Project Manager - Hardware

Harman International Inds Richardson , TX 75080

Posted 2 months ago

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About the Role

Your job will responsible for the management of the new product development programs and ensure all projects are executed according to agreed metrics and processes. You will be an integral part of executing the roadmap for the future of the business and you are expected to provide strong leadership in managing interrelated projects and programs to ensure successful delivery. Strong project management and excellent organizational skills are fundamental, as is the ability to liaise with people at all levels of the organization. We expect excellent verbal and written communication abilities since you will be communicating between many layers in the company. This is an individual contributor role and you will be part of a 20-25 members of a team where some are located abroad.

What You Will Do

  • Planning and executing projects in accordance with the defined stage-gate model. A hands-on, collaborative approach to managing a project. Be a visible and active part of the team.

  • Prepare project development budgets including prototypes, samples, outside services, etc. Includes capital plans and Capital Authorization Requests.

  • Develop control systems to monitor project progress and develop corrective actions to keep projects on track. Reporting to the PMO and presenting to management steering committee meetings. Employ negotiating skills to resolve intra and inter-team conflicts.

  • Develop and maintain project performance metrics including the publishing of reports and corrective action summaries. Updating budget with cost, used time and resources with support from the project controller if needed. Ongoing risk management evaluating the risk and taking the necessary actions.

  • Work with an Agile and Waterfall Development Team. Need to be flexible to run multiple teams that work from different countries such as US, India, and China.

What You Need

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with a minimum of 8 years of Project Management experience.

  • Experience running hardware projects is required. This includes managing a project through hardware design, schematic capture, layout/routing, PCB fabrication, multiple boards spins (alpha, beta, production), and hardware level testing and compliance.

  • Experience running projects with mechanical engineering and managing 3rd party suppliers for local board builds and mechanical fabrication.

  • Experience managing an embedded firmware team running Agile development methodology. Also, advanced knowledge of Jira, Confluence. Being able to report the status from Jira on progress, dependencies and etc.

  • Develop Gantt schedules using MS-Project. Includes development of a WBS, resource allocations, costs, critical path generation and project tracking.

What is Nice to Have

  • PMP certification.

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to travel up to 10% domestic and international travel.

  • Willingness to submit to a background screen and a drug test

  • Be willing to travel up to 10% domestic and international travel.

  • HARMAN will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the US for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

What We Offer

  • Access to employee discounts on world-class HARMAN products (JBL, HARMAN Kardon, etc.).

  • An opportunity to collaborate with talented teams across the globe and make an impact on our business.

  • An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages professional and personal development.

  • Flexible work schedule with a culture encouraging work-life integration.

HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status. HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. (

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Project Manager - Hardware

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