Kelly Services Operations Project Manager in Sunnyvale, California

OPERATIONS PROJECT MANAGER:

LOCATION: Sunnyvale, CA

DURATION: 1 Year

PAY RATE: $45-50/hr.

Our client is engaging in a new strategic relationship that is expected to expand its market share in key markets, to enable at least one new Converged Infrastructure product, and to enable new partner to sell some key products bundled with its own products.

This contract is for an Operations Project Manager who will have responsibility for working inside the company and with their new partner to implement:

· The sales of OSSG products on an OEM basis

· The sales of E-Series products on an OEM basis

· Direct purchases from supply chain of certain key commodities qualified

· Operations Program Management for the Converged Infrastructure joint development product

Leading a cross-functional operations team, the Operations Project Manager will ensure that products are adapted, documented and released for sale to and with their new partner, managing project schedules and resource requirements, overseeing work streams, and achieving results against milestones.

RESPONSIBILITIES :

Leveraging his/her own experience and the experience of subject matter expects on the cross-functional project teams, the Operations Project Manager will be responsible for leading the team that delivers the following:

  • Strategize:

  • Participate in developing new operations strategies based on program requirements.

  • Identify gaps in existing processes

  • Advocate and implement operations strategies.

  • Plan:

  • Fully engage in Integrated Project Planning

  • Conduct operations planning

  • Conduct materials planning

  • Develop order management processes needed for the new partnership

  • Plan New Product Introduction activities

  • Source:

  • Oversee and drive RFP processes as applicable

  • Roll-up product costing, and drive cross-functional costing trade-offs

  • Develop scenarios to support the selection of a manufacturing methodology, partner and location for the CI product.

  • Identify/Communicate component level sourcing ownership

  • Direct procurement and ensure material availability for prototype, pilot, and production builds

  • Manage activities for ensuring supplier quality

  • Direct materials quality assurance and quality control

  • Make:

  • Ensure proper preparation of manufacturing site and system is done prior to Pilot by the Product Quality Engineers

  • Plan and ensure all needed fixtures and equipment are in place and validated to enable manufacturing and test

  • Plan for manufacturing process verification

  • Conduct a review of BOM and Manage BOM releases

  • Oversee manufacturing quality and reliability practices and communicate risks and issues to upper management

  • Lead manufacturing ramp

  • Deliver:

  • Set up end-to-end supply chain

  • Oversee the development of overall distribution and logistics

  • Report product performance through cost, quality, forecast attainment, and customer feedback data

  • Return:

  • Design and implement return authorization process as applicable to this partnership

  • Set up refurbishment and re-distribution as applicable to this partnership

REQUIREMENTS :

  • 5-10 years in Operations Management, NPI Program Management, Technical Program Management, or Supply Chain Management with significant experience leading cross-functional NPI teams

  • Thorough knowledge of outsourced high-tech manufacturing

  • Experience working within partnerships or JV’s a plus

  • Scheduling and project management using Microsoft Project and other tools

  • Presentation skills with Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Spreadsheet creation and manipulation skills with Microsoft Excel

  • Master Requirements Planning systems experience

  • Document Control systems experience. Significant knowledge of BOM structures and their impacts.

  • Ability to contribute and lead in a project team environment, optimizing functional and project goals

  • Solid product costing and financial/ROI analysis skills

  • Planning, scheduling, and milestone-oriented

  • Strong negotiation skills and business acumen

  • Experience advocating for operations needs within engineering, product management and sales.

  • Ability to manage and drive through ambiguity, working cross-functionally to turn sometimes vague requirements into agreed actions.

Why Kelly?

Kelly® puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly® as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly® to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.

As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

  • Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

  • Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

  • Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

  • Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*

  • Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage available to eligible employees

  • Service bonus plan

  • Holiday pay plan

  • Weekly electronic pay options

  • Exclusive online employee community

  • Employee assistance program available at no cost

  • Corporate discounts

  • Transportation Spending Accounts

  • *Offered and administered by Leslie & Associates. These plans are not sponsored by Kelly Services.

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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity, and is committed to employing a diverse workforce.

Why Kelly ® ?

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in

industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier

source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm

with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety

and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct

hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific

professional interests.

AboutKelly Services ®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,

Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.