Project Engineer – Controls
OTTO – designed, manufactured and precision tested, right here in the USA.
Our Project Engineer will manage all the aspects of product development activities, from concept to production. Responsibilities include coordinating the activities between the engineering disciplines, sourcing, manufacturing, production, and in some cases suppliers, customers, and partners to achieve project goals in a timely fashion. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor new team members. Prepare reports for the upper management regarding the status of a project. Must be big-picture and detailed-oriented thinking. Strong, proactive management and people skills to encourage collaboration and keep projects on track.
Specifically, the Project Engineer will:
Work with the project teams to develop product requirements, project schedules, and milestones that meet or exceed customer expectations
Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
Apply modern project management tools and techniques to keep a project on schedule and within budget
Ability to address root cause issues using problem-solving skills and execute contingency planning with the project team to keep schedules on track
Making effective decisions when presented with multiple options
Pending project size may be required to be part of the project team – engineering, analysis, etc
· Maintain and regularly update NRE hours, tooling costs, part costs, and test costs
Manage BOMs, engineering change notices, and all project-related documents
Runs weekly project meetings to keep a cross-functional team informed and on task
Present monthly project reviews to senior management – schedule, costs, issues
Adhere to OTTO’s phase-gate process and ensure phase requirements are completed and properly documented
· Assist with other duties as required or assigned
What you’ll need to bring to the table:
BS in Engineering (ME, EE, General)
Minimum 5 years of Project Management experience
Good people skills – able to negotiate and achieve results without direct reporting authority
Problem-solving, multitasking, and planning skills
Previous hands-on engineering experience – concept through production
Microsoft Project (or equivalent) experience
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Strong oral, written, and follow up communications skills
401(k) with a company match
Life Insurance Benefits
Profit Sharing Bonus
Paid Vacation and Holidays
AND numerous OTTO celebrations throughout the year!
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