|Date Posted||April 8, 2021|
Senior Technical Project Manager (Engineering)Job ID: 18537Position Description: ZYGO Corporation is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced optical metrology systems and ultra-precise optical components and assemblies. Our mission is to enable customer success by delivering innovative precision metrology and optical solutions. ZYGO's metrology products measure absolute position, displacement, surface shape and texture and film thickness. Applications for our metrology products are diverse and include semiconductor manufacturing, precision machining and optical manufacturing. Our optics business leverages ZYGO's expertise in optical design and assembly and high-volume manufacturing of precision optical components and systems for aerospace, defense, medical and semiconductor processing applications.ZYGO Extreme Precision Optics (EPO) Group is seeking a skilled Senior Technical Project Manager who thrives in an environment of complexity and excels at connecting planning to execution.The Sr. Technical Project Manager will drive the execution and delivery of a high profile, fast-paced, technologically challenging development program to further enable the growing EUV market. The program will entail designing, building, testing, qualifying, and refining key metrology and manufacturing technology and equipment to achieve sub-nanometer precision optics, thereby enabling customer success.Basic Duties and Responsibilities:• Oversee and maintain project schedule and keeps team on target.• Oversee and maintain budget plan• Develop schedule and budget trade-offs with stakeholder and engineers when required • Track, analyze, and report information appropriately to allow the project teams to manage their projects and evaluate weekly reports• Co-ordinate project schedules, tasks, meeting updates, and efficient distribution of reports• Ensure accuracy of project schedules and performed version control• Monitor projects' progress, including identifying critical activities and reviewing forecasts and progress achieved to date• Provide customer milestone reporting and earned value managementPosition Requirements:B.S. in Engineering, Physics or related fields Minimum of 7+ year related-work experience in high tech environment or semiconductor equipment industry as a project manager.Strong product and process development experience in a high-tech environment.Experience in optics manufacturing and processes preferred.• Proficiency in the use of MS Project• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Powerpoint• Strong communication skills - written and verbal.• Ability to learn quickly and work under pressure in a fast-paced environment• Comfortable working with, presenting to, and facilitating decisions among senior leaders and executives• Good understanding of general finance and accounting• Proven multitasking skills and the ability to work under extreme pressure• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills• Ability to work in a fast, efficient environment with cross-functional teams• Knowledge of VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) as applied to Excel and Project is a plusPhysical Requirements:The physical requirements 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.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use of hands or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls and keyboarding; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.Work Environment:Work environment characteristics 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.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions and the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. .