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Randstad US project leader in lowell, Massachusetts

project leader.

  • lowell , massachusetts

  • posted january 14, 2022


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  • $120,000 - $155,000 per year

  • permanent

  • bachelor degree

  • category computer and mathematical occupations

  • reference896470

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job summary:

The Project Team Lead (PTL) or Program Manager, is a member of the automotive radar design and development team. S/he leads radar product development from prototype to high-volume production with the goal of becoming the best active safety radar in the world. This leader will be responsible for driving 100% customer satisfaction via exceptional program team leadership and customer service. The PTL takes full responsibility for profitability, On-Time Delivery, Zero-Defect Quality and Customer Satisfaction.

What you'll bring:

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering with 10 years' experience managing projects. Or, a MBA or Masters in an Engineering discipline and 5 years' experience managing projects

  • 5+ years of Program/Project Management experience in high volume manufacturing. Preferably with a Tier-1 supplier to the automobile industry

  • strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to set and achieve stretch goals quickly, while possessing strong people skills

  • Proven expertise at achieving and sustaining the #1-ranked position with customers

  • strong computer skills including Microsoft Project, and all needed MS Office packages.

  • Excellent presentation preparation and delivery skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

location: Lowell, Massachusetts

job type: Permanent

salary: $120,000 - 155,000 per year

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


  • Serve as lead for multiple concurrent project successes for cost and schedule.

  • Communicate customer report cards to ensure performance and customer perception

  • Manage the performance, developments, and rewards for the team

  • Manage a matrixed team; indirectly manage work of cross-functional teams including Buyers, Engineering, Technicians and Operations personnel support the various project

  • Responsible for tactical execution of the various projects day-to-day

  • Participate in the Business Review (BR) process with assigned project accounts

  • Provide cost, schedule and risk information as part of the Request for Proposal (RFP) process

  • Work with Engineering and Operations initiate and prepare labor estimates for proposals

  • Enforce adherence to the established project budget and schedule

  • Serve internally as the "voice of the customer"

  • Chair and manage design review preparations and presentations

  • Work closely with Operations on yield improvement and scrap reduction

  • Identify, report and mitigate margin issues

  • Perform other duties as assigned by your supervisor.


  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Minimum 10 years of experience

  • Education: Bachelors


  • Project Engineering

  • Project Management

  • Project Controls

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