In accordance to the Rockwell Automation Common Product Development process, the Project Manager will lead, coordinate and manage new product developments through all phases of planning, engineering, testing, release and subsequent support. Project management responsibilities include scheduling, planning, budgeting and implementing engineering management across multiple functional areas. Responsibilities may include identifying, establishing and coordinating external resources for product development and factored product acquisitions with domestic and international partners.
The Project Manager is accountable for results and is responsible for providing updates on project progress. The Project Manager will also assist in the development of business and marketing strategies and optimize the performance of new and existing product lines to achieve financial objectives. In depth product knowledge, business objectives and portfolio planning is required.
Provide project management of internal and external new product developments with minimal direction. This includes planning, scheduling, reporting and providing technical coordination guidance across multiple functional areas. Management of project team and project finances is required.
Defines and manages project team's resource requirements which support the project goals with respect to time, budget and quality through negotiation with resource managers.
Provides in depth and advanced knowledge in the project management discipline. Responsible for financial, applied technology and schedule performance of assigned projects within cost limitations & established standards.
Provide project related technical, interpersonal, motivational leadership and performance management of teams throughout all phases of the project including resource allocation, task planning, progress tracking and recognition.
Applies interpersonal skills required to lead, motivate and resolve conflict within a project team environment so that scheduled activities are performed in a cost effective and timely manner.
Independently identifies, manages and mitigates project risks, resulting in proactive contingency planning as required. Demonstrates bias for action and issue resolution.
Ensure team member goals align with project objectives, facilitate team decisions within guidelines, and effectively communicate business issues/directions to team and management. Plan, schedule and organize product development projects, using the input and skills of team members.
Provides performance feedback assessment and coaching for team to Business/Functional managers. Holds teams accountable for deliverables.
Reviews progress with the Business/Functional Manager or Program Manager and periodically with senior management.
Develops an effective working relationships within business unit and with other business units in the company.
Prepare project level financial documents: AR1 (project initiation and feasibility phases) and AR2 (project execution, release and closeout phases). Maintains and reports on financial and schedule metrics throughout each phase.
Networks and partners with customers/vendors/partners and coordinates efforts to resolve complex problems, responds and delivers timely and cost-effective quality solutions. Responsible for understanding and measuring customer requirements for the projects under development.
Participates in development of business and marketing strategies to optimize the performance of new and existing product lines.
Knows and applies business metrics to assigned product developments and projects, tracking performance relative to business goals.
EOE, M/F/Disabled, Vet
Internal Number: 2605999
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