Engineering Product Manager

Zen Sherpa LLC Elwood , KS 66024

Posted 3 weeks ago

Looking for a dynamic, progressive, innovative design engineering and manufacturing company? Then this company is right for you! A mobile construction equipment design engineering company is looking for an Engineering Product Manager located in the Elwood KS facility.

You must have excellent mechanical project engineering skills, a passion for manufacturing, strong and effective communication skills, and the ability to think fast and turn problems into opportunities.

A preferred candidate is one who can provide technical product/project engineering leadership/management for the development and maintenance of assigned products.

Requirements

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for product line technical/engineering project management and execution of assigned tasks.
  • Direct responsibility for new product development, management of technical teams to accomplish tasks, and establishment of specifications and performance metrics of assigned product line.
  • Manages new product development process and reports status thereof
  • Manages engineering project timelines, budget, resource allocation, costs, and BOMs
  • Communicates between different processes, teams, departments, and management hierarchy, clearly defining standards and goals to be achieved or required
  • Engineering projects include new product development, current product enhancements, cost reduction efforts, and product problem resolution(s)
  • Report project status to other departments as well as upper management as required
  • Act as single point contact for all engineering and technical concerns regarding assigned product line
  • Participate in both internal and external customer and supplier meetings as necessary to assure achievement of project goals
  • Direct management/leadership of technical resources to accomplish on-time and on-budget projects assigned
  • Undertake new tasks or projects as determined by current business need/requirement.

Knowledge, skills & attributes preferred:

  • Exhibit leadership, integrity, resilience, flexible to current and new situations, but always a team player with subordinates, peers, and/or management
  • Must be results driven and can encourage and to speak up to motivate people and teams to perform as needed
  • Ability to analyze data and costs, prioritize tasks, problem solve, project manage and manage change.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) with immediate team, all participating inside and outside departments, supplier, and customer base, as well as upper management
  • Able to manage multiple projects in varying stages of process execution with knowledge, expertise, and motivation to succeed.

Experience:

  • Minimum 5-7 years of progressive engineering project/product management in related construction, agriculture, and/or related industry.
  • Demonstrated engineering project leadership
  • Minimum BSME
  • Hands-on manufacturing and/or product assembly experience
  • Construction and/or commercial vehicle engineering project experience desirable
  • MS Office Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint desirable

Benefits

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance (Supplement Life and AD&D offered)
  • Disability Insurance (STD & LTD) offered
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Retirement Plan (401k)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation & Public Holidays)
  • Relocation allowance available upon hiring.
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