job summary: Our client is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world. This position is part of our client's Electronic Motion & Controls Division (EMC) which provides technologies that create and control motion to customers across a wide range of applications and industries. This exciting opportunity allows you to become part of a team that aligns products and worldwide engineering and manufacturing capabilities to build their presence in a growing electrification space. EMC brings together decades of controls and electronics design and manufacturing expertise with significant growth opportunities presented by our mobile electrification and industrial efforts. This role manages and is accountable for the project management, contract performance, and internal interface of assigned company projects. Manages development projects of moderate to large complexity and scope. Serves as the focal point to all stakeholders, both internal and external, for the project(s). Project scope is generally evaluated based on non-recurring engineering (NRE) cost of the project(s). This position can be located at our clients Elk Grove Village, Illinois or their Morton, Illinois location. location: Elk Grove Village, Illinois job type: Permanent salary: $90,000 - 125,000 per year work hours: 8am to 4pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: Ensures customer requirements are met and are in the best interests of the company by creating the program charter, baseline plan, and other program management components. Ensures that the cost basis and/or pricing is correct by evaluating resource requirements and performing riskThe Project Manager will help define, plan, initiate, execute, control and close projects.He/she will be responsible for directing and maximizing the efforts of cross-disciplinary project teams to produce specific products or results within the technical, cost, schedule and quality specifications.Makes decision on technical and schedule priorities for projects within the team's scope. Facilitates and ensures effective product/technology gate reviews.Continually improves project effectiveness through process and system standardization.Communicates project status to Division staff, management, and customer through project/program reviews and elevates issues as required.Makes project decisions within overall budget, product cost and resources parameters. Utilize cost and budget parameters as input for project prioritization.Establishes, monitors, and controls project costs and approves budget expenditures.Leads team (direct and/or cross-functional) to develop action plans to drive improved project performance. The ideal candidate will posess... BA/BS degree in engineering, sciences, business, or a related field; PMP certification is preferred. Advanced degree (MS/MBA) would be an asset.Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through eight or more years of related work experience with technical engineering and manufacturing projects and programs. Prior project management experience of five or more years.Direct experience required managing projects involving electronic design and manufacturing, including circuit board design, circuit board test fixture design, product packaging design, and package tooling expenditures.Prior cross-functional and business experience leading projects and programs with high-technology customers, products, technology, and processesIn-depth knowledge and proficiency with program management processes, methodology, and architecture.Proficient with project management tools, including, but not limited to: scheduling, cost management, change control, time management, scope and resources, work breakdown structures, and risk management. Ability to communicate and serve as the customer advocate to fulfill contract requirements; guides the project team to quickly identify and address complex and critical issues and to resolve problems encountered by the team.Effective interpersonal and presentation skills; skilled at applying negotiation principles to achieve beneficial results. Able to influence business decisions and negotiate resource allocation. Thorough knowledge of regulatory compliance and industry. Takes steps to safeguard Parker competitive information and intellectual property.Proven ability to foster teamwork and cooperation with diverse groups of employees ability to support and develop the project team through training and individual coaching.Experience using SAP, especially the PS module would be an asset This position can be located at our clients Elk Grove Village, Illinois or their Morton, Illinois location. qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 8 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors (required) skills: Project Management (5 years of experience is required)PMPRegulatory ComplianceSAP Applications 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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