Operations Program Manager, Sustaining
Company: Skydio Inc.
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: May 27, 2023
About the role:
Skydio is seeking a talented multi-disciplinary program manager to ensure successful outcomes for sustaining projects within the Operations organization. In this role, your contributions will drive quality, speed to market, productivity, production volumes, scaling of manufacturing operations, and profitability.
How you'll make an impact:
Work with cross-functional product, marketing, customer service, supply chain, production, logistics, and manufacturing engineering groups to define and lead sustaining projects
Define objectives and metrics for projects with clear exit criteria for each phase to meet schedule, cost, quality, and capacity targets
Track progress, communicate, hold team accountable, and escalate issues as appropriate throughout the project cycle
Collaborate with cross functional managers and individual contributors to run program review meetings, providing succinct status updates, soliciting critical input, and communicating risks
Specific projects include:
Support international expansion including engagements in India, Europe, and Mexico
Drive continuous improvement projects for Skydio repair lines including defining process flows and metrics related to cost
Coordinate post-ramp qualification (PRQ) activities including ECO implementations, line trials, and system level testing
Manage end of life planning for existing products
What makes you a strong fit:
Strong electro-mechanical PM background, preferably with consumer and industrial electronics
Functional understanding of manufacturing, quality, supply chain, and engineering roles
Excellent problem-solving, organizational, communication, and leadership skills
Analytical approach to drive recommendations based on data
Ability to identify or develop tools for coordinating and tracking project progress
Willingness to work outside the scope of your role to cover gaps in ownership
Ability to remain flexible, calm, and creative in the face of uncertainty
*For some positions the pay may be dependent upon the individual's regional location.
About the role:
Keywords: Skydio Inc., San Mateo , Operations Program Manager, Sustaining, Executive , San Mateo, California
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