Luminit LLC is a leading provider of optics for lighting, automotive, and display applications. Luminit is looking for a Technology Transfer Program Manager who will take responsibility for transitioning new product manufacturing lines and processes to offshore partners.


The Senior Technology Transfer Program Manager is responsible for independently managing cross-functional design and development programs, ensuring high-quality execution from concept design thru NPI launch while meeting required specifications and time to market goals. He/she will be responsible to create cross-functional design teams and to manage design, new product introduction and product transfer to manufacturing sites. The Program Manager shall be proactive in capturing customer’s mechanical, electrical and system-level requirements, managing the schedule, and identifying and resolving problems.

Must have in-depth knowledge of materials and processes used in optical recording and replication. Expertise in process development, material and vendor selection, process control, SPC, six sigma.  Leadership – both functional and project management experience.  Must have excellent coaching/mentoring skills.  Experience in developing global supply chains.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Technical interactions with customer to capture project requirements, product specifications, overall expectations and key needs

  • Project planning, schedule and resource management (facilities layout, equipment selection, personnel at offshore facility)

  • Project timeline management, internally and with the customer

  • Project business management

  • Manage design, purchase and qualification and installation of key equipment and process qualification at customer offshore site

  • Communicate with customers on project status, requirements, and deliverables effectively and authoritatively

  • Coordinate activities and resources within all departments at Luminit

  • Coordinate and track external dependencies, such as vendors, customers, and offshore site logistics



  • BS/MS (ME, EE) with 10+ years of related experience to include direct, hands-on experience in the electronics or electro-mechanical industry in at least one of the areas such as system level product development, electrical or mechanical product design, NPI engineering, technical project or program management

  • Must have prior experience in transfer of technology to Asia

  • 5+ years of experience in program management for mechanical and hardware product engineering, hardware design, purchase, transfer and qualification of capital equipment

  • Deep understanding of manufacturing processes involving web replication preferred

  • Must have experience with project management tools, such as MS Project

  • Must have transitioned multiple designs into medium and high-volume production in manufacturing

  • Must have experience in NPI, pilot, and high-volume production for products

  • Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written

  • Team player, strong written & oral communication skills, ability to work well with global engineering groups

  • Must be fluent in Mandarin.

  • Travel – up to 50%

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