Project Manager

Covington, LA

Posted: 09/16/2019 Industry: None Job Number: 46328
FTS is seeking a Project Manager with experience in consumer electronics. Qualified candidates will have a minimum three years of experience in a Project Management role, PMP certification highly preferred.
Responsible for planning, managing and tracking full life-cycle, high complexity product development project; coordinates project proposals to determine time frame, procedures for accomplishing project, and allotment of available resources to various phases of the project.
Major Job duties are, but not limited to, the following:
  • Supports projects during concept phase
    • Facilitate the Marketing Requirements Documentation
    • Create high-level project timelines
    • Identify major risks, major expenses, and resource estimates
    • Support outsourcing (manufacturing and design) strategy and discussions
  • Lead project kickoffs
    • Create detailed project schedules, perform risk management, create resource plan, identify project expenses
    • Support supplier/partner kickoffs
  • Lead project kickoffs
  • Lead cross-functional project teams and act as the main liaison between Sales & Marketing, Software and Hardware Engineering, Production and Quality (QA & QC)
  • Responsible for tracking and controlling project development.
  • Facilitate engineering and manufacturing reviews
  • Present project status at Executive Management Stage Gate reviews & obtain approvals to proceed to next gate
  • Lead project lessons learned activities
  • Analyze processes for continuous improvement
  • Support product sustaining efforts
  • Develop an understanding of target customers and competitive products
Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor s degree in Engineering, Business Management, Operations or related field
  • PMP Certification is preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in a Project or Program Manager role
  • Demonstrated problem-solving abilities, excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal and numerical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, train, motivate and work within a team environment
  • Proficient in MS Project, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experienced with Jira is preferred
  • Consumer electronics experience is preferred
Benefits Include but Not Limited To:
  • Medical / Dental / Vision
  • 401K
  • Stock options including New Hire Stock Bonus Incentive
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • LTD and STD
  • Holiday / Vacation / Sick Paid Time Off
  • Company-Paid Gym Access
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