Senior Engineering Project Manager - New Product Development
Senior Engineering Project Manager - Product Development
Are you a skilled, hands-on Engineering Professional with proven experience and success in leading product development projects? Are you interested in joining a growing, collaborative, fast paced organization who is fully dedicated to growth and delivering superior products? If so, this could be the job for you!
The Senior Engineering Project Manager is responsible for planning and executing all product development activities including new product introductions, cost reduction, technology integration, and life cycle product support. The position requires excellent technical and cross-functional product development knowledge coupled with superior people leadership skills. This is an exciting role where you will have a tremendous impact on the entire organization!
Provide project management leadership for new product development projects including creating schedules, executing product development plans, integrating the activities of cross-functional team members
Lead major domestic and global projects, in collaboration with engineering and product management for new product development via the product development phase -stage gate process
Lead the transformation of product roadmaps and requirements into project scope, design and product realization requirements
Effectively manage the product development process utilizing the product development phase-stage gate process milestones and design reviews as key drivers of product development progression
Develop and lead Risk and Mitigation plans for projects
Manage attributes and decisions specific to any of the product markets such as make vs. buy (globally), shipping and logistics cost, bidding process, optimizing as-delivered cost of components and whole installed product
Achieve target product cost for the company and product life cycle cost for customers
Lead collaboration between departments to identify and harvest new product development concepts, technologies, techniques, standards and procedures.
Identify, evaluate and document "lessons-learned" during the project and communicate best practices and lessons learned to project team members on future projects
Requirements and Desired Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing, Industrial), Engineering Technology/Management, Computer Science, or other directly engineering-related area
Progressive work experience in engineering, product management of equipment, machinery or other similar products
10+ years of engineering project management experience with cross functional teams and global product releases throughout the entire product life cycle
5+ years of experience and leadership using enterprise level business systems for product development, design, manufacture and sales / distribution
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with experience with experience presenting information to various levels of an organization.
Lean tools understanding, development and implementation
Strategic view and problem-solving expertise
Project Management Professional (PMP), or related certification preferred