Senior Manager- Project/Program Design

at Renesas in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Senior Manager- Project/Program Design

Job Description

+ Manages PMs who lead cross functional teams that are focused on the delivery of product from kick-off to release for customers.

+ Identifies needed resources for projects , defines and assigns major project roles.

+ Monitors the product/program/project/portfolio from initiation through delivery, interfacing with external customers or field based employess on technical matters as needed.

+ Help drive Power Product group`s overall expansion strategy to increase revenue and productivity by recruiting and ramping up team of strong technical project managers to drive roadmap execution of Power team’s product portfolio

+ Help select, develop ,mentor and evaluate PMO team capable of delivering on time and under schedule new products that meet stakeholder and customer expectations using Renesas New Product Development flows and methodologies.

+ Assigns and monitors work of project/program management staff, providing technical support and direction.

+ Develops Defines and executes project plans, schedules , budgets and deliverables at a portfolio level

+ Ensure PMs exhibit full project ownership, become the got-to person for all internal teams for questions related to projects and have total involvement in all phases of product development process from start to finish.

+ Responsible for tracking overall project metrics/KPI such as schedule, risks, scope, budget, cost entitlement and manufacturability for entire product portfolio.

+ Participate in Annual Operation planning. Work with PM team to estimate, forecast and manage individual project as well as program/portfolio spend to ensure actual spend tracks closely with forecast and avoid surprises.

+ Develop best practice guidelines, processes and execution methodologies for team to follow to continuously improve project execution.

+ Oversee, guide and sanity check project planning. Ensure PM team is creating adequate forums for tracking execution progress, have well organized execution meetings where project teams are openly discussing, debating and making on the ground project decisions necessary to keep project moving forward.

+ Build trust and collaborate closely with functional leadership from other functional teams for identifying and removing execution roadblocks, mitigate risks and improve efficiencies for continuously improving project execution

+ Collaborate with X-functional and Peers from other business groups to drive collaboration and harvest best practices and lessons learned to keep Power Product group in sync with One Renesas methodologies, tools and systems

+ Work with demand creation, sales and marketing to align execution and sample priorities with market and customer needs to allow us to compete and win. Guide team to help prepare customer requested RFI, RFQ responses to bid on key business opportunities

+ Effectively communicate with leadership, with the team and across the organization to keep stakeholders, leadership informed of project status, escalate early to identify and address issues before they start to impact execution metrics

+ Guide team to prepare and effectively report project status updates at management decision point reviews as well as cross functional project progress reviews.


+ Delivery of projects to schedule, budget and quality. First time right mentality with execution

+ Implement project management strategy to challenge status quo and drive higher efficiency of execution to scale up to the roadmap requirements

+ Continuous focus on mitigating project risk by tracking progress, contingency planning and acting on small signals with high urgency and timely escalation to prevent fire fighting

+ Develop a strong team that understands their role and responsibilities, collaborates with each other and others in the team and seamlessly executes with continuous focus on improving all execution vectors


+ Experienced semiconductor profession with 10+ years of relevant experience working for a major analog semiconductor company

+ 5+ years of hand`s on technical program/project management experience leading teams to develop broad market or custom mix-signal analog products for commercial, industrial or automotive applications. PMP certification is not a requirement but will be plus

+ 5+ years of relevant experience being part of Product line NPI functional teams as a hands-on product, test, validation, design, quality or related function

+ In depth understanding of new product introduction and product development flow from concept to production release. Exposure to APQP automotive process is a plus

+ 3-5 years of relevant leadership experience managing and mentoring direct reports, new hires and interns


+ Proficient with industry standard project management tools such as MS Project, Jira, SharePoint, FMEA , Root Cause Analysis , Microsoft OneNote


+ BS, Electrical or Electronics Engineering, Masters or PhD EE is preferred

Company Description

Renesas is one of the top global semiconductor companies in the world. We strive to develop a safer, healthier, greener, and smarter world, and our goal is to make every endpoint intelligent by offering product solutions in the automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT markets. Our robust product portfolio includes world-leading MCUs, SoCs, analog and power products, plus Winning Combination solutions that curate these complementary products. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.

Renesas employs roughly 21,000 people in more than 30 countries worldwide. As a global team, our employees actively embody the Renesas Culture, our guiding principles based on five key elements: Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative, and Entrepreneurial. Renesas believes in, and has a commitment to, diversity and inclusion, with initiatives and a leadership team dedicated to its resources and values. At Renesas, we want to build a sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics and the world.

Additional Information

Renesas Electronics Corporation empowers a safer, smarter and more sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. The leading global provider of microcontrollers, Renesas combines our expertise in embedded processing, analog, power and connectivity to deliver complete semiconductor solutions. These Winning Combinations accelerate time to market for automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT applications, enabling billions of connected, intelligent devices that enhance the way people work and live. Learn more at .

Renesas’ mission, To Make Our Lives Easier, is underpinned by our company culture, TAGIE. TAGIE stands for Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative and Entrepreneurial. Our goal is to embed this unique culture in everything we do to succeed as a company and create trust with our diverse colleagues, customers and stakeholders.

Renesas Electronics is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to celebrating diversity and fostering a work environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

1. Department Engineering

2. Location United States remote

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Job Posting: JC258033618

Posted On: Apr 07, 2024

Updated On: May 19, 2024

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