Bossanova Robotics NPI Program Manager in Mountain View, California
Bossa Nova is the leading provider of real-time, on-shelf product data for the global retail industry. Our robots navigate the busy retail ecosystem, collecting a wealth of data that allows retailers to improve product availability, streamline operations, and create a better shopping experience. Our multidisciplinary team of robotics, artificial intelligence, and big data scientists has solved the challenges to deploy fully autonomous retail service robots and deliver actionable data in real-time.
Bossa Nova?s robots are currently deployed in 50 stores across the United States, making it the largest deployment of this kind of technology anywhere in the world.
Position: NPI Program Manager
Location: Mountain View, CA
Ensure the successful launch of all new Bossa Nova robotic products including:
Develop, maintain and manage NPI program schedule
Provide links between Engineering, Supply Chain, Quality and factory for various development builds through new product introduction and launch
Ensure all materials (BOMs), documentation, test equipment, fixtures, and build plans are in place at our contract manufacturing partner
Assess, analyze, and communicate risk and status clearly and succinctly to management, and escalate key issues and present options for resolution
Interface with document control manager to ensure that all product documentation is completed and structured properly for use in the factory
Ensure that cost and reliability targets are attained
Apply program management and manufacturing expertise to resolve complex cross-functional problems and issues
Help in the development and maintenance of a formal PLC process
Use production expertise to influence and negotiate for DFx, supply chain, testability, and reliability features
Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering degree or equivalent
Minimum 7 years of relevant experience in an electromechanical environment. Direct factory or operational experience is a plus
Experience working in a fast-paced start-up like environment with limited structure
Comfort and enthusiasm with ambiguity and rapid changes
Experience working with contract manufacturing partners
We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, PTO days, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as lunches twice a week, schedule flexibility, a stocked fridge and kitchen.
Bossa Nova Robotics provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Bossa Nova abides by applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.