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R&D Engineering Program Manager Full-time Job

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What do we do?
Lumentum (NASDAQ: LITE) is a market-leading manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products enabling optical networking and commercial laser customers worldwide. Lumentum’s optical components and subsystems are part of virtually every type of telecom, enterprise, and data center network. Lumentum’s commercial lasers enable advanced manufacturing techniques and diverse applications including next-generation 3D sensing capabilities. Lumentum is headquartered in Milpitas, California with R&D, manufacturing, and sales offices worldwide.
What will you do in this role?
We are looking for an experienced, self-motivated R&D Engineering Program Manager to join our talented cross-functional team which is developing cutting-edge technology and products for optical communication, industrial and consumer applications. The candidate will play a crucial role in coordinating product development programs and the activities of various program stakeholders (R&D, Manufacturing, Quality, Supply Chain, Product Engineering, Suppliers). He/she will also participate frequently in communications with customers, upper management and product line management. 
Lead multi-disciplinary cross-functional team as program manager for high-volume manufacturing (10-100+ M units/yr) of low-cost optical components to be transferred to contract manufacturer; Develop and manage project schedules with engineering teams and communicate project status (Technical and Programmatic) to stakeholders, upper management and customers; Works closely with project team members on conceptual design, vendor and equipment interactions, package prototyping, testing, and performance characterization; Identify risks, develop mitigation strategies, and facilitate conflict resolution. What experience will allow you the greatest success in this role? 
Demonstrated successful program management of large (>10 HC) multi-$M R&D projects (cost, schedule, performance); >5 years of experience leading technically-complex projects and proven hands-on product development and project management skills; Background in high volume (10-100M/units per yr) R&D and manufacturing of low-cost components (<~ $1/unit); Knowledge of Contract Manufacturer (CM) assembly/equipment capabilities (particularly in Asia); Strong decision-making ability to troubleshoot problems and bring resolution; Excellent knowledge of product life cycle and processes and tools for project planning; Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong team player, self-starter and detail-oriented; Familiarity with photonics, semiconductor laser diodes/ICs or LED’s; Experience in conceptual design, vendor interaction, package prototyping, testing, and performance characterization; Experience with high-volume, low-cost laser diode packaging for consumer applications is desirable; Familiar with six-sigma techniques, e.g., design for manufacturability/reliability (DFx), SPC  and ISO9001 certification; Comfortable and effective interfacing directly with customers; Education should be MS in optical, electrical, physical engineering or equivalent with 15+ years of experience in optoelectronics, Si IC or magnetic-storage industry.
Company Description
Lumentum