Engineering Program Manager

YETI Coolers

Multiple Locations

0 year(s)

Job Description

At YETI, we believe that time spent outdoors matters more than ever and our gear can make that time extraordinary. When you work here, you’ll have the opportunity to create exceptional, meaningful work and problem solve with innovative team members by your side. Together, you’ll help our customers get the high-quality gear they need to make the most of their adventures. We areBUILT FOR THE WILD™.

As an Engineering Program Manager in the Operations department, you will have one of the most critical roles at the company. You will be a member of the team that produces the best-in-class, tough-as-nails product that YETI is known for. This individual will interface with workstream and business owners within Operations, IT, Innovation, Finance, Legal, and beyond to define, plan, and execute programs that support the strategic goals of the organization. This role will be focused on technical projects in a fast-paced environment. This includes everything from customization of our product within YETI-owned facilities and 3rd party customizers to the manufacturing of YETI products across our global supply chain.

YETI seeks an experienced Technical Program Manager with a solid foundation of project management tools, processes, and methodologies. This individual is extremely proficient at communicating accurate information both out and up. We need a self-starter who is a humble, meticulous, hardworking, collaborative and loves to solve problems (see Core Values).


Own the execution of multiple programs and their interrelated projects in an organized, detailed manner. Projects require cross-functional coordination, communication, influence, and negotiation.

Develop and maintain project related documentation such as charters, budget trackers, schedules, action logs, risk registers, and updates

Analyze stakeholder needs across all workstreams to identify gaps, identify risks, and define mitigation for an acceptable and timely solution

Effectively and efficiently communicate project status to stakeholders and leadership via presentations, dashboards, email, verbal, etc.

Assume accountability for the entire program from start to finish while ensuring all project objectives and deliverables are met

Qualifications and Attributes:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or STEM-related field

4-6 years of experience with a proven track record of successfully managing projects to completion

Innovative and creative problem solver with meticulous attention to detail and a stickler for time management

Open to bi-directional feedback and able to apply it to improve themselves, their team, and YETI

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to filter and distill the relevant information to the right audience

Comfortable with change and ambiguity with the ability to quickly propose solutions given limited guidance

Can communicate with technical and non-technical team members effectively

Experience in engineering, manufacturing, and production is a plus

Consumer product experience is a plus

Software development experience is a plus

PMP certification is a plus

YETI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.