188542 - Sustaining Engineer
Industry
ENG
Region
MA-Massachusetts
City
Acton
State
MA
Rate
$29.69 to $53.91 DOE
Duration
3 months
Description
Chipton Ross is seeking a Sustaining Engineer in Acton, MA.

Job Summary:
As a Project Leader in Sustaining Engineering, you will lead cross-functional Sustaining Engineering project teams to complete product branding transition projects from planning through implementation. This position is for someone who is goal driven and enjoys working in a dedicated cross-functional team environment.

An appropriate candidate must be a flexible, self-directed, organized, dependable, proactive, and persistent project leader. He or she must effectively plan and manage projects, lead and coach project team members, solve problems, and make decisions with limited direction.

Specific project scope:
Allen Medical Systems, Inc. is in the process of transitioning branding on Allen Medical products from the current Allen Medical logo to a new Hillrom (parent company) logo. Branding standards have been developed that provide guidance on transition to new branding. A portfolio of existing Allen Medical products has been identified for transition to the new logo. Related project-based duties of the Sustaining Engineering Project Leader role include overall coordination and responsibility for execution of the following:
o Comprehensive review of products, associated product packaging and product literature (i.e. Directions for Use) for identification of all instances where the Allen Medical logo is present including details as to how the logo is applied (label, printed, molded-in, user-interface, etc.) and associated cost of the change (cost of goods and project expense). Assistance will be provided to develop cost estimates.
o Development of branding transition proposal with Marketing representative and Graphic Design representative (User Experience and/or Technical Publications) for transition of each instance to the new branding standard
o Approval of the branding proposal by the Branding Council/Products (BC/P)
o Engineering Change Request development including changes to part numbers and bill of materials.
o Engineering Change processing (execution of changes)
o Collaboration with Procurement for appropriate Supplier involvement
o Collaboration with Materials Management for management of inventory transition optimization and establishment of introduction timing.
o Development and performance to project schedules

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities will be to effectively organize and lead cross-functional project teams using project management skills. Using your strong planning, organization, and collaboration skills, you will independently manage the projects with limited supervision.

Required Qualifications:
o At least 3 years of applied project management experience
o Applied experience with Office Suite applications
o Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of cross-functional stakeholders in Marketing, R&D, QA, Regulatory, Sourcing, and Operations.

Preferred Qualifications:
o Prior ERP (preferably SAP) experience including DIRs, BOMs, MMDS, and Engineering Changes
o Previous project management experience for similar project scope

Education:
o Bachelor's degree - Technical/Engineering Degree preferred

Schedule:
o Full time

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Tyler Harrell
tharrell@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x307 or (800) 927-9318 x307

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.