Associate Project Manager

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

Working closely with PMO, the associate Project Manager will both manage and assist in the management of New Product Development and introduction of projects and at times be responsible for specific projects at the discretion of the PMO.  During the NPD process, the Associate Project Manager will generate or facilitate generation of the required project documentation to guide and assist the project team in the predictable execution and launch of PLM Milestones and Product Launches.


Responsibilities include the following:

  • Work with marketing and R&D to help define and develop overall project scope, make master project plan with detailed work breakdown structure to have estimates for each deliverable throughout the project life cycle.
  • Serve as an escalation point for cross-functional alignment and undertake planning, management and implement of project management activities like quality, resource, risk, and communication.
  • Work with contract manufacturers and external vendors to explain the project requirements and quality guidelines.
  • Coordinating with cross-functional teams such as marketing, operations, supply chain, finance, engineering etc. for smooth execution of project.
  • Present periodic dashboard reports, project status reports consisting of project deliverables, timelines and quality parameters to technical and corporate leadership.
  • Provide assistance in project and product documentation such as MRD, TRD, risk register, issue logs, assumptions and constraints and lessons learned for each project undertaken.
  • Interface with documentation control team to archive design history files and maintain configuration management, Bill of Materials etc.
  • Develop and implement project management best practices, standards and procedures for the engineering and technical work performed in the R&D department.
  • Ensure stage-gate process integrity throughout implementation by assigning, coordinating and reviewing the technical work of the R&D department.
  • Ensure problems are transparent and risks are identified and proactively ensure that risk-mitigating actions are ongoing within the engineering teams.
  • Develop and execution of Project documentation related to the five stages of Project Management, Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitor & Control, and Closing.

What You Need to Succeed

  • BS in an engineering discipline.
  • PMP certification preferred, PMI CAPM certification with PM experience will be considered.
  • Demonstrated experience with Project management tools.
  • Solid past performance as an Engineering Team lead or Project Manager.
  • Has participated as a senior engineer or above in at least two complete Product development cycles from design to launch.
  • Must have experience leading NPD sub teams.
  • Must be able to function in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated skills in planning, budgeting and project management directed toward achievement of business goals.
  • Proven skills working with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Excellent reading, writing and verbal communication and platform skills.
  • Strong teaching and presentation skills required.
  • Strong Coaching and Facilitation skills.
  • Advanced skills with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Visio, MS Project.


Our Offer to You

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching – all starting on date of hire 
  • Tuition reimbursement, employee wellness programs, plus other perks and discounts 
  • Parental and caregiver leave policies
  • All the usual benefits such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits 
  • Global market strength and worldwide leadership in weighing
  • A brand name that is identified worldwide with precision, quality, and innovation 
  • Thousands of patents, design and innovation awards A commitment to extraordinary service on our state-of-the-art equipment

About Mettler Toledo

Working at Mettler Toledo means you are impacting the world in important ways. Our precision measuring devices span the world's laboratories, production facilities, and retail stores. We manufacture, sell, and service instruments that detect, measure, and weigh - from the infinitely small to the largest of vehicles or airplanes. 
  • We help feed the world. We impact how food is produced, packaged and made safe.
  • We help keep you healthy. Our instruments make it possible for scientists to develop new drugs and bring life-saving medicines to the world.
  • Mettler Toledo products are important to the production and consistent quality of every kind of consumer product.
No matter how far human kind goes to explore new frontiers, Mettler Toledo is there to help make it happen.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We give consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here

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Pour ceux qui priorisent la précision, Mettler Toledo est précisément le lieu où se trouve leur place.

Job Reference #

4397

Location

California

Oakland

Job Type

Full-time