Engineering Project Manager

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Kforce Technology Staffing
Full Time, Perm
Competitive
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce has a client in search of an Engineering Project Manager in Chandler, Arizona (AZ).

Summary:
The Project Manager is responsible for planning, executing and evaluating projects according to predetermined timelines and budgets. Building and managing project teams and ensuring quality control throughout project life cycles are central to this position.

Key Tasks:
* Manage and coordinate project development from initiation to closure
* Accountable for overall project results
* Work with Functional Management to complete project scope, goals, deliverables, budget and timing
* Complete work breakdown structure to estimate effort required for each task
* Provide a project schedule to identify when each task will be performed and clearly communicate expectations to internal staff and sales
* Resolve any issues and solve problems throughout project life cycle
* Effectively manage project scope by ensuring any changes to scope are documented and approved by the change control board
* Manage staff levels to ensure project completion
* Track and report on project milestones and provide weekly status reports to Director
* Lead, coach and motivate project team members on a proactive basis
* Complete a post-project evaluation to determine how well results were achieved
* Complete project documentation following project completion
* Regularly communicate with external customers and communicate plans, manage expectations and follow-up to determine customer satisfaction

REQUIREMENTS:
* BS or MS degree in an Engineering discipline or closely related technical field
* At least five years of experience apply PMI methodologies managing teams/projects required
* Experience managing the development of electro-mechanical and software/firmware products (most important) in a fast-paced commercial/industrial environment
* Ability to adapt and respond to changes in environment and priorities
* Experience developing and executing project plans using phase-gate or other formal project management methodology
* Experience managing teams of electrical, mechanical, firmware and software engineers in a product development environment
* Proficient at developing and maintaining project schedules using Smartsheet or similar project management software
* Experience developing product cost and development cost estimates
* Experience managing the development of product architectures and system requirements
* Ability to manage effectively in a cross-functional environment, working closely with all aspects of the business including marketing, operations, materials, finance and information technology
* Must have excellent communication skills, leadership, problem solving and analytical skills and the ability to provide clear and concise project status to the executive staff through written reports and periodic program reviews
* Ability to elicit cooperation from multiple internal departments
* Extremely detail-oriented with the ability to organize and prioritize tasks and activities
* Current PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification desired
* Previous Electrical Design and/or Mechanical Design experience is a plus

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Company Information

Kforce is a professional staffing and solutions firm specializing in the technology areas of application development, project management, business analysis, enterprise data management and infrastructure for commercial and government organizations. Kforce has been matching job seekers and employers since 1962. We are committed to having a meaningful impact on all the lives we serve and offer exciting job opportunities across the United States. Kforce specializes in providing strategic partnership in the areas of Technology and Finance & Accounting. Our staffing specialists work to understand your career goals and offer career advice in order to help you become a more marketable technology professional. Your success is our mission. Gain meaningful connections with your skills and our network.
Dice Id : kforcecx
Position Id : ITWQG1868272
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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