Sanmina SCI San Jose , CA 95111
Newisys Data Systems, a division of Sanmina Corporation, is responsible for the design of high performance storage and server systems for the OEM/JDM marketplace. Due to our continued success and growth, Newisys has an opportunity for a Director of Engineering. This is an opportunity to join the Newisys team for an exciting career on the cutting edge in data storage product and server product design.
Director of Engineering
Reporting to the VP of Engineering, the Director of Engineering will be responsible for the successful implementation of Newisys processes. Obtaining relevant input from stakeholders, planning, scheduling and overall process execution are key components of this position. This position will work with Newisys, Sanmina and outside firms as necessary to meet goals.
Nature of Duties:
Create and maintain detailed critical project schedules for internal as well as customer review/input for high profile engagements. Input comes from multiple sources and have varying degrees of competition.
Work closely with product development to ensure that appropriate test fixturing is available, including ICT and PCT. This is a worldwide, multiple site responsibility.
Perform throughput analysis to determine appropriate fixturing quantities.
Manage customer asks and requirements across the entire development cycle for multiple projects.
Understand and create finance capitalization requirements and requests.
Determine desired outcome, shortcomings and pitfalls for all product development steps.
Document desired processes (either new process or changing existing).
Manage meetings, deliverables and schedule as needed to implement the desired goal.
Request resources as needed.
Examples of types of processes to direct:
Engineering Phase Gates
System Level Test
Product Delivery Schedules
Test material quantities
Education and Experience:
Product or hardware engineering background
20+ years experience in electronic product design and development
Good understanding of successful manufacturing flows and product development flows
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong working knowledge and hands-on experience with hardware
Able to work effectively in a fast paced, active environment as a team player
Travel as necessary
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