UCTT (in US$)
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# of Openings: 1

Exemption: Exempt

Career Level: Experienced

Ref No: Pending

UCT is seeking an experienced NPI Program Manager (PM2) to join our team in Hayward, CA! The person in this role will be expected to manage new business opportunities from initiation through prototype and production release. This proactive PM will work with the Customer Business Management and Manufacturing Operations groups to ensure projects are accurately planned, resourced and executed to schedule and budget. The NPI Project Manager will be responsible for regular reporting of status to both UCT and our Customers’ Executive Management teams, participating in the QBR process and delivering customer satisfaction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Own and drive the quote process according to UCT’s processes
  • Lead cross-functional teams in the introduction of new products, from complex subsystems to full turn-key process modules following UCT’s NPI process.
  • Direct interaction with customer on product development, transition, and production release.
  • Communication and coordination focal for all internal and external customers.
  • Evaluate new opportunities with respect to quoting and preliminary business discussions.
  • Maintain project status, timeline, and budget
  • Drive and promote an environment supporting continuous improvement through creative problem solving and judicious application of technology

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Self-starter and ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment.
  • Results oriented and adept at conflict resolution.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Prior experience in design and system level troubleshooting required.
  • Experience in a clean room manufacturing environment desired.
  • Computer literacy, proficiency with MS Office, MS Project, and CAD.

Educational/Certification Requirement:

  • Professional PM certification strongly desired, required to obtain within 6 months of hire.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent degree/work experience in a related technical field.

Experience Requirement:


Work Experience:

  • 5+ years in engineering positions in design, manufacturing, or test
  • 3+ years program management experience in medical, semiconductor, energy, research, or related capital equipment industries.
  • Experience in capital equipment manufacturing in the semiconductor, energy, research, or related industries is preferred.
  • Strong track record in managing successful NPI programs.

Work Environment:

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Work is performed primarily in an office environment

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • Work may require the ability to lift 10-20 pounds infrequently.
  • Ability to move arms, hands and fingers.
  • Ability to sit for sustained periods of time.
  • Required to have visual acuity to perform assigned tasks

Environmental Exposure:

  • Ability to move arms, hands, and fingers.
  • Ability to sit for sustained periods of time.
  • Required to have visual acuity to perform assigned tasks
  • Ability to lift over 25 lbs. with assistance.
  • Subject to frequent interruptions.
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment where applicable.
  • May involve exposure to moderate noise levels from printers, faxes, computers etc.

Overnight Travel:

  • Work may require out of town travel depending upon assignment (training and meeting).

UCT offers an excellent benefits package to all full-time employees which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and paid time off.

UCT is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to promoting a culturally diverse workforce.

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