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Operations Program Manager

Berkshire Grey

Berkshire Grey

Bedford, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 4, 2024

About Berkshire Grey:

Berkshire Grey is revolutionizing the way we approach logistics and automation. As an industry leader in robotics and AI solutions, we deliver cutting-edge technology to improve efficiency and innovation. Our team is growing, and we are looking for a dynamic Operations Program Manager to join us on this exciting journey.

Position Overview:

The Operations Program Manager will be a pivotal player within the Berkshire Grey team, acting as the primary Operations and Manufacturing representative on one or more program teams. This role requires a blend of engineering expertise and project management ability to lead new product introductions, manage contract manufacturing, and drive continuous improvements in our manufacturing process.

Key Responsibilities:

- Serve as the primary Manufacturing representative for program teams.

- Coordinate program requirements within Operations and Supply Chain networks.

- Lead new product introductions into manufacturing, meeting delivery, and cost objectives.

- Collaborate with engineers across various disciplines to establish build plans, task schedules, and testing requirements.

- Manage Contract Manufacturing across multiple products and stages, from design to production ramp-up.

- Partner with Contract Manufacturing and Engineering to implement change activities.

- Lead the development of manufacturing partners, focusing on enhancements in manufacturing, reliability, cost, and quality.

- Conduct production readiness reviews and follow-up actions.

- Engage with all organizational levels, to identify program risks and implement effective solutions.

- Provide regular program health updates, progress reports, schedules, and product cost analyses.

Skills/Technical Requirements:

- Engineering background with experience as a design or manufacturing engineer.

- Familiar with Product Development Processes and formal review methodologies.

- proficiency with Microsoft products: Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

- Proven experience with contract manufacturing and complex supply chains.

- Competent in managing complex requirements and working with cross-functional teams.

- Proficient in MS Project (or equivalent) for planning schedules and budgets.

- Customer engagement skills with a focus on expectation management and satisfaction.

- Experience with electro-mechanical mid-volume manufacturing/product sustainment is advantageous.

- Preferred: Experience negotiating prices and/or contracts.

Educational Requirements:

- Bachelor’s/Master’s in an engineering discipline.

- 5-8 years of experience in engineering and program management.

- An MBA may substitute for some required experience.

What We Offer:

- A competitive salary and benefits package.

- A culture of innovation and continuous learning.

- Opportunities for career growth and leadership.

- The chance to be part of a company shaping the future of logistics and automation.

This job is not eligible for visa sponsorship.