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Operations Program Manager, Sustaining

Company: Skydio Inc.
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

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

      • Detail oriented

        Compensation Range:

        • The annual base salary range for this position is $115,000 - 170,000*. Compensation will vary based on factors, including skill level, proficiencies, transferable knowledge, and experience. In addition to base salary, Skydio full-time employees are eligible to enroll in our benefit plans and take advantage of a variety of incentives and stipends.

          *For some positions the pay may be dependent upon the individual's regional location.

Keywords: Skydio Inc., San Mateo , Operations Program Manager, Sustaining, Executive , San Mateo, California

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