Technical Program Manager
at ITW Employee Network

Date Posted: 7/18/2019

Job Description

Technical Program Manager

Instron® is a global organization that designs, manufactures, sells and services materials testing systems. Instron is a clear global leader in materials testing applications and its leadership in the marketplace is continually expanding. You will find that our established strength, commitment to our core values and team focus provides an engaging work environment and offers exceptional opportunities for personal and career development.


The Opportunity
This is a new opportunity within our Engineering team responsible for driving innovation and leading cross functional development projects. Projects typically range from highly cross-functional and architecturally complex, to narrowly focused short-term assignments to satisfy a particular application or customer need.
Specific responsibilities include:
  • Collaborating with our technical leadership team on a portfolio of projects critical to Instron’s future success in the materials testing marketplace.
  • Management of the full project lifecycle.
  • Driving teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across multiple departments.
  • Managing the process of identifying, assessing, tracking and mitigating risks at multiple levels.
  • Creating, maintaining, and delivering project information to project stakeholders.
  • Ensuring that all project processes are followed and documented.
Successful candidates should possess a Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline or have relevant experience (a minimum of 4 years), in a technical/engineering project leadership role. 
Additional requirements include:
  • Experience in the design, development, and launch of complex electro-mechanical systems.
  • High level of competence with project management methodologies.
  • Familiarity with ISO 9001 quality standards relating to project management.
  • Exceptional organizational and task management skills.
  • Ability to lead diverse and cross-functional teams toward a common goal and project success – including strong interpersonal skills, an assertive nature and a high level of diplomacy and professionalism.
  • Outstanding listening, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Technical background in design using SolidWorks or Altium (or similar CAD package), prototyping and lab testing is a plus.

Take this opportunity to join a successful and enthusiastic global team where you can make a significant impact immediately. Enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that includes health, dental, life and LTD insurance, 401k (with match), and a 100% tuition reimbursement program. Instron is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Norwood
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 7/18/2019

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