Technical Program Manager

Arris Composites

Berkeley, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 01/02/2021
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  • Company Address: 710 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 94710

About Arris Composites

Arris Composites is the pioneer of next-gen composites for mass market applications, including aerospace, automotive, and consumer products.

Job Description

Arris Composites is seeking a Technical Program Manager with extensive production equipment (manufacturing, automation, testing) experience. You will be responsible for driving all aspects of strategic and tactical elements to drive delivery of production equipment that supports production.

About Arris Composites

From a team that has been instrumental in the development of leading 3D printing and advanced manufacturing technologies comes the biggest development yet. At higher strength and lower density than titanium, carbon fiber composites hold the potential to change the world by unlocking novel design architectures that deliver unparalleled performance at lighter weights. Despite this potential, the complexity and cost of designing and manufacturing these anisotropic materials has limited their use to high-end, niche applications. Arris Composites has solved this problem and some of the top companies in the world have taken notice. New design latitude and improved performance provides competitive advantages for leaders across the industrial and consumer markets. Your view of composites is about to change. 

As our Technical Program Manager, You Will:

  • Bridge between product and production to map product request to production requirements/capabilities
  • Set up production request processes
  • Keep track of all production and product development requests and statuses
  • Plan and schedule resources for production development and operations
  • Highlight development/operations risk, identify solutions, and drive issues to closure
  • Create execution plans (schedule, resources, risks, milestones) to fulfill developmental and operational needs
  • Own and drive execution of production development and operations
  • Bridge between engineering and production to drive development
  • Work with Validation and Production to execute equipment, product tests and validation plans, respectively
  • Bridge between the Automation team and the Operations team to ensure operations can support customer demands
  • Drive line bring up activities and hand off to Operations
  • Project manage vendors to deliver equipment development requirements

Who You Are:

  • An organized and effective project manager
  • Experienced in vendor development and quality management
  • Meticulous and have extremely high standards and problem solving skills
  • 5+ years experience in 
    • cosmetic and high strength/performance/volume components
    • production and test equipment development and deployment
    • production line development and bring up for mass production
  • BS Engineering
  • Excellent communicator, both written and verbal

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS Engineering
  • Mandarin, both written and verbal

Perks Include:

  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Comprehensive health, dental, vision, life insurance, long term disability
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (DCFSA)
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits program
  • Fantastic 401k matching plan
  • Paid parental leave
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Healthy snacks, sparkling water, extremely addictive peanut butter pretzels


This position is in Berkeley, CA. It’s within walking distance to Amtrak, ~1.5 miles from BART, and ~1 mile from the Marina Ferry (direct from SF Ferry Building).

Arris Composites recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

At Arris Composites, we have a clear vision: to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come and do their best work. We pride ourselves on providing best-in-class solutions to our customers around the world; our company runs on the hard work and dedication of our passionate and creative employees.

Arris Composites’ dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in our organization. Diversity is more than a commitment at Arris Composites—it is the foundation of what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different.

We maintain a policy of non-discrimination in providing equal employment to all qualified employees and candidates regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran’s status, or other legally protected classification in the state or locality in which a person is employed.

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