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Engineering Project Manager

Req ID: J2278875

  • Location
    Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America
  • Category Industrial Engineering
  • Posted Thursday, July 1, 2021
  • Time Type Full time

Job Description


This key role is pivotal in leading the development of Jabil/Customer BU Engineering processes for high volume manufacturing. The role will require very close cooperation between Eng Management, Business Unit Management and the customer.


  • Develop Workcell Project Plan for tracking of NPI actions.
  • Escalate potential issues/misses that would interfere with deadlines.
  • Provide Guidance to the Workcell Team
  • Lead the development and standardization of all engineering processes required to
  • Achieve World Class Performance for high volume manufacturing
  • Coordinate activities with Operations Management and Operations Development to deliver the required solutions
  • Work closely with Business Unit Management to ensure that the Engineering model is developed to meet the needs of the business environment
  • Lead the deployment of the model throughout NPI.
  • Coordinate with the Eng Teams in terms of process development, NPI Management, and Continuous Improvement
  • Develop and track overall project objectives, ensuring all are met on time to agreed deliverables across multiple product families/manufacturing locations
  • Create a positive, pro-active culture using strong motivation techniques for both IL and DL Teams
  • Gain a general business awareness of customer e.g. market, strategy
  • Understand customer technology roadmaps and develop plans to align Jabil to meet them
  • Lead the development of cooperative improvement and development programs with the customer
  • Effectively communicate meaningful information throughout the organization
  • Ensure effective communication of all relevant technology development information
  • Establish process for information and knowledge transfer
  • Drive continuous improvement in the areas of Technology, Quality, Reliability, Delivery, and Cost
  • Analyze areas for improvement, and create a continuous improvement culture throughout the extended operations team.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Typically reports to Management.  Direct supervisor job title(s) typically include: Engineering Manager. 
  • Maybe have a project team indirectly reporting to this position.  Could potentially have lower-level engineers or techs reporting to this person.



  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Excellent Project Management skills
  • High Volume Manufacturing Expertise
  • Ability to Lead and motivate
  • Coach and develop others
  • Manage conflict
  • Communicate effectively at all levels
  • Build rapport quickly
  • Plan and organize effectively
  • Will be expected to travel extensively.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. 
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer including using a Windows based operating system and related software.
  • Advanced PC skills, including training and knowledge of Jabil’s software packages.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.  Read and understand visual aid.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions. 
  • Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years’ experience in project management. 
  • 5 years of experience in engineering in a high-volume manufacturing environment.
  • 2 years of setting up NPI for a high-volume manufacturing environment.
  • PMP highly preferred.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.

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