Job Openings Program Manager

About the job Program Manager

The Program Manager drives the internal execution of commercialization programs for all products within our client's portfolio. This execution requires the involvement and cooperation of a cross-functional leadership team comprised of individuals from Sales, Marketing, R&D, Customer Service, Manufacturing, and Finance. The Program Manager is expected to establish a project plan and then lead and orchestrate all cross-functional deliverables to deliver new products to market, re-planning as necessary to work through any issues and impediments. The program manager is also responsible for coordinating content for gate reviews, ensuring that all cross-functional content is merged and synchronized to enable effective communications and decision-making by the gatekeepers.


  • Leadership skills with the ability to inspire others to meet defined corporate objectives

  • Strong communication and team collaboration skills

  • Utilization of project management tools and methodologies

  • Ability to negotiate with stakeholders to achieve desired goals

  • Strong scheduling abilities keep projects on time and within budget

  • Excellent planning, observation, written, and organization skills

  • Financial modeling skills to measure actuals relative to budgetary targets

  • Managing inherent risk associated with new product delivery, continuously monitoring progress, and rapidly adapting and re-planning as necessary

  • Must be able to multitask and still be detail-oriented

  • Ability to prioritize and work independently

  • Ability to be flexible and exhibit a positive attitude towards change and improvement

  • Understanding of cross-functional deliverables needed to bring new products to market, including R&D, Manufacturing, Service, Marketing, and Sales

  • System skills to understand interdependencies between mechanical, electrical, embedded software, and application software

  • Proficiency in implementing and troubleshooting software/hardware-related products

  • Experience with document imaging and imaging tools a plus

  • Experience with Microsoft operating systems and Office productivity software required

  • Experience with Lotus Notes preferred

  • Experience with scanning hardware or other relevant hardware; testing/support experience preferred.


  • Create, maintain, and adjust overall project plans that integrate and coordinate all the cross-functional deliverables that are needed to bring a new product/project to market

  • Continuously monitors the execution of the project plan and identifies any deviations or risks

  • Aggregates and analyzes program status and plans to enable the Product Manager to make educated and effective business decisions.

  • Works with the cross-functional leadership team to react to issues and risks and re-plan the go-forward work to achieve the intended business objectives

  • Drives delivery of all new products, including ImageTrac scanners, our client's capture software, and System Solutions

  • Overall owner and champion of the Commercialization Processes

  • Leads and coordinates Gate Reviews, ensuring that all cross-functional content is merged and synchronized to enable effective communications and decision-making by the gatekeepers

  • Establishes and monitors appropriate metrics for each program (budget, schedule, projected volume/revenue, etc.)

  • Maintains basic knowledge of all our client's software and our client's equipment

  • Participate in any classes deemed necessary by our client's management

Bachelors degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or related field, or the combination of education and experience that would enable performance of the full scope of the position

Required 5+ years of Program or Project Management