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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
- Work across the product portfolio to identify and prioritize
enablers to improve cost efficiency. Considering all aspects (Factory, BOM,
- Support all product sustaining product manger’s (SPM) &
sustaining products to drive the quantification and execution of critical cost
- Develop, optimize and maintain entitlement models to guide the
core teams & SPMs on where we can maximize opportunity
- Interface with other departments (e.g. Materials) to ensure a
consolidated cost strategy is being achieved.
- Drive the overall cost improvement strategy for SPM &
represent this vision to the Sr. Management & Executive team.
- Work closely with finance to build a strong partnership and
ensure we speak with one voice.
- Act as the focal point for SPM relative to supporting future
planning (R6Q) activities and product cost analysis.
- Establish and maintain a business process to ensure support from
product cost (sub category) owners to deliver quarterly commits.
- Participate in product manufacturing readiness reviews (MRR) and
vet the product release proposals from a cost readiness perspective.
- Participate in new product KPI underpinning strategy and ensure
all KPI and cost roadmaps are aligned to execution capability in HVM.
- A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business or related fields
- A minimum of 5 years of experience in HDD Fundamental Knowledge,
HDD Process & Technology, Operational Management, Cost or Statistical
modeling or related fields
- Skilled in project management, strategic planning, and problem
solving. Excel is also a strong plus.
- Previous experience as a Project Manager
- Demonstrate a strong level of English proficiency (written /
verbal) and presentation skills.
- Knowledge of excel and presentation software such as PowerPoint.
- Strong listening, communication, interpersonal and relational
skills to develop a good relationship within the organization
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