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.
Manages 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.
Works with functional managers to determine resource requirements that support project goals with respect to time, budget and quality through negotiation with resource managers.
Provides in-depth knowledge in the project management discipline. Responsible for financial, applied technology and schedule performance of assigned projects within cost limitations & established standards
Provides 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.
Manages and mitigates project risks, resulting in proactive contingency planning as required. Demonstrates bias for action and issue resolution
Ensures team member goals align with project objectives, facilitate team decisions 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/Team Leader and with senior management.
Develops effective working relationships within business unit and with other business units in the company
Supports preparation of project level financial documents. 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 and deliver timely and cost-effective quality solutions.
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.
Drive problems toward identification of options and resolution when encountering ambiguity, uncertainty, or inflexibility.
Hold self and others accountable for achieving goals and meeting commitments.
Conform to all aspects of the company's goals, values, and standards of ethical conduct while demonstrating integrity, trustworthiness under all circumstances. Treat others honestly and fairly.
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