Engineering Program Manager - Sustaining

Job Description
Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?

The Role:

The Hardware Sustaining Engineering Program Manager (EPM) will lead internal and external engineering teams through the product execution phase process. The position will work with the Product Managers to derive the product requirements and obtain executive approval. The EPM is expected to drive and motivate the cross-functional team to deliver the product(s) as per the agreed-to requirements and cross functionally manage other internal team members. Responsibilities include, coordination and planning of all engineering builds at the supplier and drive the configuration management deliverables to ensure the timely release of all assemblies to production. The individual must demonstrate technical leadership to:

  • Drive execution of projects
  • Lead cross functional retail project meetings
  • Lead milestone reviews
  • Present project status to the executive team
  • Manage Retail project builds globally

Some International travel expected.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline
  • 3+ years of experience as an Engineering Project Manager or Program Manager
  • 3+ years of experience with product development life-cycles

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with high volume contract manufacturing
  • Mobile device manufacturing experience
  • Exposure to system/device development, build and planning
  • Excellent verbal and written skills to communicate effectively
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple programs efficiently
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Hands on experience with development using outside supplier teams

Lab126 is part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation


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