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Title:  Sr. Director, Program Management

Company:  Renesas Electronics America Inc.
Country:  US
State:  CA
City:  San Diego
Business Unit:  IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit
Job Function:  Business Process Reengineering
Job Type:  Permanent

Renesas Electronics Americas (REA) is a dynamic, multi-cultural tech company where employees can learn, mentor and thrive. REA brings together the strong financial foundation of a multi-billion dollar global operation and the flexibility and velocity of a smaller organization. We are developing technologies for the latest advances in mobile computing, secured connected devices, autonomous driving, smart homes and factories and more. 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.


This program management position reports into the Renesas USA Operations Product Development team within the IoT & Infrastructure Business Unit (IIBU). The candidate will hold a critical position within the management of this organization with areas of responsibility including business process management, analytics, project execution and financial analysis. Working with our global R&D and operations team members located in North America, Asia and Europe, the candidate will require the ability to collaborate with diverse team members in a dynamic and challenging environment.



  • Refining and managing the IIBU business process for defining, modeling and executing new product introductions
  • Project manage key initiatives related to business process benchmark, standardization and integration across Renesas facilities worldwide (Japan, US, Europe, Asia)
  • Manage various projects consisting of personnel from various locations and backgrounds
  • Organize, set and document project milestones as well as tracking to completion
  • Coordinate meetings with key stake holders to track progress
  • Consolidate detailed documentations to support completion of projects, including training materials, resolutions and active open items
  • Identify, highlight and coordinate effort to clear bottlenecks that would pose a risk to on-time completion of projects
  • Create executive-level summaries with regular reporting to senior management on key milestones, metrics, risks, risk mitigation plans
  • Define MRDs, SOWs, NDAs, MOUs etc for internal and external project development efforts
  • Perform negotiations with internal and external teams for various initiatives and proactively identify risks and appropriate mitigations
  • Manage team members in North America and Asia



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business or related field; MSEE or PhD in Electrical Engineering preferred
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) preferred
  • 10+ years’ experience in program management or related work
  • 10+ years’ experience working with budgets, resource management and simple financials
  • Well versed in Microsoft tools such as Excel, Power Point and, ideally, Project
  • Self-motivating and high level of ability to manage, influence and set directions for a diverse group of people in multiple geographic regions and time zones, with varying background and technical levels
  • High attention to details and able to pinpoint key information, metrics, fluctuations and roadblocks that would either move forward or hold back completion of projects
  • Able to understand complex projects and able to communicate and summarize issues and solutions to various levels of people within the organization


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

Nearest Major Market: San Diego