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Program Manager

Date: Feb 4, 2019

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Forms and leads cross-functional teams, under minimal supervision, to launch and complete multiple and/or complex new product offering, product change and cost reduction programs.  Manages capital and expense budgets for programs as well as timelines.  Manages all internal and external communications related to program progress.

Job Responsibilities

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

Job Skills Requirements

  • Ability to prepare and present complex technical information
  • Working understanding financial principle including Economic Value Add and Return On Investment concepts
  • 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
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location

Education

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

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of three years of related experience

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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