Project Program Manager
Job Opportunity at KLA Industries

Posted on Jan 4

http://www.klaindustries.com    513-939-3560

Location: New York City, NY
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4174416

Project Program Manager, NPD – Injection Molding

Company – My client is a recognized leader in the plastics industry. They have specialized in custom household, consumer goods, and packaging manufacturing to the injection molding industry for several decades and they have truly mastered their craft. Having been in business for nearly 30 years, they are made up of other companies who have been around for even longer, allowing them to have a large part of the market and have several locations in the US! This organization is dedicated to innovation and their solutions are used in hundreds of products you use every day in the consumer goods and retail space. With deep financial pockets, they are not afraid to invest and supply their facilities with advanced technology to continue to offer the best value to their customers. Most importantly, they have a rewarding culture that encourages autonomy, empowerment, and growth that is hard to come by these days.

They appreciate their employees by offering:
  • Great base salaries, benefits, vacation, and more
  • A culture that allows for growth and upward mobility
  • Rewarding and impactful opportunity to be a direct decision maker and entrepreneur over your business
As the Project Program Manager you will be responsible for full, cradle to grave, project management for new products and commercialization. This is a hands on role and we are looking for a subject matter expert in project management and cross functional leadership. Using the stage-gate process you will lead project execution and ensure on-time completion, customer expectations, and more. This is a critical role that is responsible for timely and successful projects through interaction with customers, sales, engineering, manufacturing, and more.

To be successful in this role:
  • Technical degree in Engineering or similar – Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial, etc.
  • 5+ years in a plastics manufactured products – Injection Molding
  • 5+ years experience in hands on project management, preferably with stage-gate process
  • True problem solver with proven success in product change management
  • Experienced cross functional leader, coach, and motivator
  • Six Sigma certifications a plus
Location – This position has a couple areas for location we can discuss. Ideally Greater NY City or Cleveland, OH areas.
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