Spectracom Operations Project Manager in Rochester, New York

Operations Project ManagerOpérations – Rochester, New York

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Employment TypeFull Time

Minimum ExperienceExperienced

Orolia is an international high-tech company dedicated to improving the safety, compliance and efficiency of its global customers’ remote operations by providing them business solutions and services based on the most advanced positioning, navigation, timing, sensing, information, and communications technologies. At Orolia, we continuously look to go “Beyond the Frontier” in everything that we do. As an organization, we strive to be the market leader and look for employees who have the same passion for their personal careers. If working in a multicultural environment where being the best is encouraged, Orolia is the employer for you.

Orolia believes that success in the global marketplace requires a variety of perspectives and individual experiences. At Orolia we understand, appreciate and strive for new and different thoughts and ideas. A high degree of employee involvement, lifelong learning and diversity are permanent items on the agenda throughout the entire organization.

We are looking for high energy individuals who are strong team players and are willing to go the extra mile to help our company be successful. We are currently looking for anOperations Project Managerin ourRochester, NYoffice.

Position Summary:

Working closely with the Program Manager, the Operations Project Managerrole is critical to ensure timely and efficient execution of government programs. The Operations Project Manager is responsible for building the competitive advantage of the company by ensuring the development and management of a range of suppliers according to our criteria of excellence in cost, quality, delivery, service and innovation.

Key success factors for this position are:

Ability to lead New Product Introduction with our manufacturing partners

Frequent travel to suppliers during project launches to ensure delivery is executed as promised and assist in the supplier selection process

Effective two-way communication and support during the project mobilization, ramp up and program execution phases

Development of new products by deploying design to cost approach and Value Analysis both internally and with suppliers

Accountability of key performance metrics including Cost to Value (costs savings & quality) and On-Time Delivery


As a key member of a program team, lead supply chain and sourcing activities required for new product introduction at selected suppliers/Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) providers

Manage production ramp up at manufacturing partners in accordance with program requirements

Travel required (50% dependent upon the stage of the program) to manufacturing partner sites, program Tier 2 suppliers, including small businesses.

Act as the primary commercial contact for projects with suppliers

Work with R&D Project Managers and Suppliers/EMSs to build the sourcing plan and establish material planning to meet delivery and cost targets for a program, project or product.

Work with Global Sourcing and Quality teams on new supplier selection in support of a project/product launch

Prepare and submits RFIs/RFQs in support of project and share with stakeholders and Global Sourcing Commodity Manager

Prepare and negotiate sourcing agreements and share with Global Sourcing Director and Contract Manager

Manage the purchasing of materials and services required for the project or product.

Prepare rolling forecasts for key suppliers and actively manage project inventory and delivery schedules

Work closely with the Global Quality team on audits and key quality topics and Product & Process Quality Assurance (PPQA) process, this includes the supplier selection process

In conjunction with the Global Quality team, assist in audits, supplier scorecard maintenance and root cause analysis/corrective action implementation, as required. This includes the Product & Process Quality Assurance (PPQA) process.

Provide weekly status reports to management


Bachelor Degree in business, supply chain management, mechanical or electrical engineering preferred.

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a progressive supply chain role working in a fast-paced cooperative environment.


• Government program execution in a volume manufacturing context

• Subcontractor management

• Strong organizational skills

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and orally

• Familiar with quality management systems (ISO 9001, AS9100)

• Microsoft suite and ERP systems expertise

• Familiar with product industrialization processes

• Approximately 50% travel required dependent upon the stage of the program

US Citizen

Please note this description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Orolia is an equal opportunity employer who does not discriminate based on race, color, citizenship, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran’s status or any protected category. We encourage veterans and people with disabilities to apply.