Ultralife Corporation Project Manager in Newark, New York
The Project Manager is primarily responsible for management of the new product development process (design, budget, schedule, documentation, customer interaction) and transition of new products to manufacturing. The Project Manager will lead and work alongside a cross-functional team to ensure a successful design and transition to manufacturing of critical products, such as Lithium Ion batteries, chargers, and accessories.
*Establish project schedules, budgets, quality plans (dfmea/pfmea, validation plans), and phase gate design reviews
*Lead a cross-functional engineering team to develop new product designs, build and test prototypes, establish component supply base, and prepare documentation packages
*Work with internal teams from engineering, manufacturing, testing, materials, finance, and quality
*Ability to track and monitor progress vs. project plan and update management on a regular basis
*Mitigate risks associated with plan to assure timelines are maintained
*Strong communication and customer management skills
*Domestic and international travel as required
*Other duties as assigned
Education / Training / Skills / Experience:
*Bachelors Degree required, Engineering major preferred
*Minimum 5 years of project management experience in a manufacturing environment
*Strong working knowledge of MS Project and MS Office
*Experience leading teams as well as working and traveling domestically and/or internationally
*Ability to work effectively with team members under limited supervision in order to meet challenging schedule, technical, and cost objectives
*Strong understanding of mechanical and electrical components
*Excellent communication skills required
*High level of initiative and strong work ethic.
Physical Requirements: The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to travel for extended periods
*Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position described above and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.
Ultralife Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 315- 332-7100