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Director of Project Management Rack and Cooling Solutions

Company: Sanmina-SCI Systems de M--xico
Location: Fremont
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Purpose
The Director of Project Management for Rack and Cooling Solutions is responsible for managing product design, redesign, and test development projects to support customers cooling programs in the data center ecosystem. The Position will provide interface, communication, and coordination with internal and external customers on matters pertaining to new and existing projects. Will also support bid and proposal activities.
Nature of Duties/Responsibilities
The primary functional oversight responsibilities are:

  • Institute and maintain appropriate project management processes with customers

  • Ensure product development and qualifications are achieved timely with compliance.

  • Work with sales to manage projections and anticipated projects

  • Maintain tight planning and collaboration with the design execution team, sales, and the manufacturing operations

  • Forecast anticipated resource needs

  • Work with Sanmina's technology partners

  • Participate in contract authoring and negotiations

  • Participate in the creation of Statements of Work

  • Facilitate the design delivery process

  • Ensure the quality of all deliverables

  • Manage transfer of the designs to manufacturing operations

  • Manage the ramp to mature production

  • Scope / Change management

  • Manage project financials / profitability

  • Drive Customer Satisfaction

  • Ensure proper training of new staff

    The successful candidate will have significant experience managing the product realization process for cooling solutions and products dedicated to the data center ecosystem, including hyper scale customers. The candidate must have experience in the end-to-end process of project planning, requirements management, risk management, documentation, design processes, test processes, and manufacturing. 8+ years experience in managing complex projects and team of project managers, ideally with PMP certification and bachelors degree in a relevant course of study and a history of successful product realization and transfer to manufacturing is needed.

    • The successful candidate will possess the following interpersonal skills:

    • Highly effective communicator (business and technical)

    • Excellent customer relations experience and skills

    • Strong conflict management skills & experience

    • Strong leadership and team building experience and skills

    • Strong motivational skills

    • Able to successfully manage a variety of concurrent efforts

    • Able to succeed in a high-velocity environment

    • Consistent positive attitude that influences the team, partners, and customers

    • Exceptional organizational skills and approach focused on employee success and growth

    • Participate as a team member or leader on bid and proposal activities. Ensure that the requirements of the request for proposal are met in the preparation and documentation of bids and proposals for existing customers.

      Education and Experience

      • 8+ years relevant experience

      • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering

      • Deep knowledge of project management tools and procedures

      • Solid leadership and management skills

      • Solid problem-solving skills.

      • Strong presentation skills

      • Experience with managing manpower planning, project reviews, scheduling, and budget control.

      • Strong oral and written communication skills

      • U.S. citizenship is required

      • 25-30% travel required

        Sanmina is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
        Salary Range(annual): $180,000 - $200,000
        In addition, Sanmina Provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.


Keywords: Sanmina-SCI Systems de M--xico, Fremont , Director of Project Management Rack and Cooling Solutions, Executive , Fremont, California

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