Program Manager

West Fargo, ND
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May 26, 2018
Job Type
Full Time
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Job Information

This is a program management leadership position focusing on technology development and implementation strategy for multiple product lines. Developing technologies and implementation strategies for introducing new technologies into Bobcat products and business models may include:
  • new business models,
  • new product features with substantial electrical architecture,
  • the adoption of technologies developed and utilized by other industries, or
  • new ideas that don’t fit into a traditional development process

New Product Development requires detailed technical project management skills. The program manager must assure that the end-product meets the specific requirements laid out at the beginning of the project. This overall task requires the program manager to provide careful guidance and direction for strategic project coordination, NPD process execution and technical detail issues.

The position will interface at all levels and works cross functionally, throughout the North America organization.

The position is not responsible for direct reports.

Role & Responsibility

Portfolio Management
  • Working cross functionally on technology development and implementation strategy for multiple product lines.
  • Communicate project gap analysis, product/project cost, margin analysis and resource needs within project teams, management, and executive stakeholders.
  • Identify and manage resource requirements, timing and budgetary aspects of a program portfolio.
  • Coordinate planned and miscellaneous reporting requests specific to the project, program, or portfolio.
  • Prepare and distribute Risk Assessment documentation.
  • Distribute monthly reporting packages.

Project Management
  • Develop and monitor project finance, quality, customer, and schedule objectives.
  • Develop and maintain meeting schedules, program review dates, Annual Operating Plan / Long Range Plan requirements, training, etc.
  • Maintain project schedules, project gap analysis, product/project cost, margin analysis and resource needs.
  • Maintain key project information within a portfolio management system including: project financial data, project schedules, resource plans and other relevant project information.

Job Requirement

Education Required: Bachelor's degree in engineering, business administration, marketing, finance, or related field.

Experience Required: 5>7 years

Travel Required: 25>50%

Project Management Certification preferred.

Work History:
  • A diverse work history including experience outside the construction equipment industry, with a focus on innovation and agile/scrum project methodologies.
  • Experience developing and implementing new technologies in processes, business models, or product features.
  • Experience working with customers, to identify unmet customer needs and leveraging new technologies or processes to satisfy those needs.
  • Project management experience including critical path analysis, project milestone management, and resource management with project management tools.

Strong communication skills.

Record of success in previous leadership positions.

Previous experience in team development activities along with experience utilizing scrum or agile team methodologies.

Computer skills: Proficient in the Microsoft Suite of applications.

The world-renowned brands that make up Doosan Bobcat produce industry-leading compact and heavy construction equipment, attachments, air compressors, lighting systems, generators and articulated dump trucks. Doosan Bobcat is a part of the Doosan Group, which employs 43,000 people in 38 countries worldwide. With people at the core of who we are, we believe the growth of our people will lead to the continued growth and success of our world-class company. Our team of dedicated employees is the backbone that allows us to provide construction equipment solutions that help our customers build the world of tomorrow. Wherever you find us, you’ll hear the sounds of progress, see the results of our people and feel the rhythm of transformation in everything we do.

Doosan is committed to 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. Individuals with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in the application process or who need assistance accessing the information on this website should call 701-476-4263.

Nearest Major Market: Fargo

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