Product Development Manager (Filtration) – Atlanta, GA Area
at Engage Partners, Inc.

Date Posted: 11/28/2019

Job Description



Product Development Manager (Filtration) – Atlanta, GA Area


The Product Development Manager will be accountable for Project Management and Product Development.  This individual will work cross-functionally to establish and manage the portfolio and project plans incorporating deliverables from several functional areas, including R&D, engineering, marketing, IT and others.  We are looking for candidates who have a passion for developing new products, project management, and who are comfortable in a role where they influence and provide leadership without having direct authority.  The Product Development Manager is a “best practices consultant” to the project leaders, suggesting to that person the most efficient path for project execution and applying relevant project management tools while adhering to the standard stage-n-gate processes. 

 

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the project portfolio planning and management including interface and coordination with executive management team
  • Leads the team in using project management best practices and tools
  • Responsible for capacity planning (resource forecasting) for existing and potential development projects
  • Facilitates defining project scope, goals and deliverables
  • Plans, schedules and monitors project tasks and timelines
  • Analysis of competitive products, including an understanding of IP, patent, and technology protection
  • Communication with internal stakeholders in a matrix based organization, as well as directly with customers, to define performance requirements, set goals, and to solve problems/find solutions.
  • Ability to interface with suppliers for the purposes of design, manufacturing, and raw material review
  • Facilitates identifying and monitoring project risks and  mitigation plans
  • Supports or acts as the project leader in managing project changes and interventions
  • Facilitates project evaluations and assessments of results
  • Facilitates portfolio & project reviews; Maintains and provides portfolio reports, Facilitates gate reviews
  • Travel Percentage: 25 - 35%

 

Skills and Experienc
  • Min. 3-5 years experience developing business cases to support project justification
  • Min. 5-7 years of Product Management/Product development experience
  • PMP Certification or equivalent REQUIRED
  • Experience Earned Value Management, Requirements Management, Financial/Budgeting Acumen
  • Experience & ability to work effectively in cross-functional matrix environment
  • Experience with Agile principles and methods
  • Successful track record of taking Physical products from idea phase to product launch
  • Experience in Filtration/Sensor IoT/Chemical Market a plus

 

Education
  • Bachelor or Master degree in business or engineering (MBA a plus). 

 

 

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type: Management
  • Experience: 3 to 5 years
  • Date Posted: 11/28/2019

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