Program Manager (Consumer Electronics)

 •  RainBird Tucson, AZ

Consumer Electronics

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/09/17 by Maria Williams
Tucson, AZ
Consumer Electronics
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/09/17 by Maria Williams

Rain Bird Corporation, the irrigation industry leader for over 80 years is hiring a Program Manager to oversee the planning, implementation, and tracking of multiple projects with defined end dates, as well as the coordination and administration of on-going, highly strategic programs.

Projects and/or programs may include those related to new product or technology development, cost reduction, or quality enhancements.

Specific activities may include staffing, people management, project planning, monitoring progress, developing and tracking budgets, controlling expenses and profitability, financial and strategic planning, facilitating team meetings, and more.

The Program Manager oversees the planning, implementation, and tracking of multiple projects with defined end dates, as well as the coordination and administration of on-going, highly strategic programs.

Projects and/or programs may include those related to new product or technology development, cost reduction, or quality enhancements.

Specific activities may include staffing, people management, project planning, monitoring progress, developing and tracking budgets, controlling expenses and profitability, financial and strategic planning, facilitating team meetings, and more.

The successful candidate will:

Deliver expected results associated with assigned projects and/or programs

Work collaboratively with a broad spectrum of Rain Bird employees to establish project goals and allocate necessary resources (money, equipment, people) Participate heavily in all phases of product or program conceptualization, justification, requirements definition, development, implementation, and launch Set priorities, develop work schedules, and regularly assess progress

Identify, evaluate, and take action to control risks associated with program activities

Anticipate and solve problems by assessing situations, identifying causes and possible solutions, and driving appropriate corrective actions Regularly identify areas for improvement

Provide progress reports and recommendations to stakeholders

Be comfortable spending time in Mexico plants, as well as traveling to other Rain Bird facilities MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Excellent interpersonal skills in the areas of communication, people management, motivation, and negotiation Program management experience with consumer electronics

Excellent technical, conceptual, and financial skills

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university

Broad experience with electronics-based products

Track record of achieving results individually and through team leadership

Prior experience with project management functions

High energy and an enthusiastic attitude, desire for continued learning, and a willingness to take on difficult challenges in a variety of disciplines DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Previous experience in the irrigation industry

Graduate degree in business or a technical discipline

Fluency in Spanish

Rain Bird is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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