OPT INC. (US) OFFERS HIGHLY COMPETITIVE SALARY AND BENEFIT PACKAGES, INCLUDING 
EQUITY COMPENSATION, 401(K) PLAN, PLUS BONUS PROGRAM FOR NEW PATENTS.

PROGRAM MANAGER

The Program Manager (PM) is a motivated, creative and experienced project manager, engineer and leader with a focus on inter-department and multi-disciplined team coordination and cooperation. The PM is responsive and results-oriented, with a focus on delivering high quality work products to internal and external customers within aggressive timelines. He/she drives business priorities, program execution needs and a systems view of problem solving.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Report to, coordinate with and support the COO and Vice President of Engineering to ensure multi-department objectives, plans and priorities are communicated, understood and implemented.
  • Lead and manage assigned projects/programs; day to day task management and prioritization within preset business priorities; accountability for delivering on all assignments, priorities, and program/business expectations.
  • Lead the development of resource plans, budgets, deliverables, schedules, milestones, and execution risk registers and mitigation plans, from initial product/technology development through prototype, product delivery, and ocean deployment.
  • Coordinate with Engineering, Operations, Procurement, Contracts/Legal and others to ensure a clear and integrated set of objectives, tasks and deliverables are defined and well understood within the framework of the business objectives associated with the program(s).
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of a Risk Management based system of solutions, as defined by the high level program objective.
  • Coordinate product and technology development reviews in accordance with the company's Engineering development process (Stage Gate Review Process).
  • Ensure all technical documentation is generated and reviewed in accordance with the company's Engineering process, and Program/Customer contract deliverables/expectations.
  • Lead and support the planning of all development activities and ensure execution within defined schedule, budget, resource loading, milestones and deliverables.
  • Support hiring and managing of contractors towards project/contract goals: Coordinate scope of work and technical requirements definition, as well as follow-up.
  • Promote a safe working environment as well as a disciplined approach to risk management and reporting, Design for Manufacturability (DFM), Design To Cost (DTC), Design For Reliability (DFR) without sacrificing quality and reliability.
  • Support Business Development as required in the evaluation of funding opportunities and requests for information, and in the preparation of proposals.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Prefer Power Systems/industrial background in heavy electro-mechanical and mechanical equipment and operations (hydraulics, welding and steel structure fabrication, pumps, compressors, rigging, electric power generation and distribution, power electronics and marine operations)
  • Prefer marine experience - spent time in the marine or offshore industry with knowledge of techniques, practices, vessels, equipment
  • Demonstrated track record of challenging status-quo, continuously seeking business execution improvement (leaner, faster and better)
  • Demonstrated track record of leadership, accountability, and ownership
  • Ability to think out of the box and work with executive management to define and implement business growth strategies
  • Minimum software capability to include MS Word, Excel, Project, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Ability to lead through influence, persuasion and coaching
  • Self-starter and strong work ethic and who displays our company core values

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

  • Engineering degree (BS minimum, MS preferred)
  • 10 years of hands-on engineering development experience

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