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Project Manager in Tampa, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

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Job Description

Global Company is seeking a Project Manager for a minimum 6 month project. Location can be remote. This is an ideal opportunity to pair with a top tier manufacturer for a long-term engagement. Start is immediate.


  • Consolidate, leverage and develop global and regional teams for product transfers from one manufacturer to another manufacture.
  • Understands Sourcing processes and global market trends for electronics controls/components.
  • History of working with Tier 1 EMS and CM
  • Understands controls development and documentation for PCBAs, User interfaces, to include hardware (PCBAs/LCDs/mechanical), firmware, and system application.
  • Proven skills to collaborate and influence decision making with key internal cross functional teams (Engineering, Product Line Leaders, Corporate Controls, and Product Teams).
  • Able to define/track project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
  • Able to develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents to include Microsoft project, workflow plans, detailed Gantt Chart/Pert Chart, and RACI chart for project execution
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders, to include external suppliers.
  • Update presentations and summarize project to Senior Management and stakeholders in a timely and straightforward way
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals
  • Track and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary
  • Determine and assess need for additional staff to meet project deliverables
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
  • Positive attitude to include experience to coach, mentor, and motivate project team members, including influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work

Background & Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 5 years Project Management experience required with transfer of PCBAs from one manufacturer to another Tier one manufacturer.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project) required
  • Certified in Six Sigma preferred
  • PMP and/or PE preferred
  • Excellent people skills required to integrate across functional boundaries globally
  • Must be able and willing to travel 20-35%
  • Experience with transparent cost models for PCBAs, Touch Screen User Interfaces, BOMs, ERPs, PLMs, IoT, and strategic sourcing methodology and tools for electronics, both passive and semiconductor industry
  • Ability to interact and control agency requirements globally, i.e. Rohs2, UL, Reach
  • Ability to lead a project in a matrix and networked team environment
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, and financial skills required.
  • Strong leadership, project management, negotiating, sourcing and persuasive skills required.