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Project Management Specialist

REQ: REQ-127926 Engineering

Panasonic Industrial Devices
  • The Colony, TX, United States
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Panasonic – Project Management Specialist  


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What You'll Get to Do:

Project management:

  • Responsible for the successful outcome of various developmental projects or sustainability projects – will typically manage multiple projects simultaneously while supporting Business Development activities at the same time.
  • Manage project staff to complete project requirements on time and on budget.
  • Work both hands-on and analytically, as well as ability to successfully manage projects with an eye towards budget and timeline with development ISO rules
  • Manage the project schedule and the various activities as it pertains to meeting the project timelines.
  • Lead the team during periodic design reviews, leading to a final product.
  • Coordinate any change orders that may take place on projects.
  • Establish the best relationship with Customers and Internal members
  • Manage client expectations and interface with client personnel, working to build positive, long lasting relationships with all clients.
  • Work with clients to achieve substantial completion and final project acceptance/signoff on all projects.
  • Coordinate as needed with client representatives (i.e., Customer personnel).
  • Close coordination with the Sales, Operations, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Supply Chain organizations is required at all times.
  • Understand design and application aspects of batteries as they are used and implemented in a Customer applications and/or devices.
  • Report to eliminate the business risk
  • Regularly report project and staffing issues to the Management team.
  • Develop monthly cash forecasts and spend models and manage project milestones in accordance with cash management guidelines. Regularly provide project financial data to PIDSA Management team for corporate reporting purposes.

What You'll Bring:

  • Responsible for managing client expectations, project profit and loss, project expense, project design, project schedule, project procurement and management of project subcontractors and related budget. In addition, provide supervision and mentoring to less experienced Project Management staff.
  • Contract values for projects typically exceed the 1M+ range.

Education & Experience:  

  • Technical degree and proven experience in project management required
  • 3+ years of successful project management experience integrating solutions is required.
  • Project Management Certification or other accreditation within the industry.
  • Proven results with successful product launches, resulting in revenue wins.
  • Experience working with or for a global company
  • Japanese/English Fluency a plus, but not required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software, with strong Word, Excel, and PowerPoint ability

Competencies:

  • Must be capable of solving complex project and engineering challenges with minimal assistance, as well as working with other Project Management & Engineering staff to manage through challenges. Focus on and promptly manage through any sensitive or critical project issues.
  • Ability to manage a project relative to a potentially complex contract and schedule
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills, including ability to provide clear and detailed technical reports and presentations.
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative environment as well as work in self-directed independent projects.
  • Must be self-motivated with an ability to balance multiple projects under tight deadlines.
  • Communicate effectively with other Panasonic engineering staff and Executive Management, key customers, executive and project management staff for our clients and partners (in USA, Mexico, China and Japan).
Communications:
  • Communicate effectively with other Panasonic engineering staff and Executive Management, key customers, executive and project management staff for our clients and partners (in USA, Mexico, China and Japan).
  • Communicate sales and diligence functions.
  • Coordination between multiple suppliers, subcontractors and project level agreements

 Other Requirements:

  • Travel up to 25% may be required visiting manufacturing locations, vendor locations, and/or customer locations throughout the world.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Pet Insurance
  • Paid Parental Care Leave
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Educational Assistance
  • Flexible Work Program
  • Volunteer time Off
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Total Well Being Program

Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.

All applicants are subject to the Company’s mandatory vaccination policy.  All employees are required to be fully vaccinated with an authorized COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment, unless they are eligible for and obtain an exemption based on a reasonable accommodation because of a disability or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.

REQ: REQ-127926 Engineering

  • The Colony, TX, United States
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