Oracle Operations Program Manager 4 in Helena, Montana
Working closely with Supply Chain and Design Engineering teams, will be responsible for leading the supply chain product lifecycle activities. Concurrently will lead complex cross functional strategic projects and improvement initiatives.
Supports Product Lifecycle activities to include Bill of Material (BOM) management; New Product Introduction (NPI) activities; material transitions; and End of Life (EOL) management as demonstrated by key activities in each of these areas. Can manage through the pressure associated with mission critical programs; have detailed organization techniques to manage multiple, concurrent complex programs; and strong relationship building skills to enable effective influencing and results. Can deliver succinct, impactful and professional communication at all levels of the organization. Works collaboratively builds reciprocal relationships with different parts of the business, partners and customers. Enhances Oracles competitive advantage by using insight gained across organizational boundaries to inform future practices and increase synergies. Demonstrates leadership by motivating and inspiring others to align their actions with the larger organizational goals. Copes with complexity as demonstrated by the ability to anticipate problems and obstacles before they arise and plans accordingly. Enables execution as measured by the ability to know the business and understands metrics/key performance indicators required by self and/or team to deliver results.
Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Sought out as an expert within the team and organization. Able to operate in fast pace, ambiguous environment. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in the area of product lifecycle management. Ability to work in a dynamic environment as shown by the ability to demonstrate resilience in driving change. Proven Communication skills with the ability to gain broad support and buy-in for initiatives from key stakeholders. Prefer 8 years relevant experience and BA/BS degree.
The Operations Program Manager is responsible for managing all activity to launch and sustain products for the Oracle supply chain (SCO) organization. This ownership and management include activities for Oracle HW systems including New Product Introduction (NPI) and sustaining activities such as changes and maintenance to product as the market evolves. The role provides the key interface to Hardware Engineering, Software Engineering, and all Supply Chain Operations functions which support the cross functional Product Team. The primary focus is managing Operations led activities, including compliance with all product lifecycle requirements, production (factory) readiness activities and product road map specifications by leading an Operations Team of engineers, planners, material specialists and suppliers/external manufacturers (EM). Activities include, but are not limited to BOM definition, material positioning strategies, production continuity, factory infrastructure/tooling provisioning, capacity planning, forecast planning, process definition, schedule planning and execution, change management, weekly management reviews and risk assessment and mitigation.
Plan and manage the factory and manufacturing qualification process of new hardware, software components and complete systems
Oversee the planning, development, implementation and maintenance of product plans and processes for new and existing products. Adjusts to business plans and product roadmap changes.
Evaluating factory and supply chain readiness to support new product releases
Prioritization of program activities (including qualifications) to meet orders and customers’ expectations
Manage decisions on impacts of line disruptions and quality events and determines when escalation to management is appropriate
Ensure effective communication of business-related product and program issues between teams on-site at our External Manufacturing Partners and Oracle offices worldwide
Manage Product BOMs and the release process
Manage product End Of Life (EOL) activities including Last Time Buys (LTB) of materials
Manage to a budget while complying with Oracle policies. Including tooling, test capital, infrastructure to meet production capacity requirements
Last time buy of components where business impact is material (ongoing supply and capital outlay)
Supply chain stop-ship or purge activity
Recommendations to management for replacement of Oracle-owned test capital and tooling wear out/replacement at the supplier/EM
Required Skills and education:
BS degree in Engineering, Supply Chain or related field
7+ years relevant experience in Program Management, Supply Chain Operations or managing cross functional projects bringing product to market
Proven track record in leading cross functional geographically diverse teams
Understanding of product life cycle phases and technical product content.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Knowledge and understanding of planning and forecasting is a plus
Self-motivated with the ability to deal with a high degree of ambiguity in a fast paced environment
Effective leadership and team working skills
Proficient with office desktop productivity tools (spreadsheets, presentations)
Ability to prioritize, multi-task and work independently on complex assignments
Experience with Oracle Fusion tools is highly desirable
Range and benefit information provided in this posting are specific to the stated location(s)
New York City Pay Range: from $113,400 to $204,200 per annum; eligible for bonus and equity.
Colorado Pay Range: from $101,400 to $193,400 per annum; eligible for bonus and equity.
Oracle maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience and market conditions, as well as reflect Oracle’s differing products, industries and lines of business.
Candidates are typically placed into the range based on the preceding factors as well as internal peer equity.
Oracle offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including expert medical opinion
Short term disability and long term disability
Life insurance and AD&D
Supplemental life insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)
Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts
Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits
401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match
Flexible paid time off (unlimited or accrued vacation and sick leave)
Paid parental leave
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Financial planning and group legal
Voluntary benefits including auto, homeowner and pet insurance
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