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GE Appliances, a Haier company Principal Program Manager, Innovation and Partnerships in San Francisco, California

Job Location

USA, San Francisco, CA

Job Posting Title

Principal Program Manager, Innovation and Partnerships

The Challenge

The Haier Silicon Valley Innovation Center is part of the Open Innovation Center of Haier Corporation, sponsored by Haier's Office of CTO. Haier SVIC's role is to identify, engage and manage the relationships between the various Haier brands and R&D Centers and the companies, resources, and businesses across North America. In this capacity, we actively survey and monitor advanced technologies and business opportunities based on our close working relationship with the R&D Centers, and accelerate the engagement, vetting and early discussions with these entities. Haier's family of brands include GE Appliances, Mabe, Fisher & Paykel, Candy, Hoover, Aqua and more, and we are the global leader in residential appliance design, development, manufacturing and ecosystem development.

What you will Do

The Principal Program Manager is a key role within the Haier Silicon Valley Innovation Center in representing the interests and needs of Haier’s global brand portfolio across North America.

Key responsibilities of the position include:

  • Ability to comprehend the technology and business needs of the product lines and R&D teams and translate them into meaningful criteria for company assessment

  • Ability to quickly come up to speed on new technologies and applications

  • Broad engagement across Haier’s 12 R&D Centers and product lines to understand their roadmap plans and challenges

  • Professional and thorough work with minimal supervision

  • Complete project ownership from scope definition through resource searches through vetting (internally and externally) and through all phases of project and program management

This is a full-time position based in the San Francisco Bay Area. No relocation support is available.

What you need to Succeed


Qualified candidates will have the following attributes:

  • Minimum BS in science, engineering or technical field (MS preferred)

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in similar roles involved with technology assessment and project management

  • Proven ability to work across multiple projects and time zones

  • Extensive international business experience

  • Fluency in Mandarin and English

  • Demonstrated ability to drive projects to successful completion and win support of all key internal stakeholders

  • Proven team player with excellent written and verbal communications

GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.