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Engineering Project Manager

Kelly Services
Cupertino, CA 95015
**BH#** 3307495


**The position will be remote during the COVID19 restrictions phase. On-site presence is required once restrictions are lifted to enable effective working with the team on-site.**


***** MUST BE ABLE TO WORK AS AN EMPLOYEE (ON W-2 BASIS) *** NO C2C, 1099, etc. *****


**Location** - Cupertino, CA

**Contract - W2**

**Contract Length** - 1 year assignment to start (possibilities of extension)


As an Engineering Project Manager within the Product Design organization you will be responsible for managing the development and implementation process for one of our Input Device Hardware product development teams. In this role you will drive the day to-day activities to meet the overall program objectives focusing on mechanical engineering design, development planning and validation cycles.



**In this role you will:**


Enable the development effort by creating and monitoring an efficient, streamlined process

Create and maintain project schedules to meet market delivery date

Identify and direct all resources required to execute successful completion of product development tasks

Lead a cross-functional team of mechanical engineers, utilizing a solid ME background to recognize, assess and communicate cross-functional issues and risks

Drive day-to-day activities to meet overall project objectives including calling and running meetings among engineering stakeholders

Redirect pitfalls and develop a better course of action including preparing and executing contingency plans should main plans fail

Collaborate and facilitate communication across engineering, operations, and marketing managers and OEM partners to meet aggressive cost, schedule, and quality goals

Lead cross-functional communication between project teams and external vendors via leading face-to-face meetings, conference calls and written communications

Provide timely issue resolution and critical path management

Offer multiple levels of status via written and verbal communication

Understand technical issues and drive them to closure by bringing together key stakeholders for decision making



**What you will need for this role:**


The Successful candidate is a Project/Program Manager with a minimum of 2+ years of related mechanical or electrical engineering background in mobile, computer or consumer electronics. The ideal candidate was a practicing engineer prior to becoming a project manager.


BS degree required

Field of study: engineering (ME) preferred

Excellent communication, organizational, presentation and leadership skills

Ability to filter and distill relevant information for the right audience

Self motivated and proactive with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities

Understands and deals well with rapid development cycles; remains flexible and calm in the face of ambiguity

Detailed knowledge of product development processes as well as a strong understanding of manufacturing processes

At least 2-4+ years of combined experience in project management and engineering delivering products comprised of multiple materials and high esthetic quality.

Experience interfacing with operations, mechanical engineering/design and marketing


**There is no relocation budgeted for this position. If this position requires you to relocate you will be responsible for those costs.**


**Applicant must have a legal right to work in the US without sponsorship or VISA transfer for this position.**


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2021-01-20 Expires: 2021-03-04

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