Location: Midwest USA (Full relocation package available)
Compensation: To $130,000+ Incentives and great benefits
My Client, a major OEM seeks a Project Manager leads a cross-functional New Product Development (NPD) team. To qualify you MUST have current two stroke engine design and project management experience. Marine (outboard) or Motorcycle experience is highly desirable.
The Project Manager leads a cross-functional New Product Development (NPD) team through the design, development, and launch of outboard engine projects. The Project Leader is responsible for delivering on quality and cost targets and launching on time.
Plan and coordinate activities to execute project milestones in a gated NPD process including: concept creation, drawing release, prototype builds, tooling release, design validation, production validation, and production launch.
Facilitate Design to Cost & Quality activities with engineering, manufacturing, purchasing, supplier quality, suppliers, and external consultants.
Coordinate with Purchasing Project Leader to develop timelines for all components using the SAP progress report. Identify supplier capital requirements.
Coordinate with Production Project Leader to ensure production-tooled prototype build readiness in the factory.
Track critical project metrics including: drawing release status, direct cost, and weight.
Identify quality, cost, and schedule risks. Develop and implement mitigation plans.
Prepare and present project status at weekly and monthly management reviews.
YOUR QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
B.S. engineering required. M.S. engineering or MBA a preferred.
Minimum 6 years’ experience in engineering or related field with minimum 2 years of product development experience utilizing a stage-gate process
Proven experience leading teams through influence
Demonstrated experience delivering complex projects on time.
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to blend technical skills (engineering analysis, problem solving, design validation) and business acumen (business case development, financial literacy) to overcome development challenges.
Willingness to solve problems by getting into the details (e.g. cost, BOM, weight, quality, etc)
Willingness to travel up to 10%
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