Engineering Program Manager ( EPM ) in San Mateo, CA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Fossil   •  

San Mateo, CA 94401

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 61 days ago

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Who We Are

At Fossil, we dare to dream, disrupt, and deliver in a better way. Our goal is simple - bring innovation, style, and connectivity to an industry ripe for change. Fossil is on a mission to revamp the way fashion accessories are done. We are committed to creating great watches, jewelry, handbags, small leather goods and wearables by investing in technology and long-term value creation. With our diverse portfolio of proprietary and licensed brands, along with department stores, specialty stores, eCommerce websites, and company-owned and operated retail stores, we are building a leading fashion- and tech-forward accessories company. Are you in?

Make an Impact

As an Engineering Program Manager (EPM), you will be based in San Mateo, CA and report to the Director - EPM. You will make an impact to our Connected Devices team by managing the execution of complex hardware development programs for our display watch team, specifically by creating and executing the product development schedule process in the context of product requirements and specifications, managing the communication of a large cross-functional team, and managing risks associated with product delivery.

We will count on you to be responsible for the following:

  • Overseeing and guiding the hardware product development efforts from project initiation through initial production ramp
  • Creating schedules to understand work stream dependencies and sequencing
  • Clearly communicating expectations for work output and completion dates to technical team members
  • Acting as a mediator between the development team (ME, Embedded, Quality, SW, ID, UI, UX) to resolve issues and facilitate solution finding
  • Coordinating parallel path design efforts as contingency planning for high-risk designs
  • Tracking and reporting on budgets and weekly progress towards development milestones
  • Organizing logistics of group conference calls, on-site meetings, and manufacturing supplier visits (domestic and international)
  • Motivating and inspiring team members when needed to meet milestones
  • Developing a strong positive work relationship will all product stakeholders that is based on responsiveness, clear communication, and serving their specific product development needs at any given time

Your Skills

Aligning with Fossil's core values, you are someone who:

  • Develops strong partnerships across our organization
  • Is driven by creating unique and efficient solutions for business challenges
  • Can articulate thoughts clearly as well as listen to and considers others' ideas
  • Is passionate about their contribution to Fossil
  • Can have a great time at work and encourage others to do the same

Knowledge, Skills, Experience:

  • You have achieved a Bachelor Degree in Engineering and have at least 5 years of experience in an engineering-related field
  • You have at least 3 years of experience in development of high volume consumer electronics
  • You are familiar with Arena PLM or similar programs
  • You have proven success with building strong relationships with internal and external teams
  • You have excellent project management skills with the ability to create process and follow through
  • You are a strategic influencer and creative problem solver
  • You are flexible and adaptable to changes in the business and have the ability to manage through ambiguity while aligning work priorities with strategic business direction

Valid Through: 2019-9-16