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Program Manager

Company: KYOCERA International Inc
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

With nearly 80,000 employees globally, Kyocera is a leading manufacturer of high-tech Ceramics which are used in a variety of industries including aerospace, automotive, medical applications, and semiconductor processing. -You will find our innovative materials in everything from smartphones to space shuttles! -Check out our profile video! Look at these PERKS!

  • Competitive pay, benefits, and hours
  • 120 hours of vacation accrued per year to start (that's 3 weeks/year for regular 8-hour shifts!)
  • 10 Paid Holidays per year
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) company match
  • Pension
  • Medical insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance ProgramWe have a long-tenured staff (many with over 30 years of service!), a strong company mission, and an excellent benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Paid time off to Volunteer, paid Leave options, -Tuition Reimbursement, and employer-paid Pension and a 401(k) with both Roth and a healthy company match. -Many of our larger locations also feature onsite gyms, walking tracks, exercise rooms, and even employee gardens.We strive to have a diverse workforce made up of people from all backgrounds, including minorities, women, and veterans, who bring their experience to support the innovation and quality that Kyocera is known for.Kyocera International, Inc. also has a robust corporate culture and philosophy based on the experiences and writings of our founder, Dr. Kazuo Inamori, which you can learn more about here: - . -Our company motto is "Do the right thing as a human being," and we try to use that in our decision-making constantly.

    Program Manager (PG7663)
    Exempt: Yes
    Safety Sensitive: No Pay Range - $101,230.24 - 146,578.22 (Actual base pay based on factors such as relevant experience, education, market, qualifications, and skills)

    Supports executive management level by managing specific business programs/projects to optimize division wide or overall company financial and business development objectives. Provides data-based strategic direction to identify and address business issues and opportunities for improvement. Directly responsible for managing specific projects or operating roles that support the division or company-wide business.

    Leads initiatives to analyze complex business challenges and issues using data and research from internal and external sources. May need to investigate and research areas where limited internal knowledge exists. Will be required to work with many organizational functions across a division or the company to implement policies and initiatives. Maybe assigned to numerous liaison roles between the various division entities and corporate groups on operational, financial and regulatory issues. Ensures that policies and procedures align with corporate vision.

    4-year bachelor's degree in engineering/business related field 5 years minimum experience in engineering and/or program management Native Japanese language e xperience in a Japanese corporate environment including reporting to Japanese native speakers. Experience with establishing profit plans, and/or tracking expenditures and profit Experience in communicating directly with customers Strong program management and presentation skills Ability to multi-task multiple projects/programs at one time Familiarity with technical aspects of RF/MW and/or 5G markets Travel 10% of time or more MBA degree with manufacturing experience preferred

    • Works on major corporate initiatives as assigned by a specific VP level executive to ensure conformance to corporate policies and industry standard requirements. Projects maybe assigned across a wide range of subjects in the financial, technical and business development areas.
    • Implements and leads the company on specific projects. Creates milestones, project plans and company-wide formats to be implemented across multiple product lines and business organizations. Tracks project status and communicates to various levels of management. Writes and implements procedures. Trains company personnel, audits established systems and recommends improvements to enhance company functions. Travel may be required in order to visit and work at various company locations across the United States and in Japan and Mexico.
    • Conducts research and analysis to support project work. May require learning and research in areas where limited or no knowledge exists at the company. Contacts and establishes relationship with outside entities and consultants in order to implement best practices in the company.
    • Establish, maintain, modify, and update databases and spreadsheets to support program requirements. Document, develop, and maintain program briefings. Prepare and maintain electronic presentation files for a variety of audiences, including regular reporting. This includes reporting to Japan headquarters.
      To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

      The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

      While performing the functions of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; and occasionally required to stand, walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

      There are no harmful environmental conditions that are present for this position.
      The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

      The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. The duties and responsibilities of this position are subject to change and other duties may be assigned or removed at any time. This position may require exposure to information subject to US Export Control regulations, i.e.: the International Traffic and Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be eligible for ITAR license or be US persons within the meaning of US regulations.

      Kyocera International, Inc. values diversity in its workforce, and is proud to be an AAP/EEO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

      If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact Kyocera International, Inc. Human Resources team directly.
      Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


Keywords: KYOCERA International Inc, San Diego , Program Manager, Executive , San Diego, California

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