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Title:  Sr. Program Manager

Company:  Renesas Electronics America Inc.
Country/Region:  US
State:  CA
City:  San Jose
Business Unit:  IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit
Office:  US, San Jose (REA)
Job Function:  N/A
Job Type:  Permanent

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.

Renesas is a global, multi-billion dollar, publicly-traded company headquartered in Japan, and has subsidiaries in 20 countries worldwide. Renesas is a dynamic, multi-cultural technology company where employees learn, mentor, innovate and thrive. Renesas is extending our share in fast-growing data economy-related markets such as infrastructure and data center, and strengthening our presence in the industrial/IOT and automotive segments. Our solutions drive products developed by major innovators around the world. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics.


Locations: Tempe, AZ or San Jose, CA


Job Description

  • 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.



  • 5-6 years of relevant Product Engineering experience 
  • Working with cross functional teams is required
  • Project management or program management experience preferred
  • 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



  • BS in Engineering (Electrical Engineering) preferred
  • MS in Business, Operations, Supply Chain Management preferred


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran


Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto