Job Code | #154

Director Project Management


United States, Dresden, Germany or United Kingdom

Job Overview:

Do you enjoy working in a creative fast-growing entrepreneurial environment? With indie you´ll never walk alone! We place high value on our teams and pursue excellence for our employees and customers!

indie Semiconductor is a fabless semiconductor company specializing in the design of innovative mixed-signal System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions for automotive applications.

indie Semiconductor’s radar team develops and designs custom automotive radar MMICs, MCUs, software, and systems. The Project Management Director will lead the overall strategic planning for the radar business unite, maintain project schedules, and track execution details against plan/schedule across all facets of product and software design from concept to production ramp.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the overall planning, creation and updating of schedules, tracking execution details against plan/schedule of MMIC, MCU, software, systems, and applications across all facets of design from concept to production ramp within the indie radar group.

  • Represent the radar engineering teams in interfacing with senior management, product management, and customers including regular reporting and escalation when required.

  • Champion the development & deployment of best practices to improve program performance, efficiency, and produce repeatable results across a growing business.

  • Support the chip leads, technical leads and program managers of all MMIC, MCU, systems, applications and software development within the radar group to ensure a smooth program execution.

  • Ensure Engineering Project Management for all radar projects follows company gate review process.

  • Drive accountability and awareness, solve problems, remove roadblocks, and proactively search out and address risks or weaknesses to ensure projects meet quality standards and completes on time and in budget.

  • Responsible for end-to-end project planning & rigorous execution management for the radar group to improve project execution certainty.

  • Spearhead communication & visibility to ensure alignment at all levels of the organization, spearhead corporate initiatives supporting various lateral organizations such as Marketing, Quality, Central Engineering, Test Engineering, Logistics, Functional Safety, etc.

Job Requirements:

With us, you must love being part of an organization where everyone makes a difference and contributes to the company's success. Creativity, Ownership and Excellence are what we value.

These are the skills and know how an ideal candidate would bring. We understand that nobody is perfect! After all, your new job should challenge you and you should have the possibilities to grow.

  • MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or Microelectronics or similar

  • Must possess strong leadership and communication skills to work with cross-functional silicon development teams to meet internal and customer commitments

  • Extensive experience managing complex integrated circuit development projects

  • Strong project management and program management fundamentals, understanding of product- and process development in terms of project initiation, planning and tracking, including reporting and documentation

  • Must possess strong leadership and communication skills to work with cross-functional silicon development teams to meet internal and customer commitments

  • Experience with IC product development cycles, concept to production, Automotive development environment including Functional Safety Requirements (ISO26262)

  • Experience dealing directly with external customer both on the technical and management sides.

  • English skills


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