Robotic Manipulation TPM

Amazon.com Services, Inc.
 North Reading, MA

Desciption

Amazon Robotics is seeking a talented and motivated Senior Technical Program Manager (TPM) who will be part of the Manipulation Engineering team focused on next generation robotic system design, as well as supporting the existing fleet of robotic & automation technology. The TPM will manage the full project lifecycle of innovative programs aimed at improving the efficiency and lowering the cost of Amazon’s next-generation Fulfillment Centers, Sortation Centers, Air Hubs, and Air Gateways. This position is responsible for the planning and execution of NPI & Sustaining programs while serving as liaison between Systems Engineering, Deployment Engineering, Solutions, Manufacturing & Supply Chain, & Customer Support. If you are a Technical Project Manager, Technical Program Manager, or Engineer looking to grow your skills in project/program management, with strong problem-solving skills, excellent communication skills, an ability to influence business and technical leaders in a dynamic environment and the desire to be a contributor to Amazon's next generation fulfillment & logistics technology, we want to talk with you. Joining our team provides the unique challenge and opportunity to build systems that benefit millions of customers and support sellers spanning the globe. The ideal candidate will draw upon exemplary program / project management, critical thinking, and problem solving skills, and a passion for creating reliable and maintainable systems. The candidate should be open to new challenges, strong at multi-tasking, innovative, creative, self-directed and a great team player. Candidate should drive continuous process improvement, and collaborate effectively with cross-functional operational and development teams to solve problems and implement new solutions.

Job responsibilities

· Lead the effective and efficient delivery of complex Manipulation based Product Development programs and projects projects, working across all engineering disciplines.

· Interact key stakeholders to define and deliver against project goals, including both technical and operational deliverables

· Collaborate cross functionally to support extensible solution development and integration. An ideal candidate has experience with complex system design, including experience integrating hardware and software deliverables

· Drive consensus on technical decisions and ensure the appropriate resources are employed to deliver high quality results

· Lead the development and decomposition of comprehensive functional requirements & specifications, partnering with Product Management and Systems Engineering.

· Identify, assess, track and mitigate issues and risks at the program level

· Create, maintain and disseminate project information to stakeholders

· Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across multiple disparate groups with competing priorities

· Develop and drive engineering project schedules

· Deliver programs across all engineering disciplines including Hardware, Software, Solutions, Regulatory Compliance, System QA, and Deployment.

· Partner with groups external to the Manipulation Engineering to successfully deliver on project goals

· Triage, prioritize, and execute against incoming requests from the field or partner teams

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field

· 10+ years of experience in hardware, software, or complex system development across the full product life cycles from concept development to manufacturing

· 6+ years of experience in program or project management

· Track record of managing cross functional technology, product management, reliability, regulatory and testing teams to deliver complex products under tight time constraints

· Demonstrated ability to deliver multiple engineering projects at different complexity levels in parallel

· Demonstrated ability to utilize a variety of project management tools, methodologies and techniques for all phases of the project lifecycle and exhibit proficiency in core project management disciplines including scope, schedule, budget, resources, quality and risk management, reporting and metric development/tracking

· Ability to develop Gantt Charts & identify project critical path

· Experience developing and executing against project schedules

· Experience working in a fast-paced matrix technical organization

· Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical individuals

· Excellent written and oral communication skills

· Proven problem solving skills

· Strong organizational skills

Preffered Qualifications

· experience leading interdisciplinary discussions between Hardware, Reliability, Firmware, Software, Industrial design and Product management teams to define and drive scope and clarity of work

· Experience delivering multiple products through a complete life-cycle

· Prior experience with robotics and mechatronics or related products

· Focused experience in Software development, or Software project management

· Basic fundamental knowledge of mechanical and electrical design to channel dependencies with partner teams in Manufacturing Test, Reliability, Sourcing, Hardware Quality, Safety, Compliance, EMC, Firmware, Security and Networking

· Ability to manage schedule of end of life dependencies along with product obsolescence and sustaining current product in the field

· Project Management Professional or Certified Scrum Master certifications

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