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Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 5:07 AM

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Leatherman Tool Group, Inc. is seeking a Project Manager for our world headquarters located in Portland, Oregon. Leatherman is the world leader in the design and manufacturer of innovative, high quality, compact, multi:purpose tools. We employ over 500 team members in our 90,000 square feet facility. Visit our website at: leatherman

The successful candidate for the Project Manager manage overall delivery of multiple projects simultaneously. Serve as stakeholder contact and presents project status periodically to ensure expectations are met reliably and satisfactorily. Maintain project timelines and budgets. Escalate issues impacting project objectives, timelines or budgets as appropriate to management. Coordinate cross:functionally to leverage subject matter experts from both internal and external resources for efficient execution of assigned projects. Develop and implement mitigation plans necessary to address excursions from established project plans and goals. Project assignments may vary in length and complexity, but are generally not permanent.

Duties:
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Manage multiple projects simultaneously to ensure completion in accordance with project objectives for performance, schedule, and cost. Collaborate with functional managers to secure availability of resources and skill sets necessary to implement projects successfully.
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Lead collaborative effort to develop thoroughly defined documentation of objectives and boundary conditions for each assigned project to include scope, schedule, and budget (project charter).
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Direct and coordinate change management process for coordination and implementation of approved shifts in project charter.
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Assemble project teams, synchronize activities, assign individual responsibilities, follow up on action items and manage schedule to ensure timely completion of projects.
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Lead cross:functional meetings that result in a correlated action plan.
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Coordinates, prepares and presents periodic project status reports and operational reviews to management and stakeholders.
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Work with project teams to continually assess and identify risk. Develop and implement mitigation or recovery plans as necessary. Escalate issues to appropriate level for resolution when necessary.
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Ensure completion and integrity of project history files and close out reports.
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Continuously evolve and improve project management function. Utilize business and financial acumen to drive operational excellence by combining progressive and innovative ideas with best practices to support achievement of the Companys strategic vision.
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Maintain strong working relationships with cross:functional areas such as Product Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Sourcing, Sales, Marketing, Human Resources, Manufacturing, Finance and Quality Assurance to ensure project objectives are met.




Experience and Education Requirements:
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Bachelors degree in Business or Engineering preferred.
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PMP certification preferred.
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Minimum five years of experience in new product development required (manufacturing or design). Must include three or more years of project management experience.
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Working understanding of NPD processes including Engineering, Manufacturing, and GTM.
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Demonstrated leadership capability with cross:functional teams.
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Experience in utilizing project management tools as well as managing complex programs is preferred.
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Excellent organization skills with strong attention to detail.
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Excellent skills in interpersonal relationships and teamwork.
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Possess strong written and oral communication skills.
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Work independently and possess a high level of self:motivation and initiative.



Physical Demands:
While performing duties of this job, employee is continually required to stand, walk, balance, use hands to handle, grasp, or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms

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• Location: Portland

• Post ID: 23341442 portland
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