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Teradyne Engineering Program Manager in North Reading, Massachusetts

Organization & Role

The Storage Test Unit of Teradyne has a need for an Engineering Program Manager. The position is at the company’s corporate headquarters located in North Reading, MA. We’re looking for a veteran program manager with a design engineering background that can manage a small team of project managers. The Program Manager may also be responsible to drive a program, and its entire cross functional team, from its initial conception all the way to its production and deployment. The candidate must be able to energize, organize, and direct all team players. They must be comfortable with a fast-paced environment and be capable of quickly adapting to changes of the rapidly growing business.

The Program Manager will be responsible for the cost, schedule, and organizing the development of major subsystems, as well as providing succinct program status to steering committee members. Additionally, the role will involve program management functional excellence initiative with continuous contribution and development of PM processes, templates, and organization as part of ongoing growth and improvement.


  • Lead a small team of project managers. These project managers are responsible for executing our business unit projects and programs. The project managers are responsible for organizing and compiling material for review by core teams and the steering committee.

  • Run and organize major subsystem development activities: requirements, concept, prototype, test, production.

  • Coordinate cross functional engineering, marketing, sales and operation’s disciplines to align the work of employees assigned to the program and related subprojects. Including holding and running cross-functional design review meetings, core team meetings, and project meetings.

  • Prepare, monitor, and frequently update engineering program plans, task plans, schedules, risk tables, and action items

  • Monitor and control total program recurring and non-recurring costs thru complete transfer of the program to manufacturing and full scale production

  • Synthesize data and present program overview status, including required escalations, to stake holders

  • Identify critical paths and recommended mitigation paths for risks

  • Identify and execute continuous improvements in the program management function for the business unit.

Basic Qualifications & Skills

The chosen candidate will have:

  • Engineering degree in electrical or mechanical engineering (BSEE or BSME with MS or MBA highly desired), with experience in that skill to a senior or principal level

  • Experience leading multiple engineering programs with cross functional contributors (HW, SW, Mech, Automation, Operations, Field Service)

  • Experience in highlighting program risks to senior management with mitigation plans to close risks during the project developmen

  • Experience in making product design decisions based on feedback from the project team

  • Experience in creating and tracking detailed project plans that comprehend the concept generation, detailed design, design verification, customer qualification, and transfer to high volume manufacturing

  • Experience in working with an operations organization to plan projects to deliver customer beta test units and follow-on production shipments

  • 10+ years of industry experience in engineering product-based companies

  • PMP certification with preference for PMO creation and development experience desired

  • Willing to travel

Teradyne is a leading supplier of automation equipment for test and industrial applications. Teradyne Automated Test Equipment (ATE) is used to test semiconductors, wireless products, data storage and complex electronic systems, which serve consumer, communications, industrial and government customers. Our Industrial Automation products include Collaborative Robots used by global manufacturing and light industrial customers to improve quality and increase manufacturing efficiency. In 2016, Teradyne had revenue of $1.75 billion and currently employs approximately 4,300 people worldwide. Our stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TER.


Current openings may involve access to export controlled technology and may be subject to export licensing requirements prior to employment. ATTENTION APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: If you’re unable to access our on-line application due to a disability you may visit one of our locations or our Corporate Office at 600 Riverpark Drive, North Reading, MA and request a paper application form. In addition, you may also contact the HR Service Center at 978-370-3041 or contact them at for additional assistance. LitePoint, a Teradyne Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.