Job ID: 38984
Engineering Project Manager
Our client is searching for an Engineering Project Manager to join their team in Hillsboro, OR. They bring  together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop semiconductor tools that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. They design, develop, integrate, market and service those advanced machines, which enable their customers to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. 
The person in this role will install leading edge semiconductor tools at the customer site, within specification, on time, with quality exceeding the customer’s expectations. 

Engineering Project Manager Responsibilities 
This role consist of 3 main activities:
1- Preparation phase: Manage the installation of facilities at the customer site.
Define and maintain safety protocols and standard operating procedures during installations and have this reviewed by line management.

2- Execution phase:  Operational planning:
Provide project planning with pre-defined milestones to the Project Manager.
Convey key milestones to team members (internal & 3rd party) and coordinate activities to achieve on-time completion.
Be the ambassador of the customer support installations department. 
Customer Interface:
Interface with customer providing installation updates, escalation management, and coordinate customer related activities with project team.
Effectively communicate complex installation and technical details to customers.
Escalation management:
Ensure the agreed escalation process is executed.
Take the lead in escalations that are beyond control of coordinators and team leads, and implement methods and actions that prevent them from recurring.
Ensure the follow-up actions on reported issues and are on track by partnering with Veldhoven factor assigned coordinator(s).
Continuous improvement:
Provide feedback during and at the end of the installation that will enhance future installations, taking costs and cycle time into account.
Provide performance feedback to the management:
Provide feedback on PPM targets and suggestions to improve these targets (if needed).
Coach the team members:
Coach the team members in maintaining a safe work environment.
Review the execution phase with the team members on a regular basis.

3- Reporting phase:   Daily Progress:
Daily reporting on project status during the upgrade.

Engineering Project Manager Qualifications
BS degree (Engineering, Metrology, Mathematics, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Electronics, (Applied) Physics) or equivalent experience.
Mechanical aptitude, and knowledge of electronics, semiconductor processes and relevant software. Knowledge of safety procedures required.
Experience in a challenging environment with hi-tech products and complex processes.
At least 5-10 years’ work experience as a Project Leader.
Knowledge of semiconductor lithography preferred.
Good rapport with people, analytical thinker, structured approach, process oriented, and excels in a dynamic environment.
Must be flexible, stress resistant, and able to work independent as well as in a team.
Good knowledge of the English language.
Excellent communication skills with ability to digest technical details into information that can be used to make business decisions, communicate with customers, influence others.
Able to motivate, drive, steer and convince others at all levels of the organization.
Results driven.
Keep a global overview of ongoing strategically important issues.
Strong technical background and drive towards solutions.
Strong analytical skills
Customer focus.
Good communication skills towards different levels.
Multicultural awareness.
Excellent English language skills in a speech and writing. 

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.”


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