Product Development Manager; Security Engineering

FLIR Systems

At FLIR, we have a simple but ambitious mission: to develop market-leading

thermal and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life. From saving

energy, to saving lives FLIR is making a real difference in our world.

Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger,

detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the

globe, and protect our environment.

We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the

excitement of being on a team that wins.

Job_Summary

Job Description

FLIR Security Engineering is hiring a Product Development Manager in the Goleta

location. Our Goleta location is a manufacturing hub for our high tech camera

cores and having an Engineering or Electronic Manufacturing background would be

beneficial. As the product development manager, your job is to plan, budget,

oversee and document all aspects of the specific product line you are working

on, both existing legacy products in manufacturing and new products being

introduced into the portfolio. Product development managers will work closely

with product managers and the engineering teams to make sure that the scope and

direction of each product is viable and scoped out and negotiating a delivery

schedule.

New_Product_Development_Projects

  • Lead Engineering team on new product development projects.
  • Generate new product development schedule milestones, develop and manage

project budget, and manage Engineering team activities, from new product

concept to implementation into Manufacturing.

  • Direct interface with domestic and offshore Contract Manufacturers

involved with new product development and transition into volume

manufacturing.

Sustaining_Products_Project_Management

  • Assist Manufacturing with management of legacy products which have

transitioned into volume production.

  • Manage Engineering team which supports assembly processes,

troubleshooting, product problems, and Supply Chain flow.

  • Assist with field product support as required by product repair centers.

Primary_Responsibilities

  • Assist in department administration including (but not limited to) vendor

contracts and export control classification of technical data and

hardware.

  • Plan and manage multiple engineering projects for the development of

infrared cameras and accessories.

  • Manage project milestones, budget performance, deliverable and quality,

report project status using department process, tools and metrics.

  • Develop risk management and tracking plan for all aspects of project
  • Regular interaction with Product Management to define product

requirements and control changes to established specifications.

  • Develop recovery plans and work with Engineering team to address

technical challenges with both new products and products in production.

  • Coordinate activities and development plans with internal organization

and contract manufacturers to insure development objectives and smooth

transition into production.

  • Work with Manufacturing Engineers and Technicians to insure efficient

predictable delivery of products in production

  • Repair Center/Sales rep. Support
  • Work with Global Trade Compliance office to correctly classify

information and hardware for export

Requirements

  • 4-year degree (Engineering or science desirable)
  • Minimum 5 years experience with at least 1 year managing projects an

or people

  • Minimum 3 years experience from manufacturing industry
  • Strong documentation and communication skills
  • Must be a US Person: US Citizen or US Permanent Resident required

Preferred_Qualifications

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with high attention to

detail

  • Experience from international teams/projects
  • Experience from whole product life cycle from development to full rate

production

  • Ability to coordinate activities of cross-functional Team.
  • Self-directed, has initiative and ability to multi-task.
  • Formal Project Management training or other similar training
  • Management experience desired but not required
  • Less than 10% travel

FLIR and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the

highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all

applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for

honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for

making innovative sensing solutions.

FLIR is an equal opportunity employer.

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