Project Manager POST NUMBER: 404165

Columbus, OH, US On-Site
February 19th, 2024
Consumer Services
$ 25.00 - 30.00 hourly
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Vaco is assisting in the hiring for a Project Manager Position! 
Located near Hilliard, OH 
Pay $25-30/hr


The project manager will manage multiple New Product Development (NPD) projects while acting as the interface between the product group and suppliers. 

Project Management:
  • Work closely with the Supplier Base as well as Marketing, Quality and Supply Chain teams to bring to market a wide range of product portfolios in the outdoor power equipment industry.
  • Monitor progress on all New Product Development (NPD) programs and work with various suppliers to ensure products are delivered on time, on cost, on spec.  Regularly present engineered project status, schedule updates, and financial updates to stakeholders.
  • Set deliverables, project timelines, and report status to team leaders.
  • Ability to manage a large quantity of programs at once.
  • Ability to advise suppliers on product design, manufacturing, cost, schedules.
  • Effectively identify and communicate major technical and schedule issues to team leaders in a clear, concise, and timely manner while driving appropriate actions to remedy the issues.
  • Support daily communication 
  • Ensuring all projects have the proper documentation conforming to the NPD process
  • Ensuring all cross functions are properly documenting progress on NPD programs
  • Support sourcing team during supplier audits.
  • Develop resource plans.
  • Ability to proactively manage risk.
  • Manage cross functional relationships across the business to support standardization and product development
  • Develop and improve business and department processes.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in a Business or Engineering Field
  • 3 years experience developing consumer products
  • Knowledge in some or all the following areas: small gas engines, generators, pressure washers, batteries, battery systems

Vaco values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

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Determining compensation for this role (and others) at Vaco depends upon a wide array of factors including but not limited to:

  • the individual’s skill sets, experience and training;
  • licensure and certification requirements;
  • office location and other geographic considerations;
  • other business and organizational needs.

With that said, as required by local law, Vaco believes that the following salary range referenced above reasonably estimates the base compensation for an individual hired into this position in geographies that require salary range disclosure. The individual may also be eligible for discretionary bonuses.

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