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System Engineering Project Specialist, Google Nest (English, Mandarin)



New Taipei, Banqiao District, New Taipei City, Taiwan
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023

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Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience in business or supply chain management
  • 2 years of experience with program management in hardware development
  • 2 years of experience working with CMs/vendors, providing guidance and driving results within hardware development life-cycle
  • Ability to speak and write in English and Mandarin fluently

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with Product Data Management/Product Lifecycle Management tools, with knowledge of hardware Bill of Materials structures/change control concepts
  • Knowledge of hardware development, manufacturing processes, vendor relations and working with Contract Manufacturers (CMs) in Asia
  • Ability to work effectively, adjust priorities, manage time wisely in a fast-paced, time-sensitive/dynamic environment.
  • Ability to manage complex spreadsheets and coordinate across cross-functional teams/job functions
  • Excellent multitasking skills with the ability to effectively prioritize when working on multiple tasks/projects and process/tool initiatives
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills

About the job

A problem isn’t truly solved until it’s solved for all. That’s why Googlers build products that help create opportunities for everyone, whether down the street or across the globe. As a Program Manager at Google, you’ll lead complex, multi-disciplinary projects from start to finish — working with stakeholders to plan requirements, manage project schedules, identify risks, and communicate clearly with cross-functional partners across the company. Your projects will often span offices, time zones, and hemispheres. It's your job to coordinate the players and keep them up to date on progress and deadlines.

Our goal is to build a Google that looks like the world around us — and we want Googlers to stay and grow when they join us. As part of our efforts to build a Google for everyone, we build diversity, equity, and inclusion into our work and we aim to cultivate a sense of belonging throughout the company.

The Google Nest team focuses on hardware, software, and services for the home, ranging from Nest thermostats to Nest smart displays. The Google Nest team develops, designs, and develops new technologies and hardware to make users’ homes more helpful. Our mission is the helpful home: to create a home that cares for the people inside it and the world around it.


  • Travel internationally to support hardware development builds and manage product labeling and build documentations.
  • Manage the New Product Introduction (NPI) product build matrix (e.g. system configuration decoder), tracking material readiness, tracking engineering parallel paths and investigations, and product configurations.
  • Lead a weekly build readiness meeting with the Contract Manufacturing (CM) team, and provide training to partners on related deliverables (e.g., how to read build matrix, allocation/shipment planning and applicable build matrix database training).
  • Manage system allocation database, provide allocation direction, track system delivery schedules, ensure timely distribution to all product groups, asset tracking via Seeker tool, and update device tracking tools.
  • Coordinate with engineering teams to ensure Bill of Materials (BOM) readiness in Agile prior to builds.

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Google is a global company and, in order to facilitate efficient collaboration and communication globally, English proficiency is a requirement for all roles.