CostaMesaRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Costa Mesa jobs

Director of Technology

Company: Sanmina Corporation
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

This details all the information about the job posting. Share this job as a link in your status update to LinkedIn. Category (For Job Seekers) Manufacturing/Operations Location Job Description Sanmina Corporation (Nasdaq: SANM) is a leading integrated manufacturing solutions provider serving the fastest-growing segments of the global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) market. Recognized as a technology leader, Sanmina Corporation provides end-to-end manufacturing solutions, delivering superior quality and support to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) primarily in the communications networks, defense and aerospace, industrial and semiconductor systems, medical, multimedia, computing and storage, automotive and clean technology sectors. Sanmina Corporation has facilities strategically located in key regions throughout the world. Job Purpose Sanmina is seeking a -Director of Technology -to lead cross-functional engineering disciplines (chemical, mechanical, materials, and equipment) to develop and evolve breakthrough PCB solutions for the most demanding applications on the planet. In this role, you will facilitate core technology development leading to the creation of world-class performance, set engineering direction and create a disciplined approach for the development of new products and improvements and/or maintenance of existing products. The candidate -will report to the General Manager, while selecting and executing a set of cutting-edge PCB development programs that solve the current and future problems of some of the greatest technology companies. You'll help lead teams and establish a vision, taking PCB's to the next level. The ideal candidate will have a passion for PCB's, will thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial setting, be self-motivated and have an interest in disruptive, cutting-edge technology. This position involves close interaction with numerous product engineering and operations disciplines. Applicant must be comfortable working in a team environment that is fast paced and dynamic. A strong commitment to quality and continuous improvement is required. Nature of Duties/Responsibilities

  • Lead the R & D engineering team and front end engineering group to develop PCB solutions that meet and exceed market requirements for performance, quality, cost, and manufacturability.
  • Recruit, retain, mentor, and develop a talented, high-performance technical development organization with design authority.
  • Responsible for leading the development of a long-term technical roadmap that pushes the limits of performance and commercial viability, including a disciplined stage-gate approach to ensure maximum return on investment for the organization.
  • Support product engineering and operations functions in addressing product challenges, including testing, and qualifying new materials, processes, techniques, and designs to ensure the company's continued market leadership.
  • Partner with the sales and customer teams to ensure alignment with emerging market requirements and competitive risks.
  • Ensure technology roadmap is clearly defined, tracked, and measured.
  • Work with GM to develop and manage the R&D budget, including hiring, operating expenses, and capital outlays in support of research and development projects.
  • Provide technical analysis and recommendations to executive leadership. Education and Experience
    • 7-10 years of experience in research, development, or product development, including at least 5 years in a management role.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of engineering principles and experienced in technical analysis, technical writing, and complex problem solving.
    • Hands on experience with PCB manufacturing, materials and equipment including expertise in front end engineering among others.
    • Demonstrated experience in leading a complex and multidisciplinary technical development organization.
    • Demonstrated experience in engineering process and documentation management.
    • Demonstrated experience in interfacing with Operations and Manufacturing during new-product technologies introduction and scale to manufacturing process.
    • Comfortable in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment.
    • Strong communication and presentation skills, affable, with demonstrated maturity and professionalism.
    • Ability to exercise sound judgment, manage the vision, think strategically, plan, organize, innovate, and analyze complex data and situations.
    • Must be highly skilled leading teams while able to clearly convey the vision, motivate employees, create effective teams, and build peer relationships.
    • Ability to clearly assess, articulate, and manage risk with a sense of urgency to meet product requirements on schedule and on budget.
    • Must have the ability to see the big picture, prepare contingency plans, and ensure execution of plans through effective organizational awareness and communication. Salary Range(annual): $130,000.00-$160,000.00 In addition, Sanmina Provides -a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. Sanmina is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity This is an ITAR facility and applicant must be a US Citizen or a lawful permanent resident

Keywords: Sanmina Corporation, Costa Mesa , Director of Technology, IT / Software / Systems , Costa Mesa, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

Costa Mesa RSS job feeds