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Program Manager 2

Date: Sep 2, 2021

Location: Eden Prairie, MN, US, 55344

Company: MTS Systems

smart people.

smart ideas.

smart choice.

 

A thriving environment for learning, innovation and growth.

 

Why do so many people join MTS Systems Corporation and stay for a career? Because this is a place where you get to apply your creativity, work with smart people on fascinating projects, and make a positive impact on people’s lives. It is a place where you can learn, innovate and grow professionally.

 

Transforming what’s possible with cars, aircraft, bridges, wind turbines and space-age materials — this is work we dream about as kids. At MTS, it’s a rewarding career path for talented individuals who are willing to work hard, think hard, and commit to solving complex and critical challenges for our customers around the world, many of whom are leaders in their respective industries.

 

By joining MTS, you’ll have access to the latest tools and technologies, along with the support of colleagues who are passionate about their work. You’ll discover a dynamic culture of continuous improvement that extends to our people, one that offers numerous ways to expand your knowledge and advance your career. And because we are a global company, your work may also include world travel.

 

Our business is thriving. Our future is exciting. Your potential is unlimited.

 

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Primary Objective:

 

Plan, drive and implement projects that will enable MTS to accomplish its business mission and objectives. Accountable for the successful completion of Development Programs.  This includes schedule, budget and performance.

 

Major Areas of Accountability:

 

  1. Develop a sound organizational plan for each assigned project.
    • Develops realistic but challenging project plans, schedules and budgets for each assigned project. 
    • Responsible to produce project deliverables within schedule and budget requirements. 
    • Monitors work in progress to ensure quality and engineering standards are met and that designs are effective through the entire process; approves changes to designs or schedules as necessary. 
    • Tracks risks to identify trends and determine cost-effective ways to eliminate root causes.
    • Ensures that engineering team members are informed of the progress.
    • Gain commitments from team members and holds them accountable.
  2. Participates as a leader and a team member, inspiring and guiding others, supporting and encouraging co-workers toward common goals:  Works to maintain a positive environment within the group and with other functional support groups.  Values and integrates the ideas of others.  Understands and respects others’ abilities and make decisions with the best interests of the team and MTS in mind.  Builds a strong team.
  3. Ensures that the company’s needs and interests are met by the project-related contracts into which it enters.
  4. Manages day-to-day activities.   Facilitates technical problem solving by ensuring processes and methods are in place to identify technical problems early and to determine appropriate action to solve technical problems.
  5. Responds in a timely manner, meet commitments. 
  6. Provides regular program reporting

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

Education    Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent

Experience  Minimum 10 years of progressively demanding project management experience

                    Previous experience successfully managing multiple projects within a similar size volume/revenue, including developing project schedules, financial tracking and reporting and allocating/directing resources for various phases of projects.

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Master's Degree
  • SAP experience

 

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MTS Systems Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, marital status or veteran status.

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