Senior Program Manager Automotive Semiconductors
NXP Semiconductors N.V. enables secure connections for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better, and safer.
As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the automotive, industrial & IoT, mobile, and communication infrastructure markets.
Built on more than 60 years of combined experience and expertise, the company has approximately 30,000 employees in more than 30 countries and posted revenue of $9.41 billion in 2018.
The automotive industry is undergoing a major revolution, which will affect the way we think and interact with mobility -
the evolution towards secure, highly connected, self-driving cars, and electrification. The majority of this innovation will be driven by electronics and as the leader in automotive semiconductors, NXP has an exciting mission to shape this landscape.
Our automotive businesses deliver a broad range of technology that drives all aspects of the secure connected cars of today and the autonomous vehicles of tomorrow.
Our Product Line In-Vehicle Networking is a key element in this change by developing innovative and leading-edge networking solutions based on CAN, LIN, FlexRay and Ethernet.
For our Product Line In-Vehicle Networking based in Nijmegen (NL), we are now looking for a Senior Program Manager Vehicle Network Transceiver Segment.
In this exciting role you will be responsible from a program perspective for the execution of the complete product development cycle from idea approval to product release.
You will do this as part of a team of the world experts in in-vehicle networking, and as the leader in automotive. In this role you will directly report into the segment manager Vehicle Network Transceiver Segment and you will be based in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
Responsible from a program perspective for the execution of the complete product development cycle from idea approval to product release.
estimate the project budget needs.Appoint the project managers and lead as well as coach the assigned project managers and project management support functions.
Co-ordinate between the projects, maximize synergies between the projects and resolve resource challenges together with department managers and group leaders.
Improve the way of working to reduce time to market, reduce costs and increase built-in quality including the trade-off between these.
ensure the balance is kept between resources, risk, innovation and time to market.Provide the segment and product line management team with regular program and project performance status information, variances to plan and identification of corrective action(s).
Develop a budget and operating plan for the program and track, monitor and manage the budget.There is the need for you to also be project manager of projects within the overall program.
Projects involve cross-product line functions such as design, systems and applications, test and product engineering, quality assurance and safe launch.
To be successful in this role you have :
Master’s degree in Electrical / Electronic Engineering or equivalent with 5-10 years semiconductor industry experience.At least ten years of project management and at least five years of program management experience.
Excellent track record of successful project and program management : on time, on budget, and on spec.Automotive industry experience.
Experience in project planning, resource and stake holder management as well as managing project budgets.Experience of working in multi-
cultural, cross-functional, multi-disciplinary project teams across multi-sites.Fluency in English, fluency in Dutch a plus.
Furthermore, you are / have :
Highly motivated and self-driven with a team-oriented attitude.Structured and analytical thinking paired with a result driven attitude.
Excellent communication, presentation as well as technical skills