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Engineering Project Manager - PMO

Engineering Project Manager This role is located on Long Island, NY. Relocation assistance is available. We are seeking a Project Manager for a large, global company on Long Island, NY. This position requires an engineering background, with experience and capabilities necessary to carry out the responsibilities listed below. The preferred candidate will be a project manager with previous track record of success, running multiple projects in multiple sites concurrently. The position encompasses the responsibilities of coordinating all of the tasks required to guide and drive an engineering development team through the company processes to successfully introduce a new product to market. The selected candidate will supervise day-to-day project activities of a broad cross functional, geographically diverse team. Be part of a team assessing and driving achievement of program specific performance within the business. You will partner with world class engineers and leaders to develop program cost, schedules, and milestones, define technology road maps, and drive improvements in engineering quality and productivity. Use your strategic thinking to help anticipate problems, recognize and eliminate barriers Support and maintain an optimized program management operating system for specific business segment programs Bring the best global thinking to your own organization and region to understand technology and management concepts required for the company's products and processes. Complete life-cycle responsibility for new product development/introduction Develop full-scale project plans and associated project management deliverables required for the successful project execution, including schedule creation, gathering development cost estimates, and target cost information Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion Create and manage schedules based on approved project scope Plan and schedule project timelines/ schedules using appropriate tools Manage project dependencies and critical path Track project milestones and deliverables against the approved baseline Identify risks in the project schedules and assist in the creation of mitigation plans Communicate Project Status at different levels within the organization Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans Manage the gaps between functions to guide projects though the phase gated development process up to and including the launch to Sales Manage and Maintain project resource plan Ensuring that engineering department goals, metrics and objectives are met. Establish and audit standardized tools and templates to use when leading cross functional team meetings Help drive the sharing of best practices across the project management team Continuously evaluate the new product design, development, and releaseprocesses and suggest improvements to reduce product cycle times. Ensure that the Accolade corporate project tracking tool is kept up to date Manage project execution via quantifiable metrics Leverage project metrics to improve project execution Some travel may be required Will report directly to the Project Management Lead Schedule and resources required Cost estimates and tracking Risk tracking and mitigation CMMi driving and auditing Coordination with Marketing and vetting of requirements Coordinate MRD and PRD meetings Manage Specification sign-off Integrated supply chain Coordinate the purchase of plastics parts and tools for the project Identify and manage long lead parts on BOMs Make sure that all parts are ready when prototypes are to be built Coordinate with the prototype line, make sure highest priority boards are built first Set up a communication path that will allow for quick feedback when builds are delayed Coordinate with production planning Quality assurance Arrange bandwidth allocation and timing Requirements: Bachelor's Degree, in lieu of education, 5 years of new product introduction experience 5 years experience in an engineering or project management role with 2 years of management experience 2 years new product development experience Project Management Professional (CPMP) certification or equivalent Working Knowledge of Project Management Methodologies Working Knowledge of CMM or CMMi  Some experience in management in a technology related field Excellent communications skills Specific action plans Enhance customer relationships Understand technology Some experience in engineering Experience in electronic assembly fabrication Program management skills Individuals who are self-motivated and able to work with little supervision, who consistently take the initiative to get things done, do things before being asked by others or forced to by events. Ability to convey subtle or complex messages clearly, as appropriate for the topic and audience. Demonstrated Earned Value Management skills Experienced with standard project management tools such as Microsoft Project Prior Experience of successfully managing New Product Development projects in the role of project manager Technical background with an understanding of what it takes to complete embedded system designs  
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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