Engineering Program Manager (Engineering Program Mgr) – Lumentum Operations LLC – Milpitas, CA

Job Description

Lead multi-disciplinary cross-functional team as

program manager for high-volume manufacturing (10-100+ M units/yr) of

low-cost optical components to be transferred to contract manufacturer

Develop and manage project schedules with engineering

teams and communicate project status (Technical and Programmatic) to

stakeholders, upper management and customers

Works closely with project team members on conceptual

design, vendor and equipment interactions, package prototyping, testing,

and performance characterization

Identify risks, develop mitigation strategies, and

facilitate conflict resolution


US citizenship or permanent residency allows greater

program flexibility

MS in optical, electrical, physical engineering or

equivalent, with 15+ years of experience in optoelectronics, Si IC or

magnetic-storage industry

Demonstrated successful program management of large

( >10 HC) multi-$M R&D projects (cost, schedule, performance)

>5 years of experience leading technically-complex

projects and proven hands-on product development and project management


Background in high volume (10-100M/units per yr)

R&D and manufacturing of low-cost components (< ~ $1/unit)

Knowledge of Contract Manufacturer (CM) assembly/equipment

capabilities (particularly in Asia)

Strong decision-making ability to troubleshoot problems

and bring resolution

Excellent knowledge of product life cycle and processes

and tools for project planning

Excellent written and oral communication skills,

strong team player, self-starter and


Familiarity with photonics, semiconductor laser

diodes/ICs or LEDs

Experience in conceptual design, vendor interaction,

package prototyping, testing, and performance characterization

Experience with high-volume, low-cost laser diode

packaging for consumer applications is desirable

Familiar with six-sigma techniques, e.g., design for

manufacturability/reliability (DFx), SPC and ISO9001 certification

Comfortable and effective interfacing directly with customers

Primary Location



Work Locations


Milpitas-HQ, CA USA

400 N McCarthy Blvd





Program Engineering




Employee Status



Job Type



Job Level


Individual Contributor



Yes, 20 % of the Time

Job Posting


Mar 13, 2017, 1:59:54 PM

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