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Engineering Project Manager

San Antonio, TX 78219

Posted: 11/15/2023 Job Number: 20835381

Job Description

The Engineering Project Manager will manage programs from inception to completion utilizing program management methodologies and working with departmental or cross-functional teams to deliver new or upgraded products.

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 completesense 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 Client out counter measures for future projects.
  • Experience with PC based Project Management documentation tools including MS Project or equivalent.

Education and Experience Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline
  • 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 certified 2+ years'experience with electrical/electronic 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
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