Manager – Design Standards and Related Industry Programs

Deerfield, IL posted on November 28

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IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries is looking to hire a Manager – Design Standards and Related Industry Programs that has solid Project Management experience.

The Manager – Design Standards and Related Industry Programs will manage the standards development and related activities for printed boards and assembly design programs. 


  • Managing and working with committees on developing standards with activities such as:

o   Maintaining committee documentation and utilizing IPC’s Standardization Procedures.

o   Interfacing with industry volunteers.

o   Perform publishing activities such as editing and proofreading typeset documents.

  • Assisting with the planning industry events related to CFX and DFX.
  • Providing technical expertise to industry as it relates to IPC standards on design.
  • Manage standard development projects that promote best practices within design for printed boards and assemblies.
  • Provide technical support and communication to IPC Members and IPC Staff regarding interpretation of standards and applications of technology.
  • Manage online technical committee resource tools, including committee pages.


  • AA/BA Degree required
  • Interest in electronics and/or assembly technology
  • Possess outstanding project management skills, must have at least 1-year experience working as a Project Manager
  • Must be an excellent Multitasker and be highly organized
  • Advanced skills with MS Office Suite, NetSuite a plus

IPC practices a virtual workspace, employees typically work virtually 2-3 days per week and come to the Bannockburn, IL office the other days (if located in Chicago area).

IPC—Association Connecting Electronics Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a competitive salary and excellent employee benefits. 

MRA – The Management Association is conducting this search on behalf of IPC—Association Connecting Electronics Industries. Please send resume, cover letter and salary history to e-mail: Resumes MUST include cover letter and salary history to be considered and subject line should say: DESIGN

Since 1957, IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has been guiding the electronics industry through its dramatic changes. A global trade association dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its more than 4,200 member companies, IPC represents all facets of the industry including design, printed circuit board manufacturing and electronics assembly. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $2.2 trillion global electronics industry. IPC maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Washington, D.C,; Atlanta, Ga.; Brussels, Belgium; Stockholm, Sweden; Moscow, Russia; Bangalore, India; and Shanghai, Shenzhen and Beijing, China.

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