Senior Manager, Manufacturing Test Engineering Silver Spring Networks
Provide leadership for all Manufacturing Test Engineering in support of the Manufacturing, Engineering and Smart Grid Services organizations. This starts with the successful introduction and start-up of new products into manufacturing. Lead a Manufacturing team of Test Development Engineers, and coordinate with development engineering, NPI Engineering, Reliability Engineering , and Supplier Quality Engineering, strategic development partners, suppliers, and CMs to achieve new product quality, cost, and reliability goals. Working with Program Management, Product Management, and Engineering, contribute to developing new business processes for managing SSN PLC/NPI activities. For products released to CM production, assure they meet objectives for cost, quality, yields, throughput, and field performance, as related to test. Support continuous test process improvements, supplier and CM performance. Develop and provide engineering support to a global manufacturing strategy. Develop CM capacity planning and CAPEX plans.
Develop clear roles and responsibilities and performance expectations for all members of the team. Institute improved project management and accountability.
Drive development of production test strategy required at CMs. Follow up with Continuous Process Improvement at CMs to achieve improved cost, quality, throughput, and performance objectives.
Develop, on an annual basis, an SSN Manufacturing Test Roadmap that meets new product design requirements imposed by new component technology. This should be done working with SSN Engineering, CMs, PC Fab and component suppliers.
Develop prioritization and resourcing to provide new product test plans and new process introductions at CMs.
Develop and execute Manufacturing Test Plans, with documentation, trouble shooting, and procedures for all products. Train CMs.
Develop tools in support of test data analysis and develop automation to support meter and third party partners? manufacturing.
Incorporate new manufacturing Design For Test (DFT) requirements into the appropriate design guidelines.
Assure sufficient manufacturing and test capacity at CMs in order to meet customer commitments. Develop CAP EX plan on a Quarterly basis.
Implement and enhance RMA test capabilities at CMs.
Provide test technical support in resolving all product related issues, RMA issues, warranty reserves analysis, and corrective action and reporting.
Support timely field failure analysis back into SSN Engineering and CMs.
Implement next generation test platform for CMs.
Incorporate SSN strategic business priorities and product roadmaps as they affect PLC/NPI execution and tradeoffs.
Provide guidance and career development to your team to achieve increased responsibility and career advancement.
BSEE. Advanced technical or business degree preferred.
Experience as an engineer in Manufacturing Engineering, Test Engineering, or NPI Engineering, in a high volume manufacturing environment.
RF and advanced telecommunication technical experience is a high want.
At least five years experience as a manager of Manufacturing Test Engineering team, in support of a contract manufacturing business model.
Demonstrated excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal skills, personnel development, all within a fast paced business environment.
Results driven, team player, with demonstrated success in complex cross functional project and program management.
Willingness to travel US and international, approximately 15% of the time.
Redwood City, California, United States
||555 Broadway Street |
Redwood City, CA 94063
We are a highly innovative, committed team, collaborating to make a difference in the world. Our rapid growth, passion and high energy create a somewhat chaotic and intense environment, yet we are very focused on our customers and meeting our commitments. We are smart, creative and hard-working, and believe the work we do and the people we work with are fun. Silver Spring Networks had their IPO in March of 2013 and we are not looking back.
Investors: Foundation Capital All Jobs: at Silver Spring Networks
|Headquarters:||555 Broadway Street|
Redwood City, CA 94063
|Industry:||Cleantech / Energy|
|Company Profile:||With more than ten years of experience, Silver Spring Networks is the leader in networking technologies that modernize today's power grid. We have delivered more than 16.5 million Silver Spring-enabled devices, which our utility partners rely on, in concert with our software and services, to improve energy management and efficiency. Silver Spring securely connects consumers and utility providers through powerful and proven energy networks that can be easily expanded as needs evolve.
Our open, standards-based networking solutions enable all energy devices, from in-home energy devices to smart meters to load control devices, to connect together to deliver the highest performance possible. By connecting homes and businesses directly with their local utility, we help everyone manage and integrate renewable energy sources better, bringing greater energy efficiency to the planet and our world - brilliantly.
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