Associate Program Manager in Tempe, AZ at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 3/20/2020

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    Tempe, AZ
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Job Description

Job Title
Associate Program Manager

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Job Summary
Benchmark products and designs have been seen at the Olympics, the Super Bowl, and in Hollywood. America’s women and men in uniform count on our technical skills to help ensure our country remains safe and our work is part of many of the commercial aircraft seen crisscrossing the skies. Products we engineer live inside some of the world’s fastest computers and are saving lives every day in hospitals and surgical suites around the globe. Benchmark is a world-leading, top-10 EMS provider of integrated electronic manufacturing services with total revenues exceeding $2.5B and with employees in 7 countries on 3 continents offering everything from product development to regional PCB build – including system level assembly in the United States, Mexico, South America, Europe and Asia. We provide service to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of computers and related products for business enterprises, medical devices, industrial control equipment (which includes equipment for the aerospace and defense industry), testing and instrumentation products, and telecommunication equipment, including Benchmark offers customers comprehensive and integrated design and manufacturing services from initial product design to volume production including direct order fulfillment and post-deployment services. Our precision technology manufacturing capabilities complement our proven electronic manufacturing expertise by providing further vertical integration of critical mechanical components. These capabilities include precision machining, advanced metal joining, assembly and functional testing for multiple industries including medical, instrumentation, aerospace and semiconductor capital equipment.

Essential Functions and Competencies

•Assist in managing and leading customer team activities as primary day-to-day customer contact
•Coordinate and maximize the use of company functions in support of customer requirements
•Support new product introduction activity including cost, pricing and prototype activity
•Work with customer(s), materials, and operations to manage build and delivery schedule
•Provide customer forecast information to master scheduling and to management for revenue and manpower planning
•Support quality, test, Engineering Change Order (ECO), materials and depot activity
•Recover costs for ECO activity, Non-Recurring Expenses (NRE) and miscellaneous
•Resolve excess/obsolete inventory issues
•Assist in resolving Accounts Receivable (A/R) issues as required
•Assist in preparation to negotiate, manage and update contracts
•Communicate effectively with customer(s) and within factory
•Lead, or assist in leading, business review meetings with BEI and customer
•Seek additional sales opportunities within customer(s)
•Effective organization and prioritization skills
•Ability to work collaboratively with suppliers or customer with direction and oversight
•Effective interpersonal skills
•Ability to take on project leadership/ownership
•Proven ability to complete projects in a timely manner
•Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required
•Demonstrate discretion, confidentiality, independent judgment and professionalism when representing the company
•Excellent written and verbal communication, as well as presentation skills
•Ability to work well individually or in teams
•Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools
•Participate in a continuous improvement activity with complete documentation, including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format
Qualifications / Education / Experience
The Associate Program Manager supports customers’ interface to achieve high customer satisfaction, profitable business relationships and sales growth with new and existing customers. Provides strong team support of the customers’ teams to ensure internal and external customers’ needs are met.
•0-2 years of program management experience
•4 year degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management
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Job Location
Tempe, AZ, USA

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Travel Requirement
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