Mechanical Engineering Program Manager
HP - Houston, TX

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Provides support and/or lead teams through the Engineering development process and implementation of HP's products. Projects are typically shorter-term, less complex and more contained with a defined time frame. Programs are typically longer-term, multi-functional, multi-project with complex requirements and effort. Manage activities, resource capability, schedules, budgets, and ensure cross company communications to facilitate product completion on schedule within budget. Work with engineering management to identify and improve process and program efficiencies. Work can involve external parties such as standards bodies, partners, etc.


Manages and leads programs / projects related to new product manufacturing assembly fixtures, mechanical assembly processes, sustaining initiatives involving one or more functions and project teams to drive the engineering development and implementation process for a subsystem or component of a product or service offering.

Develops schedules, critical deliverables, budget, resource allocation plan, and other support requirements for assigned program.

Coordinates activities of supporting project teams and internal and external development partners; tracks progress against established plan and makes decisions to alter or update schedule and resource allocation to meet product requirements and development schedule.

Communicates program progress, escalations, and issue analysis to product stakeholders; collaborates with management and internal manufacturing and development partners to implement changes to product, process, or program plan to resolve escalated issues, produce solutions, and ensure adherence to budgets and established product roadmaps and schedules

Leads and provides guidance and mentoring to less-experienced staff members.


Education and Experience

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business Management, Engineering, Computer Sciences, or equivalent

PMP/PMI certification preferred

Minimum 6-10 years experience

Knowledge and Skills

Mechanical Engineering background with manufacturing experience preferred

Extensive experience with using project and program planning tools and software packages to create, manage, and track project results.

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

Demonstrated business acumen and successful experience managing all aspects of programs, including communicating with stakeholders and directing matrixed teams and resources.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills; mastery in English and local language.

Ability to effectively communicate program plans, proposals, and results, and negotiate options at senior management levels.




Primary Location


United States-Texas-Houston




Job Type





Day Job




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