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Design Project Manager

Req ID: J2308575-IL

  • Location
  • Category Design Services Group
  • Posted Monday, July 4, 2022
  • Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. With over 260,000 diverse, talented and dedicated employees across 100 locations in 30 countries, our vision is to be the most technologically advanced and trusted manufacturing solutions provider. We combine an unmatched breadth and depth of end-market experience, technical and design capabilities, manufacturing know-how, supply chain insights and global product management expertise to enable success for the world’s leading brands. We are driven by a common purpose to make a positive impact for each other, our communities, and the environment.

Job Description


  • 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.


  • Know and understand the strategic direction of division.
  • 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 project 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 project team members in context of project activities. Gives and receives both written and verbal feedback.
  • Ability to respond in a timely fashion to common inquiries or complaints from customers or internal personnel.
  • Ensure all sensitive and confidential information is handled appropriately.
  • Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by supervisor.
  • Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • 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.


  • 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.
  • Familiar with product design processes,
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001, automotive standards are a plus (e.g. ISO26262, IATF)

Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This role it to be located in Wroclaw, Poland with a possibility of some degree of hybrid working

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