Project Manager – R&D
Location: Danvers, MA Wage: $90,000 - $110,000/ year
Direct Hire Opportunity
A local major manufacturer of adhesives Massachusetts company is seeking a Project Manager who is responsible for leading cross-functional teams within R&D at multiple locations to bring new and innovative products from idea to deployment.
What You Get To Do:
Handle multiple NPD projects thru all phases of the Innovation Framework. Collaborate with functional leads to plan and execute NPD projects, defining requirements, developing schedules, resource planning, product and project cost control, business case, risk management, develop the product needs specification, risk analysis, technical feasibility and other requirements.
Facilitate project team meetings, track project progress identifying critical path, tasks and communicate project status regularly and as required.
Drive enterprise strategy, continuous improvement using “80/20” tools thru Innovation Process.
Support and drive meaningful metrics that measure progress thru the Innovation Pipeline: Vitality Index, Project Phase Cycle times, Product life Cycle Cost, Idea tracking & others.
Develop detailed project and resource plans within the portfolio and track project progress
Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, ensure project deliverables meet plan.
Coordinate within project teams across all functions including Marketing, Sales, HR, Operations, Quality, EHS, Tech Services and other support functions.
Ensure quality requirement meet the Innovation Framework for the NPD process and Deployment
What We Need From You:
BS Chemistry, Engineering, Polymer Science or related needed , prefer MBA advanced degree
PMP Certification required and demonstrated project-planning and project-management skills
5+ years of project management experience ideally chemical, adhesives or related industry
Demonstrated ability to produce results within a collaborative team environment and to gain alignment and develop productive working relationships at all levels of the organization.
Ability to support management for the Innovation Process to meet company’s growth objectives.
Ability to define problems, gather data, draw conclusions and develop plans to address.
Strong change management, analytical, problem solving, organizational, communication skills.
Stage Gate expertise a must to drive projects thru the product development pipeline.
Track record of driving meaningful time-to-market improvements in Stage Gate process.
Excellent business analytical, problem-solving, time management and prioritization abilities
Experience in communicating and working with a remote staff.
Willing to travel when necessary.
If you are interested in applying or learning more about this opportunity, please submit a copy of your professional resume to Amanda Saylor | firstname.lastname@example.org
Sedona Staffing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.