Kforce has a client that is seeking a Global Product Manager in Phoenix, AZ.Responsibilities: * Global Product Manager will understand and develop product requirements and roadmaps to improve the company market share by identifying key growth segments; Align product priorities and resources to roadmap * Manage PLC process for NPI to meet MRS specs of Features, Schedule, and Cost targets * Drive product life cycle activities and necessary toll gate exits at different PLC stages of the product * Ensure market priorities are aligned with the program team activities to release products to specifications at aligned customer/market timing * As a Global Product Manager, you will drive internal and external organizations to meet project milestones and performance targets per a rigorous Product Development methodology * Work with PLM to keep Product BoM structure updated with Backbone BoM and options; Manage CIP cut-ins and CES projects with Engineering * Drive cost-reduction projects with PLM and Engineering * Work with Finance to keep track of Program NPV/ROI using revenue forecast and Opex * Manage cross functional team members (supply chain, engineering, finance, management) and deliver status updates to senior management * Supplier Engagement - Global Product Manager will drive Commodity managers to develop key capabilities for new products through collaboration with suppliers * Support technical activities - Work with product development teams on specifications and data collection requirements, manage customer demo requests, prioritization of product development activities * Participate in regular forecast, production schedules and material requirements reviews with manufacturing team * Setup build plan milestones for NPI shipments and evaluate constraints * Drive critical tasks related to program success to timely closure through prompt follow-ups and escalation paths as necessary * Bachelor or higher degree in Material Science, Electrical/Mechanical/Chemical Engineering, or equivalent technical education * 5-10 years of experience in Semiconductor or related industries * Knowledge of competitive analysis, product segmentation and pricing strategies * Understanding of the Product Life Cycle (PLC) and relevant tasks to be completed during each phase of the PLC * Ability to work with multiple internal disciplines on portfolio of products * Understanding of product life cycle and technical marketing * High level of proficiency or deep understanding of capital equipment systems in semiconductor or similar industry * Strong leadership qualities to exercise influence both throughout the organization and with external parties * Effective oral and written communication skills * Strong project management and analytical skills and critical thinking * Strong negotiations skills * Demonstrated ability working with minimal supervision and exercising judgment * Positive, energetic attitude and initiative, strong work ethic * Ability to work in a team environment, and leverage additional resources as needed Preferred: * >5 years of process, hardware, or device experience in semiconductors or related field preferred * Product/program management, Customer management, customer JDPs or customer support experience preferred * Oracle or SAP experience Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.*Compensation Type:*Years*Minimum Compensation:*90000.00*Maximum Compensation:*150000.00
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