Sr Manager, New Product Program Management - Consumer Electronics Division
Company: Bose Corporation
Posted on: April 10, 2021
Sr Manager, New Product Program Management - Consumer
Electronics Division US, MA - Framingham Job DescriptionWe are
looking for a Leader of the New Product Program Management Team.
Our Program Managers lead globally distributed, cross functional
engineering teams made up of mechanical, electrical, acoustical,
manufacturing, validation, plastics, material science and user
experience skillsets, as well as a distributed team of resources
from our Contract Manufacturers and from the Bose engineering team
in Shenzhen, China. PMs also work seamlessly with internal and
external software teams to deliver both exceptional products and
exceptional experiences- made possible by the union of HW and SW.
This leader must be customer-focused and possess a strong whole
product and systems-centric mindset. They will be both well-versed
in both hardware and software development. They will be accountable
for the development and delivery of all products within the
Consumer Electronics portfolio to meet performance, cost and
schedule commitments. They will be responsible for creating a
strong and committed culture of excellence within the PM community.
They will leverage their experience and proven track record to
drive the creation of standards and use of common planning tools
and methodologies that can be leveraged by all product divisions
within Bose. Responsibilities:
- Deliver Consumer Electronic Division's new product development
programs on schedule, on budget and at committed performance and
feature levels in support of the CED business strategy
- Develop, build, adapt and champion consistent and effective
project and risk management processes, tools, best practices, and
norms that guide new product teams and enable them to meet their
- Work with other functional leaders to create robust hardware
and software delivery plans (Schedules, resource plans, tooling and
capital expense estimates, identify external dependencies,
- Collaborate closely with the division's senior management team,
the engineering leadership team and partner organizations to manage
resource needs, product delivery timelines and on-model financial
performance of product development teams.
- Develop, recruit, and lead a staff of talented and
critically-thinking Program Managers: that are both HW and SW
fluent; that seek business context; that understand customer value
and are passionate about exceeding customer expectations; that can
effectively leverage these skills as tenets of their leadership
style and decision-making process.
- Participate as a key member of the Engineering Operations
leadership team to develop and continuously improve
cross-functional work processes and provide visibility to our
performance against stated goals.
- Leverage learnings from periodic internal and external
benchmarking to pursue best in class program management approaches,
communications, culture and processes.Requirements:
- BS in Mechanical, Electrical or Software Engineering; MS or MBA
a plus but not essential.
- 12+ years of experience successfully leading new product
development teams to deliver complex HW/SW products from the
requirements phase through full NPI.
- Proven success (with examples) leading globally distributed
- Demonstrated ability to build a technical organization/team and
drive them to excellence.
- Proven success in working with external partners (Contract
Manufacturers as well as technology providers) to collaboratively
deliver complex products to market.
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience in Agile, Visual
Management, MS Project, Resource Management Tools and other project
- Candidate must be results orientated, self-motivated, resilient
and able to perform calmly under pressure. Strong written and oral
communication skills and confidence in presenting to all levels of
leadership also required.
- Experience in Performance Management, Coaching, Change
Management, Supervision, and Organizational Dynamics also a
- Approximately 10% international and domestic travel
required.--#LI-JPBose is an equal opportunity employer that is
committed to inclusion and diversity. We evaluate qualified
applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin,
age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected
characteristics. For additional information, please review: (1) the
EEO is the Law Poster
and (2) its Supplements
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Bose is committed to working with and providing reasonable
accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a
reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of
the application or employment process, please send an e-mail to
Wellbeing@bose.com and let us know the nature of your request and
your contact information. We're a company built on disruptive
innovation-having the courage to challenge the status quo, an
unwavering commitment to our customers, and the fundamental belief
that anything is possible.--We never settle; we have a passion for
discovering better ways to help people enjoy the things they love.
We need people like you, people with better solutions.--If you join
us, you'll find the opportunity to do your best work and the
freedom to enjoy it. Here, every employee has the opportunity to
build their own success and contribute to ours.--It's an atmosphere
of trust, collaboration, high expectations, and great reward.
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