Sr. Hardware Project Engineer

Agile, Agile management, Automation, Best practices, Budget, Communication skills, Creativity, Cross-functional, Cross-functional team, ERP, Electrical engineering, Engineering, FOCUS, Forecasting, HR management, Hardware, Implementation, Installation, Integration, JIRA, KPI, Leadership, Material handling, Mechanical engineering, Mentorship, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, Microsoft SharePoint, Monitoring, Operations, PLM, PMBOK, Planning, Presentations, Problem solving, Product development, Project management, Project planning, Proposal writing, QA, Reporting, SOLID, Sales, Self motivated, Software, Software deployment, Software development, Specification, Team leadership, Training, WBS, Waterfall
Contract W2, Contract Independent, 12 Months
Depends on Experience
Work from home available

Job Description

Senior Hardware Project Manager

Our client has an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated Senior Project Manager in the Hardware Engineering team with experience leading a team of Project Managers while personally managing technically complex and highly diverse projects.  This Project Manager will focus on developing New Products by managing cross-functional, matrixed resources, executing the Product Development Process, and following project management best practices. As a Hardware Project Manager, you will be challenged to use your product and company expertise, team leadership skills, problem solving acumen, solid business judgment, initiative and creativity to lead a team that provides high quality system implementations to various customers looking to innovate their material handling operations.  This position reports to the Director, Product Quality and Development.


Direct and manage new development programs, this will include:

  • Cross Functional team direction and management of a complex automation system through the entire Product Development Process, from the Proposal to Planning, Execution, and Deployment.
  • Project Manager roles and responsibilities:
    • Developing a scope, WBS, schedule,
    • Project planning and monitoring utilizing both waterfall and agile project management disciplines
    • MS Power Point presentations - reporting out on project milestones
    • Development of project budgets and manage project spending
    • Work with Sales to evolve customer requirements
    • Resource forecasting, direction and oversight.
  • Interface with customers to define scope of work, performance specifications, programming definition, system installation/testing/commissioning plans. ?
  • Implementation and management of project changes as necessary.
  • Lead and mentor a team of Project Managers executing a variety of engineering programs.
  • Ownership of Project Management tools, training and deployment of best practices
  • Approximate: 10-15% travel


  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or closely related discipline
  • Minimum of (10) years of experience managing projects with highly technical content, integrating HW, SW and Controls. 
  • Practical experience with project management techniques and tools, PMI certification a plus. 
  • Preferred experience in both Waterfall project management and Agile development techniques
  • Software tools for the job:
    • MS Project / Project Web Access, MS Power Point, MS Excel, Word, SharePoint
    • Atlassian Jira
    • PLM and ERP systems
  • Experience with technical product development projects
  • Understanding of developing KPIs
  • Experience with industrial automation is preferred.
  • Decisive, customer-focused, and action-oriented with strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written, verbal, and visual presentation communications skills
  • Proven experience in people management.


Dice Id : compexpr
Position Id : 2233
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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