2017-11-09

Project Manager-Junior to Mid
Job Opportunity at Universal Electronics

Posted on Nov 9

714-918-8176

Location: Carlsbad, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4140008

Project Manager-Junior to Mid Level

Ecolink is a younger technology Company in Carlsbad, CA that is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Universal Electronics, Inc.   Our company focuses mainly on designing and manufacturing wireless security and automation sensors for the residential and commercial markets.  Our sensors are sold to OEM customers, to the professionally installed security industry, as well as sensors sold directly to consumers through online and retail channels.

We are looking for a team player that is comfortable working in a fast paced environment.   The person in this position will have to be comfortable juggling multiple projects at a time and dealing with our factories overseas as well as our design group here in the US.   Our work environment strives to be startup in culture, with the required structure we must implement as a subsidiary of a publicly traded company. 

We hire based on soft skills, business acumen and ability.  If you are a multi-tasker, great communicator, strong with documentation and ability to create and manage project plans we want to hear from you!

Project Manager Job Duties

Project management responsibilities include delivering every projects on time and within budget as projected.   The overall responsibilities include managing overall direction of projects from concept to completion of factory production release.
Ecolink project managers typically work with many cross functional groups from internal Electrical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Firmware Engineers, Manufacturing, Marketing, as well as third party vendors that include FCC, UL, and others.

Responsibilities
  • Manage technical projects having a defined beginning and end.
  • Plan, coordinate and monitor scope, requirements, schedules, budgets, resources, tasks, risks, staff and deliverables for multiple projects.
  • Organize and leads activities relating to the management and completion of projects.
  • Apply advanced business process and analysis concepts and organizational objectives to resolve highly complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
Requirements
  • BS/BA degree a must, Technical degree a plus
  • Prefer experience working in a project management role but not required
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office with ability to learn to work easily on other platforms
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