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Program Manager (Life Sciences Design Svcs/PCBA)

  • ID: 509444
  • Posted: 6/1/2022
  • Location: Milpitas, CA
  • Category: Pro - Life Science
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement


Acara Solutions is helping our international life sciences/medical device design services and contract PCBA manufacturing client find a Program Manager to join their firm as a direct salaried employee at their Milpitas, CA plant.

  • Responsible for the management, performance and completion of all projects for specified customers.
  • Coordinate for the integration of a program management team that includes, Planning, Purchasing, Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing and other functional areas.
  • Coordinate with the customer and company team (US and Offshore), manage and direct all phases of projects from inception to completion.
  • Coordinate Project proposal & quotation preparation, and monitor production plans and schedules.
  • Maintain contact with customer regarding technical specifications. Follow up on Engineering change notifications and ensure implementation of the same.
  • Ensure Production & material planning is done in accordance with the Customer's schedule and follow up on shortages Materials readiness review.
  • Stabilize existing business and growing revenue from existing customers.
  • Coordinate inter-departmental meetings to track the progress towards achieving Customer needs as well as organization goals.
  • Escalation - Address complex customer requests or requirements that cannot be handled individually by the Program Manager or require senior level attention.
  • Planning and Scheduling of Project transition from NPI to Production and engineering transfers.
  • Coordinate with the Customer in solving any quality related issues on the floor.
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering (Hardware) is highly preferred. Other engineering or similar technical degree (e.g., Physics, Math) may be considered with appropriate work experience. 
  • Minimum 10 years of engineering experience along with program/project work experience that includes direct work experience within the PCBA contract manufacturing industry.
    • This work should include direct experience in managing complex PCBA NPI projects from R&D stage down to prototype to light prototype to pre-mass production launch and transitioning into mass production status.

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Prior experience in design/R&D or PCB/system level test development 

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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