Technical Project Manager

Yaskawa America
April 03, 2023
Offerd Salary:$10,000
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Yaskawa America, Inc is a global leader in variable speed drives, motion controls and robotics. We look to hire people who value a positive work culture, want to be part of a winning team, and have a desire to learn and grow.

Yaskawa's culture of continuous improvement values hiring individuals that are looking for the opportunity to stretch their current talents and skills to the next level and beyond. If you are passionate about Project Management, we may have the perfect opportunity for you.

We are seeking a Technical Project Manager in our Low Voltage Drives Business based in Oak Creek, WI. The Technical Project Manager is responsible for the coordination, implementation, and execution of specific Drives division projects per company-wide strategic goals. The position coordinates and tracks numerous projects with numerous departments and provides a comprehensive schedule and group updates. Understanding how the project affects the customer's and Yaskawa business is essential. The ability to build consensus throughout the organization and achieve agreed upon goals while maintaining a schedule and a timeline are key skills for success in this role. Additionally, the Technical Project manager will:

  • Manage project scope, budget, and project plan for the commercialization of new products
  • Lead a cross-functional teams (product management, operations, product engineering development, development engineering, order engineering, technical communications, marketing communications, strategic sourcing, supply planning, and eMarketing) to ensure new products are released per the agreed-upon project plan.
  • Complete project charter outlining scope, goals, deliverables, required resources, budget, and timing
  • Coordinate programs (sub-projects) across the organization with the cross-functional team
  • Monitors and controls project scope with the requirements traceability matrix.
  • Communicates status of project portfolio on all projects to all relevant stakeholders
  • Conducts project lessons-learned identifying what went well and opportunities for improvements, and working with the teams to create and implement corrective action plans
  • Maintains and improve the project management process, this includes but isn't limited to project management process templates
  • Ensures new products comply with Yaskawa manufacturing standards and processes
  • The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor's degree in Engineering or business management and a minimum of two years of experience in Project Management within an Engineering centric organization. The successful candidate will have working knowledge of Microsoft Project, Microsoft Project Web App, Sharepoint, Project Online, and Power BI as well standard Microsoft Office software. Ideally, the candidate will have experience managing new product development, waterfall and hybrid projects/programs. PMP certification is highly preferred although not required.

    Yaskawa is an equal opportunity employer. Some key advantages of working at Yaskawa include a global environment with interactions to numerous cultures, career opportunities in diverse areas, a highly competitive benefit package, including a generous 401(K) plan, profit sharing, corporate wide bonus plan, educational assistance program offering up to $10,000 a year for graduate courses, and monetary rewards through Associate Recognition Programs.

    If this Technical Project Manager role matches with what you are looking for in your next career step, we would love to hear from you!

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