Engineering Project Manager II (DMEDI)

Posted 2 years ago in Manufacturing/Operations

Engineering Project Manager II (DMEDI)
Engineering Project Manager II (DMEDI)
Manufacturing & Production
Engineering - Mechanical
United States - Illinois – Highland 62249

The Compensation $122K
Benefits - Full
Relocation Assistance Available - Possible for the ideal candidate
Commission Compensation - No
Bonus Eligible - No
Overtime Eligible - No
Interview Travel Reimbursed - Yes
Detailed Description

This position has the responsibility for driving all project activities during the development of new products and other large scale projects for the business. This position will oversee 3-6 large project teams and ensure all functions are fulfilling the necessary tollgate requirements and tracking to the scheduled completion. This position will work closely with the Product Engineering Manager, Product Marketing Manager, Lead Engineers, and Operations staff to develop products in an organized and expedient fashion. The Engineering Program Manager II will be responsible for meeting the overall project schedule and budget. Presentation of each stage and completion of the project through the utilization of the DMEDI (Design for Lean Six-Sigma) process is required.

The Engineering Program Manager will also lead the organization in developing and executing best practices in project management and resource planning tools for the engineering department.


This position reports directly to the VP Engineering. The position will regularly interface with staff in all cross functional departments within our company.

New Product Development
R&D - Innovation
NPD Process Ownership
Facilities Projects
VA/VE Projects


Establishes and leads cross functional teams to develop and release new products from inception through manufacturing start up, and launch to the market
Establishes regular project communication with team members and sponsors to drive consistent performance expectations
Responsible for program staffing, budget, and conflict resolution
Identifies risks and mitigation plans, and carries out changes to plan if necessary to ensure that targets are achieved
Sets aggressive targets, accepts consequences of actions, and holds others accountable
Develops effective metrics to drive project throughput in order to achieve annual budgeted NPD launches
Improves the New Product Development process and assists with training and mentoring of Project Leaders
Lead the organization in developing and executing best practices in project management and resource planning tools
10% - 25% travel



Experience with international projects
Lean Six Sigma certification or training


BS Mechanical Engineering
Project management certification (CAPM, PMP)
Five years of demonstrated successful project management skills, including product design and development experience
Experience with a tollgate (phase gate) process
Demonstrated excellence in communication and interpersonal skills
Experience operating successfully in matrix organization
Microsoft Project experience

More About the Position
Visa Candidates Considered - No

The Candidate
5+ to 7 years of experience
Management Experience Required - No
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel - Occasionally

About Confidential:

Equal Employment Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants and to prohibit any discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. Employees will be treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance. It is also our policy that sexual harassment or any other kind of harassment including harassment based on sexual orientation will not be tolerated. The foundation of these policies is our commitment to treat everyone fairly and equally and to have a bias-free work environment.

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