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Program Manager / Chief Systems Engineer - Semiconductor (Electromechanical & Capital Equipment / PC

North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
30 Jul 2022

Capgemini Engineering is the undisputed world leader in engineering and R&D services. The Group offers its customers a unique value proposition to meet their transformation and innovation challenges. Capgemini Engineering supports its customers, from concept to industrialization, to develop the products and services of tomorrow.

Capgemini Engineering has been working for more than 35 years with major players in many sectors: Automotive, Aeronautics, Space, Defense & Naval, Rail, Infrastructure & Transport, Industry & Consumer Products, Life Sciences, Communications, Semiconductor & Electronics, Software & Internet, Finance & Public Sector

To strengthen our and help our clients deliver their key projects, we are looking for a Program Manager in the Hi-Tech - Semiconductor market segments.


As Program Manager, you will report to the delivery head for Hi-Tech and in collaboration with the Business Unit, you will manage key projects and worldwide engineering teams for key clients in the Hi-Tech portfolio.

You will have overall leadership for a large, complex and challenging project or set of projects with worldwide operations. This role will be a combined Program Management and technical leadership role requiring a strong software background and project management skills. Programs have approximately 100 team members globally distributed. Leadership requirements include directing Technical Leaders (TLs) and the rest of the team to execute projects which include 3-tiers of Engineering with a large amount of scope in the program areas of transition and design, sustaining support and enhancement Engineering.

Key responsibilities:

Organize his/her team units to meet Group strategy

Ensure the profitability of his/her projects portfolio

Drive productivity gains together with the Capacity Manager to anticipate and optimize the


Develop project training plan

Business continuity (high priority)

Key technical areas:

Mechanical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Modeling and Simulation experience and understanding of modeling systems a plus

Manufacturing Capital Equipment, Production Test Systems, Semiconductor Technical &

Operational Principles

Industries: Hi-tech, Semiconductors

Experience in consulting environment to include managing staff augmentation projects and

working in complex worldwide teams.


Bachelor's degree in a relevant engineering field (Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or


9-13 years' experience in delivery of complex electromechanical products including 3-5 years

in leadership roles with end-to-end ownership of key deliverables.

Demonstrated progression of responsibility from individual contributor to team leadership.

Experience decomposing complex tasks into smaller functional blocks and applying the

appropriate staff or teams to deliver against these.

Demonstrated capability managing risk on complex programs - identifying and prioritizing

risks, accelerating the discovery of issues or constraints, and executing meaningful remediation

plans which improve project outcomes.

Experience driving scope trade-offs and technical decisions and obtaining formal management

or customer approval for change orders, to meet schedule milestone.

Experience following rigorous formal product development processes to ensure product

quality and maintainability.

Understanding of financial analysis for engineering projects.

Experience managing project plans in Microsoft project.

Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills including excellent client facing skills - the ability

to work effectively with customers and executives to align technical solutions to business


PMP or CSM highly desired.

Experience in software engineering, electrical engineering, or mechanical engineering.

Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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  • Job Reference: 671543121-2
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Capgemini Engineering
  • Location: North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application