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Product Identity Project Manager

Doosan Bobcat North America
Bismarck, ND
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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.

Doosan is committed fostering an inclusive and a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, citizenship status, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at 701-476-4263. Doosan is a VEVRAA federal contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans.

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Nearest Major Market: North Dakota
Nearest Secondary Market: Bismarck


Our people power our progress. Keeping our company moving forward means empowering employees with opportunities to grow and the resources necessary to be happy, healthy and productive. That’s why we offer our people a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Here, you’ll enjoy full health coverage, paid time off, income protection, employee discounts on certain consumer goods, tuition reimbursement and more.

How do different cultures play a part in your organization?

Our North American headquarters is located in North Dakota, where we started the compact equipment industry. But our locations span the entire globe – dealers, manufacturing facilities and corporate offices – where innovation is driven forward worldwide. To continue expanding our reach, we’ve opened the Global Collaboration Center in the heart of downtown Minneapolis.

What skills, education, and experiences does your ideal candidate(s) have?

•Education Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent
•These are entry level opportunities
•Must be able to follow established methods and procedures and perform work accordingly. Must have the ability to work rapidly and under time pressure for extended periods of time in order to meet build requirements. Must possess the ability to read build sheets and blueprints.
•The ability to communicate with supervisors and fellow workers in both written and verbal forms at a level normally acquired through the completion of a high school diploma or GED is required.
•Job specific skills, techniques and safe work and equipment operating practices are learned through on-the-job and classroom training. General instructions are given on recurring duties, operations and assignments; detailed instructions are given on new duties, operations and assignments.

How would you describe the company leadership/team management? Our employees are the driving force behind our brand. We cultivate an environment where they feel valued and build their career while working for an industry leader. Career opportunities include positions in our corporate offices and manufacturing facilities. We also have a highly-competitive internship and co-op program. Your opportunity to contribute to the future of the compact equipment industry is right here.

Where do you see the company/organization in the upcoming years?

What do you feel candidates need to know about the company before applying?

Our success is powered by our people. Plain and simple. Their dedication and passion for empowering customers to accomplish more is what drives our continued industry leadership. Our integrated, global team of employees and dedicated dealers work together to deliver the best products and services; making lives, businesses and communities better and stronger.

Bobcat Company is both an employer and partner of choice, and we pride ourselves in attracting, retaining and developing top-tier talent and dealers to drive our mission forward.

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