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Project Status Manager - Materials

  • Location:
    Santa Clara, California
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  • Category:
    Project Manager
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A Project Status Manager job in the Santa Clara area with a leading Semiconductor Equipment Manufacturing Company is available courtesy of Modis Engineering. The Project Status (PS) primary objective is to enhance cross functional communication in an NPI manufacturing environment by providing guidance to product teams with their material needs during R&D and pilot builds. Team member acts as the single point of contact to provide material status updates to Executives, Program Managers, Operations Managers, and NPI Manufacturing. Also provides guidance to Engineering, Buyers, the Change Control Board, and Expeditors to ensure material arrives when needed. A visible leader responsible for multiple programs/projects. This is a 12 month contract that could extend.

Project Status Manager job responsibilities include:

Attend/Lead daily project level material requirement review meetings

Align with Manufacturing and/or Engineering on material requirements

Communicate requirements to Buyers, Supplier Reps, Materials Program Managers and Commodity Business Managers

Gather and analyze information within an MRP system, Excel, Access, and other databases

Escalate as necessary when requirements are not met

Effectively communicate material shortages effecting the schedule

Co-ordinate material transfer from Engineering to inventory, and inventory to Engineering

Track receipts and approvals for financial reporting purposes

Identify long lead items to facilitate early procurement initiatives

Support material transactions (for example, pulling a part from stock)

Work with Buyers to manage inventory transition between Manufacturing sites


Requires solid leadership, communication, problem solving, teamwork, change management, project management, customer orientation, personal effectiveness, and attention to detail

Requires knowledge of systems and software necessary to perform job function such as MRP/ERP, Advanced Spreadsheet manipulation, and many other Manufacturing specific programs

Ability to present in small and large groups is critical to success in this position


BS/BA with emphasis in Supply Chain, Operations, or Project Management

If you are interested in this Project Status Manager position available in the Santa Clara area, then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Modis Engineering go to If you have questions about the position please contact Binh Phi at (408) 962-4985 or at

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