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Program Manager - Sales - Milpitas

Milpitas, California

Job Description

Job Summary

Persons employed in this position are responsible for, but not limited to, managing a cross-functional team of professionals in the development of products or projects from start to completion.

  • Bridging execution between footprint position on customer programs to production revenue
  • Manage and direct a product development design or project team consisting of multiple engineering disciplines, customer groups, and internal Laird departments
  • Manage cost targets and assist in customer pricing negotiations with sales and FAE team
  • Own customer dashboards to manage customer project milestones
  • Drive program updates in to accelerate program award toward closed won
  • Simultaneously set priorities/direction for assigned projects or programs
  • Generate and facilitate documentation per engineering procedures
  • Address quality issues, tracking ECN progress, and PPAP
  • Adheres to quality and safety systems or maintenance of quality and safety standards.
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Exhibit understanding of the cross-functional relationships between inter-company groups and the expertise required to take a product through development and on to production
  • Strong and clear communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Demonstrate skill in Microsoft Project and Excel
Education & Experience Request
  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or technical field. Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree
  • PMI Certification a plus
  • Experience or knowledge in manufacturing processes preferred
  • 2+ years experience in a similar position or transferable skillset


  • Vision and Purpose: Strategic Thinker
  • Ethics and Integrity: Sensitive to multinational cultures and values
  • Teamwork: Influencer, Motivator
  • Bias for Action and Requires Minimal Direction
  • Customer Focus Strong

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, Laird does not discriminate in hiring or in the terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity, citizenship or other categories protected by federal, state or local laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.