as part of ongoing growth and improvement.

Responsibilities

  • Organize and compile material for review by core teams and steering committees.  
  • Run and organize major subsystem development activities: requirements, concept, prototype, test, production.
  • Coordinate cross functional engineering, marketing, sales, and operation’s disciplines to align the work of employees assigned to the program and related subprojects. Including holding and running cross-functional design review meetings, core team meetings, and project meetings.
  • Prepare, monitor, and frequently update engineering program plans, task plans, schedules, risk tables, and action items
  • Monitor and control total program recurring and non-recurring costs thru complete transfer of the program to manufacturing and full-scale production
  • Synthesize data and present program overview status, including required escalations, to stake holders
  • Identify critical paths and recommended mitigation paths for risks

Basic Qualifications & Skills

  • Experience leading multiple engineering programs with cross functional contributors (HW, SW, MECH, Automation, Operations, Field Service)
  • Experience in highlighting program risks to senior management with mitigation plans to close risks during the project development
  • Experience in making product design decisions based on feedback from the project team
  • Experience in creating and tracking detailed project plans that comprehend the concept generation, detailed design, design verification, customer qualification, and transfer to high volume manufacturing
  • Experience in working with an operations organization to plan projects to deliver customer beta test units and follow-on production shipments
  • 10+ years of industry experience in engineering product-based companies
  • 4+ years of PMO development experience
  • PMP certification
  • Willing to travel as needed

 

Education

  • Engineering degree in electrical or mechanical engineering (BSEE or BSME with MS or MBA highly desired), with experience in that skill to a senior or principal level

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