Product Identity Project Manager

Doosan Bobcat North America   West Fargo, ND   Full-time     Project Management
Posted on July 3, 2024
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The Product Identity Project Manager oversees industrial design projects from start to completion, ensuring the seamless execution of top-tier product designs. The ideal candidate for this role should have strong project management skills and a dedication to delivering high-quality products. Collaboration with a cross-functional development team is required to gather project requirements for drafting project briefs, timelines, and deliverables. Additionally, oversight of on-site design contractors and outsourced design projects and design suppliers is part of the responsibilities.

Role & Responsibility
  • Manage industrial design projects from initiation to completion, ensuring alignment with project objectives and design standards.
  • Gather project brief details and oversee design project timelines, milestones, and deliverables.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Design Team and New Product Development (NPD) functions, engineering, product management and manufacturing, to ensure effective communication and coordination throughout the design process.
  • Act as the main point of contact for design contractors and outsource design suppliers, managing project details and maintaining strong relationships.
  • Manage project budgets, tracking expenses and ensuring adherence to financial targets.
  • Allocate resources effectively, balancing workload and ensuring the optimal utilization of team members' skills.
  • Identify potential risks and challenges within projects and develop proactive mitigation strategies.
  • Maintain high standards of quality, ensuring that projects meet or exceed stakeholder expectations.
  • Conduct thorough reviews of design deliverables to ensure accuracy and adherence to project goals.
  • Develop and maintain project schedules, ensuring that milestones and deadlines are met.
  • Proactively address any delays or issues that may impact project timelines.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives within the design process, seeking opportunities to enhance efficiency and innovation.
  • Stay informed about industry trends and emerging technologies in industrial design.
  • Foster a collaborative and creative environment to drive successful project outcomes.
Job Requirement
  • Bachelor's degree in Project Management or Business, with experience in Industrial Design, Product Design, Engineering, or a related field preferred.
  • 5-7 years experience of project management experience is required of project management experience is required
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is preferred but not required Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is preferred but not required.
  • Strong leadership and project management abilities, demonstrated by a history of effectively overseeing and executing design projects, ideally within industrial design and manufacturing settings.
  • Proven experience as a project manager, preferably in an industrial design, product design and manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse global teams and suppliers.
  • Exceptional organizational acumen to effectively manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines, and drive projects to successful completion. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong understanding of financial principles and how they would apply to a development project.
  • Proven ability to manage a comprehensive project plan considering Critical Path methodology while understanding cause and effect throughout the schedule.
  • Effective leadership abilities, capable of motivating project teams and ensuring accountability towards project objectives and commitments throughout the New Product Development (NPD) process.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and various project management tools and softwareProficient in MS Office and project management tools and software.
  • Experience managing on-site contractors and outsourced projects.
  • Experience managing on-site contractors and outsourced projects preferred.
As a part of the Doosan Group, which employs more than 43,000 people in 38 countries worldwide, the company offers its customers products and solutions to help build stronger businesses and communities. Based in Seoul, South Korea, with its North America headquarters in West Fargo, North Dakota, Doosan Bobcat is a leading global manufacturer of construction, agriculture, landscaping and grounds maintenance equipment, attachments and services. The company is committed to empowering people to accomplish more.

Doosan Bobcat North America is home to world-renowned brands, including Bobcat® compact equipment, Doosan® portable power products, Ryan® and Steiner® grounds maintenance equipment and Geith® attachments. Doosan Bobcat North America is a tradename of Clark Equipment Company.

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