Program Manager

Enschede, Netherlands
Program Management – Program Management /
Full Time /
At UEI you will be part of a world class team that is working to innovate and revolutionize the meaning of ‘wireless control’. Whether it’s via chips, software licenses or turnkey products, we are continuing to reinvent how consumers interact with devices and services in their home.
 Each day we make the connected home smarter, easier to connect and use, and more sustainable. We delight our Fortune 100 customers such as Comcast, Apple, Samsung, Google, Vivint and Daikin with ground breaking wireless technology solutions such as advanced, voice-enabled remote controls, cloud control solutions, extreme low power Bluetooth silicon with energy harvesting capabilities, smart thermostats and sensors and many other IoT solutions.

It is headquartered in Santa Ana, California. The Enschede office is responsible for the subscription broadcasting business in EMEA and the ONE FOR ALL® business worldwide.

Our values are: Passion to win; Drive for Results; Customer Oriented and Flexibility. 

Within our Project Management team (7 Fte), we have a vacancy for:

Program Manager
The Program Manager will be focusing on projects in our fast growing HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) and Home Automation channels, covering connected thermostats, sensors, and supporting devices in Europe.

The Program Manager must understand and translate the (customer) requirements/ expectations into a project plan that the development team uses to develop and produce the required product. The Program Manager is accountable for planning, budget and cost control, as well as providing good quality of deliverables during the program development (KPI’s).
The Program Manager works in a (global) cross-functional team and operates as a respected leader. They must use excellent communication skills and leadership skills to address the diverse interests of internal and external stakeholders. The position also requires occasional travel and a “do whatever it takes” mindset. 

Job profile:

    • Bachelor or master degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineer or similar; MBA is a plus
    • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role, managing complex developments requiring software & hardware integration
    • International work environment
    • Experience in consumer RF product development. Ideally HVAC, connected thermostat or Residential IoT OEM experience is required
    • Technical knowledge/understanding of electronic (RF) products using different radio’s is a plus (Zigbee, Wifi, Z-wave, Bluetooth, RF4CE, etc.)
    • Project management practices and development principles (eg. PRINCE2, PMP, IPMA, Agile, ScrumStrong Leadership and mentoring skills and experience in (functional) managing a project team

Our offer:

    • Universal Electronics is a global player with locations in both America, Europe and Asia. We offer national and international career opportunities in both B2B and retail environments. 
Are you ready to make a difference and be part of a groundbreaking transformation? Apply now as a  Program Manager at Universal Electronics. Together, we create the future!

For more information about UEI and the role offered, please contact Marcel Ogink – Director Program Management or Amber Padberg at / +31 53 4888000

Universal Electronics Inc. (NASDAQ: UEIC) is the worldwide leader in universal control and sensing technologies for the smart home. Its broad portfolio of patents includes QuickSet® software that utilizes the world’s most complete knowledge graph to detect and interact with thousands of entertainment and smart home devices. The company designs, develops, and manufactures innovative products that are used by the world’s leading brands in the audio, video, subscription broadcasting, connected home, home energy management, and mobile device markets. UEI’s many first-to-market innovations have helped transform the home entertainment control, home security, and home energy management and sensing industries.

Universal Electronics Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. We are proud of our diverse workforce and we believe having diverse teams that everyone brings their whole self to work everyday is key to all of our success. We welcome all people of different experiences, backgrounds, perspectives and abilities.