Technical Project Manager
Reports To – SDA PA Manager
Your Team/Your Role
To be technical responsible for product development and lifecycle. Leading a cross functional team of engineers to develop innovative products and technical solutions with the right cost and quality in projects within organization of SDA.
A Typical Day
The Technical project leader role includes bringing the technical specification based on consumer needs from Marketing/TAM and to combine that with the industrial design needs into a cost efficient product easy to produce and with the right quality. To do this technical project leader needs to cooperate closely with Project Manager, Tech & Lab, IDC, Marketing, Tooling Team and other project functions.
As a technical project leader – your main responsibilities are:
Plan and follow up on engineering activities. (Time and resource plans, product cost, action plans, system description etc.)
Report progress, risks and deviation from project plan to the Project Manager. Report progress, risks and deviation from project plan to the Project Manager.
Assure that technically feasible, well-verified and defined solutions are chosen for the product.(Selected solutions must be based on cross-functional input (IDC, Marketing, Sourcing, Production,etc.)) and agreed with Technical project leader.
Assure that appropriate activities are performed according to PMF gate.
Lead, plan and delegate the engineering work within the engineering project team.
Creation of technical documentation (Team Center, 3D/2D/specifications, etc.) and make sure that these are updated and available for other functions.
Take part in creation of test plans made by Tech & Lab.
Evaluate test results and identify, plan and implement actions to fulfill specifications.
Place external orders such as prototypes etc. after approval from Project Manager or concerned cost center owner.
Check and certify invoices.
Order over-time after approval from Engineering Manager.
Approve technical documentation and archive them in correct way.
Support Marketing, IDC, Production/supplier, Tech & Lab, Sourcing, Tooling Team, Quality and other functions involved in the project with product know-how.
Who You Are
Bachelor degree in Engineering
Experience with developing consumer goods. Blender, Steam Iron, Cooker, Kitchen Machine are highly preferred.
Around 8 years engineering experience.
Knowledge of product development standards and processes.
CAD knowledge. Catia is preferred.
Deciding and initiating action.
Relating and networking.
Delivering result and meeting customer expectations.
Coping with pressure and setbacks.
Persuading and influencing.
Applying expertise and technology.