Program Manager III (NPI Materials Program Manager)

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Title: New Product Introduction Materials Program Manager (NPI MPM)
Location: Cupertino, CA
Duration: 6 months


This role is responsible for material planning, forecasting, and readiness to enable technology development and new product development. This role is a primary interface between Engineering, Operations, Finance, Procurement, and Supplier/Manufacturing Partner(s).

  • Lead materials budget planning and spend management through partnering with Finance and Engineering
  • Lead clear to build (CTB) for pre-production build phases
  • Propose optimized supply planning to ensure on-time build schedule. Drive closure of materials issues
  • Lead NPI materials process improvement
  • Partner with Engineering and Manufacturer Partners to lead configuration (build matrix) management for development build phases
  • Lead daily or weekly materials readiness meetings with Manufacturer Partners


  • BS/BA with 3 – 5 years or comparable professional experience
  • MBA, Master in Supply Chain or Engineering or Operations Management a plus

Key Qualifications

  • NPI (New Product Introduction) supply chain management experience
  • Project/Program management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Detailed oriented and excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability/experience working in constantly changing environment
  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Technical expertise and prior OEM management experience a plus

Job# 21-00681

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