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This position requires - Clear Background, Drug Test, and Education Check.
Must be authorized to work in the US for any employer without Sponsorship.
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Position Title: 20181005-Technical Hardware Project Manager - NPI exp required - Chinese speaking required
Location: Santa Clara

Pay Rate: TBD

Contract Duration: Full time position

As a Hardware Technical Program Manager , you will lead multidisciplinary programs through the new product development process (NPI) to develop the next generation of custom hardware connectors to drive our industry-leading consumer products. You will establish requirements with internal and external customers, identify risks and associated mitigation plans, and clearly communicate to program stakeholders. We look for program managers who are natural motivators, cross-functional relationship builders, and champions for driving the right level of process to ensure smooth and predictable program execution in a fast-paced innovative environment.


  • Work closely with the customers' hardware product designer, engineering team, tracking the definition of next generation hardware requirements.
  • Communicate with Chinese manufacturing facility to address any schedule, technical, and manufacturing issues.
  • Create development, delivery, and qualification schedules based on system requirements, technical challenges, lead-times and business needs.
  • Manage communication within and between internal engineering and external customers teams.
  • Assist engineering and sourcing teams with supplier evaluation and selection.
  • Work with teams to set milestones, communicate program statuses, and identify/address potential setbacks.
  • Work cross-functionally to develop best practices and technology development processes in a quickly-changing and dynamic environment to ensure on time delivery.
  • Manage delivery of samples and mass production parts for the different builds.
  • Organize required face-to-face onsite meetings with customers.
  • Coordinate and contribute to engineering deliverables, including specifications and test plans.
  • Ensure program documents are complete, current and available for staff and leadership review.
  • Contribute to resource planning to ensure program success.
  • Up to 20% travel.

Minimum Qualification

  • BS/MS in Engineering field or equivalent experience. 
  • 3+ years experience working as a technology development program manager in consumer electronics.
  • 2+ years experience working on hardware projects.
  • Knowledge of phase gate approach to technology development projects.
  • Experience with component and cable qualification, validation, and characterization processes.
  • Experience operating autonomously across multiple teams and projects.
  • PMI certification is preferred
  • fluent written and written English is a must
  • Chinese speaking is required.

We encourage Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans and Disabled individuals to apply for all positions that they may be qualified for. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks


If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume in a Word Document with the month and year that you have worked at each previous position to - mayling@norlandgroup.com and copy: 20181005-Technical Hardware Project Manager - NPI exp required - Chinese speaking required to the email Subject Line.

Or click this email link and attach your resume in a MS Word Document format

Job Posted Date: 10/12/2018