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Design Project Manager

Req ID: J2292343

  • Location
    Hasselt, Limburg, Belgium
  • Category Design Services Group
  • Posted Thursday, October 28, 2021
  • Time Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

  • Will lead and support assigned design projects of medium to high complexity
  • Applying project management expertise to support the company and group’s strategy.
  • Manage assigned projects through the various stages of the project lifecycle, from product concept to implementation, product test and mass production introduction.
  • This includes RFQ support, developing SOW, project plan w/milestones, financials, and implementation plan.
  • Provide full accountability for project budgets and schedule.
  • Provide management and guidance toward successful collaboration with multi-functional groups and multi-sites.
  • Manage and enhance customer relationships.
     

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Know and understand the strategic direction of segment,
  • Executes the design project in line with Jabil’s PLCQ (gate driven design process) and closely works with design QAM,
  • Define concise goals and objectives within a project framework,
  • Ensure all project requirements and/or objectives are correctly gathered, understood, and properly translated for execution,
  • Conduct formal design reviews with customers to ensure design(s) meet customer design requirements,
  • Recognize project Key Performance Indicators and manage the work within scope, quality, time, and cost constraints,
  • Develops and owns project plan, establishing a road map with clear dates and clear deliverables,
  • Utilize tools and processes to track changes and identify cost impact for review with senior management,
  • Conduct project risk reviews and appropriate mitigation,
  • Plans, monitors, and tracks progress of the multi-disciplinary design activities and interacts closely with the system architect and lead project engineers, supply chain, quality, NPI,
  • Provide weekly communication forum for the exchange of ideas and information for projects including project status, resolving project issues, problems, and changes,
  • Responsible for managing cross-divisional / cross-functional / cross-cultural teams,
  • Ensure all products and services are delivered in accordance with contractual requirements and are on time and within budget,
  • Works with the finance team on monthly financial reporting,
  • Provide regular project updates to stakeholders, local site, and senior leadership and escalates if needed,
  • Prepare timely forecasts for projects and closely work with functional group managers on project staffing,
  • Understand and exceed customer needs and expectations,
  • Accountable for customer satisfaction / relationship both internal and external as deemed relative or necessary to project success,
  • Establish and maintain communications with customer personnel and senior management as needed,
  • Mentors and coaches project team members. Gives and receives both written and verbal feedback,
  • Ability to respond in a timely fashion to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or internal personnel,
  • Ensure all sensitive and confidential information is handled appropriately,
     

JOB QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience managing multiple product design projects simultaneously,
  • Organize verbal and written ideas clearly and use an appropriate business style,
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions,
  • Ability to effectively present information to management and/or customer personnel,
  • Ability to respond in a timely fashion to common inquiries or complaints.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Master’s degree in engineering (electronics, software or mechanical) or equivalent,
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in project management, preferably in automotive design projects,
  • Previous experience in electronic manufacturing services a plus,
  • PMP Certified or an equivalent combination of education, experience and / or training or willing to obtain the PMP certification.
  • Familiar with product design processes,
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 and automotive ISO26262, IATF standards is a plus

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