SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, air guns, suppressors, and training. For over 250 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved, and thrived, by blending American ingenuity, German engineering, and Swiss precision. Today, SIG SAUER is synonymous with industry-leading quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the U.S. Military, the global defense community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters, and responsible citizens. Additionally, SIG SAUER is the premier provider of elite firearms instruction and tactical training at the SIG SAUER Academy. Headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, SIG SAUER’s workforce is located across eight locations in the United States. The tremendous growth of SIG SAUER has fueled outstanding opportunities for experienced professionals to join our team.
We are looking for a dynamic Project Manager to join our innovative team to support our new product development projects. The Project Manager’s main role is to manage projects through the design, development, and launch processes by coordinating with Product Management, R&D, Manufacturing Engineering, Supply Chain, Marketing, and Operations to deliver new products to market quickly and efficiently.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
*Develops the execution strategy and project plan for new product development projects and serves as the central point of communication for the cross-functional product development team from project inception through production release and sustainment.
*Communicates and reports to Manager and Executive Management about project status and timeline, project risks, and mitigation plans.
*Serves as the central point of communication for the cross-functional product development team from concept to launch and sustainment.
*Collaborates with Product Management to understand product requirements to clearly communicate the project scope and critical path to the product development team.
*Leads the product development team in the management in the execution of all project deliverables, assignment of project priorities, and closure of project open issues.
*Advanced SIG SAUER NPI process knowledge and mastery.
*Maintains and continuously improves existing NPI processes and procedures, develops new processes and supporting ISO documentation, and trains team members with limited supervision.
*Must be able to travel infrequently.
Education and/or Experience:
*B.S. degree in Business, Engineering (Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Aerospace preferred) or equivalent engineering experience.
*MBA or equivalent business experience is preferred.
*At least 5 years of experience with product development and product launches.
*At least 5 years of experience managing design and manufacturing activities.
*Demonstrated experience in planning, organizing, and executing projects of varying complexity and delivering them within specified timeframes and budgets.
*Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize multiple projects to manage on-time results and execution.
*Capable of providing strong leadership based on integrity, humility, and respect for others.
*Capable of influencing & building partnerships, developing teamwork, and managing others.
*Strong interpersonal and troubleshooting skills.
*Strong communication, planning, and team-building skills.
*Strong typing, note-taking, and meeting minute skills.
*Strong proficiency using Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project, and generally strong computer skills.
*Able to lift to 25 pounds.
*Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which is required in designated areas.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.