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Project Manager

Company: OTTO Engineering, Inc.
Location: Carpentersville
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Project Manager - Communications Division - Carpentersville, IL OTTO - designed, manufactured and precision tested, right here in the USA. OTTO's opportunity: Our Project Manager - Communications Division manages all the aspects of product development activities, from concept to production. Responsibilities include coordinating the activities between the engineering disciplines (EE, ME, FW, SW), sourcing, manufacturing, production, and in some cases suppliers, customers, and partners to achieve project goals in a timely fashion. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor new team members. Prepare reports for the upper management regarding the status of a project. Must be big-picture and detailed-oriented thinking. Strong, proactive management and people skills to encourage collaboration and keep projects on track. Specifically, the Project Manager - Communications Division will : Work with the project teams to develop product requirements, project schedules, and milestones that meet or exceed customer expectations Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects Apply modern project management tools and techniques to keep a project on schedule and within budget Ability to address root cause issues using problem-solving skills and execute contingency planning with the project team to keep schedules on track Making effective decisions when presented with multiple options Pending project size may be required to be part of the project team - engineering, analysis, etc Maintain and regularly update NRE hours, tooling costs, part costs, and test costs Manage BOMs, engineering change notices, and all project-related documents Runs weekly project meetings to keep a cross-functional team informed and on task Present monthly project reviews to senior management - schedule, costs, issues Adhere to OTTO's phase-gate process and ensure phase requirements are completed and properly documented Assist with other duties as required or assigned What you'll need to bring to the table: BS in Engineering (ME, EE, SW, General) Minimum 5 years of Project Management experience Good people skills - able to negotiate and achieve results without direct reporting authority Problem-solving, multitasking, and planning skills Previous hands-on engineering experience - concept through production Microsoft Project (or equivalent) experience Ability to work in a fast-paced environment Strong oral, written, and follow up communications skills OTTO's Benefits: Medical Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance 401(k) with a company match Tuition Assistance Life Insurance Benefits Competitive Pay Profit Sharing Bonus Paid Vacation and Holidays Company Picnic Holiday Party AND numerous OTTO celebrations throughout the year! OTTO Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran OTTO Engineering does not accept unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters, agencies, or similar organizations; any submissions will not be honored. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 5 - 10 years Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: OTTO Engineering, Inc., Elgin , Project Manager, Executive , Carpentersville, Illinois

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