Sr. Technical Project Manager
Project Manager Job description
Position at Logitech C&P (Creativity & Productivity)
Creativity & Productivity Business Group from Logitech is committed to help people create and communicate their passion and work to the world, anytime anywhere. Innovation in the personal workspace with the user in the center is our obsession. This is more than computer mice, keyboards and presentation remotes - it’s about enabling the future beyond today's tools and in a sustainable way. Everything goes through great design and exceptional user experience.
As a Project Manager for our global C&P business, you will lead a multi-disciplinary team for New Product Introduction (NPI) - from Project definition up to the introduction in Mass Production (MP) of the finished goods. You will make the difference by leading the team towards the agreed objectives and by managing activities across multiple sites. Your technical background and your ability to reduce risks, investigate issues and solve problems at project level will be a great asset. You are passionate about products and delivering amazing experiences to enhance the life of millions of people as they interact everyday with digital content.
Be Yourself. Be Open. Stay Hungry and Humble. Collaborate. Challenge. Decide and Just Do. These are the behaviors you’ll need for success at Logitech. In this role you will:
Manage and coordinate New Product Introduction (NPI) development through the product life cycle process from concept to product delivery - apply project management standards
Collaborate with key stakeholders such as Business Portfolio / Product Design Manager / Engineering to develop project scope and to define the project plan.
Establish, Own and monitor product and project Cost, Schedule, product eXperience and Sustainability level (aka CSXS).
Lead and staff a project team - multi-functions and multi-sites (worldwide).
Facilitate communication between functions and sites.
Synthesize and present the project's stake in a comprehensive manner to help the team make decisions, make clear recommendations when needed.
Manage product Build of Material (BOM) and key project / product documentation.
Report and communicate on a regular basis; escalate when project goals are at risk. This includes regular reporting of project status to key stakeholders and Head of Engineering through management review and Gate meetings as prescribed by internal development processes.
Identify, evaluate and escalate the risks associated with project activities and take appropriate actions to control the risks and to drive solutions.
Synthesize data and information related to scope or risks change.
Collaborate with Managers to improve project organization, efficiency (tools, processes) and time to market.
Ensure that project activities operate within the policies and processes of the organization.
For consideration, you must bring the following minimum skills and behaviors to our team:
Minimum 2-3 years of experience as a Project Manager with involvement from initial concept through product delivery of high-volume consumer electronic products.
Strong cross functional knowledge in Mechanical Engineering (ME), Electrical Engineering (EE) and as a plus in Embedded Software (ESW).
Deep knowledge of Project Management Standard & Methodology from project concepts stage to full development - stable manufacturing.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Chinese.
Great interpersonal skills, including the ability to work across organizations and geographies
Faculty to interact, influence and negotiate effectively with all levels of management.
Ability to manage multiple tasks, projects and sustaining projects.
Independent and Critical thinking with Analytic skills.
Good understanding of working with a functional team in a Global Environment.
Ability to travel - Domestic on regular basis and Intercontinental based on project events.
Ability to develop comprehensive project development timeline and risk tracking overview by using proper tools.
In addition, preferable skills and behaviors include:
Strong technical background and 3-5 years of product development as an individual contributor.
Formal Project Management training and Certification (PMP).
Bachelor or Master degree in Engineering.
Small Company. Big Products.
Logitech is the sweet spot for people who are passionate about products, making a mark, and having fun doing it. As a company, we’re small and flexible enough for every person to take initiative and make things happen. But we’re big enough in our portfolio, and reach, for those actions to have a global impact. That’s a pretty sweet spot to be in and we’re always striving to keep in that way.