Project Manager (Remote) at EAC Product Development Solutions (Minneapolis, MN)

| Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN
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Company Description

Founded in 1996, EAC Product Development Solutions (EAC) is a complete source for your product development needs. We provide the full suite of ANSYS and PTC product development software, and offer consulting, training, hardware, implementation and engineering services to support every phase of the product development process. From art to part and everything in between, EAC is ready to offer our brightest ideas to ensure you enjoy the best solutions in the industry. 

Job Description

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Creating long- and short-term plans, including setting targets for milestones, adhering to deadlines and allocating resources
  • Delegating tasks on the project to employees best positioned to complete them
  • Identifying and managing potential risks and liabilities of multiple projects
  • Assisting in the definition of project scope and goals
  • Making effective decisions when presented with multiple options for how to progress with the project
  • Serving as a point of contact for teams when multiple units are assigned to the same project to ensure team actions remain in synergy
  • Communicating with executives to keep the project aligned with their goals
  • Performing quality control on the project throughout development to maintain the standards expected
  • Adjusting schedules and targets on the project as needed
  • Motivating people involved in the project to complete tasks on time
  • Perform risk assessments to develop response strategies
  • Submit project deliverables, ensuring adherence to quality standards
  • Monitor the performance of project team members, providing and documenting performance feedback
  • Confer with project personnel to identify and resolve problems
  • Assess current or future customer needs and priorities through communicating directly with customers, conducting surveys, or other methods
  • Schedule and facilitate meetings related to information technology projects
  • Monitor or track project milestones and deliverables
  • Negotiate with project stakeholders or suppliers to obtain resources or materials
  • Initiate, review, or approve modifications to project plans
  • Identify, review, or select vendors or consultants to meet project needs
  • Establish and execute a project communication plan
  • Identify need for initial or supplemental project resources
  • Direct or coordinate activities of project personnel
  • Develop implementation plans that include analyses such as cost-benefit or return on investment (ROI)
  • Coordinate recruitment or selection of project personnel
  • Develop and manage annual budgets for information technology projects
  • Assign duties, responsibilities, and spans of authority to project personnel
  • Prepare project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Manage project execution to ensure adherence to budget, schedule, and scope

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in management, business or a related field
  • 2+ years’ professional experience in an Enterprise Software company or equivalent
  • 3+ years industry knowledge

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge, skills and abilities which may be representative, but not all-inclusive of those commonly associated with the position.

  • Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making
  • Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things
  • Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action
  • Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
  • Talking to others to convey information effectively
  • Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience
  • Teaching others how to do something
  • Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences
  • Persuading others to change their minds or behavior
  • Actively looking for ways to help people
  • Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do
  • Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job
  • Knowledge of various project management methodologies
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Cost and risk management skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Ability to make important decisions under pressure
  • Problem-solving and time management skills
  • Ability to delegate effectively
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Requires both hard and soft skills

Additional Information

The EAC work Environment is reflective of our Five Tenets. Our employee base is chosen and developed in accordance with our Core Values.

EAC Tenets:

  • Be the best
  • Do it right
  • Work smart
  • Be profitable
  • Have fun

EAC Core Values:

  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Driven to win
  • Accountability to team/Responsibility for action
  • Customer Centric
  • Continuous Improvement

BENEFITS

  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Voluntary vision insurance
  • Flexible Savings Account and Health Savings Account
  • Dependent Care Savings Account
  • 401(k) Traditional and Roth
  • Basic Life and AD&D and Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • PTO
  • Paid Holidays
  • This is a Remote position anywhere in the U.S.

More Information on EAC Product Development Solutions
EAC Product Development Solutions operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Minneapolis, MN. EAC Product Development Solutions was founded in 1996. It has 114 total employees. To see all 4 open jobs at EAC Product Development Solutions, click here.
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