Positions Available - Project Manager - Remote

Position Location

Remote

Position Summary

Collaborate with the Customer or Product Management team, Engineering Development resources, Sourcing, Manufacturing operations, Quality, and Executive Management team to manage all phases of the Stage Gate development from new product proposals to mass production.


Essential Functions

  • Project Planning—Interface with the functional support team to document the project major milestone timing, budget spending, financial business case metrics and risk management efforts to present this for executive review and approval.
  • Project Execution—Work with all functional groups of the organization to shepherd project through the Stage Gate process.
  • Monitor—Review inputs and outputs of the stage gate process and update the project plan as needed.
  • Communicate— Throughout the execution of the product development stage gates periodically communicate status and changes to the project plan to the project team, executive team and the product owner or customer.
  • Coordinate--Act as liaison between Sales, Manufacturing, and Engineering Departments to ensure accurate order fulfillment.

Essential Tasks

  • Create a timeline schedule to show major task duration and dependencies of the project deliverables
  • Establish and control a budget to reflect estimated and actual spending for capital and operational expenses
  • Maintain the project financial metrics to reflect changes in the business case
  • Identify risks to the timeline, budget, business case or technical requirements and propose mitigation or contingency plans
  • Schedule and conduct project status and stage gate review meetings as needed.
  • Work with sourcing team to create a sourcing strategy for components and submit PO reqs to ensure items from third party vendors, manufacturers are ordered and received in time to meet project milestones.
  • Coordinate project hardware and custom software DVPR efforts to meet delivery requirements.
  • Handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business, or equivalent acquired from at least two years of industry related experience which

can include system related products, audio system design, project management and technical support.

EXPERIENCE

Minimum of two years in related industry — system related products, audio system design, project management and technical

Minimum of two years’ experience in development of new products and bringing to market


Skills

SKILLS & ABILITIES
Computer Skills

  •      Proficient understanding and use with all MS Office Software (Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook)
  •      Proficient understanding with Visio and/or AutoCAD
  •      Proficient understanding of MS Project or equivalent scheduling tools
  •      Experience with computer based audio systems preferred
  •      Knowledge of basic audio principals, Audio/Visual system contracting and basic networking
  •      Ability to learn MiTek's internal computer systems

Other Requirements

  •      Ability to work with outside and inside vendors
  •      System Contracting or Consulting Experience a plus
  •      Ability to maintain accounts/orders
  •      Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering technical information
  •      Ability to work in a fast paced environment

Work Environment

Working conditions are normal for an office environment.


Physical Demands

N O F C
Physical Abilities
Stand
Walk
Sit
Handling/Fingering
Reach Outward
Reach Above Shoulder
Climb
Crawl
Squat or Kneel
Bend
Lift / Carry
10 lbs or less
11 - 20 lbs
21 - 50 lbs
51 - 100 lbs
Over 100 lbs
Push / Pull
12 lbs or less
13 - 25 lbs
26 - 40 lbs
41 - 100 lbs
Other Physical Requirements
Vision
Ability to read from a computer monitor/fine print
Speech
Ability to speak effectively via phone/in person
Hearing
Ability to hear via phone or in person
Smell
Taste
PPE Usage
Ability to wear Personal Protection Equipment as required by position