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We are looking for a project manager to be responsible for handling our company's ongoing projects. You will be working closely with cross-functional team members to ensure that all project requirements, deadlines, and schedules are properly communicated and on track for successful execution. Responsibilities range from concept development, manufacturing, customer delivery, and through consumer launch.
To be a successful candidate, you will need to have proven experience in project management and the ability to influence cross-functional project teams of various sizes and hold them accountable for delivery of agreed upon tasks. A Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a huge advantage.
Key Task and Responsibilities
Creating product development schedules working with both internal teams and external partners, Asian suppliers and manufacturers.
Creating both customer delivery and consumer launch schedules working with both internal teams and external customers.
Participate in SKU rationalization activities to have awareness of carry-overs, derivatives to existing, and introduction of new product.
Coordinating with cross-discipline team members to make sure that all parties are on track with project requirements, including but not limited to scope of definition, costs targets, and schedules.
Meeting with project team members to identify and resolve issues as they arise.
Participate in prioritization activities based on gathering, analyzing, and summarizing relevant information.
Preparing status reports and establish effective project communication to ensuring awareness and execution.
Facilitating change requests to ensure that all parties are informed of the impacts on schedule and budget.
Coordinating the development of user manuals, training materials, and other documents as needed.
Conducting post-project evaluation and identifying successful and unsuccessful project elements.
Skills and Attributes
Strong ability to influence, motivate and lead
Ability to think strategically and mitigate risks
Ability to manage multiple programs simultaneously
Ability to organize and direct multiple development, sell-in, and launch resources
Problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional level
Management skills in human resource development, product development, budgeting, and cost analyses
Excellent communications, interpersonal skills and attention to detail
Technical skills in engineering management, product development and costing
Some domestic and overseas travel may be necessary
5 years plus experience in a similar field
A bachelor’s degree in a related field.
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus.
Proven experience in project management.
Ability to lead project teams of various sizes and see them through to completion.
Strong understanding of formal project management methodologies.