Program Manager

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Job Summary

Signature Consultants is seeking a Program Manager for an opportunity with a client located in Cupertino, CA. A successful NPI Materials Program Manager is a natural leader and facilitator; is driven, organized, detail oriented and a supply chain expert; excels in program/project management; thrives in an ambiguous environment; is an innovator and strives for continuous improvement in all aspects of the role; manages through relationships and influence.

This role is responsible for material planning, forecasting, and readiness to enable technology development, new product development, supply qualification and factory readiness. This role is a primary interface between Engineering, Operations, Finance, Procurement, and Supplier/Manufacturing Partner(s).


  • Lead materials budget planning and spend management through partnering with Finance and Engineering
  • Lead clear to build (CTB) for pre-production build phases
  • Propose optimized supply planning to ensure on-time build schedule
  • Drive closure of materials issues
  • Work closely with Engineering to manage multiple or alternate source qualifications through build management
  • Lead NPI materials process improvement
  • Lead daily or weekly supply planning meetings with Manufacturer Partners


  • BS/BA with 3 - 5 years or comparable professional experience

Key Qualifications:

  • NPI (New Product Introduction) supply chain management experience
  • Project/Program management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Detailed oriented and excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability/experience working in constantly changing environment
  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Technical expertise and prior OEM management experience a plus
  • Knowledge in Agile, SAP, Oracle, Numbers, Keynote, and Pages a plus
  • PMP, APICS, CSCP or CPIM a plus

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

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