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Benchmark Electronics

Technical Program Manager III

Benchmark Electronics - Rochester, MN

Job Description
Job Title Technical Program Manager III Job ID(Requisition ID): 3223 Job Summary Technical Program Manager As part of Benchmark’s Design Engineering team lead cross functional engineering teams and act as the primary customer contact for technical programs. They have responsibility for participating in business development, developing requirements, writing technical proposals and leading the team and development activities to meet the program requirements, program budget and overall customer expectations to a successful design transfer or delivery. This Technical Program Manager position is focused on leading teams to design and develop optical and photonic technologies for medical, industrial, and aerospace/defense products and systems. The Technical Program Manager. Essential Functions and Competencies Technical Program Managers within Benchmark’s Design Engineering team lead technical development engineering teams and act as the primary customer contact for projects. They have the responsibility for participating in business development, developing technical proposals and then leading the development team and development activities to meet the design requirements, program budget and overall customer expectations to a successful conclusion.\r
Qualifications / Education / Experience Work with Customers to evaluate technology requirements for optical/photonic based products. Generate proposals/statements of work, including project schedule, deliverables, dependencies, resources and cost and communicate them to the customer. Lead cross-disciplinary teams on the development and implementation of optical, fiber optic, opto-electrical, and electrical systems and subsystems. Lead the prototype activity of optical subsystems and participate in planning system integration, alignment, and test activity. Familiarity with optical modeling techniques with tools such as Zemax and familiarity with mechanical modeling with tools such as Solidworks. Familiarity with lasers, LEDs, lenses, multilayer coatings, diffractive optical elements, illumination and imaging optics Working knowledge for a broad range of high speed electronic, electro-optical, and fiber optic components. Working understanding of optics manufacturing Familiarity with qualification testing of optical systems is desirable, including the design of test equipment and automation. Develop knowledge of the customer’s market, product, requirements and strategies to identify new opportunities. Experience interfacing/spec-negotiating with optical suppliers. Knowledge of optical manufacturing processes, test methods, specifications and standards (MIL, ISO) a plus. Experience in design/development of optic based technology preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science, (EE, ME, Applied Physics preferred) or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved. Master’s degree in Engineering or Science preferred. 4 year Engineering or Technical Degree Job Category Design Engineering Job Location Rochester, MN, USA Schedule Day Pay Type Salary Travel Requirement Yes Job Type Full-Time Apply Now Send this job to a friend Send this job description to a friend by email. All the relevant details will be included in the message. Click here to send this Job Attention Search Agencies Please note that we are not accepting agency phone calls or referrals regarding position vacancies. Third parties should not submit resumes on this site or to Benchmark employees directly. If the decision is made to engage the services of a search agency, we only work with organizations on our preferred vendor list with whom we have a written agreement. If you would like to be considered for this list in the future please contact the local Human Resource office.

13 days 4 hours ago

Benchmark Electronics


Technical Program Manager III Benchmark Electronics - Rochester, MN, United States


Location: Rochester, MN

Company Profile:
Benchmark Electronics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated electronic manufacturing services in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. The company provides engineering solutions, including new product design, prototype, test, and related engineering solutions; and custom test, and automation equipment design and build solutions. It also offers manufacturing and fulfillment solutions, including printed circuit board assembly, assembly of subsystems, circuitry and functionality testing of printed assemblies, environmental and stress testing, and component reliability testing; flex circuit assembly and test solutions; and systems assembly and test solutions, as well as environmental stress tests of assemblies of boards or systems. Additionally, the company offers electronics manufacturing services to communications, defense and aerospace, industrial, medical, and computer original equipment manufacturer (OEM) markets. It serves OEMs of computers and related products for business enterprises, medical devices, industrial control equipment, testing and instrumentation products, and telecommunication equipment. Benchmark Electronics sells its products directly, as well as through independent marketing representatives. The company was formerly known as Electronics, Inc. Benchmark Electronics, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is based in Angleton, Texas.