Program Manager

  • location: Tucson, AZ
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $140,000 - $160,000 per year
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Program Manager

Permanent position: Privately held industry leading manufacturing company located in the Tucson Arizona area is currently in search for a Technical Program Manager who has a strong background in software engineering and embedded software development. This is the ideal opportunity for an experience electrical engineer who is looking to join a rapidly growing organization. Typical programs will be new product development (NPD), cost reduction or quality improvement of a complex nature (where, for example, a significant new technology platform must be brought into the company) or when multiple business units/customer types are needed. The Program Manager is expected to improve the companies process and take advantage of best industry practices.

Responsibilities for the Program Manager
  • Build professional relationships across the organization to seek council and improve ideas.
  • Question conventional wisdom and be willing and able to speak to authority with poise and organized thoughts
  • Ensure goals and key milestones are approved across business units and functions. The overriding priority is to maintain the program schedule
  • Lead any necessary course corrections when things do not go as planned.
  • Communicate program risks on an ongoing basis and that appropriate contingency plans are in place.
Requirements for the Program Manager

  • Skills and experience developing electronics-based hardware products for the consumer market.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in communication, motivation, influence, and inspiration.
  • Demonstrated experience with complex programs spanning research, marketing, engineering, and manufacturing.
  • Analytical and objective; can deliver difficult messages clearly if plans go off-track.
  • Drive for results and a demonstrated track record of success with new product development
  • Program Management Professional certificate or at least 5 years' industrial experience in Program Management with a company having several hundred employees in high-volume consumer goods.
  • High energy with an enthusiastic attitude, a desire for continued learning, and a willingness to take on difficult challenges in a variety of business areas
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in electrical or mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or computer science.
  • Previous experience in the irrigation industry
  • Graduate degree in a technical discipline
Benefits

  • Industry leading comprehensive benefits package which includes salary, bonus potential, health, dental vision, 401k match.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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