Board Operations NPI Program - Project Manager (Electronics NPI) - Markham, ON in Markham at Volt

Date Posted: 8/18/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
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  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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  • Pay Rate
    $30.78 - $41.04/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

We are looking to hire a Board Operations NPI Program/ Project Manager (with PM experience in Electronics NPI environment) to work for our Client in Markham, ON for approximately a 6 months' assignment with the possibility of extension, through our Company Volt Workforce Solutions Canada.

Job Description:

  • Employer: Volt Workforce Solutions Canada
  • Client: in the Semiconductor Industry
  • Title: Board Operations NPI Program/ Project Manager 
  • Term: ASAP to 12/23/2019 (6 months with the possibility of extension)
  • Location: Markham, ON L3T7X6
  • Pay Rate: $30.78/hr - $41.04/hr (T4) + benefits available
  • Shift: Day Shift Monday to Friday at 37.5 hours paid time per week. 

*Note: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information*

*Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada without employment sponsorship*

What you do at the Client Company changes everything:

At the Client's Company, they push the boundaries of what is possible. They believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results. It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world. If you have this type of passion, they invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join their team. 

THE ROLE: This is a Temporary/Seasonal role that is expected to last six months (with possibility of extension). As a Board Operations NPI Program Manager, you will be in charge of managing the prototype builds of new, leading-edge products in a fast paced environment. This position gives you the opportunity to work with everyone from software and hardware engineers, to production planners, to marketing and sales, to the manufacturing plants. You will be exposed to the incredible world of Computing & 3D Graphics to learn how a piece of silicon is transformed into a cutting-edge computing solution. 

THE PERSON: Your program management experience in an electronics manufacturing environment, along with your analytical problem-solving skills and process-based thinking are key tools that you will use to accelerate schedules and find ways to help teams work together. 


  • Coordinate prototype board manufacturing requirements with the Client's manufacturing partners. This includes negotiating for shared resources, monitoring material availability, providing engineering and schedule data, and ensuring reporting deliverables are met. 
  • Manage material and technical issues to ensure products can meet their delivery window within quality/timeline targets 
  • Use internal software tools to manage and document builds and track distribution. 
  • Coordinate the efforts of large numbers of people and groups to produce outstanding results 
  • Always be aware of the larger strategic picture and make tactical steps to achieve these goals 
  • Develop and implement new processes to improve the New Product Introduction (NPI) cycle 
  • Multi-task amongst multiple high-priority projects 


  • More than 6 years of Program Management experience (previous PM experience in electronics NPI environment would be an asset) 
  • Communication / Presentation Skills and confidence 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced multi-tasking environment 
  • Knowledge of Excel and MS Project 
  • Database and SAP experience an asset 
  • Understanding of computer architecture 
  • Organizational Skills

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer