If you are an experienced Project Manager interested in joining a growing organization, ECI has an exciting opportunity for you. Based in Elon, NC, the NPD Project Manager is an integral member of the Engineering organization, with a direct reporting relationship to the NPD Program Manager.
Responsible for the successful global execution of the New Product Development and Cost-out Programs. The Project Manager owns all NPD processes including gate reviews as well as leading monthly program reviews with the executive leadership team. This position is responsible for administering, tracking, and improving the execution of projects.
Manages the Profit and Loss of the projects.
Responsibility, Authority, and Accountability for project scope delivery and successful execution within technical, schedule, cost, and quality commitments. This includes establishing, documenting, and gaining approval of project objectives and deliverables.
Prepares business case and identifies resources, budget, and schedule to achieve project objectives.
Owns the NPD deliverables for the project(s). Seeks team input to promote rapid resolution to issues. Coaches and provides feedback/rewards on performance indicators.
Establishes objectives and goals; and provides direction to the program and project teams in areas of customer concerns, potential changes in scope, and risk assessment. Facilitates the implementation of project management processes.
Manage effective customer communications. Improve organization responsiveness to customer requirements. Communicate and manage customer expectations.
Ensure standard project management processes are utilized with adequate support by the project teams, and prepares & publishes project metrics and reports.
Maintain metrics for projects including cost, quality, technical performance, and delivery through all of the NPD phases.
Ensures all stakeholders are kept informed on project(s) performance to schedule, budget, and project performance.
Provides periodic program updates (Program Status Report – Green/Yellow/Red) of current situation relating to milestones and problem/high risk areas (e.g., technical, cost, and schedule) to senior executives as well as business/plant leaders.
Bachelors degree from an accredited institution is required; Engineering degree preferred
PMP Certification from Project Management Institute (PMI)
Minimum of 5 years of experience in Project Management; or a combination of Project Management with some Engineering and/or Product Development Management
Proven Leadership skills - capability to lead change across multiple sites and customers globally.
Excellent communication and presentation skills – both verbal and written with ability to make necessary status reports and technical presentations to management and customers
Experience in Risk Management
Experienced in New Product Development (NPD) projects
Experience in Stage Gate development process
Strong analytical skills and business acumen
Flexibility for travel is required. Travel on a sporadic basis to support design, supplier, and customer activities.
Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
Problem Solving: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answers. Is by nature very analytically driven.
Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
Business Acumen: Knows how businesses work; knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices, trends and information affecting his/her business organization; knows the competition; is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace.
Planning: Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into the process steps; develops schedules and task/people assignments; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals; evaluates results.
Organizing: Can marshal resources (people, funding, material, and support) to get things done; can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal; uses resources effectively and efficiently; arranges information and files in a useful manner.
Time Management: Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities; gets more done in less time than others; can attend to a broader range of activities.
Listening: Practices attentive and active listening; has the patience to hear people out; can accurately restate the opinions of others even when he/she disagrees.
Engineered Controls International is the premier manufacturer of gas control products to the industrial gas and liquefied cryogenic liquids industry worldwide. ECI manufactures an extensive variety of gas and liquid pressure controls, pressure regulating products, pressure relief devices, and a broad range of ancillary equipment. Our products are found in a wide spectrum of industries including: ...health care, aerospace, electronics, chemicals, energy, food and beverage, industrial gas and liquids, and alternative fuel. ECI is recognized as a world leader in product quality and innovation with unsurpassed product design and manufacturing with facilities located in North Carolina. ?ECI is strategically located in four countries and positioned to support our products through a network of authorized distributors and strategic alliances with OEM vessel and system manufacturers throughout the world. To learn more about ECI, please visit our website at: http://www.regoproducts.com/product-lines.html