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NPI Operations Manager

ID:  3278
Function:  Operations

San Jose, 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!




Please note: Teradyne is not considering candidates who require sponsorship for this position.

Organization & Role

The Ops NPI Manager is responsible for leading the Nextest Ops NPI team to successfully deliver to the new product schedule including cost, schedule and scope management of multiple projects and 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.


Continuously assessing the capabilities and bandwidth of the team members supporting the various projects.
•    Identify, coordinate and plan internal/ external resources to execute project plans.
•    Drive the Ops team and the Contract Manufacturer to develop and implement product transfer plans to the LCR CMs
•    Working with each functional group to identify, prioritize, and act on meeting project timelines and risk management.
•    Provide support for each product line core teams.
•    Communicate regular status updates to project groups and senior management.
•    Drive proactive action where required.

Basic Qualifications & Skills

Project Management background with experience in product development/NPI in the high technology industry.
•    Experience managing team elements in multiple different functions.
•    Basic understanding of project management, manufacturing engineering and planning functions. 
•    Excellent organizational and communication skills including ability to communicate and foster communication between project groups and senior management.


BS with 10+ years of experience in new product introduction, project management and Operations



This position requires employees to be fully vaccinated or subject to weekly testing for onsite access.



Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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