Volt Workforce Solutions NPI Operations Manager in San Jose, California

NPI Operations Manager in San Jose, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contingent

  • Location: San Jose, CA

  • Job Type: Computer Industry

  • Duration: 44 weeks

  • Date Posted: 5/4/2018

  • Job ID: 113576

  • Contact Name Volt Branch

  • Phone 916/923-0544

Job Description

Volt is looking for NPI Operations Manager for our client in San Jose, CA


As a key member of the SSD BU team, the NPI Operation Manager position has a wide range of responsibilities that are grounded in forecast accuracy + operational execution. Complete ownership of E2E Sample Planning Process


  • Be the main Interface between HQ and Engineering/Marketing

  • Be actively involved in roadmap discussions, concept reviews, and has technical know how to be able to challenge/question HQ on supply (NAND rev?)

  • Secure overall NAND allocation for sample from HQ

  • Be actively involved in the new SKU creation process- work with HQ to ensure all attributes are identified, perform NPI onboarding into Demantra

  • Manage the sample process from ES (not CS as per current process)

  • Additional steps if we own vs just manage the data points

  • Work with Sales on getting sample FC for Pilot/PVT builds

  • Take on the role of hosting the weekly meetings to review build plan and ship schedules, resolution of build issues

  • Manage all NPI activities internally to HQ, working with Supply Chain, Marketing and Operations

  • Highlight issues and challenges to meet the timelines; Provide options to resolve the issues; timely escalations

  • Executive dashboards, operational dashboards

  • Potential owner of Sample returns


  • In Depth understanding of NAND Industry; Flash Drive Supply Chain and Product Lifecycle concepts

  • The candidate must have an operational/technical background and familiarity with NPI product roadmaps and processes.

  • Program and Project Management skills

  • Prior experience in product planning, inventory management, or production / manufacturing operations is strongly preferred.

  • The candidate must combine a working knowledge of world class supply chain practices, strong analytical capabilities, and business savvy.

  • Experience working with cross functional teams, such as sales and marketing, throughout the lifetime of a product.

  • 5-7 Yrs of relevant experience, Master's degree preferred

Volt is an equal opportunity employer

In order to promote this harmony in the workplace and to obey the laws related to employment, Volt maintains a strong commitment to equal employment opportunity without unlawful regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or parental status, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.