OMG Roofing Products Product Manager-Fasten Master Division in Agawam, Massachusetts
Project Manager - FastenMaster Division Position Type - Exempt Job Description OMG Inc. is a leading manufacturer of fastening products and technologies for the commercial roofing and other construction industries worldwide. Based in Massachusetts, with manufacturing facilities in Agawam, MA, Addison, IL, and Rockford, MN, OMG is an equal opportunity employer valuing integrity, teamwork, diversity, trust, respect, communication, accountability, proactive performance and a passion for excellence! Position The OMG Product Development and Innovation team is focused on developing compelling and innovative new products, and improving our existing products to better meet the needs of professional contractors and building specifiers in the markets we serve. Reporting to the Vice President of Product Development and Innovation, you will use a gated development process and Six Sigma tools. This highly rewarding position is responsible for whole project management -- from ideation to launch, including timeline management, cross-organization communications, and overall team management. Responsibilities * Promoting Safety as our #1 priority * Manage a cross-functional development team to develop and launch innovative product solutions that meet customer, cost, schedule and scope requirements * Take leadership role executing OMG\'s Project management and Stage Gate Processes * Author, edit, and update the Project Charter using OMG New Product Development (NPD) process template * Create and maintain project timeline * Communicate any exceptions or changes to the plan or timeline * Hold project team members accountable for their relevant tasks * Identify constraints, work with team to develop counter measures and involve Vice President New Product Development and Innovation as needed * Challenge quality of inputs from team members * Coordinate weekly project update meetings, including slide and chart updates * Manage 3-5 Projects concurrently * Measures of success are: Gates passed, time per gate, unplanned delays, patents, bill of materials (BOM) accuracy and final design performance * Coach, mentor and develop product development team Requirements * Bachelor\'s or Master\'s Degree in Engineering * 2 or more years\' experience in project management * Expert knowledge and experience using Microsoft Project * Knowledge of SolidWorks * Experience with handling multiple aspects of project management including coordination both with the organization and with internal and external stakeholders * Expert knowledge with principles of project management and stage gate decision making process * Demonstrated experience with continuous improvement activities relating to engineering and other business processes * Demonstrated hands-on aptitude (construction and/or mechanical) * Creative, tenacious and a problem solver * Self-starter, highly motivated, strong sense of personal accountability * Team player * Excellent communication skills (written and oral) * Strong PC skills including Microsoft Office suite * Ability to stand, see, walk, climb, talk, hear and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.5 lbs.