Texas Instruments Program Manager in Tucson, Arizona

Job ID 23265BR

Job Posting Title Program Manager

Job Description As a global semiconductor company operating in 35 countries, Texas Instruments (TI) is first and foremost a reflection of its people. From the TIer who unveiled the first working integrated circuit in 1958 to the more than 30,000 TIers around the world today who design, manufacture and sell analog and embedded processing chips, we are problem-solvers collaborating to change the world through technology. Put your talent to work with us – change the world, love your job!

About the job:

In this role you will own and drive multiple new product development projects within Product Line and will be accountable for execution results (on time, on spec, and within budget). You'll work across various functions including: systems, design, test, planning, applications and manufacturing departments from concept initiation through the product ramping-to-volume. You'll convey a sense of urgency, monitors progress, and redirect efforts when goals are not being met.

Additional responsibilities include:

•Coordinate engineering and assembly teams to create qualification plans to release a high quality and reliable new product to market.

•Coordinate with marketing, characterization, product, systems, layout, applications and design engineering to release new products to market.

•Create and actively manage project boundary agreement and continue to evaluate at each project milestone.

•Drive for cost leadership by constructively challenging the functional teams on design, test and assembly of the product.

•Ability to create risk analysis for every new project and continuously manage and update risks that impact the project.

•Update project schedules using Microsoft Project or similar SW to keep track of critical path based on latest information.

•Systematically provide project information and keep team and management updated on progress of key milestones, cost scorecard, manufacturability report, risk analysis, sample schedules, status of various open action items.

•Work with customers to provide on-time sample support and meet their production schedules.

•Work with failure analysis lab to verify and provide a response plan to fix customer problems.

•Build and manage budget forecasts for the ongoing projects and update team and management on a quarterly cycle.

•Work with operation and sustaining teams to re-release catalog parts as AEC-Q100 for automotive customers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics or related field.

  • 5 + years’ related experience

  • Ability to create realistic project plan schedules to include multiple fabrication and assembly/test sites optimizing cost and cycle times.

  • Demonstrated ability to influence

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate is an engineer who:

  • Understands the organization’s business strategy and priorities and translates them into clear objectives and tactics.

  • Understands end market requirements and helps make trade-off decisions.

  • Engages with product definers regarding customer needs and works towards meeting product development commitments.

  • Manages risk by anticipating problems and develops mitigation plans.

  • Effectively applies lessons learned when managing risks and engages subject matter experts across TI.

  • Applies critical thinking and seasoned judgment and effectively communicates to all stakeholders and across all cultures.

  • This job does not directly manage people but requires strong leadership skills. - Promotes teamwork by managing change, drives hard on the right issues, challenges others to make tough choices and acts decisively.

  • Influences and commands attention and respect in groups. Negotiates persuasively and gives compelling reasons for ideas while winning support from others. Influences and shapes the decisions of upper management.

To be considered for this position, please apply to this requisition.

  • PMP certification is a plus.

Texas Instruments is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected characteristics, including race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or age.

Job Opening Type Experienced Professional

Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Level Degree

Related Field(s) of Study

Computer Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Industrial Engineering


Minimum Years of Experience 5

Regular / Temporary Regular

Full-time / Part-time Full-Time

Country United States

Job Location(s) USA-Arizona-Tucson

Virtual / Telecommute No

Equal Opportunity Employer

Texas Instruments is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, disability, genetic information, national origin, gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

The following link provides more information regarding the Federal laws prohibiting discrimination in employment: EEO is the Law – Notice of Applicant Rights Under the Law. at https://infolink.ti.com/ext/staffing/eeoselfprint_poster.pdf

Affirmative Action Efforts

TI's affirmative action efforts — extending to women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans — are an important part of our commitment to equal employment opportunities. TI's Affirmative Action Program is available upon request at the Texas Instruments Ethics Office, located at 13570 North Central Expressway, MS 3961, Dallas, Texas 75243, or by email here at mailto:jobsupportteam@list.ti.com , on Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Central Time).

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