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Nest - Packaging EPM
Ref No.: 17-00892
Location: Palo Alto, California
Position Type:Contract
Packaging Engineering Program Manager 
An Engineering Program Manager to coordinate, develop and drive (Nest) packaging initiatives. 

Three Top Daily Responsibilities: 
  1. Build, drive and own new (Nest) packaging development from concept to launch, including print and structure. 
  2. Develop, maintain, and communicate key focus points and next steps with engineering, design, operations, marketing, management and system program management. 
  3. Improve and maintain processes that can ensure team members have what they need to understand and execute on all objectives. 

Required Skills: 
  • B.S. or higher in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or other related technical field. 
  • 3+ years of experience in a packaging program management, team lead, or package engineering role. 
  • Strong ownership, great leader, and team worker 
  • Experience leading cross-functional, international teams and projects 
  • Passion for improving processes, plans, and all things that are simply broken 
  • Extraordinary program management talent and communication skills 

Nice to Have: 
  • MSC or MBA is a plus. 
  • Fearless ability to jump in and do whatever it takes to ship it 
  • Expert ability to get things done and driving several tasks to closure 
  • Experience shipping high volume / high quality products preferred 
  • Strong ability to capture the big picture quickly and focus on key points 
  • Formal project management training and experience working with project management tools is a plus 
  • Hands on experience with the packaging print development and production process preferred 
  • Ability to travel internationally