Sr. Program Manager

Job Description
Intevac,Inc. We are a leader in the design, development and marketing of high-productivity process manufacturing equipment solutions to the hard drive industry. Our equipment deposits thin films on magnetic disks that are used in hard disk drives. We believe our magnetic media systems represent approximately 60% of the installed base worldwide. All magnetic media manufacturers, namely Seagate Technology, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, Fuji Electric, Western Digital and Showa Denko utilize our process equipment. In our Photonics business, we are a leader in the development and manufacture of leading edge, high-sensitivity digital imaging products and vision systems as well as Raman instruments designed for materials identification. Markets addressed include military, industrial, medical and scientific. Our Emerging Equipment business builds upon our extensive experience in providing production-proven process manufacturing and inspection equipment for the photovoltaic industry as well as wafer handling platforms for the semiconductor industry.

Job Description

Intevac develops revolutionary Photonics products that address large commercial and military markets. Our Photonics products are high-speed electro-optical devices that detect light with extraordinary sensitivity. The Company also produces sophisticated manufacturing equipment used in the manufacture of high technology products. Our equipment products are designed to deposit or modify highly engineered thin films of material on a variety of substrates. Intevac is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). See our website(s) on E-mail resume directly to

This position manages all aspects of the development and production of Government contract program. Responsible for the technical and management execution of all tasks as specified in the customer Statement of Work (SOW) and/or Program Plan. Serves as the primary interface between the customer and Intevac on all program-specific issues. Generates Program Integrated Master Schedule using Microsoft Project. Monitors, directs and performs day-to-day activities of the assigned program to ensure that goals and objectives are being met, including schedule, cost and technical performance, and subcontractor management. Conducts and leads internal meetings and customer meetings, including weekly telecoms, monthly/quarterly program reviews, design reviews, and Tiger Team meetings. Generates periodic reports as required by the program. Takes appropriate corrective action in response to program deficiencies. Generates proposals to address program requirements, overruns, or changes in scope.

Required Skills:
1.Excellent people skills;
2.Effective presentation skills;
3.Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, superiors, subcontractors, customers / customer representatives, and others sufficient to exchange or convey information in a timely, accurate manner;
4.Strong leadership and motivational skills in managing multi-faceted work groups;
5.Skilled in organizing resources and establishing priorities;
6.Ability to manage multiple tasks, often with competing deadlines in a matrix environment;
7.Ability to handle difficult and sensitive situations, using sound, independent judgment;
8.Knowledge of management principles and practices;
9.Knowledge of budgeting, cost estimating, and fiscal management principles and procedures;
10.Proficient with standard Microsoft tools, including Word, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook and Excel.

Preferred Skills:
1.Experience working on DoD products;
2.Experience in product development from concept to production;
3.Understanding of electro-optics and night vision products;

1.Bachelorís degree in a technical field and at least 7 years of related work experience;
2.PMP certification preferred;
3.Must hold a green card or be a U.S. citizen;
4.DoD clearance or qualified for security clearance with special access requirements is preferred;


Intevac, Inc

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