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Development Program Manager

Date:  Jan 3, 2022

Murata Power Solutions is a provider of high performance, innovative power systems offering a diverse portfolio ranging from AC-DC power supplies to DC-DC converters to power semiconductor product lines. Murata Power Solutions is focused on delivering highly efficient, power dense modules to technology leading partners in the cutting-edge markets of computing, communications, industrial, robotics, medical, and automotive.

Well known for the quality of its products and workforce, we can provide you the opportunity to work with talented people and a management team focused on growth and the ongoing development of leading-edge technologies for many of the world’s major OEM’s.

Position Summary

The Development Program Manager will be responsible for supporting project teams in the coordination of project schedules and project deliverables related to timing, performance, cost and manufacturing.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with the project team and the cross functional teams to manage the project planning to ensure project objectives are met.
  • Develop, manage, and maintain all project plans using project management software.
  • Plan and facilitate project review meetings to ensure timely completion of the project development stages as outlined in the applicable development procedure(s).
  • Where required, act as an interface between the company and the Customer to achieve project timelines and high Customer satisfaction.
  • Manage and report progress to internal and external customers.
  • Plan project end evaluation with all team members to assess how well projects have been managed (including lessons learned and opportunities for improvement).
  • Responsible for circulating the task information and action items throughout the team

Job Duties/Responsibilities Cont.

  • Responsible for creating and maintaining a clean record of the Project history allowing all project team members and management to monitor the project progress
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining minutes during Project review meetings.
  • Correlates the Project tasks with other on-going projects and flags to the Engineering Director potential conflicts in using the resources.
  • Identifies risks and obstacles and formulates attack plan to mitigate same

Education

Experience Required

  • Engineering Degree OR consideration of a combination of education and experience
  • Program management for electrical hardware design preferred
  • 4+ years’ experience with a typical product development process
  • Automotive experience is a plus
  • Proven ability to manage internal and external Customer communications and expectations.
  • Computer literacy with Microsoft Project or similar project management software.
  • Individual must be seen as a team player by the project leader and the team
  • Must have a solid understanding of customer expectation
  • Must be able to work effectively with MPS Sales/Marketing team

Physical Requirements

Work Environment

Competencies

Building and Supporting Teams
Communicating Effectively
Delivering High Quality Work
Evaluating and Implementing Ideas
Prioritizing and Organizing Work
Supporting Organizational Goals

Travel

Compensation and Benefits:

Our benefit package is comprehensive and includes Medical Insurance; Dental Insurance; Vision Insurance; 401(K); Flexible Spending Accounts; Paid Vacation/Holidays; Short Term Disability; Long Term Disability; Tuition Reimbursement.


Nearest Major Market: Worcester