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Program Manager

Company: Advantest
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

We are looking for a qualified production planner to organize and drive concurrent development projects from requirements through manufacturing release.

Responsibilities include

  • Determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover prototype demand
  • Plan and coordinate material procurement for multiple projects
  • Plan and prioritize development activities to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay
  • Maintain project schedules and project costing.
  • Proactively address issues when they arise to achieve minimum disruption
  • Document production metrics including prototype units produced and field defect
  • Collect and store development ISO documentation, develop and maintain dashboards showing quality performance.
  • Collaborate with operations, quality control, warehouse and other organizations


    An excellent production planner is well-versed in production procedures and ways to optimize them. They are organized and results-driven with great problem-solving skills. Strong communication and computer skills are important for this role.

  • Proactive nature
  • Experience as production planner
  • Experience working with multi-level BOM's
  • Excellent knowledge of production planning and quality control principles
  • Experience in MRP II (Manufacturing resource planning)
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and ERP systems
  • Good at math and statistics
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication abilities
  • 4 Year College Degree in business management, Engineering or applicable area

    Desired Skills

  • Use SolidWorks skills to support drawing revisions ECO process
  • Microsoft Project
  • 3 years of related experience


    - - 60-300.5(a)(2)(3)(4) Equal opportunity clause. Details the job posting requirements.

    - - 60-300.5(a)(6) Equal opportunity clause. All employment openings includes all positions except executive and senior management, those positions that will be filled from within the contractor's organization, and positions lasting three days or less. This term includes full-time employment, temporary employment of more than three days' duration, and part-time employment.

    In providing a safe and healthy workplace for all of our employees, Advantest America, Inc., and its subsidiaries, ("Advantest"), new employment job offers are contingent upon the applicant's provision of a copy of their COVID-19 vaccination document to Advantest America Inc. Human Resources prior to their scheduled start date, subject to any written request for medical or religious accommodations.

    Advantest is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Advantest to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or special disabled veteran, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

    The Advantest Way - Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging
    At Advantest, diversity, equity and inclusion are at the core of who we are. We are continuing to build a culture where everyone feels a sense of belonging through our DE I programs initiatives. We strive to have a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace to enable us to attract and retain candidates that feel a sense of purpose and empowerment. Our commitment to DE I is unwavering and we are steadfast in our mission to continuously foster an environment of respect, trust and transparency. We value diversity and inclusion and believe employees of all backgrounds contribute to our ongoing success. At Advantest, we celebrate and support the needs of our employees regardless of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender (including gender expression and gender identity), sex and sexual orientation. DE I at Advantest is more than words to us, they are the Advantest Way.

    Notice for California Residents: We collect personal information (PI) from you in connection with your application for employment with Advantest America, Inc., including some or all of the following categories of PI: identifiers and personal records (e.g., name, phone number, email address, employment history); commercial information (e.g., if we reimburse you for travel or other expenses during the application process); sensory information (e.g., recorded virtual interviews); professional or employment information (e.g., information provided in your resume and application, such as employment history); non-public education records (e.g., educational institution transcripts and records); and inferences drawn from the above categories of PI. We collect your PI for our purposes, including performing operations related to your potential employment. To view the Advantest Privacy Policy, visit For additional details or if you have questions, contact us at

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