We are seeking an experienced Project Manager with a strong background in product development, end-user research/testing, supplier communications and management, costing and scheduling.
The ideal candidate will have strong communication, organizational and problem-solving skills to support the fast-paced development environment. This position reports to the COO.
Manage and track all phases of development from initial concept ideation to production
Support new product development initiatives to meet projected cost, product performance and schedule objectives
Facilitate prototype development, conduct product testing (including In-Home User Testing) and create appropriate documentation including product performance specifications and test plans
Interface with manufacturing/suppliers, operations, quality, marketing, industrial design, and consumer care
Review prototype samples and provide detailed feedback to suppliers in regards to construction, quality, size, labeling, color, graphic applications, etc.
Help identify and implement electronic/electrical technologies that can solve the need of our end users
Support new technology research, including introducing technologies and trends from alternative industries that may be applicable
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
A BS degree in Engineering or related degree
5-7 years in product development/consumer products
Working knowledge of technologies such as RFID, WiFi, Bluetooth, and IoT a plus
Knowledge of industry standards and CSA test protocol
Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
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