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Technical Project Manager

Field: Product Engineering
Location: Canada

Who is Litens?

We are a diverse group of talented people committed to creating solutions to problems and making the world a better place. We enhance and deliver both mechanical and electrified solutions that bring efficiency and sustainability to new heights. Founded in 1979, Litens has a proud history of being an innovative and highly respected company specializing in powertrain system engineering and component supply. Our history includes numerous achievements, many of which have been recognized through prestigious awards from our customers.

Experience a fulfilling and supportive environment where ingenuity is rewarded, collaboration is encouraged, and opportunities are readily available.

 Why Join Litens?

Join the Litens Engineering team as a Technical Project Manager. This position is perfect for a Project Manager who can bring a product from a customer need into production while being fully responsible for the Litens brand image, cost, timing and technical application to the customer requirements.

At Litens, you can make an impact. We’ve purposefully cultivated a supportive and flexible environment that gives everyone the opportunity to succeed. Litens offers a competitive and people-first approach to compensation and benefits, and we are committed to provide balanced employment and advancement opportunities for everyone.

Our diversity is our source of strength. At Litens, we are committed to equal employment opportunity, and we value and welcome diversity. We respect employees’ rights for a safe and respectful workplace. Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

 What you will do?

  • Understands and follows the DIS process with an overall understanding of the underlying processes and requirements such as DFMEA, DVPR, Design Review, etc.
  • Responsible for developing and executing the project timeline while meeting the needs of the customer and Litens.
  • Responsible for risk assessment and risk management, the initial design assessment or concept and driving the design to maturity within project timing and budget.
  • Responsible for the cost of the delivered product and the project budget.
  • Has sufficient engineering experience in product development through to launch and can apply lessons learned.
  • Maintains a strong working relationship with the customer, transparent, reliable and respected.
  • Follows customer specific documentation and matches them with internal requirements on a project by project basis.
  • Able to seek out customer needs as an input to product roadmaps and R&D projects.
  • Acts as voice of the customer to the organization and voice of Litens (PE) to the customer.
  • Able to lead gate review meetings and ensure that project targets are met by holding participants accountable.
  • Has a thorough understanding of the products produced by the design groups, and associated powertrain systems.
  • Demonstrates the ability to contribute to company product strategy and vision going forward.
  • Oversee the deliverables of cross functional teams, vendors, and business resources
  • Fosters open communication across teams cross-functionally within the organization to identify cross-team development dependencies and expose risks early and often
  • Facilitate activities including sprint planning, sprint review, retrospectives, and daily scrums
  • Team leadership for scaled Agile cross-functional innovation team
  • Helping the team achieve a high level of performance and quality, holding teams accountable for their work, removing obstacles, and mentoring less experienced team members

What you will bring?

  • BS/MS degree in an engineering discipline
  • 5-8 years Engineering/project management experience in fast paced environment.
  • PMP or PMI-ACP certification
  • Previous experience in Agile project execution methodology
  • Excellent technical and verbal presentation skills.
  • Able to work under pressure and maintain good relations with customers, suppliers and team members.
  • Ability to clearly communicate with customers, suppliers and internal associates.
  • Ability to collate and analyze data, write technical reports, organize information as required.
  • Experience using project management tools such as Microsoft D365, MS Project, Atlassian tools
  • Experience defining and managing KPIs

Interested in this position?

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