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Manufacturing Program Manager

Company: Juniper Networks
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

About the Position
The Manufacturing Program Manager (MPM) represents Supply Chain Operations (SCO) to release new products and lead end-to-end product lifecycle from introduction to decline. The MPM leads the SCO team to drive overall performance improvement of Quality, Cost, Delivery and Risk mitigation. Other manufacturing-related projects that may be assigned include program managing sustaining product engineering changes, process development or improvements, or representing the organization to support cross-functional initiatives.

Projects vary in scope from simple to complex, either CM or ODM based designs. Focus is on leading the team to deliver on time, at the lowest cost, with quality.
Key Responsibilities

  • Represent supply chain aspects of product through entire lifecycle with support from Product Line Management (PLM), Engineering, and other functions to ensure Supply Chain/manufacturing requirements are met
  • Identify and lead cross-functional SCO extended team members to identify, communicate and mitigate issues and risks, develop schedules and provide deliverables and documentation.
  • Work with key internal customers to develop supply chain strategy to handle products and lead the cross-functional project team to ensure execution is aligned with the overall business objectives
  • Work closely with PLM, Finance, Supply Chain, and other functions to drive analytics, metrics, process improvements and visualization to measure product portfolio performance and influence product roadmap discussion
  • Lead day to day program activities, including setting expectations, providing results, communicating progress, balancing priorities /interdependencies, and driving resolution of issues and roadblocks
  • Communicate requirements and proactively supervise the progress, report project status and issues to internal partners, management, and extended team
  • Support the development and roll out of SCO processes related to NPI (New Product Introduction) and Product Lifecycle Management, create new process map and other documents (procedures, work instruction, checklist, templates, etc.) when needed Technical / Functional Knowledge
    • NPI process, phase gates and Product Lifecycle Management
    • Advanced Microsoft Office apps (MS project, Excel macros, Powerpoint, Sharepoint)
    • Tableau, Metrics Dashboards and Data Visualization is a highly preferred Skills
      • Thrive in an innovative and dynamic environment, comfortable challenging the status quo, creative and passionate about implementing innovative solutions and new working models that drive customer satisfaction and address operational problems
      • Ability to manage ambiguity, proactive to pull resources/information yet can make decisions based on available information
      • Self-motivated, adaptable to fast-paced environments, passionate about delivering results exceeding expectation
      • Strong influencing and relationship management skills, deal effectively with internal and external partners both at operational and executive levels
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to convey complex supply chain concepts into clear messages appropriate to audience level.
      • Excellent project management skills, including, planning, scheduling, interdependencies, priorities, risk, and change management
      • Quick learner, open-minded, excellent problem-solving skills
      • Confirmed team leader/player in a cross-functional team, good collaboration with both internal and external partners
      • The ideal candidate will have supply chain knowledge in materials and commodities, and be able and willing to take project assignments that require covering roles as both as project manager and materials manager. Work Experience
        • 3-4 years of Product Management or Program Management experience
        • Technical, materials experience a plus
        • Prefer experience in EMS and OEM Manufacturing and Design environment respectively in the field of Program Management, Production Management. Educational Qualification
          • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
          • An MBA degree is a plus
          • Certifications, Project Management Professional (PMP), PMI, and/or Six Sigma certification is a plus
            Minimum Salary: $90,000.00

            Maximum Salary:$138,000.00

            The pay range for this position is expected to be between $90,000.00 and $138,000.00/year; however, the base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position also includes medical benefits, 401(k) eligibility, vacation, sick time, and parental leave. Additional details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

            If hired, employee will be in an "at-will position" and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

            Juniper's pay range data is provided in accordance with local state pay transparency regulations. Juniper may post different minimum wage ranges for permanent residency petitions pursuant to US Department of Labor requirements.

            About Us


            Juniper Networks is in the business of network innovation. From devices to data centers, from consumers to cloud providers, Juniper Networks delivers the software, silicon and systems that transform the experience and economics of networking. Our products and technology run the world's largest and most demanding networks today, enabling service providers, enterprises, and governments to create value and accelerate business success. Everyday our 9,000+ colleagues come together across 46 countries to realize our company vision - Connect Everything, Empower Everyone. We are innovating in ways that empower our customers, our partners and ultimately, everyone, in a connected world. These customers include the top 130 global service providers, 96 of the Fortune 100 and hundreds of public sector organizations.


            Wherever you are in the world, whether it's downtown Sunnyvale or London, Westford or Bangalore, Juniper is a place that was founded on disruptive thinking - where colleague innovation is not only valued, but expected. We believe that the great task of delivering a new network for the next decade is delivered through the creativity and commitment of our people. The Juniper Way is the commitment to all our colleagues that the culture and company inspire their best work-their life's work. At Juniper we believe this is more than a job - it's an opportunity to help change the world...

Keywords: Juniper Networks, Sunnyvale , Manufacturing Program Manager, Executive , Sunnyvale, California

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