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Engineering Project Manager

San Antonio, TX 78219

Posted: 11/14/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Positions Job Number: 127901

Job Description

LK Jordan & Associates are seeking a Engineering Project Manager to m anage programs from inception to completion utilizing program management methodologies and working with departmental or cross-functional teams to deliver new or upgraded products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Lead program review and status meetings and communicates project status
  • Motivate and drive the program team to ensure optimal performance
  • Ensure products are launched on time, within budget and meet all quality metrics
  • Provide leadership to cross-functional teams of Design Engineering, Supply Chain, Manufacturing Engineering, Lean Engineering, Sales, and third-party partners in executing new product introduction projects or enhancements
  • Effectively mitigate project risks and create opportunities for project execution enhancements
  • Execute the NPI process through all stage gates and meet overall schedule
  • Coordinate the resolution of issues between business functions to drive overall project process
  • Ensure material is available to support all development builds

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Operate with a deep sense of ownership and urgency at every stage of the new product development process
  • Knowledge of program management approaches, tools, and methodologies
  • Facilitate cross-functional project team gate and launch assessments and utilize root cause analysis tools to determine lessons learned and lay out counter measures for future projects
  • Experience with PC based Project Management documentation tools including MS Project or equivalent

Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor s degree in an technical discipline or equivalent work experience
  • 2 + years of experience in a Technical Project Management role or equivalent
  • Demonstrated working knowledge within technical engineering design/manufacturing business units
  • Basic knowledge of manufacturing techniques, CNC operations and acquisition of tooling

Preferred Qualifications
  • 5 + years of experience in a Project Manager role or equivalent
  • PMP certified 2+ years experience with lighting product development
  • General knowledge of castings (die and investment), forgings, plastic injection moldings, extrusions, machining, heat sink design, sheet metal, surface treatments (powder coating, painting, plating), stamping, drawing including tooling lead times
  • Basic knowledge in light sources and LED Technologies, including LEDs, COBs, PCBs, Drivers, Control Systems, thermal management (simulation and testing)
  • Strong and proven experience with driving development of electro-mechanical products utilizing medium volume manufacturing domestically and/or overseas
Documented track record of managing multiple projects in parallel (5+)
  • SolidWorks CAD experience.
  • Experience presenting to C-level stakeholders

Working Environment:
  • Smoke free workplace

For a Confidential Conversation regarding this outstanding career opportunity please contact: Roy Campbell | 210.541.0471 or to apply please send your resume to roy.Campbell@lkjordan.Com

Our most successful Candidates come from referrals, so if this position doesn t look like a great opportunity for you - but you happen to know or have coached this special talent - please forward this email to them or refer me their name in confidence. Thank you for your consideration!

L.K. Jordan & Associates is and equal opportunity employers .

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