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Title:  Principal Project/Program Manager

Company:  Renesas Electronics Canada Ltd.
Country/Region:  CA
State:  Ontario
City:  Ottawa
Department:  Project Management Department
Business Unit:  IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit
Office:  Canada
Job Function:  Hardware (Digital)
Job Type:  Permanent

Company Information


Renesas is a global semiconductor company providing hardware and software solutions for a range of cutting-edge technologies including self-driving cars, robots, automated factory equipment, and smart home applications. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of the electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.


Headquartered in Japan and publicly traded, Renesas has subsidiaries in 20 countries worldwide. It is a dynamic, multi-cultural tech company where employees can learn, mentor and thrive. It brings together the strong financial foundation of a multi-billion dollar global operation and the flexibility and velocity of a smaller organization. Fueled by the Intersil and IDT integrations in 2017 and 2019, Renesas is now poised to extend its share in fast-growing data economy-related markets such as infrastructure and data center, and strengthen its presence in the industrial/IOT and automotive segments. Our solutions are at the heart of products developed by the major innovators around the world. Join us and be part of what’s next in electronics.


The Principal Program Manager for the Timing Products Division is a critical role in ensuring successful new product introduction for a number of industry leading semiconductor chips for applications including 5G Infrastructure and Data Center Applications. You will lead the engagement with engineering design, marketing, validation team, product and test engineering teams and from pre-concept phase to develop and deliver the most competitive and best in the world. The person in this role needs to be a natural leader and facilitator; be driven, organized and detail oriented; excel in program/project management; thrive in an ambiguous environment; is adept at facilitating actions and resolving conflicts; manages through relationships and influence; and displays grace under fire.


What You’ll Work On

• Lead cross-function teams through the new product development process and execute seamless product launches including early design engagement, prototype and design validation, ramp and delivery to customers.
• Work with engineering, product, marketing, finance and rest of the operations functions like planning, foundry engineering, test engineering, product engineering, application engineering, proto teams, logistics, etc. to create a product development and launch plan that meets the market and business needs.
• Drive early engagement. Drive capital spend optimization and re-use.
• Develop pre-launch and ramp build plans with metrics that lead the team to work strategically and efficiently. Pivotal metrics are schedule, cost, quality, availability and order cycle time.
• Develop metrics to measure the team’s progress and success at deliver on commitments. Act as the Operations leader in communicating program readiness, identifying risks and driving mitigation plans.
• Coordinate the phase out of obsolete products with the launch of new products.


Who You Are

• 10+ years of relevant project management or program management experience
• Ability to converse intelligently with cross-functional team
• Strengths in problem solving, issue-resolution, attention to detail, and ability to multi-task
• Strong verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated experience engaging and influencing senior executives
• B.S. in Engineering, Operations or Supply Chain Management preferred
• M.S. in Business, Operations, Supply Chain Management preferred
• Travel to USA: 5-10%


Renesas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.#LI-ED1