Essential Functions: • Coordinate all activities to meet project cost, schedule, and performance of multiple assigned projects • Assess and develop project feasibilities, project plans, and compliance matrices • Customer point of contact for external projects • Interfaces with product line management for spec development on internal projects • Develop and manage risk assessment and mitigation plans through risk analysis • Head project meetings and present project schedule and status to customers and management • Work with design engineer and optical engineer to establish test requirements and resources • Help to develop and maintain a network of fast turn prototype machine shops • Help to develop Project Management protocols that work in conjunction with rapid prototype\proof of concept efforts • Comply with federal, state, and company policies, procedures and regulations
Qualifications: To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Required Skills and Abilities: • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with customers and various levels of technical staff • Conflict resolution and negotiation • Hands-on experience in the development and testing of complex assemblies • Job Shop manufacturing knowledge • PC skills: Literacy in MS Projects, Excel, Word, and optical/mechanical design software • Proven skillset in leading rapid prototyping\development efforts culminating in proof of concept units for customers
Education/Experience: Minimum B.S. Degree in Optical Sciences, Lasers, Physics or equivalent experience; M.S. preferred; 7 to 10 years previous Program/Project management experience or equivalent in the Optics industry.
Physical Requirements: Ability to sit or stand for long periods; ability to travel; work in office setting.
Other Requirements: • US Citizenship or permanent residence required
About the Company Edmund Optics is a leading supplier of optical components, designing and manufacturing a wide array of multi-element lenses, lens coatings, imaging systems, and opto-mechanical equipment. Recently voted #1 Preferred Supplier of Optical Components in the US by Readex Research, we are proud to assist customers in a wide variety of applications from medical devices to inspection systems to laboratory research. While Edmund Optics is well known for its catalog, we offer much more to customers, including a wide array of engineering and manufacturing services. Our worldwide presence in the United States, Japan, China, Germany, Korea, the United Kingdom and Singapore allows us to service a global audience with local support and languages. Edmund Optics remains focused on providing our customers with the largest selection and inventory of optical components in the world, along with quick delivery and outstanding technical support. We invite you to learn more about our dynamic company and culture online at: www.edmundoptics.com.
Benefits We recognize people as our most valuable asset. Our competitive salary and benefits package includes matching 401k, dental insurance, medical insurance, disability benefits, prescription drug coverage, confidential employee assistance programs, pre-tax accounts for health care, reimbursement for health club costs, life insurance, a vision-care plan, paid company holidays, and tuition reimbursement. Relocation support available for qualified candidates.
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