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Operations Program Manager

Company: Argo AI
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Who we are:Argo AI is a global self-driving products and services company on a mission to make the world's streets and roadways safe, accessible, and useful for all. Our technology is built to enable commercial services for autonomous delivery and ridesharing in cities. With experienced leaders in the field and collaborative partnerships with some of the world's top consumer brands, we're working block by block, city by city to empower people and businesses to be more successful. We're individuals driven by strong values to solve complex problems together. Come join us to reimagine the human journey.Meet the team:The Global Supply Chain and Manufacturing team is responsible for managing suppliers, manufacturing hardware and managing commercial issues for autonomous hardware development at Argo. Operations Program Manager(s) play a critical role in guiding industrial engineering activities with our manufacturing partners. An OPM at Argo is a natural leader and facilitator who is driven, organized and detail oriented with the ability to facilitate actions and resolve conflicts while communicating with ease at all levels and an extraordinary teammate. What you'll do: Leading Supplier operations team in planning and executing development builds and new product rampsDrive manufacturing operational readiness in the factory, leveraging partner resources while managing ongoing efficiency and improvement across factories from ramp to end-of-lifeDrive cross-functional teams to optimize the supply chain for specific strategic reasons, while accounting for risks and changes in schedule or demandInfluence product manufacturability, testability and supply chain responsiveness resulting in low cost and flexibility Quality ChampionAnticipate production and operational risk, communicate and mitigate. Work closely with Suppliers to manage line bring-ups, qualification, material availability and quality issues, and secure the right level of capacity based on quarterly and weekly forecasts and horizonsLead regular meetings to communicate plans with cross-functional operations and demand planning. Adapt plans based on changing requirementsEnsure OEM reporting is accurate and timely and lead Quarterly Business Reviews with partners. Manage excess and obsolescence (E&O) tracking and secure destruction. Develop processes to accomplish the above responsibilities and identify improvementsWhat you'll need to succeed:Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics or a related field Solid experience within a manufacturing environment in consumer electronic industry, automotive industry or electrical, mechanical, optical systems and componentsExperience in manufacturing, process engineering or new product product developmentExcellent project management skillsResults oriented and attention to detailAbility to travel up to 30-35%Technical expertiseWhat we offer you:High-quality individual and family medical, dental, and vision insuranceCompetitive compensation packagesEmployer-matched 401(k) retirement plan with immediate vestingEmployer-paid group term life insurance and the option to elect voluntary life insurance Paid parental leaveAdoption & Surrogacy Assistance ProgramPaid medical leave30 day ------paid sabbatical upon 5 years of employmentUnlimited vacationComplimentary daily lunches, beverages, and snacksPre-tax commuter benefitsMonthly wellness stipend Professional development reimbursementEmployee assistance programDiscounted programs that include legal services, identity theft protection, pet insurance, and moreCompany and team bonding outlets: employee resource groups, quarterly team activity stipend, and wellness initiativesOur Background:Argo AI was founded in 2016 by industry experts with extensive experience building robotic systems for commercial applications. Our once-small team has since grown into an over 1,700-person strong company with strategic partnerships with some of the world's leading consumer brands. With global headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate in eight cities across the U.S. and Germany in areas where self-driving technology can have the biggest impact on improving safety, traffic, and transportation equity.At Argo AI, we believe that embracing differences delivers superior results. We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive environment for all employees.

Keywords: Argo AI, Palo Alto , Operations Program Manager, Executive , Palo Alto, California

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