Project Specialist

Position Title: Project Specialist

Position Type: Contract

Work Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Salary Range: Depends on Experience

Industry Type:

Primary Skills Required:  We are looking for a young, highly motivated engineer, who wants to be in Project Management for new product development efforts.  The engineering/technical degree, the motivation, the self-starter attitude, and the passion for learning, are the most important requirements for this position.  

Experience: 1 to 3 years overall experience, project management, and project administration are required

Education: Bachelor`s Degree (BS) in a engineering/technical field.

Primary Duties: participate in the development and launch of projects within a new product development group. The assignments for this position require creativity, excellent problem solving ability, high performance in project teams, and a focus on the product development process.

  • Develop close working relationships and gain credibility with the Project Managers to ensure adherence to Product Development Process for all projects.
  • Assist Project Managers and Engineers utilize existing tools such as MatrixOne for version control; maintain Design History File; work closely with Project Managers on the creation and management of the Design and Development Plan; and general assistance with project management activities.
  • Create, deploy, and communicate continuous improvement initiatives associated with the Product Development Process.
  • Assist Project Managers in creation and maintenance of program schedule and milestone trackers.
  • Attend all project meetings and log meeting minutes, focus on action item follow-up and closure; and facilitate presentation creation utilizing standard communication tools and methods

Required Skills:

  • Experience/understanding of new product design and development.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications, including MS-Project.
  • Proven internal/external customer focus and the ability to drive continuous improvement of self/processes in a changing work environment.
  • Excellent oral, written and listening skills necessary to communicate technical and non-technical information effectively across functions, within department and with external suppliers.
  • Demonstrated values driven, adaptability, sound judgment and detail orientation.
  • Proven high performance orientation, cross-functional collaboration/teamwork, and building /leveraging partnerships.
  • Excellent project achievement/management, planning, and organizing skills.

Other: Candidates need to be US Citizens or Permanent Residents


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