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Director, Product Lifecycle Management

Company: PDS Tech, Inc.
Location: Irving
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Are you ready to join a global -leader providing sorting technology and solutions? Would you like to develop a Product Portfolio that supports the next generation of parcel delivery for companies such as UPS, FedEx, Amazon, and the US Post Office? -If you feel you possess the qualifications, skills and experience outlined below, we would love to meet with you to explore this opportunity.

Location: Irving, TX (onsite)
Education: -Bachelor's degree in Engineering is required
Type: -Full-time, Direct Hire Opportunity
Travel Requirements: - Up to 25% for customer meetings and integration testing at customer sites

The primary responsibility as Director is the management of the PLM function for the Parcel business unit, ensuring that direct reports are trained and prepared to manage their individual product responsibilities. Additional functions include:

  • Oversee PLM related spending and results vs budget, ensuring Product related R&D activities are performed to deliver the needed scope according to schedule
  • Coordinate with key stakeholders including Sales to drive ideation activities for input into R&D and PLM planning -
  • Work closely with external and internal stakeholders as well as R&D / Engineering teams to drive R&D efforts from concepting through production and implementation
  • Close interaction with Global PLM and R&D teams to ensure local PLM activities are properly aligned and allocated between Global and Local resources
  • Develop and drive local R&D Budget development and manage throughout the year
  • Drive own R&D / Concepting efforts as appropriate to support business efforts
  • Maintain currency with industry best practices for PLM
  • Support Innovation / IP activities to ensure IP resulting from Product Development and R&D activities are protected and/or do not generate IP risk for the organization
  • Support company efforts by developing and submitting relevant documentation for R&D Tax Credit Qualifications Core Competencies that are critical to role: Business Acumen, Critical Thinking & Problem-Solving, Collaboration, Communication Effectiveness, Decision Making, Influencing and Leading, and Responsibility & Accountability. Additionally, the following experiences are invaluable:
    • -8-10 years of successful experience in Product Lifecyle Management (PLM), with at least 5 years leading direct reports in this function
    • Strong knowledge of the PLM process, from ideation and development to production, promotion, and beyond to include product retirement and end of life management
    • Familiarity and knowledge of industrial products that integrate mechanical, electrical, and software / controls elements - Ideal candidate will have this experience with automated equipment -
    • Experience working in cross functional organizations, ideally in international companies
    • Experienced in reviews of complex customers' standards and/or specifications and other documentation to determine product development requirements
    • Must possess organizational agility/ability to get things done in a matrix organization
    • Must possess good technical ability, and understand highly complex technical issues
    • Known for effective leadership of staff.
    • Passion for client satisfaction
    • Proven track record of leading "Change" initiatives impacting an entire organization
    • Good written and oral communication with the ability to motivate others to perform well
    • Ability to work with a multi-disciplinary Engineering team More Details PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:
      • Health insurance
      • Paid holidays
      • Weekly payroll
      • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
      • Training
      • Please note availability of benefits may vary by positionPDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit $$$ PDS pays for referrals! $$$We pay thousands each month in referral bonuses!
        Contact a recruiter for details. To find one near you, take a look at where we are .If you have questions, please click here to contact us.
        PDS Tech, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.
        If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please click here or call 1-800-270-4737 to contact us. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.The law requires PDS Tech, Inc. to post a notice describing the Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination. For information regarding your legal rights and protections, please click on the following links: EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement PDS Tech, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay. Please see the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision for more information.As a Federal Contractor, PDS Tech, Inc. is required to participate in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.
        For information please click on the following link: E-Verify

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