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Senior Project Manager

Location : Minneapolis- St. Paul, MN
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5-8
Required Education : Bachelor's - Engineering
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Our client has “contract to hire” opportunity for a Senior Project Manager team member who enjoys a dynamic work environment where every person’s contributions are critical to the company’s ongoing success. 


In this role you will

  • Lead project teams through the planning and execution of new product development projects

  • Lead engineering teams through the Lean Product Development Proces

  • Plan, manage and report status of budgets, schedules, cost of goods, resources, and capital requirements for each project prior to approval and throughout project lifecycle

  • Coach project team members to estimate their contribution to the project plan

  • Coordinate efficient systems for project and communications - team meetings, sub-team meetings, project & portfolio reviews, and documentation reports

  • Communicate project status to team members

  • Recognize project issues quickly, act to mitigate and escalate as needed

  • Collaborate w/ other project managers to drive continuous improvement across organization

Required Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s Degree – Engineering – Required

  • Master’s Degree, MBA, or PMI certification – Preferred!

  • Previous experience - leading teams in the development of electromechanical instruments - A Plus!

  • Previous experience with the development of electromechanical systems

  • Proficient in Lean Project Management, quality tools and the usage of visual systems (e.g. visual boards for planning and tracking) – Required!

  • Previous experience in a Project Management role – min 5 yrs – Required!

  • Strong cross-functional team coaching and motivational skills

  • Proven history of successful project planning, risk mitigation and execution

  • Strong verbal, written and graphic communication skills

  • Fluent in application of modern project management methodologies (Lean Project Management, Kanban, Agile, Scrum, etc.) and tools (e.g. Visual planning boards, Jira, etc.)


Keywords:  engineering, project management, project manager, hardware, PMI, lean project management, lean, electromechanical systems, instruments



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