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Engineering Project Manager

San Antonio, TX 78219

Posted: 11/14/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Positions Job Number: 127901 Pay Rate: $120000 / year

Job Description

LK Jordan & Associates are seeking a Engineering Project Manager to manage 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 certified2+ 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


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


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