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16 Mar 2021

Full-Time Product Program Manager

BioLite – Posted by BioLiteRecruitment Brooklyn, New York, United States

Job Description

Product Program Manager

Job Description

THIS ROLE:

BioLite is looking for a well-rounded Program Manager to join the team in bringing products through the development process all the way through production. In this role, you’ll work with the Product Development team, the Manufacturing team, and Supply-Chain partners to bring new, innovative products to the market.

 

TITLE: Product Program Manager

HOURS: Full-time

LOCATION: Brooklyn, New York (BioLite is currently in an all-remote capacity due to COVID-19.)

REPORTS TO: Manager of Product Program Management

COMPENSATION: Salary is comparable to other early-stage companies, and includes benefits like fully covered healthcare, company bonus plan, and equity stock options.

 

ABOUT BIOLITE:

BioLite is a for-profit social enterprise that develops, manufactures and markets distributed energy solutions for off-grid communities around the world. Our business serves two distinct markets,  developing-world families living in energy poverty, and  outdoor enthusiasts seeking off-grid cooking, charging and lighting products.

This is a unique opportunity to join a mission-driven company with both a technical and creative spirit in the heart of Brooklyn. If you are looking to work with a growing product development team with a passion for the outdoors and a powerful social mission, we’re your company. As a Program Manager at BioLite you’ll solve challenging problems, work with an exceptional team, take ideas from concept through to large-scale production, and make a positive impact on things that matter.

BioLite believes in a bright and safe future for all, and that includes life at work. BioLite is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where we aim to enable everyone to show up as their full selves. An inclusive environment and culture makes our solutions better and our entire team smarter. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status.

 

YOU WILL:

  • Lead New Product Development Programs ensuring tracking to Schedule, Cost, Budget, Safety, and Quality.
  • Create and maintain Project Schedule and Deliverables Lists
  • Lead collaborative and engaged Cross-functional Program meetings and decision-making sessions.
  • Track and Manage project risks, ensuring appropriate mitigation and escalation.
  • Present status to leadership team to maintain alignment on projects.
  • Ensure successful transfer of designs to manufacturing for mass production.
  • Foster and manage positive working relationships with cross-functional teams including design, marketing, engineering, and operations.
  • Support Manufacturing, Quality, Testing, Engineering, and Operations as needed.
  • Travel anticipated approximately 20% of the time.

 

YOU HAVE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science or Engineering (or equivalent experience)
  • 5+ years’ experience in a relevant field working on developing hardware
  • Experience in Consumer Electronics product development and manufacturing
  • Experience transferring product designs to Contract Manufacturers in China
  • Working knowledge of plastic materials, injection molding, sheet metal, and die-casting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication

 

 

OUR BENEFITS: 

  • Comprehensive healthcare plans
  • PTO and family leave
  • Community bonus plan and equity stock options.
  • Adventure Stipend (after two years)
  • Community engagement activities – we celebrate each other’s wins and work as a team!

 

How to Apply

TO APPLY:  Your application should include a PDF of your resume and cover letter explaining why you would be a good fit for this position. APPLY HERE: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2441328030/?trk=li_282_TalentHub_career-site-customized

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: engineering, manuacturing, Program Manager, and project manager. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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