Samsung Research America (SRA) plays a pivotal role in developing the next generation of discovery in software, user experience and services for future products that can enrich your life. R&D Operations Specialist will be responsible for driving effective and efficient R&D planning and operations within the organization.
Duties & Responsibilities
Work with SRA management, labs, and multiple business units in Korea to understand and align project goals of SRA labs with our overall strategic plan
Coordinate with labs and projects to manage overall key metrics and reporting, including ad-hoc and regular reports, as well as collaborating for the annual business planning process
Help to develop long-term goals for SRA project management and operational performance enhancement
Work with functional organizations on optimizing project operations, including business processes & policies, resource assessment and allocation, and ensuring that the practices of the organization are robust, sustainable and consistent with best practices in Silicon Valley
Work with internal groups to streamline planning and operational processes, increase collaboration and strengthen communication, both internally and with HQ organizations in Korea
Routine translation needed to enable effective communication (Korean to English and English to Korean)
Take responsibility for logistics for important internal/external visitors and associated meetings and support materials.
Necessary Skills / Attributes:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or Business, or related field
2+ years of planning and operations experience in high tech or management consulting organizations preferred
Strong understanding of a broad range of technologies relevant to R&D organizational investments and activities, with an emphasis on software technology
Excellent interpersonal, communication and public speaking skills
Ability to multi-task in an innovative and fast-paced environment
Proven experience working in a cross-cultural, multi-national corporation.
Fluent in Korean is a mandatory
Samsung Research America is an Equal Opportunity Employer