NPI Program Manager at Ryzen Solutions

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Employer: Ryzen Solutions

Expires: 06/01/2020

Position Summary: NPI PM (New Product Introduction Program Manager) is the corporate product configuration and change control experts; maintains product structures from conception through production utilizing the company’s PLM system. Creates and maintains product options and configurations. Initiates business process changes (internal and external), continuous improvement regarding Product Structure and Engineering Change with the goal of efficiency.Responsibilities: Work closely with Product Management to release customer solutionsCollaborates with product management and program management on a daily basis to develop a product documentation strategy with a robust product structure to supports current and future product option architecture (POA)Interfaces with Engineers and Designers on a daily basis to guide design solutions into BOMs that align with lean manufacturing requirementsLead collaboration with manufacturing to develop a product structure that aligns with the manufacturing build and material consumption pointsLead collaboration with Materials and Spares to reduce and address E&O gapsMaintain the product structure and BOMs to enable effective materials management during the product life-cycle from C&F thru maturity and obsolesce (From C&F to Production Release to EOL)Chair/Facilitate CFT meeting with key collaborators to drive to solutions and alignment with cutin strategies, E&O and effectivitiesPOC for all change control processes and strategiesRegularly attends Program Reviews and Design Reviews to understand impact and timing (schedule)Performs documentation research for all parts/assemblies to be included in the Engineering change package to ensure accuracy, completeness, and adherence to change control policies/procedures and design drafting standards. Makes decisions, provides recommendations and/or escalates based on the needs of the situation.Act as escalation point for gaps and unattended risks and issues until resolvedSupport business critical reports from engineering management and Product Management for internal or customer interfaceRequirements: Hands-on working experience with configuration management.Excellent communication skills with the ability to work across multi-functional teams comprised of both company staff and customerDemonstrated ability to organize own work in a fluid environment and multitask with staggered deliverablesExperience in roles that demonstrate technical leadership and application of configuration engineering skills, with a track record of deliveryThorough understanding of system/product engineering lifecycle and challenges associated with itMS suiteMinimum Education/Experience: BS (preferred in Configuration Engineering)