The Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) business of Spectrum Brands is a major manufacturer and supplier of residential locksets, residential builders' hardware, faucets, and commercial locksets and doors, with a portfolio of renowned brands, including Kwikset, Weiser, Baldwin, National Hardware, Stanley, FANAL, Pfister, EZSET, and Tell. HHI is a leader in its key markets with #1 positions in U.S. residential locksets (Kwikset), Canada residential locksets (Weiser), U.S. luxury locksets (Baldwin), and U.S. builders' hardware (Stanley-National Hardware), #2 in Mexico residential hardware (Fanal), #3 in U.S. retail plumbing (Pfister), and #1 in U.S. retail commercial locksets. Headquartered in Orange County, California, HHI has a global sales force and operates manufacturing and distribution facilities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Asia.
The Technical Project Manager (Production Test) is the leading representative for any quality production testing/ detection systems for our factories and suppliers. The Technical Project Manager will provide clarity and vision regarding production test strategy and implementations worldwide. The Technical Project Manager is responsible for analyzing new products to determine and implement appropriate manufacturing test processes and detections. The Technical Project Manager will design, implement, maintain, and improve factory production test systems. The Technical Project Manager has a leadership role in planning and executing new product introductions as they transition from design to manufacturing.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Education and Experience Profile
Bachelor's degree in Electronics, HW/SW or related field plus 7-10 years technical experience with duties directly involving Production test a high volume manufacturing environment.
Direct Experience in multi-factory production test system implementations
Project Management experience required
Experience on flow process design, Lean manufacturing, and six sigma methodologies. (Poka Yoke)
Experience with Test Fixtures, Cabling, flashing FW, SW, Serialization, Traceability implementations
Demonstrates leadership & interpersonal skills along with the ability to work with others positively.
Estimated percentage of travelling required 15% (including international)
Capital requests, Return on Investment analysis
Project Management leadership in a matrix organization
SW / FW flash and testing within production environments
HW electrical testing within production environments
Traceability and Serialization methods
Demonstrated knowledge and ability to apply statistical tools and methods to problem solving in a quality or process improvement arena.
Excellent leadership, positive interpersonal skills, and effective presentation abilities
Working conditions are normal for production/ office environment. However, travel conditions include prolonged flights, car travel, and other exposures such as unusual weather or food, as expected during international travel.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job/classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Spectrum Brands is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.