**Job Id** N1957456
**Job Title** R&D Product Development Program Analyst
**Post Date** 10/23/2017
**Company-Division** Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
CDMA Technology at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct
**Job Area** Engineering – Hardware
**Location** California – San Diego
**Job Overview** Qualcomm’s RF Front-end (RFFE) team develops advanced radio hardware for smart phones and other wireless consumer electronics. RFFE is currently seeking candidates with a passion for planning and process improvement to join the business unit engineering organization and work directly with and support multiple product development teams.
This position requires a logistics specialist to support the functions of material planning and coordination between cross-functional teams, including but not limited to; design engineering, packaging, prototyping, sourcing/operations, purchasing, substrate suppliers, assembly CMs, and component suppliers to enable efficient and flawless development of next-gen products for RFFE, Qualcomm.
+ Exhibit skill and confidence in working cross-functionally across a matrix organization in a very dynamic and fast-paced environment
+ Plan, schedule and monitor movement of material through the development / prototyping funnel
+ Review engineering build or tape out requests, issue corrections, provide training for proper documentation, and handle appropriate disposition of build requests
+ Manage and Assign engineering build priority with worldwide teams, communicate build requests / schedules to suppliers, track progress through conference calls and detailed WIP reports, address issues (technical/logistical) if any
+ Ensure builds are completed on time
+ Prepare monthly report on cycle time performance of subcontractorsDetermine, plan and manage material requirements
+ Work with development teams in determining material needs based on engineering cycles and customer sample demand
+ Prepare raw material forecasts by part number for every supplier, establish reorder points
+ Create and distribute Weekly Inventory Report using inventory control tools
+ Prepare annual raw material budget
+ Work with Purchasing to generate purchase orders for raw materials/packaging, tracks changes, and handles supplier communication. Monitors transfer orders and follows through material transfer between sites
+ Develops reports and tools in an effort to streamline purchasing processes
+ Plans incessantly
All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.
+ 2+ years of experience in material planning
+ Experience in creating and using simple inventory management tools
+ Experience in full range of Semiconductor packaging materials and processes
+ Experience with SIP design tools, Gerber review software, Microsoft excel
+ Excellent written and verbal (English) communication skills
**Education Requirements** Preferred: Bachelor’s, Electrical Engineering
**EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.**
Who is Qualcomm, and what do we do? We are engineers, scientists and business strategists. We are from many different countries and speak many different languages. We come from diverse cultures and have unique perspectives. Together, we focus on a single goal—invent mobile technology breakthroughs.