Program Manager

Date:  Aug 31, 2021
Division:  Plasma Control Technologies (40000002)

San Jose, US

Requisition ID:  4181

The COMET Group is a globally leading Swiss technology firm. For more than 70 years, we have been developing and producing innovative high-tech components and systems based on x-ray, radio frequency and ebeam technology. Consistently able to take advantage of global trends and developments, we grow continually.




  • Act as a single point of contact (SPOC) to key account, while leading and liaising between cross-functional teams (Engineering, Sales, Operations, and Quality) to develop program plans, establish schedules, and facilitate project execution to coordinate the release of new products and product upgrades 
  • Own and drive program expectations to meet or exceed targets in terms of product (performance, quality, technology) and project (scope, schedule, budget) 
  • Direct the conception, prioritization, review, and continuous updating of product requirements and be a resource in best known methods for continual improvement. 
  • Communicating, with agility, the essence of our team’s progress and challenges to both technical and non-technical audiences to facilitate efficient and collaborative team meetings (agenda and attendees), remove obstacles, monitor and communicate progress to internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Manage major risks and issues through effective contingency plans and proper escalation. 
  • Ensure the team delivers a high quality product within cost and with the ability to scale at the customer’s planned production release. 
  • Influential member of a highly integrated team composed of both technical and non-technical members - making necessary decisions/corrections to achieve all program goals.




  • Strong technical background, preferably in Semiconductor industry and RF subsystem product knowledge
  • Demonstrate leadership skills, strategic thinking, and attention to details for everyday tactical execution
  • Ability to organize and lead a team during a crisis or recovery from a misstep.  Skills include constructive communication among stakeholders and holding teams accountable for root cause and corrective action plans. 
  •  Ability to be adaptive as specifications and customer requirements evolve.
  •  Must have excellent organization skills to organize, analyze, and process. 
  • Must be able to succinctly present progress on large cross-functional projects, and present at executive-level meetings 
  • Expected minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 3 years and a Master’s degree. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Strong English communication (written and verbal) 
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project 


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Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto