United Technologies Corporation Program Manager - New Product Development in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Job ID: 69134BR

City: Colorado Springs

State: Colorado

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.

The Fire, Safety, and Security Products group at UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a global organization dedicated to providing product and technology designed to protect people and property. Notable brands within the group are Kidde, Edwards, Lenel, Supra, Onity, Fenwal, Det-Tronics, Fireye, Interlogix and GST. We are looking for a Program Manager for the Colorado Springs, CO Kidde residential alarm team.

As a Program Manager, you will use your problem solving and project management skills to see the completion of new devices as well as improvements to existing products. You will use your keen interpersonal skills to build strong cross-functional relationships. Our team strives for continuous improvement and execution of design. Using your detail oriented skills and personal drive; you will help us achieve our technical product program goals. Besides gaining valuable experience with some of the most reputable engineering organizations in the market, you'll gain access to UTC's professional comprehensive benefits package.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead team of local and off shore engineers tasked with creating new products, expanding existing products to new markets and pushing through enhancements to delight the customers

  • Execute product programs in a timely manner to meet needs of a fast-paced environment

  • Collaborate with production engineers to ensure manufacturability while maintaining high quality products

  • Communicate and manage approval projects at various US and international regulatory agencies (UL, Ulc, BSI, etc.)

  • Communicate status to management and team on a regular cadence

  • Provide comprehensive report outs to upper management at tollgates defined within the process

  • Identify and mitigate risks using common risk and failure mode management tools such as FMEA

  • Present technical and project status reports using Microsoft PowerPoint

Qualification:

  • 5 years experience in program management

  • Strong knowledge of electronic products with a basic knowledge of electrical engineering

  • Self-motivated and can organize tasks to meet team objectives

  • Outstanding organization and documentation focused

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Collaborative with experience working on a cross-functional team(s)

  • Proficient with Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office Suite, and risk management tools

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where execution is key to driving results

  • Understands how to determine appropriate scope of technical problems

  • Research and development, systems engineering, continuous improvement, high volume production, offshore manufacturing, compliance Preferred:

  • Offshore manufacturing experience preferred

  • Knowledge of detectors/alarms design and processes a benefit

  • Experience in consumer electronics and consumer product design is a plus

  • Experience with high volume manufacturing

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or science field

  • Advance degree in technical field is preferred

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

  • 5 years experience in program management

  • Strong knowledge of electronic products with a basic knowledge of electrical engineering

  • Self-motivated and can organize tasks to meet team objectives

  • Outstanding organization and documentation focused

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Collaborative with experience working on a cross-functional team(s)

  • Proficient with Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office Suite, and risk management tools

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where execution is key to driving results

  • Understands how to determine appropriate scope of technical problems

  • Research and development, systems engineering, continuous improvement, high volume production, offshore manufacturing, compliance Preferred:

  • Offshore manufacturing experience preferred

  • Knowledge of detectors/alarms design and processes a benefit

  • Experience in consumer electronics and consumer product design is a plus

  • Experience with high volume manufacturing

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.