ITT INC. Project Manager in Irvine, California
The Project Manager provides project management guidance and experience, technical expertise, practical engineering judgment and business acumen to the technical management of product related projects. As part of the Program Management Office (PMO) for Connectors, this individual will be responsible for providing project management of strategic projects/programs from project inception thru project release thru initial production.
The successful candidate will work closely with all segments of the organization (engineering, sales/marketing, finance/accounting, procurement, and operations) to ensure a cohesive well-organized and professional product is delivered to our valued customers.
Manages the project team and individual projects to meet requirements thru all phases of the project life cycle within a structured product development process.
Acts as single point of contact to all stakeholders (internal and external)
Executes to a performance measurement baseline (PMB) for scope, cost and time
Demonstrates ability to work consistently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
Leads and coordinates projects thru teams in North America
Has the ability to drive execution of projects on schedule, within budget, and with “Best in Class” quality standards. Is able to assign responsibilities, delegate and empower others, and remove obstacles.
Possesses project planning skills and the ability to develop a baseline integrated project plan encompassing all deliverables of the project. Develops short and long-range plans, which are appropriately comprehensive, realistic and effective in meeting goals.
Allows for and obtains needed resources. Coordinates work efforts, monitors progress and manages expertise/resources in accordance with the project management plan. Analyzes project elements to establish project status. Takes corrective action.
Identifies and manages risks and anticipates potential problems. Develops action plans to mitigate risk. Identifies and implements alternative solutions.
Utilizes structured change management methodologies to ensure impact is defined and agreed upon before implementation.
Monitors, reviews, and updates the project plan. Ensures that interfaces are recognized and tasks are integrated as a whole.
Tracks and evaluates project performance to established plans through the use of project schedules, financial reports and quality metrics.
Utilizes analytical tools to identify, gather, and synthesize relevant information critical in making accurate project decisions.
Monitors individual/team performance and contributions relating to key goals, corporate initiatives, and commitments.
Safety is a core value at ITT. Our employees understand and follow all ITT safety policies and procedures, participate in workplace inspections, safety training, and in the development of job safety analyses.
“ITT Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.”
Minimum Education Requirements:
BS/BA Degree or Equivalent
Paid Relocation Available?:
Percent of Travel Required:
Less than 25%
Skills and Experience:
BS - Engineering, related field
Minimum 3 years experience in product design of electro-mechanical components.
Minimum 3 years in project management relating to electromechanical component manufacturing.
Experience in working on global design projects.
Technical studies (electrical/mechanical or electronics)
Experience preferably in connector development.
Excellent communication skills and outgoing personality.
Project management skills (PMP Certification preferred)
Sense of innovation - understand and describe the real customer needs
This position requires visibility to export controlled documents and information which are subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be US Persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a US Person as a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card Holder).
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