Project Leader, Sustaining Engineering - Jadak

GSI Group North Syracuse , NY 13212

Posted 1 week ago

Sustaining Project Leader

Jadak Technology

Syracuse, New York

JADAK is looking for a Project Leader in the Sustaining Engineering department. The Project Leader is responsible for the execution of sustaining projects that are a result of end of life issues, product updates, customer requests and cost saving initiatives. The person must effectively manage the customer congruently with the sales manager forming a partnership relationship with the customer that upholds the JADAK business model. This includes managing customer expectations and communicating effectively with the customer in order to achieve high customer confidence in every aspect of the business.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience, Characteristics:

  • Bachelor's degree minimum in an Engineering Discipline (Electrical, Software, Mechanical)
  • 1-3 years of experience in program management or other related experience

Specific Responsibilities:
Below highlights key responsibilities, but is not all inclusive:

  • Responsible for all aspects of the program, ensuring the program deliverables are met

  • Provides strong leadership to the team and is a leader when interfacing with all disciplines

  • Understands customer expectations and stays on top of customer status

  • Fully understands all aspects of the program and effectively translates to the team

  • Perceptive to customer state at all times and initiates recourse when needed

  • Rallies the team to respond urgently to critical project issues

  • Understands and safeguards the business case with respect to cost and schedule

  • Flexible approach to program management, applying appropriate rigor based on the scope of the project

  • Helps team members connect their contribution to the importance and outcome of the program

  • Ensures there is an appropriate leader assigned to provide technical direction for the program

  • Ensures the team has proper skill sets to achieve the end results

  • Commitment to the strategic goals and vision of the company

  • Ensures thoroughness of all product documentation such as requirements, design and test specifications

  • Flexible to work with global teams and times zones

Additional Requirements

  • Must be able to communicate effectively, have good interpersonal skills, and enjoy working in a fast paced environment

  • Strong working knowledge of MS Suite including MS Project

  • Detail oriented and thorough

Physical Requirements:

  • Mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer.

  • Ability to use vision to read computer screen and read printed materials.

About Novanta

Novanta is a leading global supplier of core technology solutions that give advanced industrial and healthcare OEMs a competitive advantage. We combine deep expertise at the intersection of photonics and motion with a proven ability to solve complex technical challenges. This enables Novanta to engineer core components and sub-systems that deliver extreme precision and performance, tailored to our customers' demanding applications. We deliver highly engineered photonics, vision and precision motion solutions to customers around the world. The driving force behind our growth is the team of innovative professionals who share a commitment to innovation and customer success. Novanta's common shares are quoted on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NOVT".

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Project Leader, Sustaining Engineering - Jadak

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