Senior Manager, Product Data Management Silver Spring Networks
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Provide technical and business leadership for all of Silver Spring Networks in the area of Product Data Management. Understand and support the needs of diverse customer base consisting of HW, FW, and SW Engineering, Product Management, Program Management, Sales and Order Entry, and Manufacturing. Drive change management and configuration management initiatives. Provide systems and process support to accelerate new product development and communications with Contract Manufacturers and suppliers. Preside over CCB (Change Control Board) meetings and drive rapid time-to-volume manufacturing.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Product Data Governance
Product Life Cycle management
Product structure strategy
Work with Product Management on Product Change Notice strategy for customers
Work with Order Management on new product releases
Support End of Life strategy
Enforce and apply Product Hierarchy for reporting purposes
Work with Legal to maintain appropriate product data records for escrow
Change Management (CCB)
Develop and maintain change management strategy, process, and tools
Train cross functional groups as processes and tools change
Measure PDM performance for communication with SSN and to drive continuous improvement
Bill of Materials/ Item Master Governance
Develop and evolve BOM structure strategy
Ownership of item master attributes
Track item status used in product life cycle
Product Data Configuration / Maintenance
Support product shipment and RMA Marriage file imports with third party partners and customers
Manage construction of configuration and implementation of Product/Item data required for serial number tracking and field based identification and Installed Base database
Interface with partners and suppliers to resolve issues and accelerate time to volume
Support IT infrastructure (Agile PLM) and the User community
Provide training and helpdesk support
Ability to ?hit the ground running? in an Agile PLM/Oracle EBS environment.
Working knowledge of Product Lifecycle /Product Change Management processes
Working knowledge of IT infrastructure and web based communications with CMs
Experience with BOM Structuring and principles of Product Configuration Management
Strong organizational, analytical and negotiating skills
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project
Excellent communication skills, written & verbal
Ability to influence direct reports as well as stake holders/ users throughout the organization.
Ability to work well with people with varied requirements and compressed schedules.
Bachelor?s Degree from a four-year college or university; 10+ years related experience
Product Data Management user/trainer in a manufacturing/engineered product environment
Experience as an Agile Administrator (PC)
Experience in executing cross functional initiatives & strategic planning
Experience in Managing Documentation Control in a high tech environment.
Redwood City, California, United States
||575 Broadway Street |
Redwood City, CA 94063
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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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