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New Product Project Manager

Cisco Systems Inc.
Sheridan, IL 60551
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At Lysaker, Oslo you find Cisco Webex Devices. We make the best video conference systems in the world whether youre at your desk, in the meeting room or in the Boardroom. Our greatest advantage is that we make hardware and software, and we have the Global Supply Chain Organization close to the developers.

Product Operations is part of the Supply Chain organization at Cisco which has more than 2,000 employees in over 50 locations around the world.

Our vision and strategy is to emphasize the importance of providing our customers an outstanding customer experience by delivering a flexible, innovative and scalable supply chain while continuing to build upon our strong operational foundation.

We are looking for a New Product Project Manager (NPPM) to join our Product Operations team.

We encourage you to become a part of this multifaceted organization where daily we demonstrate Ciscos driven spirit and accelerate time to market by empowering our employees. As Cisco expands into new technologies, and geographies, there has never been a better time to be part of the team.

What You'll Do

You will lead and program manage the development and release to manufacturing of creative and sophisticated products. The NPPM is responsible for handling the product lifecycle from pre-concept commit to First Customer Shipments and till we have reached the project defined targets. You will partner with DTG (Devices Technology Group) Business Unit and Engineering and will lead a cross functional Supply Chain Operations teams to deliver state of the art Video Devices. You will be accountable to meet time to market requirements, product cost targets, yield goals, and volume ramp plans.

Who Youll Work With

The NPPM partners with the Collaboration BU, Engineering, and Operations functions. You will work with a cross functional team in Product Operations and across Supply Chain Operations functions including Technology & Quality, Global Manufacturing & Logistics, Global Supplier Management and Global Planning.

Who You Are

You are an authority in the manufacturing and supply chain management of Collaboration electronics and mechanical assemblies. You are a leader who steers a cross functional team to achieve a common set of goals. You possess:

  • Outstanding program management skills
  • Experience in leading cross-functional teams to achieve results by identifying and aligning to shared goals, priorities, and dedications. Able to hold peers, partners, and yourself accountable
  • Understanding of Video conference product design and development methodologies is an advantage
  • Understanding of PCBA and box build manufacturing steps is an advantage
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to lead teams to seek sophisticated technical and business problems
  • Ability to influence key partners, senior leaders, and external partners

Our Qualifications for This Role

  • Some years years Project Management experience in supply chain, manufacturing, or product development
  • Experience working on new product introductions with manufacturers, suppliers, and product development teams
  • Typically requires M.Sc. degree or equivalent experience
  • Excellent organization and time management skill
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills with a passion for solving problems and ability to influence decisions
  • Flexible and able to adapt in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Think, understand and act holistically and outside the box

Who We Are

At Cisco Product Ops you will get a real opportunity to grow as an Operation Leader.

We provide internal and external training events and you will have the access to resources of one the largest technology companies in the world.

We believe that happy people can make anything happen. Thats probably why we were ranked #1 Worlds Best Workplace in both 2019 and 2020. In addition to a competitive salary, insurance, and other benefits, we offer

  • a Cisco Fun aka Feeling young group dedicated to creating outstanding memories for the Webex-family
  • a Cisco Play group that organizes yoga and weekly bootcamps, as well as an in-house fitness center to strengthen your body and relieve your stress
  • flexible work hours, workspace & collaboration tools.
  • six weeks holiday to make sure youre well rested
  • five (paid) days for volunteer work to make the world a better place
  • a day off on your birthday because you deserve it

And of course, free ice cream on warm summer days!


Posted: 2021-05-10 Expires: 2021-06-28
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