Manufacturing Program Manager

  • Lyft
  • San Francisco, CA 94110
  • 17 days ago


Job Description

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Manufacturing Program Managers at Lyft drive cross-functional initiatives, leveraging strong leadership, planning, communication, and collaboration skills.

Our MPMs are commercially astute and technically strong with manufacturing engineering, factory build, automation or test systems, or facilities construction experience.

They focus on ensuring that our Hardware Supply Chain teams have a cohesive cross functional program plan and executes aggressively to this plan.

They are problem solvers who make things happen around them by setting clear goals and inspiring teams to deliver.

MPMs at Lyft are both strategic and tactical and do what it takes to successfully deliver key programs that have a material impact on the business.

They are expected to own the project plan, chair associated governance meetings, develop cohesion between teams, solve problems and escalate as required.

This will also include picking up and completing project related tasks as may be required.

In addition to the specific applied program management responsibilities, this position is expected to contribute to the maturity of the overall function.

This includes creating and refining processes, tools and templates that can be applied across all projects and categories worldwide.

This exciting MPM role will be focused on hardware supply chain solutions to meet our riders micromobility needs.


Lead the development of manufacturing and supply chain programs to deliver micro-mobility vehicles and infrastructure in cities

Leverage technical expertise in tooling, equipment manufacturing, hardware development, test, and shipment to identify risks and triage roadblocks

Program manage new production manufacturing or new supplier introduction activities

Partner with supply chain, engineering, product, and business leadership to build highly collaborative teams and to enhance communication across teams and stakeholders

Ensure execution to plan and wide cross function communication of status.

Establish best practices for ODM/OTS/JDM/CM development and deployment of hardware

Ensure tracking of key program metrics such as cost, schedule, and target product attributes

Drive accountability in team members to ensure Lyft is maintaining its commitments to stakeholders

Build lean processes that drive cross-functional and cost-effective development of hardware solutions.

Support functional partners in commercial negotiations and technical evaluations for partnerships.

Travel periodically to supplier's manufacturing sites


3+ years of industry experience working in Program Management

Experience with product lifecycle beginning with NPI

Independent self-starter with high degree of confidence and business acumen

Solid team player; can work cooperatively and effectively in a team environment

Strong consultative, analytical, and problem solving skills

Excellent interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills

Self motivated, reliable, passionate, and can keep to deadlines

Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other advanced degree is a plus

PMP or APMP Certification is a plus


Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options

In addition to 12 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off

401(k) plan to help save for your future

18 weeks of paid parental leave.

Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible

Monthly commuter subsidy to cover your transit to work

20% off all Lyft rides

Lyft is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce.

Lyft does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy.

Lyft also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and other similar state laws and local ordinances, and its internal policy, Lyft will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Until further notice, Lyft employees working in the United States in any capacity (on a daily or hybrid schedule or as a visitor) are required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.

Employees are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after completion of the entire recommended series of vaccination (usually one or two doses) with a vaccine authorized to prevent COVID-19 by the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA), including by way of an emergency use authorization.

Lyft will maintain records associated with your vaccination history in a way that is compliant with all relevant Federal, state and local laws.

Exceptions to this requirement are employees who require religious or medical exemption as approved through Lyft's accommodations process

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