Location: Wuxi, 32, China
Date Posted: Nov 20, 2020
The incumbent acts as program leader, bringing in technical expertise to the project. Program/project management skills and organizational skills are critical. Project team leaders are accountable for pulling together a team of individuals to solve a technical problem or create critical component(s) and systems or process. Project scope will vary from a moderate technical focus on a component, product, or sub-product, and will require incumbent to broaden business understanding. The ability to draw upon foundational product development skills such as conceptual design, development of product and/or process, data analysis & extraction, failure resolution & prevention, and requirements management is required; as well as, ever increasing skill in technical project management, development of product, internal and external requirements management, and cost-value management.
Key areas of responsibility encountered in the role of project team leader are: plan and manage the job/project; manage the business/financial aspects of the job or project; provide a supportive work environment for the team; mentor, coach, and develop others.
This role requires that the incumbent increases understanding of product technology and process and the customers’ business and needs.
Position also requires excellent interpersonal, and communications skills. Ability to draw upon the role based competencies of Managing Vision & Purpose, Motivating Others, Developing Others, and Listening. The incumbent would set strategy at the section level. The section would solve problems for a single technology, component, product, or process.
To make decisions, this position will work with immediate work group or project team, division/business unit, suppliers, internal and external customers, and the market, typically impacting a single product, process, or factory.
Decisions may also affect warrantees, sales, customer perception, and the product through technology and core competency.
Potentially reporting to this position are various levels of engineers, technologists, and support personnel in one geographic location. The supervision role may also be part of this assignment.