Program Manager

Poway, CA | Contract to Hire

Post Date: 09/01/2017 Job ID: HQ2810 Industry: Technical Pay Rate: Market
The Program Manager position is responsible for all cost, quality, and delivery issues related to development of consumer electronic and software control products. Responsibilities include ensuring customer expectations are met through daily interface with the customer, engineering, and production teams. The candidate must have experience planning complex schedules, working in a cross-functional team environment and coordinating all program team activities without the benefit of a direct line reporting staff.

Two Roads is an Equal Opportunity Employer: EEO/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability
Position Requirements: At a minimum, the individual must have completed and earned a Bachelor s degree in Engineering or have completed advanced courses in Program Management. The individual must have a minimum of 3 years of work experience as a Project Manager in a consumer-oriented technical environment and have managed several consumer product development projects at one time. Knowledge of various wireless technologies as they apply to sensors and devices is preferred. Candidate must have excellent communication and written skills in English. Position will require some travel.

Position Characteristics:
  • Be organized and proactive to ensure projects are always moving forward.
  • Be able to multi-task and manage several projects at varying levels of development.
  • Have the necessary intuitive problem solving skills to identify project issues and bring them to resolution quickly and effectively.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills to open and maintain communication channels with the customer and engineering, marketing and manufacturing groups.
  • Good presentation skills
  • Be able to motivate a project team to achieve above average-results.
  • Be able to read, interpret and understand electrical and mechanical specifications.
  • Craft schedules using MS Project and practice the basic tenets of project management
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and able to resolve problems independently.

    Position Responsibilities:
  • Manage the product development cycle from cradle to grave, with P&L responsibility
  • Understand the HVAC, Home Automation and Security markets both in the Professional Security and DIY segments and provide innovative solutions that address consumer issues
  • Multi-task and manage several projects at varying levels of development
  • Foster and maintain communication channels with the customer and engineering, marketing and manufacturing groups
  • Develop and maintain master schedules to deliver products on time and within budgets
  • Motivate project teams to achieve above average-results
  • Manage the development of turnkey products based on customer requirements
  • Work with Project Managers in Asia to coordinate contract manufacturing deliverables
  • Manage resource allocation for major and minor development projects to ensure timely delivery of multiple products within the same time frame
  • Manage, maintain and service key OEM accounts and relationships
  • Work closely with product marketing managers to ensure market requirements are met and supported
  • Manage project timelines, issues and documentation via Project Portfolio Management software (provided by Daptiv, Inc.)
  • Mark Johnston

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