Senior Engineering Mgr, NPI Silver Spring Networks
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Provide Manufacturing leadership for the successful introduction and ramp-up of new products into manufacturing. Lead a Manufacturing team of NPI and Product Sustaining Engineers, and coordinate with Development Engineering, Manufacturing Process & Test Engineering, strategic development partners, suppliers, and CMs to achieve key product quality, cost, and reliability goals. Develop new business processes for managing SSN Product Life Cycle/NPI activities, working with Program Management, Product Management, and Engineering. Assure Manufacturing resources are aligned to NPI schedules and deliverables. Assure adjacent organizations meet their deliverables in timeframes prescribed by SSN PLC/NPI schedule policy. Represent Manufacturing in key PLC checkpoint reviews. Develop and support NIC integration efforts at new meter and third party partners their NIC integration, with technical and business processes to enable rapid globalization into new markets. Support released products in Manufacturing with continuous improvement in cost, quality, and reliability.
Develop clear roles and responsibilities and performance expectations for members of the Manufacturing NPI/Product Sustaining Engineering team.
Analyze current PLC/NPI operational issues and collaborate with Program Management, Product Management and Engineering to implement industry best practices.
Lead the development of overall Manufacturing NPI schedules from first Proto to Production Release for each new product introduction.
Represent Manufacturing at key cross-functional NPI related activities. Understand SSN strategic business priorities and product roadmaps as they affect PLC/NPI execution and tradeoffs.
Coordinate with Manufacturing Reliability, Component, and Supplier Quality Engineering, and HW/FW QA to assure that all necessary component, supplier and product evaluations and compliance testing are completed according to PLC/NPI schedules.
Champion DFX for all new product introductions. Incorporate new manufacturing process requirements into the appropriate design guidelines.
Support development of production test strategy and new manufacturing processes required at CMs for new product introductions.
Proactively anticipate and communicate NPI and released product critical/strategic resource or priority issues with action plans for resolution to management and other affected personnel.
Manage the NIC-Meter integration, including associated toolsets, and network gear portions of Proof Of Concept/Pilot build for new international customer programs.
Manage NIC integration at new and current meter partners and at other third party NIC integrators.
Develop and implement at meter partners and third parties the necessary technical support tools and business processes to assure successful production of integrated products for SSN customers.
Achieve continuous improvement on currently released products in manufacturing, focusing on cost, quality, and reliability. Support the resolution of CM and Field reliability problems with root cause analysis and corrective actions.
Develop, implement and enhance policies, procedures, and systems for increased effectiveness and responsiveness within Manufacturing.
BSEE, BSME, or BS Physics. Advanced technical or business degree preferred
10 years? experience in product, process, NPI, or manufacturing engineering role in a high volume manufacturing environment
3 or more years NPI engineering project management experience
Demonstrated excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal skills, personnel development, and results driven, team player.
Demonstrated success in fast paced, complex, business 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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