Technical Program Manager, SoftGoods

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Technical Program Manager, SoftGoods
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The RL Softgoods team seeks a Technical Program Manager who has experience as a TPM in Softgoods development. As the Softgoods TPM, you will be responsible for collecting cross-functional inputs to support the team in designing, validating, and delivering products at scale. You have a passion for problem solving and love finding creative solutions to help teams accomplish bold things. The products we work on help connect the world closer together and we contribute with each box we design. This is a full-time position.
Technical Program Manager, SoftGoods Responsibilities
  • Technical Program Manager for RL softgoods including Quest, Portal, Wearables, Accessories and/or new devices
  • End-to-end coordination of softgoods engineering, design, and validation from product discovery through launch
  • Lead collaboration with industrial design, engineering, creative, legal, product management, compliance and operations to realize the product vision
  • Guide the team through ambiguous requirements definition, sourcing cross-functional inputs and influencing to find an optimized solution
  • Drive the execution of the schedule and manage day-to-day activities of the program
  • Present program updates to leadership, distilling key program information and highlighting risks and recommended mitigations
  • Implement process improvements and best practices for the organization
  • Collaborate closely with APAC suppliers for builds
  • ~10% international and domestic travel
Minimum Qualifications
  • BS in engineering or equivalent industry experience
  • 5+ years of hands-on program management experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in consumer electronics design cycles
  • Experience working with contract manufacturers and packaging suppliers
Preferred Qualifications
  • BS in mechanical engineering
  • Extensive knowledge of softgoods materials and manufacturing processes
  • 10+ years of hands-on program management experience
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