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Program Manager Associate

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Munnsville, NY, US

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Program Manager Associate – Job Description 


Position Description:

Join the Ferris Team!


As a part of Briggs & Stratton Corporation, Ferris is a leading brand of Commercial Zero-Turn mowers. The culture of our company is built on hard work and dedicated customer service. Our brand, as well as our revenue, is quickly growing and we are looking for a passionate individual to join our team as a Program Manager Associate.


This position is a key position within our company in leading cross-functional global teams, under general supervision, to execute product offering, product change and cost reduction programs. You will manage part of a large portfolio side by side a team of peers doing the same. You will lead the management of your programs by working collaboratively with key individuals between Sales/Service, Marketing, Engineering, and Operations. Additionally, you will manage/own capital and expense budgets and timelines for programs including all internal communications related to program progress.


Job Responsibilities:

  1. Leads product development teams to complete basic new product offering, product change, and cost reduction programs.
  2. Adheres to the new product development process.
  3. Manages capital and expense budgets.
  4. Develops and monitors project schedules.
  5. Communicates with internal customers regarding program status.
  6. Evaluates current processes and systems for cost reduction and improvement.
  7. Prepares information and presentations for management project review meetings.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Skills Requirements:

  • Basic understanding of financial principles.
  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to communicate and negotiate effectively with diverse groups of people.
  • Ability to form, work with and lead a team of diverse individuals in a variety of fields.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Basic project management skills.
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field, or equivalent education and experience.


Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of one year of related experience.


Certifications Preferred


Physical & Environmental Requirements:

  • May require travel of a planned or urgent nature, both international and domestic.



Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. 


Briggs & Stratton Corporation is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

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